Russian and Philosophy

A degree in Russian and Philosophy enables you to develop your understanding of Russian language, culture, and society while learning about philosophical issues that have challenged thinkers for centuries.

On this course you can either take an equal number of modules from each subject or you can decide to study more modules in Russian or in Philosophy.

You'll either take beginners, post A-level or heritage speaker Russian route. You'll gain a thorough grounding in all aspects of the spoken and written language, complemented by modules in cultural and social history. Our optional modules cover literature, East European cinema, art and visual culture, linguistics, and other Slavonic languages (Czech and Polish). You will spend your third year in Russia.

The Philosophy department offers an exciting range of modules taught by researchers who are experts in their field. You can develop your understanding of the key areas of philosophy, such as ethics, aesthetics, political philosophy, theory of knowledge, metaphysics, and logic. We also offer modules on major figures in the history of philosophy, from Plato and Aristotle to Kant and Hegel, among others.

The Philosophy side of the degree is highly flexible, with no required modules. Dual students have exactly the same choice of modules as single Philosophy students. Philosophy modules

For more on Philosophy at Sheffield, click here. For more on the Russian side of the degree, click here.  For technical details about this course, including entry requirements, see the University online 2018 prospectus.

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