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 2018/2019

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Master in Philology

South Ural State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Chelyabinsk

The professional activity of the Master of Philology is humanitarian science that implies interpersonal, intercultural and mass communication in oral, written and virtual form. [+]

Theory and Practice of Translation Russian as a Foreign Language Theory and Practice of English

The duration of the program is 2 years.

The professional activity of the Master of Philology is humanitarian science that implies interpersonal, intercultural and mass communication in oral, written and virtual form.

The educational program prepares for research, pedagogical, project and organizational-management activities in humanitarian science.

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Master in Russian Language, Literature and Culture for foreigners

Novosibirsk State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 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).... [-]


Master in Applied and Interdisciplinary History "Usable Pasts"

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Nizhny Novgorod Saint Petersburg + 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.... [-]


MSc in Region Studies: Russian Federation

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Russia Saint 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-expertize 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 (a semester or a summer school) Training 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 Studies

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Moscow

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia announces the enrolling in the Master’s Degree Programme in Russian Studies [+]

Master - Russian Studies

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia announces the enrolling in the Master’s Degree Programme in Russian Studies.

Our Programme is for those, who:

• want to learn about Russia, its modern international relations, political, social and economic conditions as well as various aspects of Russian language, literature, history and culture;

• seek to make a career in international trade and commerce, geopolitics, education, journalism or other related fields, or in a scientific area;

• dream to study in Moscow with other students from other countries, in the international classical University, which holds a leading position in the rankings for several decades and has many years of experience in educating Russian and foreign students.Master’s Programme in Russia studies helps students to gain fundamental knowledge and skills in multidimensional studying of Russia. Master’s Programme has been developed for holders of the diploma in higher education wishing to study modern issues and trends in the development of Russia.... [-]


Master - Russia in the Asia-Pacific Politics, Economics, Security

Far Eastern Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Vladivostok

FEFU’s MA Program in International Relations, Russia in the Asia-Pacific: Politics, Economics, and Security is taught in English and aimed at both Russian and foreign students. This is a graduate degree program in International Relations. [+]

Russia in the Asia-Pacific Politics, Economics, Security

Master’s degree program «Russia in the Asia-Pacific: Politics, Economics, Security” is administered by FEFU’s Oriental Institute - School of Regional and International Studies. It has a cross-disciplinary curriculum, offering courses in diverse fields, such as Political Science, International Political Economy, Security Studies, Regional Studies, Russian Studies, Law, Languages, and Intercultural Communication.

The program provides students with knowledge about international relations of the Asia-Pacific, about Russia’s foreign policy, Russian Far East and its multi-faceted engagement with the Asia-Pacific important processes and trends in the contemporary world politics. The program also introduces students to factors and processes in the sphere of international security and with their roles in the maintenance of international peace.... [-]


Philosophy of I. Kant and modern Kantianism

Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Kaliningrad

The period of study specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 2 years. The study load of the master’s programme specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 120 ECTS points. [+]

The period of study specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 2 years.

The study load of the master’s programme specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 120 ECTS points.

The programme is meant

to train masters of philosophy, who are able to demonstrate the structure of one of the most difficult and well-developed philosophic systems, the author of which succeeded in the implementation of the “great synthesis” of the foundational ideas and oppositions that are connected with them in the history of philosophy; to train specialists in philosophy having a grip on the specifics of Kantianism as a special form of Kant’s ideas perception in the history of philosophy. [-]

Master in Legal Translation and Interpreting

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow

The Master in Legal Translation and Interpreting (MLTI) responds to the high demand for translators and interpreters in the field of Law. The academic track combines the theoretical and the applied foci. The professional specialization track provides training in the legal field of translation and interpretation. [+]

Master in Legal Translation and Interpreting

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

Program description

The Master in Legal Translation and Interpreting (MLTI) responds to the high demand for translators and interpreters in the field of Law.

The academic track combines the theoretical and the applied foci. The professional specialization track provides training in the legal field of translation and interpretation.

The research track trains students for access to the doctoral field of Comparative Linguistics and Specialized Translation Studies.

The program develops students' Knowledge, Skills and Abilities to interpret and translate legal texts, working within the following language pair combinations:... [-]


Baltic Sea Region Studies: European Integration

Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Kaliningrad

The period of study specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 2 years. The study load of the bachelor’s programme specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 120 ECTS points. [+]

The period of study specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 2 years.

The study load of the bachelor’s programme specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 120 ECTS points.

The programme is meant:

to develop general cultural and professional competencies necessary for the political scientist in order to work in the sphere of political science, external political relations, cross-border cooperation in the Baltic Sea region as well as within research and consultation activities related to the issues of cooperation in Europe, integration processes in the Baltic Sea Region and country studies. [-]

Convergence Journalism in the Mass-Communication System

Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Kaliningrad

The period of study specified by the Federal State Educational Standards (FSES) of Higher Education (HP) is 2 years. Study load of the major higher education program (Bachelor degree) in accordance with the federal state education standard for higher professional education (FSES HPE) for this field of studies amounts to 120 ECTS points. [+]

The period of study specified by the Federal State Educational Standards (FSES) of Higher Education (HP) is 2 years.

Study load of the major higher education program (Bachelor degree) in accordance with the federal state education standard for higher professional education (FSES HPE) for this field of studies amounts to 120 ECTS points.

The program is meant:

to develop universal cultural competencies (competencies of social interaction, self-organization, and self-management) as well as professional competencies. Master in Journalism is a specialist whose main aim is to ensure sustainable functioning and development of a mass-medium (printed press, television, radio, information agency, e-publications and publications with convergent edition) as well as an enterprise in a related information and communication sphere (publishing house, press-service, advertising agency and PR agency). One of the results of the Master’s program can be research and pedagogical work in educational institutions in the sphere.... [-]


Master in Comparative Literature Studies: Russian – French

Northern (Arctic) Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Arkhangelsk

Designed by the Northern (Arctic) Federal University and Haute Alsace University, the CLS program gives a unique opportunity to get inside the world of French and Russian literature assisted by highly qualified international teaching staff and have lectures and tutorials both in Russia and France within an academic mobility program. [+]

Master in Comparative Literature Studies: Russian – French Literary RelationsLanguage: Russian, FrenchDesigned by the Northern (Arctic) Federal University and Haute Alsace University, the CLS program gives a unique opportunity to get inside the world of French and Russian literature assisted by highly qualified international teaching staff and have lectures and tutorials both in Russia and France within an academic mobility program. Compulsory courses:

Comparative Literature Studies Russian and French Literature Intercultural Communication in Europe French and Russian Languages Master’s Thesis (30 ECTS)

Electives:

French poetry of the 18-20 centuries Genres of Russian Literature French Drama and Theatre in the Context of Russian Literature and Culture Modern French Literature in Russian Translation ... [-]

International relations

Altai State University
Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Barnaul

The program fully meets today's needs for highly skilled professionals who have knowledge of political, economic, legal and regional aspects of contemporary international relations, speak foreign languages ​​and skills of research, analysis and design activities, free guided in the information space, and capable of continuous professional self-improvement. [+]

Direction: Master Language of instruction: Russian Language Study: Full-time cost of 75,000 rubles The program fully meets today's needs for highly skilled professionals who have knowledge of political, economic, legal and regional aspects of contemporary international relations, speak foreign languages ​​and skills of research, analysis and project activities, free guided in the information space, and capable of continuous professional self-improvement.

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Master's - philosophy, politics and economics

Far Eastern Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 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 - Information Technologies in Education

Northern (Arctic) Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Arkhangelsk

Graduates possess: the ability to implement and effectively use modern application software solutions in management [+]

Master - Information Technologies in Education

Language teaching subjects: Russian (for students who do not speak Russian language, provided preparatory course) Graduates possess:

• ability to implement and effectively use modern application software solutions in the management of the educational process;

• willingness to implement analytical solutions in the field of software and technologies for the implementation of models of informatization of education;

• the ability to use electronic means of providing models of distance and blended learning;

• the ability to develop and implement a comprehensive program of education informatization area (municipality);... [-]


Masters studies in contemporary Latin America (in spanish)

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow

This degree aims to train professionals specialized in the problems of Latin America and the construction of a new research profile of the Latin American region from the perspective of Russian "latinoamericanistica" contemplating the variety of historical trajectories of the countries in the region and its current political, economic, social and cultural developments. [+]

Master in Contemporary Studies of Latin America (in Spanish)

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

Program description

This degree aims to train professionals specialized in the problems of Latin America and the construction of a new research profile of the Latin American region from the perspective of Russian "latinoamericanistica" contemplating the variety of historical trajectories of the countries in the region and its current political, economic, social and cultural developments.

The master's program aims to address the knowledge of the complex cultural and historical construction of Latin America, through a multidisciplinary approach, which favors the plurality of approaches, methods and perspectives.... [-]