Do you see your future in international business, marketing or foreign trade? Whichever track you choose, you can’t go without core basics of economics. Economists are able to interpret and forecast future trends on financial markets, estimate conditions, analyze data and use theoretical knowledge to help institutions – ranging from individual start-ups to corporations and governments – operate more efficiently. Combine these skills with the ability to communicate effectively in a foreign language, and opportunities abound.
The first semester is fully focused on Russian language training, building reading, writing, speaking and oral comprehension skills necessary for both academic understanding and everyday communication. As a key outcome, the students achieve the language level required to go on with specialty courses.
In the second semester, they go on mastering their language proficiency through the course of Russian for University Studies, and also develop advanced learning competences, including presentation and seminar participation strategies, time and materials management, meeting deadlines and responding feedback. The specialty part of the curriculum features foundation courses in Economics, Mathematics, History and Social Studies, covering mainstream concepts, theories and models required for future professional qualification. Meanwhile, the students also develop their Business Russian competences, which especially relevant for furthering their undergraduate studies and research in the field of economics.
This program prepares students for a future in government, corporations, and local industries who conduct business internationally. Many international corporations have interests and operations in Russia. Graduates with good command of the Russian language are valued assets to employers looking to expand their businesses to this part of the world. Besides, the program also fosters a set of generic skills, such as problem solving and decision making, analytical skills, inter-cultural negotiation and international management, so that our graduates can have their career options expanded. After successfully completing the program, students will become fully prepared to enter relevant bachelor programs of the Ural Federal University – which is a first step to professional advancement.
Academic calendar for Academic Year 2017–2018:
deadline for applications — August, 15 (in some countries, students are waiting for their exam results to come)
start of classes — September, 4
deadline for arrival — October, 1
deadline for applications — December, 1
start of classes — February, 12
deadline for arrival — February, 20
Tuition fee: per year 130 000 rubles
Duration full-time 1116 academic hours (30 hours per week)
Mode of study Full-time
Created / Updated: 11 July 2016 / 9 November 2017