Preschool education management

Program objective and conception
The objective of the program is to prepare highly qualified specialists for pedagogical, research and management activities in the field of education, and for successful solving of professional problems in compliance with a Master’s degree programme in Preschool education management:

- In the field of pedagogical activity:

To study abilities and needs of preschoolers depending on the educational programme to acquire.
To manage an education process with the use of technologies reflecting specific educational areas and relevant to age and physical and psychological peculiarities of preschoolers including their special educational needs. 
To manage communication and cooperation with colleagues, parents, social partners, and foreign partners as well.
To promote professional self-development and personal development.

- In the field of scientific research:

To analyse, classify, and summarise scientific research results in the field of science and education by applying a combination of research methods to solving specific research problems. 
To carry out and analyse results of research in the field of science and education with contemporary scientific methods and technologies.

- In the field of management:

To study a state and potential of a managed system and its macro- and microenvironment by utilizing a combination of methods of a strategic and operational analysis.
To study, manage, and assess implementation of management process results with management technologies relevant to general and specific patterns of the managed system development.
To use available potentials of the managed system environment and to design the ways of its enrichment and development to provide for the management quality.

Admission Requirements
Any applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree with good grades. An inter-course written examination will be an entrance examination.

Study conditions
- Full-time education: the course lasts 2 years
Part-time education: the course lasts 2 years and 5 months.

Educational components
Major – Teacher Training
Master’s degree programme – Preschool education management

 

1st academic year

Semester 1Semester 2
CoursesCredit pointsCoursesCredit points
Contemporary issues in science and education 4 Theory and practice of implementation of continuity in education 2
Scientific research methodology and methods 3 Workshop on document management in a pre-school educational institution  
Business foreign language 2,5 Business foreign language 2
Management 2 History of management 2
Education process management in higher school 2 Preparation of the educational institution development programme 2
Pedagogical anthropology 2 Theoretical and applied aspects of ethno cultural education 2
Management psychology 2 Management psychology 4
Workshop on professional management problem solving 1 Workshop on professional management problem solving 1
Pedagogical axiology 2    
Comparative pedagogy 2    
Personal development training 2    
Educational ICT 3    
Educational regulatory framework 2    

 

An academic programme includes a practical training and scientific research work.

 

2nd academic year

Semester 3Semester 4
CourseCredit pointsCourseCredit points
Contemporary issues in science and education 2 Preschool education management 2
Management research methodology 2 Education quality management 2
Contemporary assessment technologies of professional educational activities 2 Marketing in education 2
Educational programme development 2 Financial and operating activities management in a preschool educational institution 2
Individual learning route design 2    

 

An academic programme includes a work placement, pre-graduation practical training and scientific research work. A work placement aims to build up professional skills in pedagogical, research and management activities.

Social work

Objects of professional activities of the Master of Social work are the following:

  • Social groups, ethno-national classes, families and individuals seeking for social assistance, help, protection, and social service;
  • Civil society organisations, foundations, associations, unions;
  • Enterprises, institutions, organisations, authorities of social security, social service, social insurance, public health, occupational pension, and education;
  • Social responsible business;
  • Functioning and development of the social work and social management system at the federal, regional, and municipal levels.

The Master of Social work is trained for the following professional activities:

  • Scientific research;
  • Teaching;
  • Administration and management;
  • Social project activities;
  • Socio-technical activities.

The Master of Social work specialising in “Social work with different population groups” is trained for solving the following professional problems:

In the field of scientific research:

  • To provide theoretical justification of scientific research methods;
  • To manage access, processing, interpretation, and storage of scientific information about social work issues at the federal, regional, and municipal levels;
  • To conduct an independent, creative analytical research of the top development lines of the social work theory and practice in Russian and abroad;
  • To study, predict, and analyse the current social work issues;
  • To conduct a research on development and implementation of modern, efficient social technologies;

In the field of teaching:

  • To teach at educational institutions of the Russian Federation;
  • To administer and run educational process;
  • To apply academic skills in social practice;
  • To study issues of the educational process administration and management at educational institutions of the Russian Federation;

In the field of social project activities:

  • To develop project-based analysis and competency counseling applicable to the psycho-social, structural, and complex-oriented social work;
  • To develop and implement social programmes and projects aimed at solving current problems of human, group, and societal life;
  • To master and employ social qualimetry methods in social project activities;
  • To develop and implement innovations in preservation and development of human resources, physical, psychological, and social health care;

In the field of administration and management:

  • To take part in development of strategies and specific programmes of the social policy and social work implementation at different levels of the executive branch of power of the Russian Federation;
  • To administer and manage activities of social services, institutions, and organisations at different levels of the executive branch of power of the Russian Federation;
  • To develop and implement social reporting indices;
  • To arrange and support social initiatives, to promote volunteering;
  • To control implementation of social programmes and projects in different social environments, socio-cultural and socio-territorial communities;

In the field of socio-technical activities:

  • To study the current social issues at institutions, organisations, and enterprises, to develop problem-solving actions;
  • To put into practice the techniques of settlement and prevention of social disputes,  assurance of the human, societal, and national social security;
  • To work out and implement efficient techniques of rendering social and economic, social and psychological, social and educational, and health care services specified by the national standards of the Russian Federation applicable to the public social service;
  • To generate recommendations on the development of labour organisation forms and the improvement of specialists’ employment conditions;
  • To consult the general public on the social law bases and enforcement of the law in the social security area;
  • To provide technical assurance of performance efficiency of the subjects of the psycho-social, structural, and complex-oriented social work.

Master’s programme

Major – Social work

Master’s programme – Social work with different population groups

1st academic year
Semester 1Semester 2
COURSESCREDIT POINTSCOURSESCREDIT POINTS
Modern philosophy and science methodology 2 Social culture 2
Information technologies 2 Higher school education and psychology 3
Foreign language for business communication 2 Methodology and methods of the scientific research engineering 2
Conceptual framework of the modern social welfare state and social law 3 Methodology of the social work theory and practice 3
Methodology and methods of the scientific social cognition 2 Theory and practice of social work with different population groups 2
Social design 3  Research workshop 2
 Research workshop 2 Practical training – acquisition of basic professional skills 3
Practical training – acquisition of basic professional skills 3 School placement 8,5
Social project practical training 8 Research work 3
Research work 3    
2nd academic year
Semester 3Semester 4
COURSESCREDIT POINTSCOURSESCREDIT POINTS
Social work management theory and practice 3 Object- and subject-oriented CASE-technologies in social work 2
Object- and subject-oriented CASE-technologies in social work 2 Social work qualitology 2
Theory and practice of social work with different population groups 3 Master of Social Work professional competency 2
Master of Social Work professional competency 2  Theory and practice of social work with different family types
Techniques of settlement of ethic dilemmas in social work 3  Social youth studies
Social monitoring of HIV/AIDS-vulnerable persons  3 Pre-graduation practical training 3
Work placement – acquisition of professional skills and career experience 6 Research work 6
Research work 7,5    

HR Management

Code – 380403.68

HR Management

Major: Innovative technologies of HR management

Qualification (degree) – Master 1st year

1st semester 2nd semester
State social policy and management of an organization’s social development 3 Organizational and organization design theory 3
Organization of research and teaching activities in the field of HR management 3 Current problems of labor and social legislation on protection of employees’ social and labor rights 2
Business English 2 Business English 2
HR management 2 Current problems of HR management and innovative technologies of grounding and making personnel decisions 2
Function cost analysis of HR management system and technology 2 Systems of motivation and incentives for labor activity and staff development management technologies 2
Current trends in economic development 2 Strategic HR management 3
Current problems of personnel labor management 3 Migration policy 2
Labor economics 3 Salary and wages policy 3
Research 6 Leadership and team building 2
    Research 6
    Management activity records 2
    Management accounting 2
    Current trends in development of methods for personnel certification and performance assessment 3
    Work placement  

2nd year

3rd semester 4th semester
Civil procedural law 3    
Theory and practice of state and corporate HR policy, corporate culture management 4 Research practice 3
HR consulting and audit 2    
International management of social and labor relations 3    
Teaching practice 9    
Research 6    

Professional and business communication in international relations, MA

Overview

The course aims to provide you with a thorough understanding of the main theories, models and ideas in the study of professional, business communication and international liaisons. It will also enable you to understand and evaluate critically a wide spectrum of ideas put forward in the study of the language and will equip you with the intellectual perspectives and the scholarly skills that will prepare you to conduct independent research. This programme is intended for anyone interested in linguistics, the application of language research to internal and external communication in organizations, language pedagogy.
The benefit of the course is that it can be easily tailored to specific interests of people from a wide range of professional backgrounds.
The course is suitable for:

  • People working in such fields as journalism, marketing, PR, diplomacy, education who wish to study communication, language and culture
  • Teachers of English, German or Russian as a foreign language, who wish to upgrade their professional standing, gain a further qualification and investigate recent and current developments in the field

All students on this programme are introduced to the Virtual Learning Environment (data portal), which contains necessary interactive course materials for working professionals to complete in part-time, self-study mode over a period of at least 24 months.

 

Course fact file

Type of Course: Continuing professional development, taught

Study Options: Full time/ distant learning

Duration: 2 years full-time/ distant learning

Start date: September

Course Details

You will study two core modules one of which (General Scientific Module) is invariable and the other one you will choose from a range depending on your interests:

  • Module 2.1 is oriented towards the study of applied linguistics
  • Module 2.2 focuses on the international affairs
  • Module 2.3 aims at journalism and cross-cultural communication
  • Module 2.4 covers language teaching and learning   

In the end you will also complete a 15,000-word dissertation.

You will do a total of 17 assessed pieces of work over two years.

Modules (full descriptions)

  • GENERAL SCIENTIFIC MODULE

Science History and Methodology
Professional and Business Communication: Theory and Practice
Quantitative Linguistics and IT
Foundations of International Relations Theory

  • VARIABLE MODULES

MODULE 2.1 LINGUISTICS

  • General Linguistics and History of Linguistics Theories  
  • Linguistics Practical Course
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse, Culture and Communication

MODULE 2.2 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

  • International Relations Theory
  • Theory and Practice of Human Rights
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Business English Practical Course
  • Language and National Identity

MODULE 2.3 JOURNALISM AND CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION

  • Theory and Practice of Journalism
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Literature and Culture
  • Journalism Ethics

MODULE 2.4 SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING

  • Pedagogy and Psychology of the Higher Education
  • Pedagogy of Teaching and Learning Second Languages
  • Language Teaching and Observation
  • Language Testing

You will also choose three to six courses from a range which may include the following:

  • Psycholinguistics
  • Ethnolinguistics
  • Language, Style and Identity
  • Descriptive Linguistics
  • Discourse for Teachers
  • Cognitive Linguistics and Language Learning
  • Mass Communication Theory
  • Human Intervention and International Relations
  • Culture Studies
  • Text Analysis and Interpretation
  • Analysis of Spoken and Written Discourse
  • Language and Literature: Key Topics in Stylistics   
  • Russian Literature as a Part of Global Culture
  • Global Journalism
  • Teacher Training
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Teaching and Learning.

Please note that availability of optional modules may vary from year to year.

Fees and Modules (full descriptions)

We charge tuition fee for the course. Fees for 2015/16 are as follows:

  • 120 000 rubles

Tuition fees can either be paid in full or by instalments. Please, if you need further information regarding fees and funding contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Entry Requirements

International students

Academic requirements

We accept a range of qualifications from your country.

English language requirements

You can satisfy our English language requirements in several ways:

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GENERALSCIENTIFICMODULE

  • Science History and Methodology
  • Professional and Business Communication: Theory and Practice
  • Quantitative Linguistics and IT
  • Foundations of International Relations Theory

This module is designed to introduce some of the core skills and knowledge required to carry out further research successfully in the chosen area. It familiarizes you with the key aspects of scientific cognition, approaches, the main issues of contemporary science, its terminology and methodology. The module also gives overview of the current quantitative linguistics, its status as a boundary discipline as well as provides grounding in cross-cultural communication and international relations.

MODULE 2.1 LINGUISTICS

  • General Linguistics and History of Linguistics Theorie
  • Linguistics Practical Course
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse, Culture and Communication

This module provides grounding in theory of linguistics and an introduction to the main aspects of language use and language development. One part of the course will introduce and discuss concepts and issues in the field of Sociolinguistics. Sociolinguistic topics will include: ‘standard’ language and dialectal variety, linguistic variation by social context / purpose, language and social class, language policy and planning. The other part will explore issues of culture and communication correlations, discourse analysis through the practical study of a range of authentic spoken interactions in professional and business communication.

MODULE 2.2 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

  • International Relations Theory
  • Theory and Practice of Human Rights
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Business English Practical Course
  • Language and National Identity

The module addresses the major issues in the area of international relations, including the relationship between the law and other types of human rights initiatives and activities. Students will be provided with specialised knowledge about culture; stereotyping, national identity, intercultural mediation and globalisation processes. Both courses Language and National Identity and Business English contribute to students’ ability to communicate successfully across cultural boundaries of languages, styles and values.

MODULE 2.3 JOURNALISM AND CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION

  • Theory and Practice of Journalism
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Literature and Culture
  • Journalism Ethics

The module offers a mix of journalism practice and theory from cross-cultural perspective. It introduces journalistic techniques and literature study, with the particular reference to the development of world cultures (in the last 25 years). Students will explore a wide range of communication processes and problems that naturally appear when dealing with people from different religious, social, ethnic, and educational backgrounds. Studying a course of Journalism Ethic contributes to understanding of moral principles and forms of conduct, relating to the field, and makes students hold themselves accountable for professional work through applying this knowledge and their best judgments to all potential scenarios they will face in their career.

MODULE 2.4 SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING

  • Pedagogy and Psychology of the Higher Education
  • Pedagogy of Teaching and Learning Second Languages
  • Language Teaching and Observation
  • Language Testing

The aim of the module is to give you the grounding in teaching foreign languages (TFL). This module will look at a number of different aspects of current TFL methodology through classroom observation and mini-group teaching/presentations. We will be focusing on: effective lesson planning and delivering a lesson; different types of lesson and their format; different ways of presenting and practicing new language when working with students of different ages; what is meant by a learner-centered approach; students’ learning styles and ways of catering for different types of learners; classroom management and structuring the learning environment; learners’ errors, different correction techniques and ways of assessment.

Automated Control

Production processes intensification, productivity increase, expenses decrease in industrial production is impossible without modern automated systems. The development of high-performance automation systems and automated process control system (APCS) in various industries is the important factor in the creation of new efficient production.

This master's degree program in Control in Engineering Systems endows the graduate with theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the development and implementation of automated control systems of production and engineering systems.

As a graduate of Master's Degree Program in Control in Engineering Systems, you will be prepared to demonstrate the ability in:

 

design activity:

  • tools and automation and control systems design with the use of current computer-aided design software packages

design and engineering activities:

  • development of engineering documentation to designed hardware and software automation and control tools using production automated systems;

research activities:

  • the development of mathematical models of automation and control systems processes and facilities;
  • development of engineering, information and algorithm software of designed automation and control systems;
  • development of methods and hardware and software for modeling, identification and diagnostics of dynamic objects of different physical nature;

organization and management activities:

  • information space planning, design and analytical support services of output life cycle.

 

The curriculum is designed to last four semesters and includes the following disciplines:

1st semester:

  • History and methodology of science and technology in the field of management
  • Mathematical modeling of objects and management systems
  • Contemporary issues of the of control theory
  • Hardware and software of microprocessor controllers

2nd semester:

  • Automated systems of research
  • Computer-aided design of tools and management systems
  • Modular systems of technical facilities
  • Automation systems hardware and software

3rd semester:

  • Computer technologies in Engineering Systems control

4th semester:

  • Research activity
  • Industrial Practice

Teaching activity

 

Masters training

Course -  Control in Engineering Systems

Major: Processing Automation Systems and Facilities

 

1st YEAR
1st semester 2nd semester
COURSE TITLE ECTS COURSE TITLE ECTS
Mathematical Modelling of Control Objects and Systems 4 Computer-assisted Research in the Control and Automation Part 1 6
History and Methodology of Control Science and Engineering 4 Computer-assisted Research in the Control and Automation Part 2 5
Current Problems of Control Theory 6 Computer-Aided Design of Control Tools and Systems 4
Microprocessor-Based Controller Hardware and Software Tools 8 Modular Hardware Kits 12
Microprocessor-Based Controller Hardware and Software Tools 7 Automation System Hardware and Software 12
    Research 4
  2nd YEAR
3rd  semester 4th semester
COURSE TITLE ECTS COURSE TITLE ECTS
Computer Control Technologies in Engineering Systems 4 Practical Work Experience 18
Research 23 Research 12

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