Master in Russian Language, Literature and Culture for foreigners

General

Program Description

This program integrates the study of Russian language, literature, and culture. It does not only prepare lecturers of Russian as a foreign language, but also and foremost multi-skilled experts who have a good command of Russian, who are familiar with Russian literature and culture, who are able to work in joint ventures, and also in their country’s educational, scientific and cultural organizations interacting with Russia.


Program goal

This program aims at preparing graduates for solving complex problems requiring the utilization of philological knowledge and skills in educational organizations, in scientific research centers, in cultural organizations, in advertising and travel agencies, in the media, in the area of intercultural communication and in other fields of social and human activity, where knowledge of Russian as a foreign language is necessary. Additionally, one of the objectives of the program is to improve practical Russian proficiency up to TRKI 3 (test of Russian as a Foreign Language, C1).

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Career opportunities

The graduates of the program teach Russian as a foreign language in secondary and higher schools, work as philologists in research centers, in cultural organizations, advertising and travel agencies, in the media, in the field of intercultural communication and other areas of social and human activities where knowledge of Russian as a foreign language is necessary.

The program aims at training research skills and after completion of their master’s, students can continue their education in post-graduate studies.

Curriculum

Required subjects

  • Problems of Philosophy
  • Computer technologies in philology
  • Current problems of philology
  • English
Elective subjects
  • Russian as a foreign language
  • Scientific style of Russian speech
  • Cultural linguistics and intercultural communication
    • Linguistic disciplines
  • Introduction to Russian Philology
  • Modern Russian language: theoretical foundations of lexicology
  • Modern Russian language: theoretical foundations of grammar
  • Modern Russian language: theoretical foundations of syntax
  • Anthropological Linguistics
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Workshop on the culture of verbal communication
    • Cultural disciplines
  • Russian Culture: from Ancient Rus to Modern Russia
  • Disciplines of choice
    • Literary Studies
  • Workshop "Analysis of a literary text"
  • Precedent texts of Russian literature
    • Practice and research work
  • Research Practice
  • Undergraduate practice
  • Research work

Entrance requirements

  • Passport copy (all pages)
  • Education certificate copy with apostille
  • Academic transcripts (transcript of the record, university degree/s, diploma supplements)
  • 2 photos
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivational Letter (1-2 pages)
  • Copy of medical certificate of overall health condition
  • Copies of HIV + AIDS certificates
  • Certificate of knowledge of Russian as a foreign language TRKI-1 (B1)
Last updated Feb 2019

About the School

Novosibirsk state university (Russia), located in the heart of Akademgorodok, is a world-famous research center of Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Results of the research conducted ... Read More

Novosibirsk state university (Russia), located in the heart of Akademgorodok, is a world-famous research center of Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Results of the research conducted by the university staff in the fields of nuclear physics, particle physics, biotechnology, the creation of nano-materials, laser systems of new generation, innovative methods of cancer treatment, are known all over the world. Read less