UC offers the only major in Russian in New Zealand. Russian courses at UC have two main components: Russian language; and the culture, history and society of Russia and the former Soviet Union. Courses in the latter are taught in English and allow students to study Russian culture and society, including literature, film, painting, dance and music. They complement other studies in European and Eurasian history and culture.
Explore your undergraduate and postgraduate study options in Russian at UC.
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News, events and seminars
The Russian Programme at UC are pleased to announce the launch of Beginner Russian courses delivered by distance.
An upcoming University of Canterbury public guest lecture, Beware of Centaurs (and others) Bearing Rocks, has been thous...
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