Irkutsk State University

Master’s Degree Programs

020400.68 Biology
Specialization: Ecology
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.       Evolution of Baikal Endemic Ichthyofauna and Mountain Reservoirs of Baikal Rift Zone (optional)
4.       Botanical Expertise (optional)
36
 
 
1
 
 
5.        Theoretical and Technological Aspects of Invertebrate Animals Growing (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.       Conservation of Biodiversity
72
 
2
 
 
2.       Methods of Molecular and Genetic Research
72
2
 
 
 
3.       Mathematical Processing of Research Results
72
 
2
 
 
4.       Patterns of Life Development on Earth (optional)
5.       Contemporary Problems of Evolutionary Theory   (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.       Geoinformation Systems 
108
 
 
3
 
2.       Principles of Ecological Law 
108
 
 
3
 
3.       Ecological Audit  
108
3
 
 
 
4.       Ecological Monitoring and Expertise  
108
 
 
3
 
5.       Population Ecology
108
 
 
3
 
6.       Ecological Physiology of Animals (optional)
7.       Ecological Toxicology (optional)
108
3
 
 
 
8.       Man-made System and Ecological Risk (optional)
9.        Mathematical Modeling of Ecological Processes (optional)
108
 
3
 
 
10.   Ecology and Evolution of Baikal Flora and Fauna (optional)
11.   Anthropogenic Transformations of Ecosystems  (optional)
72
 
2
 
 
12.   Bioindication of Water Ecosystems (optional)
13.   Bioindication of Land Ecosystems (optional)
36
 
 
1
 
M3 Training, Research Work  
 
5.5
12.5
6
25
M4 Final State Certification
 
 
 
 
10
 
Total
120