About the curriculum

The Structure (in 2020):

Compulsory modules: Methodology of cultural studies, Visual studies, Russian culture;

Variable modules (depending on primary areas of students’ research interests): Russian as foreign language, Fashion, Media, Cinema, Management of Cultural Projects.

The detailed list (from the https://www.rsuh.ru/education/culture/vshek/curriculum-2019.php; the changes are possible).

Core (for Russian-speaking students) courses (2019)

  • History and Methodology of the Study of Culture
  • Methodology of Research and Academic Culture
  • Cultural Studies in the Modern World
  • Modern Cultural Studies in Russia
  • Methods of Teaching Cultural studies
  • Mass Culture: Theories, Typology, Methods of Research
  • History and Methodology of Socio-Cultural Knowledge
  • The Seminar on Master dissertation
  • Foreign Language
  • Categories of Modern Socio-Cultural Studies
  • Theory and Practice of Analysis of Literary Texts
  • Modern Approaches to the Research of Media Culture
  • Soviet Mass Culture and Genre Movie
  • Theories and Practices of Visual Art in XX-XXI Centuries
  • Key Cultural Categories in the History of Russia

Elective courses (2019)

  • Russian as a foreign language (up to 30 credit points; since 2020)
  • Studying and Teaching Cultural Studies in Russia
  • Methodology of Socio-Cultural Studies
  • History and Methodology of Socio-Cultural Knowledge
  • Research Methods for Cultural Studies: Cultural Text Analysis
  • Russian Visual Culture: From Medieval to Contemporary Art
  • Visual Studies: Audio-Visual Practices in XX-XXI Centuries
  • Cultural Management
  • Fundraising in the Humanities
  • History of Russian Literature