Irkutsk State University

Master’s Degree Programs

020700.68 Geology
Specialization: Regional Geology  
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.       English
180
2
3
 
 
2.       Philosophy of Natural Science 
72
 
2
 
 
3.       Management in Geology and Subsoil Use
108
 
 
3
 
M1.V Variable Part
 
 
 
 
 
1.       Basics of Business Communication   (optional)
2.       Design of Research Work (optional)
3.       Basics of Professional Activity (optional)
72
 
 
 
2
 
M2 Professional Cycle
 
 
 
 
 
M2.B Basic Part
 
 
 
 
 
1.       History and Methodology of Geological Sciences 
72
2
 
 
 
2.       Methodology of Scientific Work
72
2
 
 
 
3.       Contemporary Problems of Geology 
72
 
2
 
 
M2.V Variable Part
 
 
 
 
 
1.       Computer Technology in Geology
216
6
 
 
 
2.       Petrography of Igneous Rock of Pre-Cambrian Period in Siberia  
144
4
 
 
 
3.       Laboratory Analytic Methods in Geology
72
 
2
 
 
4.       Contemporary Types of Regional Research     
108
 
3
 
 
5.       Terrane Analysis 
144
 
 
4
 
6.       Geology and Stratigraphy of Cainozoe in Siberia 
144
 
 
4
 
7.       Regional Engineering Geology (optional)
8.       Oil and Gas Bearing Provinces in Russia (optional)
108
3
 
 
 
1.       Geodynamics of Central Asia(optional)
2.       Study of Geological Processes with Methods of Computer Modeling   (optional)
72
 
2
 
 
1.       Metallogenic Provinces in Russia (optional)
2.       Methods of Paleogeodynamic Reconstruction (optional)
108
 
 
3
 
3.       Geoecology (Special Chapters) (optional)
4.       Exploratory Research in the Development of Mineral Deposits
72
 
 
2
 
M3 Training, Research Work  
 
11
16
12
21
M4 Final State Certification
 
 
 
 
9
 
Total
120