BA Russian Studies A
On completion of the year students should have provided evidence of:- being able to speak and understand everyday conversation with native speakers, read texts of an intermediate level and write grammatically accurate Russian;- having acquired academic and practical knowledge of contemporary Russia;- having learned how to live and study successfully in Russia.
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to develop and practise:- qualities and transferable skills related to Russian and Slavonic Studies, valuable for employment, eg. be able to gather and process information from a variety of paper, audio-visual and electronic sources, report writing skills;- interpersonal skills required to operate in Russian Society;- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility;- the ability to appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners.
Achievement will be assessed on a Pass / Fail basis by:- demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to the area of study;- work that covers a restricted area of the subject;- demonstrating emerging abilities, skills and competencies.Assessment methods include:- submission of two written reports;- passing of all courses taken at TsMO;- assessed language project, incorporating a dossier and an oral presentation, worth 20% of Level 2 core language module SLAV 2001.
The learning context for this year/award will:- provide the opportunity to develop practical language skills and acquire experience of living and studying in Russia.