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Ukrainian and East European Studies BA Structure

Compulsory and Elective Modules for the Ukrainian and East European Studies BA. All students must take 4 course units (cu) in each year of study.

Year One

Compulsory Courses

1 cu in Language:

SEEU0001 -Ukrainian Language Level (1.0cu) OR

SEEU0007/SEEU0009 -Ukrainian Language Level 2a: Comprehension (0.5 cu) and Ukrainian Language Level 2b: Production (0.5 cu)

Plus 1cu from:

SEEE1006 - Literature and Memory (0.5 cu)

SEEE2013 - War, Trauma and Memory in East European Cinema (0.5 cu)

2.0 cu from available optional courses in SSEES or other UCL departments. Options may include: 

SEEE2008 - Vampires, Society and Culture: Transylvania and Beyond (ELCS)

SEEE2011 - Languages in Contact along the Danube: Intercultural Frictions and Flows (ELCS)

SEEE2006 - How Words Work: Sounds and Sense (0.5 cu)

SEEE2007 - How Words Work: Meaning and Modularity (0.5 cu)

SEEE2009 - Narratives of Exile (0.5 cu)

SEEE2010 - Tales of the unexpected: the supernatural and fantastic in literature, 1800-1930 (0.5 cu)

SEEE2012 - Stories of Change, Formal Experiments and New Waves* (ELCS)

SEHI1004 - Frontiers of History

SESS1205 - Understanding Politics: The Big Questions in Contemporary Europe (0.5 cu)

SESS1206 - Understanding Politics II: How Politics Works (0.5 cu)

SESS1202 - Understanding Society: Introduction to Social Theory (0.5 cu)

SESS1203 - Understanding Society: Introduction to Political Sociology (0.5 cu)

SESS1204 - Communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe (0.5 cu)

Any course beginning ELCS6 (0.5 cu)

Year Two

Compulsory Courses

Either:

SEEU0007/SEEU0009 -Ukrainian Language Level 2a: Comprehension (0.5 cu)and Ukrainian Language Level 2b: Production (0.5 cu) OR

SEEU0011/SEEU0012 -Ukrainian Language Level 3a - Comprehension (0.5 cu)and Ukrainian Language Level 3b - Production (0.5 cu)

1.0 cu compulsory literature/ culture courses:

SEEU1002 - Ukrainian Culture and Text A (0.5cu)

SEEU1003 - Ukrainian Culture and Text B (0.5 cu)

Options (2.0 cu)

2.0 cu 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 

SEEU0011/SEEU0012 -Ukrainian Language Level 3a - Comprehension (0.5 cu)and Ukrainian Language Level 3b - Production (0.5 cu) OR 

SEZZ4901 Free Standing Dissertation (1.0 cu) 

1.0 cu compulsory module:

SESS2104 - The Making of Modern Ukraine (1.0 cu)

Options: 2.0 cu from available optional courses in SSEES or other UCL departments