Russian Language and Literature

A field of pedagogical science aimed at the study of educational, teaching and learning activities, with a set of skills and qualities necessary for a Russian language teacher.

Academic degree: Bachelor of Education 

Code and name of the educational program: 6B01702 “Russian Language and Literature”

Elective subjects:   

After school: Russian Language, Russian Literature          
After college: Fundamentals of Pedagogy and Psychology, Russian Language

Form and duration of studying:       

Full-time (after school) – 4 years     
On the basis of TPE (after college) full-time, shortened – 3 years 
On the basis of HE (after university) full-time, shortened – 2 years

Description of the educational program:

The specialty “Russian language and literature” involves the study of the Russian language as a means of communication and cultural heritage, as well as its literature as an important component of Russian culture.

Russian language and literature students study various aspects of language, such as phonetics, morphology, syntax, vocabulary, and pragmatics. They also study the history of Russian language development, its sociolinguistic aspects, dialects, and archaisms.

In addition, students study Russian literature, ranging from ancient chronicles and hagiographies of saints to modern works by contemporary authors. They study various literary genres, including poetry, prose, drama, and criticism, and analyze style, themes, and forms of expression in literary works. Along with this, students are trained in the methodology of teaching Russian language and literature in schools, learning the basics of pedagogy in elementary grades and the psychology and physiology of children.

Career Opportunities:

Russian language and literature graduates can work in education, as teachers of Russian language and literature in schools, and in the cultural sphere, as museum curators, literary agents, or journalists specializing in Russian literature and culture. They may also work in state institutions related to culture and language.

6B01702 Russian Language and Literature