Electronic Admissions Committee
The Master's educational program " Contemporary International Relations and World Politics " is designed to deepen knowledge in the field of international relations and world politics.
It is aimed at training a new generation of specialists capable of joint work within the framework of innovative activities in the modernization processes in the economic, political, informational, cultural and political-legal space, in the spheres of foreign policy and diplomatic activity of Russia and international relations of modern Russia and the world.
Students who have mastered the program are ready to implement a holistic model of successful political, economic and humanitarian work abroad based on the professional competencies acquired by masters in the course of mastering disciplines.
In the course of mastering the master's program, you will acquire analytical skills, a vision of the causes and consequences of specific political problems and various political processes that gave rise to them, the ability to evaluate, model and predict global, macro-regional, national-state, regional and local political-cultural, socio-economic and socio-political processes.
Education in the magistracy of the National Research University "BelSU" gives an opportunity to carry out scientific activities under the guidance of specialists in the field of international security, regional conflicts, foreign policy and diplomacy, forms and means of information political influence, international analytics, methodology of international studies.
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Based on the results of mastering the master's program, the graduate:gets an in-depth understanding of the system of modern international relations and world politics;
owns methods of studying the characteristic features of the new world order emerging after the end of the Cold War;
has the ability to provide analytical and systematic coverage of the emerging configuration of international relations in the 21st century and the skills of analyzing international situations;
ready for expert and analytical activities, research and teaching work;
can take part in international projects, independent scientific research, is ready for teamwork on problems of an international and world-political nature;
can carry out teaching activities;
can improve educational competencies by studying in graduate school.This educational offer can become a point of professional growth for everyone interested in foreign languages, history, politics, economics, sociology, international politics.Employment prospects of graduatesWithin the framework of the acquired competencies, international specialists can combine educational and practical activities in the field of international interaction, in public administration, business, industry, and trade.
International relations specialists are in demand ingovernment departments, federal and regional authorities and administration;
embassies and consulates;
analytical departments of structures of the business community and public corporations;
commercial, non-profit and public organizations of an international profile;
tourist and hotel business;
scientific, departmental and non-governmental analytical organizations and structures with international issues;
in mass media;
in the areas of professional training related to the teaching of disciplines (modules) of an international profile and foreign languages at all levels of education.Graduates have excellent chances to pursue a successful career as an expert analyst at a regional or industry institute, a consultant, an interpreter in an international organization or a permanent mission abroad.
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Semester 1Methodology of international researchForeign languageSecond foreign languageThe political system of the worldAnalysis of international situationsPolitical behavior patterns and business negotiationsMegatrends and global problems of our timeInternshipResearch practiceSemester 2Megatrends and global problems of our timeForeign languageSecond foreign languageContemporary Russian foreign policy strategy and international conflictsModern problems of the study of international relationsForeign policy of the leading powers of Western Europe in the XX-XXI centuries.Analysis of international situationsInternshipResearch practiceSemester 3Foreign language in the professional fieldForeign languageSecond foreign languageModern problems of the study of international relationsInternshipResearch practiceSemester 4InternshipPre-diploma practice (preparation of final qualifying work)Optional disciplines
Semester 1Integration processes in the world: comparative analysisInformation wars in modern international conflictsThe culture of academic writing (in Russian)Semester 2Media as a factor in international relationsInformation security in modern international relationsModern public diplomacySemester 3Regional subsystems of international relations in the XXI century.Non-state actors in world politicsInformation support of foreign policy in the era of globalizationAnalytical work with professional documentsUN peacekeeping operationsIt is planned to obtain a master's degree in a distance learning format in full-time and part-time form.
The disciplines, the competencies obtained, the forms of control in this case are comparable. The term of study is 2.5 years.
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TrainingLecturesOnline resourcesPractical lessonOrganization of seminarsScientific guidanceDiscussion clubsEvaluationAttendanceSeminarsPractical workCourseworkComposition / essayOral assessmentExamOffsetPoint-rating assessment systemOther forms of assessmentGeneral requirements for applicants to the magistracyPersons with higher education are admitted to mastering master's programs.
Advantages of admission to study for a master's program are:higher education in the field of international studies of international relations, modern languages, politics, history, economics, sociology.availability of scientific publicationsavailability of certificates (diplomas) of the winner (prize-winner) of competitive scientific works and (or) the final stage of student Olympiads;availability of special personal scholarships (municipal, regional, federal level);the status of a champion and medalist of the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games and Deaflympics, world champion, European champion, Russian champion, a person who won a prize at the World Championship, European Championship, Russian Championship in sports included in the All-Russian Register of Sports; having the sports title of Master of Sports of Russia, Master of Sports of Russia of international class;the average mark in the diploma.