Irkutsk State University

Master’s Degree Programs

021000.68 Geography  
Specialization: General Geography   
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.       Philosophical Issues of Natural Science 
108
3
 
 
 
2.       Foreign Language
108
3
 
 
 
3.       Computer Technology in Geography
108
 
 
3
 
M1.V Variable Part
 
 
 
 
 
1.       Monitoring of Natural and Natural-Manmade Systems
72
 
2
 
 
2.       Territorial Peculiarities of Economy Development
72
 
 
2
 
3.       Regional Economics (optional)
4.       Problems of Social-Economic Development of Region (optional)
144
 
4
 
 
M2 Professional Cycle
 
 
 
 
 
M2.B Basic Part
 
 
 
 
 
1.       History, Theory and Methodology of Geography
108
3
 
 
 
M2.V Variable Part
 
 
 
 
 
1.       Political Geography and Geopolitics
144
 
4
 
 
2.       Geoecological Problems of Urbanized Territories
144
 
 
4
 
3.       Cartography of Sustainable Development of Territories
108
 
 
3
 
4.       Problems of Economical and Social Geography
108
3
 
 
 
5.       Problems of Environmental Management and Natural Protection
108
3
 
 
 
6.       Problems of Geoeocology
108
 
3
 
 
7.       GIS in Cartography
108
 
3
 
 
8.       Problems of Sustainable Development of Region (optional)
9.       Reasonable Use of Natural Resources (optional)
108
3
 
 
 
10.   Geographical Principles of Management (optional)
11.   Methods of Teaching Geography in Higher School (optional)
144
 
4
 
 
12.   Demographical Problems in Siberia (optional)
13.   Problems of Transboundary Territories (optional)
144
 
 
4
 
M3 Training, Research Work  
 
7
15
7
32
M4 Final State Certification
 
 
 
 
5
 
Total
120