Master's Degree in Humanities Studies in St. Petersburg in Russia

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Humanities Studies

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Humanities and social sciences is an area of study which prepares students for a huge variety of industries when it comes time to choose a career. Social workers, artists and teaching careers are popular options for those who complete these courses.

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.

St. Petersburg city is located along the Neva River. It has a population of over 5 million residents. The city has 716 public schools and 80 vocational schools.

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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.

Program 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. ... [-]


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. ... [-]

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.... [-]


International MA in Russian and Eurasian Studies (IMARES)

European University at St. Petersburg
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year February 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

IMARES is the oldest of the international MA programs currently offered by the European University at Saint Petersburg, and has been available to students since 1998. Like its core subject of study - the post-Soviet space - IMARES has changed and developed over the past 18 years. The 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

IMARES is the oldest of the international MA programs currently offered by the European University at Saint Petersburg, and has been available to students since 1998. Like its core subject of study - the post-Soviet space - IMARES has changed and developed over the past 18 years. The 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.

Why Study Eurasia?

In its various forms (the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union, and the post-Soviet space), Eurasia has been the scene of some of the world’s most spectacular dramas during the last three centuries, including the rise and fall of empires and the successes and stagnations of strikingly different political and economic systems. It has followed a path from one of the world’s largest empires to the birth of nation states. It has been the battleground for the Napoleonic War, Civil War, and the horrors of two World Wars. During a turbulent history, the people of Eurasia experienced the contrasting forces of autocratic monarchy, socialism and fragile democracy, atheism and religious fundamentalism, and multiculturalism and ethnic conflict. Russia, Central Asia, the South Caucasus and Russia’s western neighbors have been testing the ground for political and economic theories, which left legacies that are still felt today. IMARES enables students to learn about the geopolitical space,... [-]