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Hungarian and East European Studies BA Structure

Compulsory and Elective Modules for the Hungarian and East European Studies BA. All students must take 120 credits in each year of study.

Year One

Compulsory Courses

30 credits in Language:

SEEH0001 -Hungarian Language Level OR

SEEH0006 - Hungarian Language Level 2a Comprehension with
SEEH0016 - Hungarian Language Level 2b - Production

Plus 30 credits from:

SEEE0013 - Literature and Memory

SEEE0009 - War, Trauma and Memory in East European Cinema

Options  (60 credits)

 

SEEE004 - 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

SEEH0006 - Hungarian Language Level 2a Comprehension with
SEEH0016 - Hungarian Language Level 2b - Production  OR

SEEH0024 - Hungarian Language Level 3a Comprehensionwith
SEEH0011 - Hungarian Language Level 3b - Production

30 credit compulsory culture courses:

Writing from the Other Europe

SEEH2105: Introduction to Hungarian Literature

Options (60 credits)

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, taking 4 course units. Further details are contained in the Year Abroad Handbook.

Year Four

Compulsory Courses

Either

SEEH0024 - Hungarian Language Level 3a Comprehension with
SEEH0011 - Hungarian Language Level 3b - Production

SEZZ4901 Free Standing Dissertation

30 credits compulsory module:

SEEH2009 - Hungarian Literature

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