Irkutsk State University

Master’s Degree Programs

020400.68 Biology 
Specialization: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Study Period: 2 years
Language of Instruction: Russian

 
Course Title
Hours
First Year
Second Year
1
2
3
4
M1 General Scientific Cycle
 
 
 
 
 
M1.B Basic Part
 
 
 
 
 
1.       Foreign Language
108
1
2
 
 
2.       Philosophical Issues of Natural Science 
72
2
 
 
 
M1.V Variable Part
 
 
 
 
 
1.       Bioethics and Biofarming 
108
1
2
 
 
2.       Methodology of Scientific Research   
72
 
2
 
 
3.       Social and Economic Aspects of Man and Nature Interaction (optional)
4.       Social and Biological Aspects of Man’s Chemical Dependence (optional)
36
 
 
1
 
 
5.        Economics of Environmental Management (optional)
6.       Social and Economic Aspects of Management of Specially Protected Natural Areas (optional)
36
 
1
 
 
 
M2 Professional Cycle
 
 
 
 
 
M2.B Basic Part
 
 
 
 
 
1.       Computer Technologies in Biology
72
0.5
1.5
 
 
2.       Mathematical Modeling of Biological Processes
72
 
1
1
 
M2.V Variable Part
 
 
 
 
 
1.       Bionanotechnologies and Their Perspectives
72
 
2
 
 
2.       Methods of Molecular and Genetic Research
72
2
 
 
 
3.       Mathematical Processing of Research Results
72
 
2
 
 
4.       Contemporary Problems of Lipidology (optional)
5.       Evolution of Energetic Systems (optional)
36
1
 
 
 
M3
 
 
 
 
 
M3.B Basic Part
 
 
 
 
 
1.       Contemporary Problems in Biology
180
0.5
2.5
2
 
2.       History and Methodology of Biology 
108
3
 
 
 
3.       Theory of Biosphere  
108
3
 
 
 
4.       Contemporary Ecology and Global Ecological Problems
108
 
 
3
 
M3.V Variable Part
 
 
 
 
 
1.       Molecular Basis for Genes Expression
108
 
 
3
 
2.       Basic Regulatory Systems of Metabolism
108
 
 
3
 
3.       Biosynthesis of Macromolecules      
108
3
 
 
 
4.       Molecular Mechanisms of Adaptation 
108
 
 
3
 
5.       Genetic and Cell Engineering
108
 
 
3
 
6.       Cytogenetics (optional)
7.       Genetic Basis for Variability (optional)
108
3
 
 
 
8.       Molecular Mechanisms of Photosynthesis (optional)
9.        Molecular Biology of Proteins (optional)
108
 
3
 
 
6.       Signal Systems of Cell (optional)
10.   Biochemistry of Breathing (optional)
72
 
2
 
 
1.       Bioenergetics of Cell (optional)
2.       Molecular Biology of Nucleic Acids (optional)
36
 
 
1
 
M3 Training, Research Work  
 
5.5
12.5
6
25
M4 Final State Certification
 
 
 
 
10
 
Total
120