A unique international Master’s Program “Second Language Teaching and Pedagogical Design in Digital Environments” welcomes everyone willing to master teaching Russian as a foreign language, non-natives and natives!


To be admitted as a regular graduate student to the two-year Master’s Program at NUST MISIS, an applicant must have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.

Applications are processed and considered in accordance with the general procedures outlined on the website.

Deadline for submitting applications for Fall 2019 is July 20th, 2019. International students are strongly advised to apply before July 10, 2019 (visa applications may take up to 4 weeks).

Admission is open to Russian and international students and includes an individual online interview. Please see HERE. (220.4 KB)

The master’s program is designed to prepare teachers with expertise in the following fields:

  • teaching English/ Russian as a second language using smart technologies;
  • designing learning materials and courses in digital environments;
  • conducting research to enhance teaching practices.
  • Theories of Intercultural Communication
  • General Linguistics
  • Quantitative Linquistics
  • Academic Research and Writing
  • Lifelong Learning and Personal Efficiency
  • Public Speaking
  • Methods and Techniques for Language Teaching
  • Learning Theory and Language Acquisition
  • Assessment Methods and Design
  • Graphic Design and Media Production
  • Special Education
  • E-learning Ecologies
  • English Language Structure English / Russian Language Structure
  • Text Theory (English) / Text Theory (Russian)
  • Material Design in Digital Environment (English) /Material Design in Digital Environment (Russian)
  • Gamification and Game-Based Learning /Learner-Centred Environment
  • Course Design in Digital Environment (English) / Course Design in Digital Environment (Russian)
  • English Language Awareness / Russian Language Awareness

Optional courses are offered in addition to the core curriculum*:

  • Intensive Russian;
  • Russian History & Culture;
  • Contemporary European and Russian Literature;
  • Preparation for TKT (Teacher Knowledge Test), etc.

*Optional courses are provided at an additional fee.


Master’s Program “Communications and International Public Relations” is designed to train specialists in the following areas:

  • effective communication strategies in contemporary media;
  • PR technologies and promotion of scientific innovations, products and technologies;
  • strategic marketing and business planning;
  • interaction with business, government and international organizations.

The program #CIPR includes tailor-made practical modules and internship courses designed to help our students gain an insight into current professional realities. We organise study visits to a range of leading companies for the learners to secure a future job with top communication and media agencies as well as profit and non-profit organisations.

Another advantage of the CIPR master’s program is that you will study in the very heart of Moscow – a vibrant, dynamic city which offers unprecedented opportunities, both professionally and culturally.


  • an oral interview with faculty members from the Department of Modern Languages and Communication,
  • B1-Level (CEFR) of Russian and B2-Level (CEFR) of English is a ‘must’ for an applicant.

Is your level of Russian is A1-A2 (CEFR) or lower? We offer an alternative track with an additional Intensive Russian language module designed for our Program’s students . What could be more exciting than learning Russian in the heart of Russia!

  • Theories of Intercultural Communication
  • Communication Theory
  • Corporate Communication
  • Communication Management
  • Intercultural Business Communication
  • International Relations
  • Text Theory
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Research and Efficiency Evaluation in Public Relations
  • Public Relations Methodology in Industry
  • Quantitative Linguistics
  • Communication for Innovation
  • Designing PR Projects
  • International Law
  • Communication for Innovation

You are expected to take six elective courses:

  • Science Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Modern Press Office
  • Branding
  • General Linguistics
  • Political Communication
  • Corporate Culture
  • Strategic Management
  • Financial Business Planning
  • Digital Communication
  • Copywriting
  • Writing Research Articles for International Journals
  • Speech Studies

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