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Czech (with Slovak) and East European Studies BA Structure

Compulsory and Elective Modules for the Czech (with Slovak) and East European Studies BA. All students must take 120 credits in each year of study.

Year One

Compulsory Courses

30 credits in Language:

SEEC0001 -Czech Language Level ) OR

SEEC0005/SEEC0007 -Czech Language Level 2a: Comprehension and Czech Language Level 2b: Production

Plus 30 credits from:

SEEE0013 - Literature and Memory
and

SEEE0009 - War, Trauma and Memory in East European Cinema

60 credits of optional modules:

SEEE0004 - Vampires, Society and Culture: Transylvania and Beyond (ELCS)

SEEE0007 - Languages in Contact along the Danube: Intercultural Frictions and Flows (ELCS)

SEEE0002 - How Words Work: Sounds and Sense

SEEE0003 - How Words Work: Meaning and Modularity

SEEE0005 - Narratives of Exile

SEEE0006- Tales of the unexpected: the supernatural and fantastic in literature, 1800-1930

SEEE0008- Stories of Change, Formal Experiments and New Waves* (ELCS)

SEHI0003 - Frontiers of History

SESS0016 - Understanding Politics: The Big Questions in Contemporary Europe

SESS0017 - Understanding Politics II: How Politics Works

SESS0013 - Understanding Society: Introduction to Social Theory

SESS0014 - Understanding Society: Introduction to Political Sociology

SESS0015 - Communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

Any course beginning 'ELCS'

Year Two

Compulsory Courses

Either

SEEC0005 /SEEC0007 -Czech Language Level 2a: Comprehension and Czech Language Level 2b: Production  OR

SEEC0010/SEEC0012 -Czech Language Level 3a - Comprehension  and Czech Language Level 3b - Production

30 credits compulsory culture courses:

SEEE0020 Writing from the Other Europe

SEEC0009 Introduction to Czech Literature

60 credits  from available optional courses in SSEES or other UCL departments

Year Three (Abroad)

Students will be required to study at an overseas institution. Further details are contained in the Year Abroad Handbook.

Year Four

Compulsory Courses

Either

SEEC0010/ SEEC0012 - Czech Language Level 3a - Comprehension (0.5 cu) and Czech Language Level 3b – Production (0.5cu) OR

Free Standing Dissertation 

30 credits compulsory module:

SEEC0014 - Czech and Slovak Literature

Options: 60 credits from available optional courses in SSEES or other UCL departments