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Study Masters in Cultural Studies under the Learning in Russia™ program for international students!

Masters in Cultural Studies in Russia


Duration: 2 years
Language: English
Requirements: TOEFL (paper 500 and better; web 55 and better) or IELTS (5.5 and better), First Certificate in English (FCE)

Core Disciplines

Theory of Culture

  • Theory and History of Russian Culture
  • Self-Presentation, Foundations of Behavioral Culture and Language Discourse


Russian Culture and the Arts

  • Russian Literature of 19-20th Centuries
  • Russian Philosophy of 19-20th centuries
  • Great Russian Educators: Russian Education Over Centuries
  • Russian Fine Arts Over Epochs: from Rublev to Malevich
  • Architecture of Russia
  • Russian and World Cinematography
  • The Grands of Russian Theatre
  • Musical Heritage of Russia
  • Genius of Leo Tolstoy: Literary and Philosophic Legacy
  • Dostoevsky: Literary and Philosophic Legacy


Russian Identity and Politics

  • Media and Politics in Digital Era: Russia’s Competitive Edge
  • Political Process in Contemporary Russia
  • International Negotiations: Cross-Cultural Aspect
  • Analytical Skills in Social and Cultural Research
  • Ethnicity and Religion in Russia
  • Russian People and the “Russian soul”: Myths and Reality
  • Management of Social and Political Processes in Russia
  • Foundations of Russia’s Foreign Policy


Russian Business Strategies

  • Doing Business in Russia
  • Innovation and R&D Strategies

Career Opportunities

Graduates can find a career in various cultural, social, artistic, educational and advocacy fields. They are well marketable within and outside the cultural sector – in business, industry, politics or government. Internship assists in securing employment upon graduation. The program is tailored to produce best results in the following positions:

  • Art Consultant
  • Cultural Researcher
  • Exhibition Curator
  • Media Commentator
  • Program Developer
  • Documentary Filmmaker
  • Literature and Theatre Critic


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