Russia is the world's largest country and has the fifth most used language in the world. After a period of political, social and economic transformation, Russia is playing an increasingly bigger role in international politics. Russian studies at the University will give you a solid understanding of the Russian language and culture. You will study Russian literature, art, music and film and the country's political history. You will also have the opportunity to study in Russia to improve your language skills and experience Russian culture first hand. The University's business programmes are highly sought-after and accredited by a wide range of leading business education organisations and professional bodies. Leading graduate employers are involved across the curriculum. The subject's main focus is on the management of organisations. It looks at the theories and methods behind successful management and explores the relationships between people, organisations and their environment. Students study organisational policies, strategic planning, employment relations, finance, marketing and technology.