Russian Studies and International Relations (4 years) BA (Hons)

University of Birmingham

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Course info

UCAS CODE RL72
Birmingham’s fusion of language and culture places employability at its heart, preparing you to live and work as an engaged citizen of the world.Learning Russian from beginner or advanced level alongside International Relations is highly complementary and an exciting way to contextualise your knowledge in each discipline. Russia is an important player on the global scene, having undergone fascinating changes. Western businesses are spending billions investing in Russia and other former Soviet ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

Politics
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
64th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
13th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
25th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
Full Time With Time Abroad
4 Years

Politics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 94 = 6% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£22,000

Slavic Studies

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Slavic Studies graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Slavic Studies graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Politics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
61%
Government & Politics
57%
Economics
31%
English Literature
26%
Mathematics
17%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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International Students
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Latest International Relations reviews

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26 May 21

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My overall experience has been really good at university. Obviously through covid and simply leaving home for the first...
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How International Relations students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 42 reviews

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4 star 59%
3 star 21%
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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,460 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 56%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Birmingham
CompUniGuide ranking
13th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
An unforgettable academic experience awaits new students at the University of Birmingham. The university has been stretching minds and making discoveries for over 100 years. It consistently performs well in both UK and global university rankings, as well as student surveys. Through innovative teaching, Birmingham greatly challenges its students. It encourages them to think boldly and push boundaries. Students develop their skills while working alongside some of the best minds in the academic world. The university is spread across a green 276-acre campus. It’s full of facilities that are designed around the student experience. This includes modern study resources, 30 different dining options and a 50m swimming pool. All student accommodation is within 1 mile of central campus, with 70% of rooms being ensuite.

Where you'll study

University of Birmingham

Academic and Student Division Birmingham
B15 2TT United Kingdom Nearest train station: University   0.2 miles away

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