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Language and Culture Handbook (BA Serbian/Croatian and East European Studies)

Serbian/Croatian and East European Studies BA

  • You must register for exactly 120 credits per year of study;
  • You must have taken and passed 90 credits of Level 6 modules by the end of the final year;
  • You are not permitted to take more than 150 credits of Level 4 modules over the course of your programme;
  • The Year Abroad must be passed
Year One

Compulsory 30 credits in  language:
 
EITHER: if you are a beginner or near beginner
•    SEEY0001 -Serbian and Croatian Language Level 1 (30 credits)

OR: if you are at A Level standard or equivalent.
•    SEEY0006 -Serbian and Croatian Language Level 2a: Comprehension (15 credits)
•    SEEY0008 -Serbian and Croatian Language Level 2b: Production (15 credits)

Compulsory literature/culture modules - 30 credits
•    SEEE0009 - War, Trauma and Memory (15 Credits)
•    SEEE0013 - Literature and Memory (15 Credits)

Optional modules - 60 credits

To be selected from available Level 4 or 5 optional modules in SSEES or other UCL departments (some examples of SSEES modules are given below though this list is not exhaustive):

Any Level 4 or 5 module ELCS**** (delivered by the School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS) (15 credits)

Year Two

In your second year, you must choose a total of 120 credits.

Compulsory Modules

 30 credits in Finnish language:

Choose Level 2a and 2b or Level 3a and 3b according to which level you have already taken in Year 1.

EITHER: if you took Level 1 in the previous year
•    SEEY0006 -Serbian and Croatian Language Level 2a: Comprehension (15 credits)
•    SEEY0008 -Serbian and Croatian Language Level 2b: Production (15 credits)

OR: if you took Level 2a and 2b in the previous year
•    SEEY0011 - Serbian and Croatian Level 3a - Comprehension (15 credits)
•    SEEY0013 - Serbian and Croatian Level 3a - Production (15 credits)

Compulsory literature/culture modules - 30 credits
•   SEEY0010 - Introduction to Serbian and Croatian Literature (15 credits)
•   SEEE0020 - Writing from the Other Europe (15 credits)

Optional Modules - 60 credits
60 credits from available optional modules at Level 5 in SSEES or other UCL departments.

Year Abroad

Your third year is spent abroad on a Serbian/Croatian language and culture placement, taking 120 credits. You will normally spend this year studying at a university, but alternatives, such as work placements, may be possible. Further details are contained in the Year Abroad Handbook. (See Current Students pages)

Year Four

By the end of Year 4 you need to have taken a minimum of 90 credits in Level 6 modules over Years 2 and 4 together.

Compulsory Modules

EITHER: if you took Level 2a and 2b in Year 2
•    SEEY0011 - Serbian and Croatian Level 3a - Comprehension (15 credits)
•    SEEY0013 - Serbian and Croatian Level 3a - Production (15 credits)

OR: if you took Level 3a and 3b in Year 2
•    SESS0053 Free Standing Dissertation (30 credits)

Compulsory literature/culture modules - 30 credits:
•    SEEY0015: - Serbian and Croatian Literature 3 (30 credits)

Optional Modules - 60 Credits
60 credits from available optional modules in SSEES or other UCL departments