Russian Studies


The Russian program within the School of Languages and Linguistics at The University of Melbourne has a full graduate (MA and PhD) and undergraduate program (Major). Students are able to take a Major in Russian with a combination of Russian language, linguistics and literature subjects, and, in addition, subjects taught in the departments of History and Political Science relating to Russia and Eastern/Central Europe. Combined Honours in Russian is also available.

Students may also include subjects in Slavic Studies taught at Monash University. It is also possible to study Russian subjects under the Single subject studies (Community Access Program), or under The University of Melbourne Extension Program.

If you have any enquiries regarding the Russian program, please contact

Dr Robert Lagerberg
Phone: +61 3 8344 5187



Bachelor of Arts

Graduate Certificate in Arts (Advanced): Overview / Structure / Handbook

Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced): Overview / Structure / Handbook

Graduate Certificate in Arts: Overview / Structure / Handbook

Graduate Diploma in Arts: Overview / Structure / Handbook

Graduate coursework

Master of Applied Linguistics: Overview / Structure / Handbook

Graduate research

Masters of Arts (Research): Overview / Structure / Handbook

Master of Arts (Advanced Seminar and Shorter Thesis): Overview / Structure / Handbook

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD): Overview / Structure / Handbook