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Course Description

HSE International Preparatory Programmes in Russian provide intensive training for international students and brings students to CEFR level B1/TRKI level 1 of language proficiency that enables them to enter a full-degree programme at HSE or other Russian universities. The programmes start with an intensive compulsory course of Russian as a Foreign Language .

After covering the foundations of Russian, students have an option to pursue general subjects in  3 academic tracks devoted to humanities, economics, and engineering and technology. 

For scholarship students an academic track is specified in the referral issued by the Russian Ministry of Education. 
Fee-paying students will need to select their academic track prior to the begining of the 3rd module. Your track choice will define where you wish to pursue your full-degree studies. Before you make your choice, please read the subject descriptions carefully so you know what to expect from your courses.

Track I. Economics

This track will help you prepare for further studies in economics, management, trade, business informatics, and the tourism & hospitality industry. The classes are held as Russian-taught workshops in groups of 15-20 students.

Mathematics

Contents of the course: numerical functions, equations and inequalities; elements of analytical geometry and differential calculus.

History

Contents of the course: key facts and events in Russian history, its domestic and foreign policy from the 9th century until the present.

Social studies

Contents of the course: a human as a personality; social relations, politics, law and economics, and their specifics in Russia.

Track II. Humanities

This track will help you prepare for further studies in political science, international relations, media communications, advertising, PR, philology, and journalism. The classes are held as Russian-taught workshops in groups of 15-20 students.

History

Contents of the course: key facts and events in Russian history, its domestic and foreign policy from the 9th century until the present.

Social studies

Contents of the course: a human as a personality; social relations, politics, law and economics, and their specifics in Russia.

Literature

Contents of the course: evolution of Russian literature; key literature schools and outstanding Russian authors (Pushkin, Lermontov, Dostoevsky, Gogol, Tolstoy, Chekhov).

Track III. Engineering and technology

This track will help you prepare for further studies in information technology, power industry studies, machine building studies, robotics, oil & gas, and architecture. The classes are held as Russian-taught workshops in groups of 15-20 students.

Information science

Contents of the course: types of number systems; introduction to logics; operation systems; key algorithmic structures; elements of programing languages.

Mathematics

Contents of the course: numerical functions, equations and inequalities; elements of analytical geometry and differential calculus.

Physics

Contents of the course: key concepts, laws and models of mechanics; molecular physics and thermodynamics; electrodynamics; key laboratory devices and equipment.


 

 




 

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