Applied Ethics

47.04.02In russian

Level of education Master

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 2 years

Main academic courses
  • Current Issues in Ethics
  • Bioethics as a Cultural Phenomenon and a Social Institution
  • Techniques and Practice of Ethical Review
  • Methods of Applied Research in Ethics
  • Methodology of Case Studies in Ethics
  • Methods of Multivariate Analysis of Modern Morality
  • Morality and Violence
  • Moral Dilemmas
  • Basic Concepts and Schools in Ethics
  • Social Anthropology of Modernity
  • Theoretical Foundations of Applied Ethics
  • Ethics of Business and Management
  • Ethics of Political Discourse
  • Ethics of Ecological Responsibility
Our advantages
  • The programme combines theoretical and practical training. The Department of Ethics, whose teaching staff provide professional training, is currently the largest Department of Ethics not only in Russia, but also in the world. Its staff are the developers of federal state educational standards for higher education in the field of applied ethics (bachelor's and master's programmes).
  • Master's students have an opportunity to take part in academic mobility programmes and successfully continue their studies and academic careers in the world’s top universities.
International relations
  • The University of Geneva (Switzerland)
  • The Sorbonne (France)
  • Beijing Normal University (China)
  • The University of Tartu (Estonia)
  • Hokkaido University (Japan)
  • Hiroshima City University (Japan)
  • Seoul National University (South Korea)
Main areas of research
  • Bioethics
  • Information Ethics
  • Corporate Ethics
  • Political Ethics
  • Professional Ethics
  • Business Ethics
  • Ethics in Education