taught in Russian

Level of education

Master programmes

Type of instruction

Full-time

Duration

two years

Areas of specialisation

  • Gemmology and Stone Examination
  • Geophysics
  • Geochemistry and Mineralogy
  • Hydrogeology
  • Engineering Geology
  • Crystallography and Crystallochemistry
  • Minerageny. Geological and Economic Evaluation of Mineral Deposits
  • Petrology and Isotope Geology Exploration
  • Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology and Palaeontology

Main educational courses

  • Biosphere Evolution from Geological Perspective
  • History and Methodology of Geological Sciences
  • Current Issues in Geology
  • Evolution of the Earth
  • Economic Geology

Profession-oriented educational courses

  • Environmental Geochemistry and Mineralogy
  • Geochemistry of Natural Processes
  • Mineralogy of Russia
  • Scope of research
  • The patterns of distribution and concentration of chemical elements in natural and technogenic objects, their geological and physico-chemical interpretation
  • Study of the properties of minerals
  • Reconstruction of thermodynamic parameters of crystallisation of minerals
  • Physico-chemical modelling of mineral formation processes in deposits of various types

Area of specialisation: Gemmology and Stone Examination

Main educational courses

  • Biosphere Evolution from Geological Perspective
  • History and Methodology of Geological Sciences
  • Current Issues in Geology
  • Evolution of the Earth
  • Economic Geology

Profession-oriented educational courses

  • Diamonds
  • Diagnostics and Examination of Coloured Gemstones
  • Stone Examination in Listed Buildings

Area of specialisation: Geophysics

Main educational courses

  • Biosphere Evolution from Geological Perspective
  • History and Methodology of Geological Sciences
  • Current Issues in Geology
  • Evolution of the Earth
  • Economic Geology

Profession-oriented educational courses

  • Engineering Geophysics
  • Oil and Gas Geophysics
  • Mining Geophysics

Area of specialisation: Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Main educational courses

  • Biosphere Evolution from Geological Perspective
  • History and Methodology of Geological Sciences
  • Current Issues in Geology
  • Evolution of the Earth
  • Economic Geology

Profession-oriented educational courses

  • Environmental Geochemistry and Mineralogy
  • Geochemistry of Natural Processes
  • Mineralogy of Russia

Area of specialisation: Hydrogeology

Main educational courses

  • Biosphere Evolution from Geological Perspective
  • History and Methodology of Geological Sciences
  • Current Issues in Geology
  • Evolution of the Earth
  • Economic Geology

Profession-oriented educational courses

  • Hydrogeodynamic Modelling
  • Comprehensive Study of Hydrogeological Objects
  • Multiphase Fluid Flow in Porous Media

Area of specialisation: Engineering Geology

Main educational courses

  • Biosphere Evolution from Geological Perspective
  • History and Methodology of Geological Sciences
  • Current Issues in Geology
  • Evolution of the Earth
  • Economic Geology

Profession-oriented educational courses

  • Geotechnical Calculations
  • Engineering Geocryology
  • Research Methods for Subsoils of Special Composition and Structure

Area of specialisation: Crystallography and Crystal Chemistry

Main educational courses

  • Biosphere Evolution from Geological Perspective
  • History and Methodology of Geological Sciences
  • Current Issues in Geology
  • Evolution of the Earth
  • Economic Geology

Profession-oriented educational courses

  • Crystal Chemistry of High Temperatures and High Pressures
  • Problems of Modern Crystallography
  • Current Issues in Crystal Chemistry

Area of specialisation: Minerageny. Geological and Economic Evaluation of Mineral Deposits

Main educational courses

  • Biosphere Evolution from Geological Perspective
  • History and Methodology of Geological Sciences
  • Current Issues in Geology
  • Evolution of the Earth
  • Economic Geology

Profession-oriented educational courses

  • Crystal Chemistry of High Temperatures and High Pressures
  • Problems of Modern Crystallography
  • Current Issues in Crystal Chemistry

Area of specialisation: Petrology and Isotope Geology Exploration

Main educational courses

  • Biosphere Evolution from Geological Perspective
  • History and Methodology of Geological Sciences
  • Current Issues in Geology
  • Evolution of the Earth
  • Economic Geology

Profession-oriented educational courses

  • Fundamentals of Metasomatism Theory
  • Petrology of Metamorphic Processes
  • Theoretical Petrology

Area of specialisation: Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology and Palaeontology

Main educational courses

  • Biosphere Evolution from Geological Perspective
  • History and Methodology of Geological Sciences
  • Current Issues in Geology
  • Evolution of the Earth
  • Economic Geology

Profession-oriented educational courses

  • Basin Analysis
  • Geological Time and its Measurement
  • Regional Geotectonics

Future career

Key positions

  • Geologist
  • Geophysicist
  • Geochemist
  • Mineralogist
  • Gemmologist
  • Geological engineer
  • Hydrogeologist
  • Crystallographer
  • Research worker (according to the area of specialisation)
  • Lecturer at a higher education institution (according to the area of specialisation)
  • Geological party head

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