Philosophy

47.03.01In english and russian

Level of education Bachelor

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 4 years

Programme description
  • The bachelor's programme ‘Philosophy’ trains experts in all main fields of philosophical knowledge: the History of Philosophy; Ontology and Epistemology; Social Philosophy and the Philosophy of History; Philosophical Anthropology; Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Culture; Ethics; and the Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • The programme is aimed at developing in students a holistic understanding of philosophy and its place in present-day culture. The programme is unique in that it employs the teaching methods that enable students to master the fundamentals of a whole range of humanities disciplines. This makes it possible for graduates to be highly competitive in the labour market in such fields as education, science, art, management, communications, and cross-border cultural collaboration 
Main courses
  • History of Philosophy
  • Logic
  • Ontology 
  • Social Philosophy 
  • Philosophy and Methodology of Science
  • Philosophy of Culture
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophy of Technology
  • Philosophical Anthropology
  • Aesthetics
  • Ethics 
  • History of Philosophy 
  • Gnoseology 
  • Philosophy of History 
  • Political Philosophy
Our advantages
  • The programme provides universal humanitarian education, which allows further improvement in all areas of the humanities
  • A holistic view is formed of the processes taking place in the modern world; and the skill is developed of the systematic analysis of events in all areas of public life
  • The programme develops in students: a holistic view of the processes taking place in the modern world; and the skills of systematic analysis of events in all areas of public life
  • Students are introduced to the main research and educational strategies of modern times. They can choose the appropriate type of activity themselves
  • Graduates are able to adequately assess the sociocultural, ideological, and methodological status of any humanitarian discipline
  • Graduates are ready to carry out independently a theoretical analysis of the fundamental laws of the formation and development of being, society and thinking in diverse and interconnected forms of their existence and manifestation
  • Graduates are able to manage quantitative and qualitative studies, social reviews, forecasts, and expert assessments
International relations
  • Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (Germany) 
  • University of Belgrade (Serbia)
  • Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany)
  • Beijing Normal University (China)
  • University of Tehran (Iran)
  • Sorbonne (Paris, France)
  • Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice (Košice, Slovakia)
Practical training and career opportunities
  • Training involves teaching and research practice at St Petersburg University
  • The programme is designed to train qualified specialists with a set of current knowledge about philosophical problems and how to solve them in various fields of professional activity and in areas of public life. They will be able to apply the acquired knowledge and skills in their professional activities
  • Professional training within the programme will make it possible for graduates to acquire the skills of: scientific and theoretical analysis in the field of academic research; and systematic analysis in the field of the practical life of a person and society as a whole

The programme develops students' skills and abilities to: actualise the universal scale of understanding the phenomena of reality; and take adequate measures to solve problems of any complexity:

  • administration at different levels business journalism, design
  • organisation and support of cultural events
  • information analysis centres
  • management of quantitative and qualitative studies, social reviews, forecasts, and expert assessments
  • teaching social sciences in secondary and higher education

Professions

  • Lecturer
  • Journalist
  • Editor of scientific publications