Level of education: Master programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 2 years

Language of instruction: English, Russian

Main academic courses

  • Qualification of Crimes Against Life
  • Qualification of Crimes Against Property
  • International Criminal Law
  • Theoretical Principles of Classification of Crimes
  • Fundamentals of Criminal Policy in the Russian Federation
  • General Issues in the Theory of Crime
  • Issues in Criminal Responsibility and Punishment of Minors
  • Theoretical Issues of Criminal Identity in Criminal Law
  • Criminal Law of Foreign Countries: General Part
  • Criminal and Legal Issues of Official Malfeasance


The graduates can work in the field of criminal justice, applying the acquired knowledge and skills in practice, acting as prosecutors and defenders in criminal cases, advising and representing the interests of parties to a criminal proceeding.

The graduates can work:

  • at courts of the Russian Federation
  • at public prosecution agencies of the Russian Federation
  • at the departments of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation
  • at the departments of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation
  • at the departments of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation
  • as teachers at law schools
  • as lawyers
  • as legal advisers at government agencies and local self-government bodies
  • as lawyers at commercial and other organisations

Interested in this programme — set up your personal account to proceed with your application.