Postgraduate study and research in Russian

As a postgraduate student you can draw on the expert supervision of our academic staff. Postgraduate study opportunities include a PhD in Russian, and programmes in Translation Studies with a Russian focus.

Find out more about studying Translation.

We welcome enquiries from New Zealand and international students who wish to undertake doctoral research.

Staff expertise in Russian includes:

  • Russian literature, especially Chekhov.
  • Russian film.
  • Post-communist Russia and contemporary Russian culture.
  • Russian Orthodoxy.

You can find more detailed information about current research projects, recent publications and research supervision on Russian staff pages.  

As well as expert supervision, you will have access to a range of resources to assist you in your academic and professional development. These can include graduate teaching assistantships, scholarships and writing stipends, funds to cover direct research costs and access to library and computing facilities.

For more information on the PhD:

  • Contact our Graduate Adviser
  • How to apply