Specialist diploma programs are second-level university degree programs. Specialist diploma programmes are professionally orientated programmes offered e.g. in the fields of engineering, law and medicine.
Duration of Study: 5/6 years full-time (+ 1 year of pre-university training, if needed)
Academic Calendar: Semester academic calendar
Program Start Date: September 1
Terms of Admission: Completed secondary education and sufficient qualifications (with a certifying document if applicable) for the applicant to enter university in his/her home country. Russian language proficiency (minimum TORFL-1).
Entrance Examination: All applicants must pass an entrance examination prior to admission. The examination consists of three parts: Russian language test/ English language and tests in two basic subjects relevant to the academic field chosen. Additional information and dates of the examinations can be found on the admission committee's website.
Specialist diploma enables graduates to work in their field of study and gives access to Doctoral Degree studies (Aspirantura).
Specialist Diploma (accreditation- page 26) (English-taught programs)