Level of education: Master programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 2 years

Language of instruction: Russian


Main academic courses

  • Psychological Support for the Subjects of Education
  • Psychological Expertise in Education (with Practical Classes)
  • Teaching Psychology in Higher Education
  • Psychological Theories and Practice of School Education
  • Psychology of Adult Education
  • Inclusive Orthopedagogy (with Practical Classes)
  • Theories and Techniques of Psychological Consultation in Education
  • Digital Psychodiagnostics in the Field of Education
  • Designing and Conducting Psychological Traditional and Online Training in Education
  • Psychological, Medical and Pedagogical Counselling (with Practical Classes)
  • Psychodiagnostics and Psychological Correction in Terms of Dysontogenesis
  • Psychology of Family Upbringing and Education
  • Principles of Psychotherapeutical and Correction and Development Work in Digital Education
  • Art Therapy in Terms of Dysontogenesis
  • Psychology of Communication Among the Subjects of Education in the Digital Educational Environment
  • Psychological Technologies for Children from Risk Groups

Our advantages

  • The programme is interdisciplinary in its contents and methods of training a modern psychologist. Cutting-edge achievements of psychological and pedagogical science and world trends in changing the theory and practice of education are taken into account.
  • The programme is practice-oriented, which presupposes: the compulsory use of active and interactive teaching methods (a case method, workshops, group discussions to name just a few); and the involvement of practitioners from a wide network of partner educational institutions (future employers) to solve educational issues.
  • The programme provides a wide range of elective courses that makes it possible to master in-depth: the psychology of digital education; special psychology; and the psychology of inclusive education.
  • The programme is designed to train high calibre experts who are capable of: solving various issues in educational psychology and related areas; and providing psychological support for children and adults in the contexts of both education, upbringing, correction, socialisation, and personal and professional becoming and development.

International relations

  • Vilnius University (Lithuania)
  • Yale University (the USA)
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway)
  • Aarhus University (Denmark)
  • The Plovdiv University Paisii Hilendarski (Bulgaria)
  • The University of Zaragoza (Spain)
  • Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski (Bulgaria)
  • The University of Beira Interior (Portugal)
  • Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania)
  • The University of Delaware (the USA)
  • The University of Minho (Portugal)
  • The University of Portsmouth (Great Britain)
  • The University of Santiago de Compostela - USC (Spain)
  • Tohoku University (Japan)
  • The University of Houston (the USA)
  • The University of Edinburgh (Great Britain)
  • The Jagiellonian University (Poland)

Main areas of research

  • Psychological support for the subjects of the teaching and learning process
  • Psychology of educational setting
  • Psychology of professional development of a teacher
  • Psychology of family upbringing, the role of the family in the formation of the mindset and moral development of the child
  • Psychological and pedagogical factors in the development of students' competencies
  • Psychological and pedagogical factors of successful learning activities