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RUS-3042 Practical Russian 2 - 5 stp

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education

Type of course

This course is intended for students in the Master`s Degree Programme in Literature, the Master`s Degree Programme in Language, the Master's Degree Programme in Russian studies and the Master`s Degree Programme in Language and Social Studies with integrated practical-educational training. This course may be taken as a single course by students who meet the admission requirements for the Master`s Degree Programme in Russian language. For more information, please contact the Student Advisor.

Course contents

Translation of relatively difficult texts from Norwegian into Russian, with practical grammar and oral practice in Russian. Foreign students who do not speak Norwegian will be given alternative assignments (short essays in Russian or translations from English into Russian). Required previous qualifications/courses: A Bachelor's degree with intermediate courses (80 ECTS) in Russian.

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: June 1. for the spring semester and December 1. for the autumn semester. Applicants from outside the Nordic countries: October 1. for the spring semester and April 15. for the autumn semester.

Admission requirements

This course may be taken as a single course by students who meet the admission requirements for the Master`s Degree Programme in Russian Language.

Application code: 9371 (Nordic applicants).

Objective of the course

After completing the course the students should have the following knowledge and abilities:


The students have


The students can

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

Teaching will be in the form of weekly written assignments and conversation exercises. The students will submit an assignment weekly for correction and feedback. Teaching consists of approximately 2-3 hours per week for 13 weeks.

All courses undergo an evaluation once in a 2-year period at the master's level. The Programme Board determines which programme options will be evaluated per year, and which courses will be evaluated by the students and the teacher per year.


Coursework Requirements:

The following coursework reguirements must be completed and approved to be allowed to take the final exam

The final assessment consists of:

Performance in the course is assessed with the grades A-F. A re-sit examination is offered in the event of a fail or an F-grade. The deadline to register for re-sit examination is January 15th for the autumn semester and August 15th for the spring semester.

Date for examination

Written examination 25.05.2020

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.

Course overlap

RUS-3040 Practical written and oral Russian 2 5 stp
Lectures Spring 2020
Lecture uni.lekt. Elena Bjørgve
f.aman. Svetlana Sokolova
stip. Elmira Zhamaletdinova
First lecture:

Written exam Written exam:XX