History, Literature and Philosophy are just a few of the classical subjects associated with humanities. Presently, this scope has increasingly widened to include liberal arts, such as music, art, religion, and ethics, as well as social studies – like political science, law, journalism, and anthropology – and practically anything that helps you get to the core of culture and the human condition. So if besides a profound grounding in the Russian language, you want to become conversant with the enormous wealth of the human culture, experience, and perception – this program is for you!
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 gives students foundation of knowledge in History, Social Studies and Literature to be expanded in their further studies. Meanwhile, the introductory course of Academic Russian helps students to facilitate their study and research process by enabling them to think critically, search for relevant information, and developing basic referencing, reviewing and editing skills.
The knowledge gained from the program forms a strong foundation for careers and further study. Apart from classical humanities tracks (like history, philosophy and philology), graduates can apply their cultural and language skills to a variety of education fields including management, education, journalism, cultural preservation, and communications. Furthermore, the program gives you a wide set of transferable skills that are highly valued in the labor market – such as critical thinking, analyzing media, creativity, cultural awareness, self-expression, arguing persuasively, and much more. 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: 16 February 2016 / 9 November 2017