taught in English and Russian

Level of education: bachelor programmes

Type of enrollment: full-time

Duration: 4 years

Areas of specialisation

History of Arts:

This area of specialisation is devoted to the history of fine art and architecture and is aimed at training fine art experts of various specialisations (art historian, art theorist, art critic, art expert, curator).

Main educational courses
  • Theory, History, Phenomenology of Easel Painting
  • Issues of Topical Art
  • Origins of Classical Art

History of Civilizations:

This area of specialisation is devoted to training future specialists in one of the oldest, yet ever significant, science — history.

Main educational courses
  • Ancient Greek and Roman Civilisation
  • History of the Soviet Society
  • History and Memory

Film and Video:

This area of specialisation is devoted to studies of cinematography and its present-day filiations such as video and media.

Main educational courses
  • Videoart: Past, Present, Future
  • Film Genres
  • Methodology of Analyzing an Audiovisual Work

Cognitive Studies:

This area of specialisation is aimed at training specialists in one of the most cutting-edge and rapidly developing areas of modern science.

Main educational courses
  • Cognitive Neurophysiology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Neurolinguistics

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence:

This area of specialisation is aimed at training professional programmers and young scientists either planning further studies in the same speciality or applying their knowledge and skills to other areas.

Main educational courses
  • Introduction to Algorithm Analysis
  • Modern Data Analysis

Literature:

This area of specialisation is aimed at teaching students to acquire the principal skills necessary for critics, journalists and editors.

Main educational courses
  • History of Philological Studies
  • 19th Century Literature: Western Europe and the USA

International Relations, Political Sciences and Human Rights:

This area of specialisation is aimed at training future political scientists, specialists in civil society and international relations.

Main educational courses
  • Political Philosophy of the New Era
  • Comparative Political Science

Music:

This area of specialisation offers students various personal fulfillment strategies in the field of modern sociocultural and artistic environment.

Main educational courses
  • Analysis of Musical Forms
  • Styles and Genres of Western European Music
  • Languages of Music: Elements, Structures, Meanings

Complex Systems:

This area of specialisation is aimed at teaching students specialising in natural sciences and includes various fields of study such as econophysics, neuromodelling, multi-agent systems, nonlinear dynamics, fractals and chaos, etc.

Main educational courses
  • Computational Neuroscience and Neuromodelling
  • Fractals and Nonlinear Dynamics in Modelling and Data Analysis

Sociology and Anthropology:

This area of specialisation is focused on analysing multiple problems of the modern society, comprehension of the Russian reality in the context of social changes taking place in the country and worldwide.

Main educational courses
  • Gender Studies
  • Social Structures and Social Institutions

Philosophy:

This area of specialisation is aimed at teaching humanitarians in the broad sense of the word, capable of comprehending all kinds of modern phenomena.

Main educational courses
  • Analytical Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of the Modern Period

Economics:

This area of specialisation is focused on the students' acquisition of basic knowledge of economic theory, in particular the tools of microeconomics and macroeconomics.

Main educational courses
  • Institutional Economics
  • World Economy