Liberal Arts and Sciences

50.03.01In english and russian

Level of education Bachelor

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 4 years

Main courses

The profile of History of Arts and Architecture is designed to train art experts of various profiles (historians, theoreticians, critics, experts, curators).

Main educational courses

  • Theory, History and Phenomenology of Easel Painting
  • Problems of Topical Art
  • Origins of Classical Art

This profile is designed to train specialists in History which is one of the oldest and the most important fields of science.

Main educational courses

  • Ancient Civilisation
  • History of the Soviet Society
  • History and Memory

This profile is designed to train specialists in film studies as well as its modern filiations (video, media).

Main educational courses

  • Video Art: Past, Present, Future
  • Film Genres
  • Methodology of Analysing an Audiovisual Work

This profile is designed to train specialists in one of the most advanced and rapidly developing areas of modern science.

Main educational courses

  • Cognitive Neurophysiology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Neurolinguistics

This profile is designed to train professional software developers, as well as young scientists, who plan to: continue their studies in their study profile; or use acquired knowledge and skills in other spheres. 

Main educational courses

  • Introduction to Algorithm Analysis
  • Modern Data Analysis

This profile is designed to help students to acquire basic skills necessary for critics, journalists and editors. 

Main educational courses

  • History of Philological Studies
  • 19th Century Literature: Western Europe and USA

This profile is designed to train specialists in political sciences, civil society and international relations.  

Main educational courses

  • Political Philosophy of the New Era
  • Comparative Political Science

As part of the curriculum, students gain in-depth knowledge that helps them to find various strategies for self-realisation in the field of modern sociocultural and artistic space.

Main academic courses

  • Analysis of Musical Forms

Languages of Music: Elements, Structures, Meanings

Styles and Genres of Western European Music

As part of the curriculum, students study in-depth the following natural science disciplines: econophysics; neuromodelling; multi-agent systems; nonlinear dynamics; fractals and chaos; and others.

Main academic courses

  • Fractals and Non-Linear Dynamics in Modelling and Data Analysis
  • Computational Neuroscience and Neuromodelling

As part of the curriculum, students gain in-depth knowledge of disciplines that are focused on: the analysis of the diverse challenges of modern society; and understanding Russian reality in the context of social changes that take place in the country and in the global world.

Main academic courses

  • Social Structures and Social Institutions
  • Gender Studies

As part of the curriculum, students gain in-depth knowledge of disciplines that are focused on training scholars in the broad sense of the word. They will be able to comprehend any phenomena of the modern world. 

 Main academic courses

  • Analytical Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of the Modern Period

As part of the curriculum, students gain in-depth knowledge of disciplines that are focused on developing student's fundamental knowledge of economic theory, in particular the apparatus of microeconomics and macroeconomics.

Main academic courses

  • Institutional Economics
  • World Economy
Programme description

The programme is unique in that it combines broad general education and an in-depth study of the disciplines of the selected area of specialisation. Classes are held in small groups. Students have the opportunity to choose courses, including courses in English, and create a personal curriculum. One third of students study abroad for one semester.

Our advantages

The programme is unique in that it combines broad general education and an in-depth study of the disciplines of the selected area of specialisation. Classes are held in small groups. Students have the opportunity to choose courses, including courses in English, and create a personal curriculum. One third of students study abroad for one semester.

Practical training and career opportunities

Practice

  • St Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Pavlov Institute of Physiology of the Russian Academy of Sciences  
  • The Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkinskij Dom) of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • P. Bekhtereva Institute of the Human Brain of the Russian Academy of Sciences  
  • The State Hermitage Museum
  • The State Russian Museum

Professions

Graduates can work in a wide variety of fields: research and education; media and communications; marketing and advertising; information technology and finance; public service and non-profit organisations; museums and theatres; and their own projects and businesses.