The program allows you to master the study methods and preservation technologies of variety types and kinds of historical monuments, the fundamentals of management and promotion of cultural heritage. It gives the opportunity to know the scientific schools of Russia and Spain, with practical experience in the study and management of monuments of cultural heritage in both countries, and to improve practical language skills.
MA is the scientific and pedagogical in nature and allows to prepare not only for cultural and cognitive tourism, but also scientific and pedagogical employyes dealing with the study and preservation of monuments, cultural interaction and dialogue among cultures.
This program is developed in cooperation with the University of the Balearic Islands, Spain (Universidad de las Islas Baleares). Both universities are issuing the EU and Russia recognized diplomas.
The training consists of two modules. The first year students study in the Spanish University in Spanish; the second year – in Russia, in Russian. Preparation of theses is carried out under the double supervision (Spain, Russia). The program combines basic theoretical training, which includes a comprehensive study of major research approaches in the field of history, culture and Arts (philosophy and methodology of science, interdisciplinary approaches in historical science, actual problems of historical research, law), with the acquisition of specific practical tools needed to manage, preserve and promote cultural heritage.
«Introduction to cultural heritage”, “Tourism and cultural heritage", "Preservation of archaeological sites”, "Historical-artistic techniques and methods of conservation and restoration of monuments of cultural heritage", "Historiography of art and cultural heritage”, “Study of cultural heritage and impact on the monuments”, “Historical museums and documentation centers: models and experience of studying", "Plans of preservation and restoration of cultural heritage", "Plans to popularize cultural heritage ","Libraries and gemeroteki (departments of periodicals) modernity, etc.
Use of modern educational technologies (group scientific debates, seminars, case studies, creating collective projects) to master practical skills verification historical monument, systematization and typification, development program for conservation and preservation, as well as information support and participation in travel program.
Pedagogical, research and archival practice is held in the archives of scientific institutes of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian State archive of Ancient Acts, the State Historical Museum.
Alumni, successfully mastered the educational program, can occupy the following positions: Manager in the sphere of culture, curator of cultural or socio-cultural project, head of the cultural project, PR-Manager, specialist of advertising.