International Journalism

International Journalism

Mode of study
Level of study
Postgraduate Course
Direction of preparation

Training period
3 Years
Language of study
Cost of education
It is shown that the cost of tuition for one year
For Russia and CIS citizens
For the citizens of the countries of "far abroad"
5460 4680

European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System

1 year 60 ECTS

Foreign Language (5), History and Philosophy of Science (4), Methodology of Scientific Research (5), Pedagogics of Higher Education (2), Theories of Mass Communication (5);

Scientific Training (9)

Scientific research (30)

2 year 60 ECTS

Elective disciplines (3 out of 4):

Modern Mediaholdings and Communication Policy (3),

Mass Communication in the Digital World (3),

Academic English (3),

Russian as a foreign language (3);

Pedagogical Training (21)

Scientific research (30)

3 year 60 ECTS

Scientific training (21)

Scientific research (30)

State Examination (3),

Research report (6).

Programme Focus

The Programme is aimed at training of high-level staff developing their competences such as ability to take part in teamwork of professional groups, to make projects and realize complex research including interdisciplinary one, readiness to teach students according to main higher educational programmes, etc. The programme covers all areas of modern international journalism: preparation and writing texts for all kinds of media, analysis of the international situation and its media coverage, promotion of modern Russia in the international arena. The training is conducted according to international standards in English. It is designed to provide a new original research contributing to scientific studies. PhD students are involved in professional competitions, inter-university and international scientific conferences, act as jury members at various events in the Central House of Journalists.

Programme advantages

  • Highly qualified scientific-and-pedagogical staff;
  • Scientific-research teamwork;
  • Dissertation Committee at the Philological Faculty;
  • State-recognized PhD degree;
  • The research results are published in high-ranked journals;
  • International collaborations;
  • Practical skills in research work;
  • Supervision of research projects and teams of young scientists;
  • Opportunity to teach at Russian and foreign universities.