Environmental Design

54.03.01In english and russian

Level of education Bachelor

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 4 years

Programme description
  • The bachelor's programme ‘Environmental Design’ provides a fundamental university liberal education. It also provides an opportunity to acquire professional knowledge, and the skills and technologies of environmental design in the context of professional interdisciplinary relations
  • Uniquely designed teaching techniques of profession-oriented courses provide training of multiskilled environmental designers. They are capable of performing projects in different design fields such as: the design of small architectural forms; urban design; landscape design; interior design; and architectural, museum and exhibition design
  • There is an opportunity to choose a subject for their graduation project according to student’s personal interests. Individual guidance during their project preparation provides advanced skills in the design of the chosen project area
  • Special attention during training is paid to the issues of: the adaptation of cultural heritage objects to modern functions; project management; and the legal foundations of professional practice
  • The programme combines advanced information and computer technologies with classical and innovative design methods 
Main courses
  • Design Project Development
  • History of Design, Science and Technology
  • History of Architecture and Art
  • Drawing  
  • Painting
  • Sculpture and Plastic Modelling
  • Computer Technology in Design
  • History and Theory of Interior 
  • History of Town Building / Urban Studies
  • Architectural and Engineering Design 
  • Materials Science and Modern Technology 
Our advantages
  • The bachelor's programme ‘Environmental Design’ provides a fundamental university liberal education. It also provides the opportunity to acquire professional knowledge, and the skills and technologies of environmental design in the context of professional interdisciplinary relations. Uniquely designed teaching techniques of profession-oriented courses provide training of multiskilled environmental designers. They are capable of performing projects in different design fields such as: the design of small architectural forms; urban design; landscape design; interior design; and architectural, museum and exhibition design.
  • There is an opportunity to choose a subject for graduation projects according to student’s personal interests. Individual guidance during their project preparation provides advanced skills in the design of the chosen project area.
  • Special attention during the training is paid to the issues of: the adaptation of cultural heritage objects to modern functions; project management; and the legal foundations of professional practice.
  • The programme combines advanced information and computer technologies with classical and innovative design methods.
International relations
  • Aalto University (Helsinki, Finland)
  • International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media (CUMULUS)
  • International Association of Design Laboratories ‘DESIS’
  • University Alliance for Sustainability – UAS FUB
Practical training and career opportunities

Practices at

  • The Research Institute of Theory and History of Architecture and Urban Planning, Branch of the Central Institute for Research and Design of the Ministry of Construction and Housing and Communal Services of the Russian Federation
  • OOO ‘Severnyi Gorod’ (part of the RBI holding company)
  • The St Petersburg PRO ARTE Foundation for Culture and Arts
  • OOO ‘Lenstroytrest’
  • IADRO Group (OOO ‘Agropitomnik’ – Alekseevskaia Dubrava)
  • Kirov Central Park of Recreation and Culture (Yelagin Island)
  • The Committee for City Planning and Architecture of the Government of St Petersburg 

Professions

Graduates embark on a career in design companies and architectural offices, construction firms, landscaping and  landscape construction companies.