Master's Programmes

Master's Programmes

Faculty of International Relations proposes you master's progammes:

  • in Russian:
    • Theory of Language
    • History of International Relations and Foreign Policy
    • Jurisprudence
    • International Economics
    • Management in Social and Economic Systems
    • Innovation Management in the Sphere of Tourism
    • Oriental Studies

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  • in English:

HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND FOREIGN POLICY

Short annotation

The main goal of the Master’s program “History of International Relations and Foreign Policy” (2 academic years) is a complex and detailed teaching of the International Relations System’s formation and evolution, its most significant elements, instruments, interactions and interdependencies.

The proposed Master’s study focuses on detailed analysis of key features and characteristics of the History and Theory of International Relations as well as Topical Problems of the present World Politics and Economy. The special attention is paid to a consideration of the preconditions and consequences of the System of International Relations transformation on the eve of the XX – XXI centuries in the frameworks of the Interdisciplinary Methodology.

The Curriculum includes the realization of some important objectives, and namely: studying of the Subject and Methodological Basics of the History and Theory of International Relations, analysis of the leading research Tendencies and Schools of the modern Theory of International Relations, characterization of the most important periods and stages of the System of International Relations development, consideration of the main approaches to the Foreign Policies analysis in a historical Retrospective and at the present stage, research of the geopolitical, social, cultural and economical aspects of the History and Theory of International Relations, and defining of main approaches to the contemporary analysis of place and the role of Conflict in the modern International Relations.

The academic courses of the Master’s program consider different problems of the Foreign Policies formation and realization based on such important categories as National Interests and Foreign Policy Priorities. It includes also studying of the basic Theories of Decision-making in Foreign Policy as well as analysis of the characteristics and backgrounds of Integration and Disintegration processes in the International Relations at the beginning of the XXI century.

Main academic courses: History of International Relations; Theory of International Relations; International Organizations; International and European Security; Regional Studies; Regional Conflicts; European Integration.

Special academic courses: Approaches to Middle East Studies; CIS: Security and Stability Issues; International Investment Law; EU External Relations Law; National Strategies of the Eastern European countries: an economic aspect; China in the International Relations of the XXI century; Regionalization in Latin America, Africa, and Southeast Asia; Political Systems in Northeast Asia.

Communicative academic courses: English / Translation Praxis; Academic and Professional Writing in English; Russian / Translation Praxis (Elective).

Faculty and Department Supervisors: Victor G. Shadurski, Dean, Professor, Doctor of Science (History) and Mechislau E. Chasnouski, Head of Department, Professor, Doctor of Science (History).

Core Teaching Staff: Alexandr M. Baichorov, Professor, Doctor of Science (Philosophy); Mariya V. Danilovich, Associate Professor, Candidate of Science (History); Elena A. Dostanko, Associate Professor, Candidate of Science (Political Studies); Vladislav V. Froltsov, Associate Professor, Candidate of Science (History); Dmitriy L. Shevelyov, Associate Professor, Candidate of Science (History); Feras S. Salloum, Assistant Professor, Candidate of Science (History).

In 2014-2016 the Master’s program “History of International Relations and Foreign Policy” joined students from different states and regions, and namely Russia, China, India, Nigeria, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Iraq, Libya.

 Academic plan

“History of International Relations and Foreign Policy” (1-23 80 06)

(2 academic years)

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Name of subject

 

Hours, in all

Hours, in Semesters

In all

 

including:

lectures

 

1st

semester

2nd

semester

3rd

semester

4th

semester

1.

 

Common Academic Courses

(for prospective PhD researchers)

768

318

452

 

 

422

346

1.1

 

Philosophy and Methodology of Science

240

104

136

 

 

110

130

 

1.2

English / Translation Praxis

420

140

280

 

 

204

216

1.3

 

Information Technologies

108

72

36

 

 

108

 

 

2.

 

Main, Special, and Communicative Academic Courses

1758

712

1046

672

702

300

84

2.1

 

High School Pedagogy and Psychology (for PhD researchers)

84

56

28

 

 

 

84

2.2

 

History of International Relations

206

72

134

68

68

70

 

2.3

Theory of International Relations

94

34

60

94

 

 

 

2.4

International Organizations

94

34

60

94

 

 

 

2.5

International and European Security

136

56

80

 

 

136

 

2.6

Regional Studies

136

56

80

136

 

 

 

2.7

Regional Conflicts

136

56

80

 

136

 

 

2.8

European Integration

94

34

60

 

 

94

 

2.9

 

Academic and Professional Writing in English

54

24

30

 

54

 

 

2.10

 

Approaches to Middle East Studies

54

24

30

 

54

 

 

2.11

 

CIS: Security and Stability Issues

54

24

30

54

 

 

 

2.12

International Investment Law

54

24

30

54

 

 

 

2.13

EU External Relations Law

54

24

30

 

54

 

 

2.14

National Strategies of the Eastern European countries: an economic aspect

54

24

30

 

54

 

 

2.15

China in the International Relations of the XXI century

54

24

30

 

54

 

 

2.16

Regionalization in Latin America, Africa, and Southeast Asia

54

24

30

 

54

 

 

2.17

Political Systems in Northeast Asia

54

24

30

 

54

 

 

 

Elective Course

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.18

Russian / Translation Praxis

292

98

194

172

120

 

 

 

Hours, in all

2526

1030

1498

672

702

722

430

3.

 

Research and Library Work

1470

 

1470

396

408

432

234

4.

 

The Orientation and Adoption Procedure

216

 

216

 

 

 

216

5.

 

Final Attestation

216

 

216

 

 

 

216

 

In all

4428

1028

3400

1068

1110

1154

1096

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