Level of education: Bachelor programmes

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Language of instruction:  English, Russian

 

Fields of study

Hydrology

Courses

  • Hydraulics and Fundamentals of Hydraulic Engineering
  • Hydrology of Inland Water Bodies
  • Hydrology of Land: Ecological Aspects of Water Use
  • Hydrology of Land: Experimental Hydrology
  • Hydrochemistry of Inland Waters
  • Computer Technologies in Hydrology
  • Mathematical Modelling of River Flow
  • Assessment of Ecological Status, Quality and Self-Purification of Natural Waters
  • Applied Hydrology
  • Drainage and Water Balance
  • Ecological Regulation and Sustainability of Aquatic Ecosystems

Meteorology and Climatology

Courses

  • Agroclimatology
  • Aerosols in the Atmosphere
  • Dynamic Meteorology
  • Climatology
  • Climate of the World and Russia
  • Cosmic Methods of Meteorology Research
  • Methods for Calculating the Spread of Pollution in Mobile Environments
  • Paleoclimatology
  • Applied Climatology
  • Synoptic Meteorology
  • Theory of Climate
  • Physical Meteorology
  • Ecological Climatology

Oceanology

  • Biology of Ocean
  • Hydrochemistry of Seas and Oceans
  • Dynamics of Ocean
  • Mathematical Modeling of Marine Ecosystems
  • Methods and Tools of Oceanological Measurements
  • Sea Currents
  • Fundamentals of Physical and Statistical Methods of Sea Forecasts
  • Tidal Phenomena in Ocean
  • Programming in Oceanology
  • Regional Oceanology
  • Satellite Oceanology
  • Basics of Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction

Our advantages

  • Obtaining a profession highly demanded in the labour market;
  • Participation in integrated expeditions throughout Russia (Baikal, Antarctica, Alaska, the Yamal Peninsula, the Sayan Mountains, Altai Krai, North Caucasus) and in sea expeditions from the North Pole to the Southern Ocean;
  • Participation in conferences, seminars, symposia in Russia and abroad, including the annual Great Geographical Festival and events of the Russian Geographical Society;
  • Participation of students in research projects and grants, including international ones;
  • The possibility to acquire a large amount of applied skills;
  • The possibility to master advanced research methods: mathematical modelling of hydrometeorological processes; application of GIS-technologies in hydrometeorology; and others;
  • The study of methods for predicting catastrophic phenomena in nature: mudflows; hurricanes; floods; and others.

Career

Professions

Graduates work as: oceanologists; meteorologists; climatologists; meteorological engineers; hydrologists; hydrological engineers; and hydrochemists.

Organisations where our graduates work

  • Institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences and departmental research organisations in hydrology, meteorology, and oceanology
  • Commercial fishing and engineering and surveying companies
  • Research institutes and regional departments of the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring (Roshydromet)
  • Research institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Research institutes of the Federal Agency for Fishery
  • Organisations of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation
  • Design institutes and organisations that provide work to: strengthen shores; and build ports, roads, power lines, sea channels, dams, offshore platforms and pipelines

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