Master Degree in Humanities Studies in Russia

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Humanities Studies

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Humanities and social sciences promotes and understanding of a wide variety of skills by providing students with a huge variety of courses. The skillsets students learn might be valuable across a huge number of industries in the growing global job market.

Russia or, also officially known as the Russian Federation, is a country in northern Eurasia. Education in Russia is provided predominantly by the state and is regulated by the Ministry of Education and Science. In Russia, it takes about 70 % of training time for the contact lessons with a teacher, the rest 30 % of the workload are devoted to the independent study of the material.

Top Master Programs in Humanities Studies in Russia 2018

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MSc in Region Studies: Russian Federation

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

With the Master's Degree Program 'Regional Studies: Russian Federation' you will gain more profound and comprehensive knowledge about Russia. The course deals with problems of regional development and gives insights into cultural, historical, demographic and economic issues of the Russian Federation. [+]

With the Master's Degree Program 'Regional Studies: Russian Federation' you will gain more profound and comprehensive knowledge about Russia.

The course deals with problems of regional development and gives insights into cultural, historical, demographic and economic issues of the Russian Federation.

The major objective of the program is to build-up knowledge, skills and abilities making it possible to perform a comprehensive analysis related to regions in the Russian Federation.

Program profile. Major areas of expertise: History of Russia Economy of the Russian Federation Demographic Issues Culture of Russia Russian Language Key Points The course is primarily delivered in English; Regular participation in seminars, conferences and forums; In-depth knowledge delivered by highly-expertised professors; International relevant contacts for successful career in international governmental and non-governmental organizations; Cross-cultural studies and other extracurricular activities at the University; Scholarships to study abroad in English in one of the European partner universities (asemester or a summer school) Trainings and activities regarding issues of public authorities engaged with domestic and foreign policies, various scientific, educational, informational and cultural exchanges, trade and economic cooperation, bilateral and multilateral communication links. ... [-]

Master in Russian Language, Literature and Culture for foreigners

Novosibirsk State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Novosibirsk

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. [+]

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).... [-]


The Dual Degree in WMD Nonproliferation, Nuclear Policy and Global Security

Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow

WMD Nonproliferation, Nuclear Policy and Global Security is the first Russian-American master’s program at MGIMO, taught by leading academics and practitioners from Russia, the United States, and other countries. [+]

Program Profile

WMD Nonproliferation, Nuclear Policy and Global Security is the first Russian-American master’s program at MGIMO, taught by leading academics and practitioners from Russia, the United States, and other countries.

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), and PIR Center have partnered to develop the Dual Degree in Nonproliferation Studies.

Our Aim

The program prepares students for professional careers in the nonproliferation field in national governments, international organizations, academia, think tanks, and the private sector. The interdisciplinary curriculum focuses on global security, history, science and technology, area studies, public policy, and research methods—with a particular emphasis on practical skills.... [-]


Master in Innovative Technologies in Translation: Spanish

Saint Petersburg State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

This educational program is aimed at training highly qualified translators working with basic and specialized terminology. They are ready to act as professionals and managers in the translation market using up-to-date innovative technologies that are actively applied in this field. [+]

Overview

Language of instruction: Spanish

This educational program is aimed at training highly qualified translators working with basic and specialized terminology. They are ready to act as professionals and managers in the translation market using up-to-date innovative technologies that are actively applied in this field.

Programme outline

Compulsory courses:

History of Linguistics and Methods of Linguistic Research Communication Theory Epistemology Work on Master’s Thesis Research Practice Translation Practice

Elective courses:

Methods of Linguistic Analysis Translation Translation of Contract Documents Translation of Judicial Documents Literary Translation Translation of Advertising Texts ... [-]

Master in Innovative Technologies in Translation: Italian

Saint Petersburg State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

This educational program is aimed at training highly qualified translators working with basic and specialized terminology. They are ready to act as professionals and managers in the translation market using up-to-date innovative technologies that are actively applied in this field. [+]

Overview

Language of instruction: Italian

This educational program is aimed at training highly qualified translators working with basic and specialized terminology. They are ready to act as professionals and managers in the translation market using up-to-date innovative technologies that are actively applied in this field.

Programme outline

Compulsory courses:

History of Linguistics and Methods of Linguistic Research Communication Theory Epistemology Work on Master’s Thesis Research Practice Translation Practice

Elective courses:

Methods of Linguistic Analysis Translation Translation of Contract Documents Translation of Judicial Documents Literary Translation Translation of Advertising Texts ... [-]

Master in Innovative Technologies in Translation: French

Saint Petersburg State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

This educational program is aimed at training highly qualified translators working with basic and specialized terminology. They are ready to act as professionals and managers in the translation market using up-to-date innovative technologies that are actively applied in this field. [+]

Overview

Language of instruction: French

This educational program is aimed at training highly qualified translators working with basic and specialized terminology. They are ready to act as professionals and managers in the translation market using up-to-date innovative technologies that are actively applied in this field.

Programme outline

Compulsory courses:

History of Linguistics and Methods of Linguistic Research Communication Theory Epistemology Work on Master’s Thesis Research Practice Translation Practice

Elective courses:

Methods of Linguistic Analysis Translation Translation of Contract Documents Translation of Judicial Documents Literary Translation Translation of Advertising Texts ... [-]

Master in Intercultural Communication: German - Russian Dialogue

Saint Petersburg State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The program is taught entirely in German. The program focuses on the improvement of practical communication skills in German. The students write and defend the thesis in German under the supervision of two teachers, a research advisor and a DAAD tutor. [+]

Overview

Language of instruction: German

The program is taught entirely in German. The program focuses on the improvement of practical communication skills in German. The students write and defend the thesis in German under the supervision of two teachers, a research advisor and a DAAD tutor.

Programme outline

Compulsory courses:

History of Linguistics and Methods of Linguistic Research Semiotics in Intercultural Communication Philosophy of Language in the Aspect of Cross-linguistic Communication Teaching Practice Work on Master's Thesis Research Practice

Elective courses:

Linguistic Fundamentals of Intercultural Communication I Theoretical and Applied Aspects of Functional Stylistics: The Official Style Creative Writing in Theory and Practice of Teaching German as a Foreign Language – I Theoretical and Applied Aspects of Functional Stylistics: The Scientific Style Creative Writing in Theory and Practice of Teaching German as a Foreign Language – II Comparative Typology of German and Russian: Grammar ... [-]

Master in Theory and Practice of Verbal Communication: German

Saint Petersburg State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

This master program is aimed at extending the theoretical knowledge of students necessary for conducting language functional analysis and for developing the communicative competence and language proficiency. [+]

Overview

Language of instruction: German

This master program is aimed at extending the theoretical knowledge of students necessary for conducting language functional analysis and for developing the communicative competence and language proficiency.

The study process is based on the theoretical guidelines of the modern trends in applied theoretical linguistics, such as pragmalinguistic analysis, communicative (interactional) text linguistics, historical pragmalinguistics, and sociolinguistic analysis of German (the dialect, professional words, the sociolect, the communicative-functional variation of linguistic forms).

The program is primarily aimed at transferring to students up-to-date basic knowledge of how to use various linguistic forms in German in their direct interrelation with the socio-communicative activity of people in different socio-cultural contexts.... [-]


Master in Russian Culture

Saint Petersburg State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The program offers an in-depth study of the fundamentals of the Russian culture, the formation and development of Russia’s cultural identity, the methods to conduct research in Russian culture, hallmarks of Russian mentality. [+]

Overview

The program offers an in-depth study of the fundamentals of the Russian culture, the formation and development of Russia’s cultural identity, the methods to conduct research in Russian culture, hallmarks of Russian mentality.

It aims to provide graduates with a fundamental knowledge of different fields of Russian cultural studies. The program trains professionals with a strong awareness of both historical aspects of the Russian culture and contemporary Russia’s cultural scene.

Graduates of the program will be equipped with knowledge and skills enabling them to land jobs in various areas of humanitarian work, public and private companies, and other organizations looking for professionals able to provide creative solutions with advanced education and communication technologies. ... [-]


Master Of Science In Classical And Modern Philology With The Linguistic State University Of Pyatigorsk - Pslu / Russia

University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Russia Pyatigorsk

The course offers students the opportunity to achieve a double degree, ie a double degree Master of study Modern Philology and Linguistics. [+]

The Department of Arts and Cultural Heritage of the SUN (DiLBeC), From the year. 2015-2016 has activated a new integrated study course with the Institute for International Service of Tourism and Foreign Languages ​​University of Pyatigorsk State Linguistic - PSLU - (Russia). The course offers students the opportunity to achieve a double degree, ie a double degree Master of study Modern Philology and Linguistics. The course lasts two years and includes a training program jointly developed with the stranger at their university and a mobility period abroad for two semesters; involves the release, at the end of the study period and after passing the exam, two degrees of Master of Science with the following name from their location: at the SUN "in Modern Philology Doctor", and at the PSLU "Master in linguistics ", recognized according to official regulations in the two universities and in their countries. For students, this new course is a unique opportunity to enrich their professional resume and gain the educational profile of the peculiar and captivating.... [-]


Master in Applied and Interdisciplinary History: Usable Pasts

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow Nizhny Novgorod + 1 more

Built on the international experience of developing similar programmes, we use methodologies of global, comparative and transnational historical research that facilitate the study of patterns connecting European, Russian, Eurasian and global history. A crucial feature of the programme is its interdisciplinary character. [+]

About the Programme

A large part of historical studies is conducted as applied research. Using and interpreting historical data enables historian to construct "usable pasts" as a tool for understanding the present and imagining possible and alternative avenues of future development. Applied history embraces methods and practices dealing with identification, preservation, interpretation, and presentation of historical artefacts, texts, structures, and landscapes. In one part of our training, we focus on material objects in history and their meanings within the framework of heritage and memory studies. The other part of the training will encompass a critical approach to the politics of circulation of historically formed discourses of identity and legitimacy in present-day society. The two-pronged approach to the complex problem of historical legacy and heritage will fill out the gap in professional training in history and provide a platform for creating interactive processes that link the historical object, the historian, and the public.... [-]


Master's - Philosophy, Politics And Economics

Far Eastern Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Vladivostok

The program is aimed at the formation of the competences that allow for interdisciplinary research in the field of socio-humanitarian knowledge, implement knowledge management in interdisciplinary and international teams, examine complex social projects. It reflects the current trends of the globalized world, epistemic revolution in modern social science, the need for "global vision» (global vision), metodologizatsii modern scientific knowledge in solving political and economic problems. [+]

Program Overview

The program is aimed at the formation of the competences that allow for interdisciplinary research in the field of socio-humanitarian knowledge, implement knowledge management in interdisciplinary and international teams, examine complex social projects. It reflects the current trends of the globalized world, epistemic revolution in modern social science, the need for "global vision» (global vision), metodologizatsii modern scientific knowledge in solving political and economic problems.

The classical program in the field of social sciences and humanities, being implemented in many well-known universities (Oxford, Leiden University, University of Hamburg, University of York, Western Washington University). ... [-]


Master - Tutor Support In Education

Far Eastern Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Vladivostok

The program gives an idea of ​​tutoring as a necessary resource in the creation of innovative educational environments, processes, programs and projects under the objectives of quality continuing education. The program introduces professional tutoring as an effective individualization practice in open education, with the accompaniment of the process of development of a new activity - the main function of the tutor. [+]

Program Overview

The program gives an idea of ​​tutoring as a necessary resource in the creation of innovative educational environments, processes, programs and projects under the objectives of quality continuing education.

The program introduces professional tutoring as an effective individualization practice in open education, with the accompaniment of the process of development of a new activity - the main function of the tutor.

acquired competence willingness to work freely in different professional environments in the face of uncertainty; the ability to design an open, exuberant, variability educational environment tyutorskie technology for the development of a variety of practices in the organization; ability to form a continuing education strategy by building individual educational programs; the ability to help to understand the subject of innovation in all its period of diversity in innovation market saturation. Competitive advantages highly qualified teaching staff specially trained in the field of tutoring and personalization with the participation of federal experts - members of the Interregional Association tyutorskoy; Practical training on the basis of higher and secondary educational institutions; The area of ​​professional activity and employment innovative educational institutions and social services; cultural institutions; preschool, educational organizations, institutions of secondary and higher education, additional education of adults and children; social and rehabilitation centers; diagnosis and counseling centers; centers of academic mobility; development centers tyutorskih practices, financial literacy, design and educational laboratories and others. Approximate curriculum Research methodology in education Management of the humanitarian system in education Intellectual education of participants in the educational process Psycho-pedagogical workshop "Introduction... [-]

MA in Energy Politics in Eurasia (ENERPO Plus)

European University at St. Petersburg
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The ENERPO PLUS program was designed on the basis of the one-year ENERPO program to meet the growing interest in these challenges, and considers the importance of these issues for both policy makers and the energy business. Its innovative curriculum combines the perspectives of energy politics, security studies, and political economy. In addition to the academic training provided by the ENERPO curriculum, it also includes a practical experience and allows more time for student's research work. ENERPO and ENERPO PLUS are the only English-language MA programs in Russia focusing specifically on Eurasian energy affairs. [+]

Competition and cooperation over the control of Eurasian natural resources will profoundly influence world politics in the 21st century. Crucial issues include the future of the Russo-European oil & gas trade, Russia’s “energy pivot” to Asia, the recent the LNG and shale gas “revolutions”, the recurring geopolitical crises in the post-Soviet space and the Middle East, the great opportunities and the huge profits generated by the energy sector, the use of “energy weapons” and levers, and the pursuit of environmental and economical sustainability, the sanctions regimes on Russia and Iran, and the current falling world price of oil.

The ENERPO PLUS program was designed on the basis of the one-year ENERPO program to meet the growing interest in these challenges, and considers the importance of these issues for both policy makers and the energy business. Its innovative curriculum combines the perspectives of energy politics, security studies, and political economy. In addition to the academic training provided by the ENERPO curriculum, it also includes a practical experience and allows more time for student's research work. ENERPO and ENERPO PLUS are the only English-language MA programs in Russia focusing specifically on Eurasian energy affairs. ... [-]


MA in Russian and Eurasian Studies (IMARES Plus)

European University at St. Petersburg
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

International Master's degree program in Russian and Eurasian Studies is the oldest of the international MA programs in English language currently offered by the European University at Saint Petersburg since 1998. Like its core subject of study - the post-Soviet space - the Program has changed and developed over the past 18 years and is now available as a two-year Master's degree state accredited program. The IMARES PLUS program not only examines the past, but also interprets the most up to date events unfolding in this fascinating region. By combining analyses of past and present, our students gain a deep understanding of the political, economic, social, and cultural dynamics of the post-Soviet space. [+]

Introducing IMARES PLUS

International Master's degree program in Russian and Eurasian Studies is the oldest of the international MA programs in English language currently offered by the European University at Saint Petersburg since 1998. Like its core subject of study - the post-Soviet space - the Program has changed and developed over the past 18 years and is now available as a two-year Master's degree state accredited program. The IMARES PLUS program not only examines the past, but also interprets the most up to date events unfolding in this fascinating region. By combining analyses of past and present, our students gain a deep understanding of the political, economic, social, and cultural dynamics of the post-Soviet space.... [-]