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Psychology of Health and Safety

Programme objectives

The master’s programme Psychology of Health and Safety is aimed at training of high-skilled specialists with deep knowledge of psychology of safety and mental health that are capable of solving the following professional tasks:

- psychological assistance to people experienced extreme and crisis situations;

- development of diagnostic and rehabilitation programmes for PTSD and other psychological trauma-related problems;

- psychological-acmeological support to specialists with hazardous occupation: psychological-acmeological diagnostics, psychological preparation of specialists to occupation under the influence of extreme factors, occupational stress prevention, rehabilitation of specialists with extreme jobs;

- theoretical studies and practical psychological correction of pathogenic behaviour and life-style;

- designing the preventive and therapeutic programmes for stress-control and health protection and their promotion as a value-based orientation;

- promotion of healthy life-style.

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Programme facts and regulations

Programme name: Psychology of Health and Safety 
Degree awarded: Master in Psychology
Programme workload: 120 ECTS
Mode of study: full-time / part-time
Projected study time: 2 years full-time, 2,5 years part-time
Start of studies: September
Programme languages: Russian and English
Entry requirements: An applicant must possess a bachelor’s or a specialist’s (diploma) degree in Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Medicine, Pedagogy or Biology. English language proficiency equivalent to B1 level or higher according to the CEFR is required.
Admissions tests: see Entrance examination programme
Study and examination regulations: see Basic Educational Programme, Programme of Final state attestation
Plan of Study: see Curriculum, Schedule of Studies
Course description: see the Course handbook
Programme director: Natalya V. Kozlova, Dr. of Sci., Professor
Contacts: Department of Genetic and Clinical Psychology, building 4, ul. Moskovsky Trakt 8, room 417. Tel: + 7 (3822) 529-580


The Programme offers intensive instruction in efficient technologies of creating a wide range of business and academic texts in Russian and English / German and strategies of their application for productive cross-cultural communication.

The Programme Curriculum comprises four modules:   


The Russian Legal System in the Context of International Law is a Master Degree Programme that offers instruction in theoretical and applied fields of general law profile.

Programme Director: Mikhail Zhuravlev, Doctor of Philosophy, Professor
Length of study: two years (four semesters)
Mode of study: full-time, part-time, extramural
Languages of the Programme: Russian and English.

The Programme is designed for foreign or non-state citizens with a Bachelor, Specialist or Master Degree in Law.
To be admitted to the Programme the applicant must pass admission tests.
Admission tests are in forms of interviews on two disciplines: The Theory of State and Law and The Foundations of the Russian Legal System (for sample tasks see our web-site).

Concept of the Programme

A Master Degree is required to train experts successfully working in the field of law at the national and international levels.
For better international competitiveness of national legal education and further integration into the international educational space the Institute of Law of Tomsk State University offers a Master Programme The Russian Legal System in the Context of International Law.

Programme Objectives

- to attract foreign or non-state citizens with a Bachelor, Specialist or Master Degree in Law to train at the Institute of Law of National Research Tomsk State University for their further integration into the national and international professional legal community and space;
- to form general and professional competencies for a successful career in research, educational, law-making and law enforcement spheres, for academic and social mobility, for better competitiveness at the national and international legal labour market.

Demand for Masters of the Programme

Upon successful completion of the Programme, students will be in high demand by national and international law enforcement and judicial systems, prosecution bodies, institutions of justice, social services, human rights organisations, international commercial and non-commercial services, and non-governmental organisations.


To be admitted to the Programme the applicant must be a foreign or non-state citizen, or another RF non-resident  lawfully staying in its territory with a Bachelor, Specialist or Master Degree in Law.
Upon successful completion of the Programme students are awarded a state-recognised diploma of National Research Tomsk State University, and the Degree of Master of Law in Jurisprudence.

Academic Staff and Curriculum

15 Doctors of Science and 6 Candidates of Legal Science deliver 23 courses.


The Master’s degree programme "Humanitarian Science" aims to strengthen the practice-oriented focus of humanities education and the creation among students having Information and Communication Technology competence of specialists in the social science and humanities sphere; to expand the research tools of specialists in sphere of social science and humanities; and to increase skills in the field of IT consulting and project development.
Programme Manager: Galina Mozhayeva, Doctor of History, Associate Professor at Department of Philosophy Faculty of Humanities Informatics, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and the International Academy of Informatization, laureate of the Russian Federation President award in the field of education, winner of the Russian Government award in the field of education.

Duration of education: two years (four semesters)
Form of study: full-time, part-time
Programme languages: Russian and English.
Entry requirements: The programme is designed for international students with a Bachelor, Specialist or Master degree in various fields. To be admitted to the Programme the applicant must pass the admission tests.

Admission tests are in three disciplines: 

1. Philosophy (exam)
2. Speciality  (interview)
3. English (exam or providing an «IELTS» or «TOEFL» certificate).

For more details click here (in Russian)

Programme Concept: Today we live in the era of information-oriented society. In the 21st century, information and knowledge have become the highest social values and their acquisition is now the main task for society.

The information environment places new demands on the structure of knowledge in the humanities because social sciences and humanities informatization is advanced rapidly, and informatics has gained features of the humanities and ceased to be solely a mathematical science.

Evolution and semiotics of information, culture of information-oriented society and its individual psychology, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, networking and digital culture, information security – these are only a fraction of the knowledge necessary for a contemporary person to feel comfortable in the digital and information-oriented society and look consciously at the future.

Objectives of the Master’s degree programme:

Our graduates are in demand:  professional activities of the Master's programme "Humanitarian Science" include various types of research, consulting, and analytical activities in the IT sector and social and humanitarian areas that require in-depth basic preparation as well as research and scientific-pedagogical activity.

A Master of Philosophy can work in analytical services of companies in various sectors and forms of ownership, and in state structures of the federal and municipal levels, to carry out research activities, and can teach the humanities and computer science for the humanities in higher education.

Graduates’ activities include: teaching in institutions of higher education; management activities; management in the field of communications; design, development, and promotion of Web resources; peer assessment activities of digital resources; consulting services on application of humanitarian technologies in state and municipal institutions; consulting on the development of the information society and information technology.

Acceptance: To be admitted to the programme the applicant must be a citizen of a country other than the Russian Federation, a non-state citizen, or another non-resident of the Russian Federation lawfully living in its territory, with a Bachelor, Specialist or Master Degree in various fields. Upon successful completion of the programme students are awarded a state-recognized diploma of National Research Tomsk State University, and the degree of Master of Philosophy.

Curriculum: 34 disciplines, including elective courses. For more details click here (in Russian)


1. Programme description

The programme will enable students to develop a deeper understanding of structural theory and its application in analysis and design of new-generation medical materials. The programme will also demonstrate the links between theory and practice by including input from our industrial partners.

Russian partners

Foreign partners:

2. Programme objective

The proposed programme is designed to attract both home and international students, who wish to pursue their career in biomaterials and structural engineering. To meet the needs of increasing demand for structural engineers to design more safe, economic and environmental friendly materials, the programme content has specifically been designed to give a thorough grounding on current practice with regards to dealing with сyclic durability and design of new generation materials. A particular feature of this content lies with the emphasis on the performance based structural design philosophy. The strong focus on these aspects will appeal to home and international students students who intend to become the next generation of structural engineers of medical materials after graduation.

The programme will enable students to develop a deeper understanding of structural theory and its application in analysis and design of new-generation medical materials. The programme will also demonstrate the links between theory and practice by including input from our industrial partners. Modules on theories of structures, materials and nonlinear structural analysis including computer-based structural analysis will focusing on structural design of specific materials. In addition, the Program will enable students to appreciate contemporary structural design and practice which will have significant inputs from practising engineers for design materials. Students’ skills in gathering and understanding complex information from a variety of sources (including engineering, scientific and socio-economic information) will be developed in a module on advanced research methods. A dissertation at the end of the course will be dealing with a structural engineering research topic of some complexity of biomaterials.

3. Programme facts

Master's degree in: Applied mechanics
Programme name: “Mechanics of BioComposites, Design and Modeling its Structure”
Language: Russian and English
Part- or full-time status: full-time
Duration: 2 years
Start of studies: September
Entry requirements: bachelor diploma, knowledge of Russian and English languages
Admission tests: exams in mechanics of solid state, physics, materials and its productions

4. Programme contact details

Programme Director Kulkov S.N., prof., Head of Faculty of Physics and Engineering 


1. Programme description

“Siberian Region, Russia and the World” is a master's degree programme, implemented by the Faculty of History in Russian and English languages.
The Master's program is intended for students who want to tie their future profession with Russia and its regions (the scientific study of the regions, work in institutions having socio-cultural relations with Russia, doing business and others). The first semester is taught in English. The second, third and fourth semester are taught mainly in Russian.
Compulsory study of Russian language is provided for international students during the first year of the programme.
Training courses, as well as the main theses and conclusions of lectures are duplicated in English.
Writing of works and master's thesis are allowed in English.

2. Programme objectives

The area of professional activity includes the provision of information, communication, analytical, advisory, education and other services to organizations and individuals needed in comprehensive systematic information about the Russian Federation and its regions.

3. Career prospects

The programme is designed for undergraduates, connecting their future professional activities with public authorities, commercial and cultural organizations engaged in regional policy, interregional and international cooperation; as well as with media and communications, scientific, educational and educational institutions.

4. Programme facts

Programme name: Siberian Region, Russia and the World
Offers: Master degree in Regional Studies of Russia
Language: Russian / English
Programme status: full-time status
Duration: 2 years
Start of studies: September 2015
Entry requirements: bachelor or specialist degree