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History and East European Cultural Studies

University of Nottingham

36 months
20000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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This History and East European Cultural Studies degree at University of Nottingham has a focus on Eastern Europe, and in particular the vibrant and dynamic cultures of Russia and South East Europe.


Key facts

On this History and East European Cultural Studies degree at University of Nottingham you will be able to choose from an extensive range of modules, including options in Russian and Eastern European history. In the East European cultural studies part of your degree you will study the societies, histories, politics and cultures of the territory of Eastern Europe and Russia from the Byzantine period to the 21st century, beginning with modules that approach study of these cultures at introductory level, and specialising as your studies progress. 

Optional modules include topics in the literature, cinema, popular culture and history of Russia and South-East Europe, with a particular focus on the region that was formerly Yugoslavia. If you wish, you may learn a Slavonic language: Russian and Serbian/Croatian are both offered from beginners’ level. Language study is optional and this degree does not include a year abroad. 


By the end of this  History and East European Cultural Studies (Hons) degree at University of Nottingham you will have developed a variety of transferable skills including the ability to communicate effectively, study independently, and to develop a coherent argument. You will have both broad and specialist understanding of Russian and Eastern European histories, cultures and societies. If you have chosen to study a Slavonic language, you will have achieved a foundation knowledge, desirable to employers. You will have a sound understanding of the theories and techniques used by historians and will have experience of undertaking in-depth work with primary sources.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Consumers & Citizens: Society & Culture in 18th Century England
  • Central European History: From Revolution to War, 1848-1914
  • British Foreign Policy and the Origins of the World Wars, 1895-1939
  • From the Tsar to the Emperor: Russia in the Early Modern Period 1547–1725
  • The Tokugawa World: 1600-1868
  • The Second World War and Social Change in Britain, 1939-1951: Went The Day Well?

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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    • The final deadline is 30 June. However, as admission to our courses is competitive, students should aim to apply by 26 January if possible.


360 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A level offer: ABB
  • B in history at A level
  • IB score: 32 (5 in history at Higher Level)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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