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Curriculum

Programme Content

The programme lasts for 2 years (full-time mode). It consists of courses, Research internship, term paper and a dissertation with a total of 120 credits. The teaching part consists of mandatory, optional and elective courses with value of 50 credits minimum. 46 credits are allocated to research and internship; 24 credits – to the final state exam and dissertation. Each quarter contains a number of mandatory and optional courses that are taught in sequence in different semesters.

 

1-st year

 

Course

ECTS

 

Course

ECTS

1st semester (Fall)

Countries of Asia: Key Problems of Research

3

2nd semester (Spring)

Methodology of Modern Research of Asia

3

Leadership Challenges in International Business in Asia

4

Contemporary International Relations of Asian countries

 

4

Countries of Asia in the System of International Investment

4

Doing business in Asian Cultures: Introduction

4

Electives:

1. Socio-political processes in the Middle East;

2. Government and Politics of East Asian countries.

1. Economics and Finance in Near And Middle;

2. China's One Belt, One Road Policy.

4

 

 

 

 

4

Research Seminar

6

Project Seminar

1

Research Practice

10

Research Seminar

10

Course Paper

6

Total ECTS credits - 17

Total ECTS credits - 46

2-nd year

1st semester (Fall)

Course

ECTS

2nd semester (Spring)

Course

ECTS

International Political and Economic Integration and International Organizations of Modern Asia

4

 

Electives:

Massive Open Online Course 1

Massive Open Online Course 2

Massive Open Online Course 3

2

Electives:

1. Historical, Political and Economic Integration of BRICS;

2. Russia's Identity in World Politics: from Global South to Global Nomads;

Elective courses from other master's programs (choice out of 5 courses in total)

4

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

Project Seminar

1

Research Practice

4

 

Research Seminar

4

 

MA Thesis Preparation and Writing

18

 

MA Thesis Defense (Final Attestation)

6

Total ECTS credits -12

Total ECTS credits - 35

 
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