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Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language

University of Tartu

M.A. Blended
24 months
Duration
3800 EUR/year
3800 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The two-year master's programme prepares teachers of Russian as a foreign language. Upon completion of the programme, the graduates acquire knowledge and skills that meet the requirements of conemporary philological and pedagogical sciences and needs of teaching Russian as a foreign language. 

Overview

This programme is aimed at developing the subject and multicultural competences, communicative, methodological, reflective, managerial-administrative, and entrepreneurial skills. It also forms and supports the professional identity of a future teacher. The programme includes traditional as well as innovative philological and pedagogical courses created by leading specialists of the University of Tartu. During the pedagogical internship, students acquire real-life experience of teaching Russian as a foreign language to a mixed age group of non-native speaker students with various cultural backgrounds.

Why study Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language at UT? 

  • UT is one of the oldest universities in Northern and Eastern Europe (founded in 1632). It belongs to the top 1.2% of the world's best universities (QS World University Rankings 2020).
  • UT is ranked in the top 250 universities in the world in education and training (QS Rankings 2020).
  • Studying in Narva gives an opportunity to improve the Russian language as a foreign language in everyday and socio-cultural communication in the city environment. 
  • A diploma of the University of Tartu opens multiple possible career paths anywhere in the EU, the USA, or other foreign countries. 
  • Home to the world-known Tartu School of philology, cultural studies and semiotics (The Tartu-Moscow School of Semiotics). 

Accreditation

https://www.riigiteataja.ee/en/eli/ee/Riigikogu/act/503062019003/consolide?fbclid=IwAR22m0s2W1wkYBKNI3vmDGiczo8up2EFkk6zmgTV7jVEDmQ7gY44gDjGeKc

Programme Structure

  • Philological and pedagogical education in 2 years.
  • Opportunity to improve the mastery of the Russian language as a foreign language and to reach the proficiency level of C1. 
  • An opportunity to choose different courses of any programme of the University of Tartu and to study in a group with native speakers of Russian. 
  • Flexible module of studies with e-learning support for every course of the programme. 
  • An opportunity to pass a proficiency test of Russian as a foreign language (TORFL) and receive an internationally accepted certificate

Lecturers

Olga Burdakova (PhD), Programme Director. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Russian

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification
  • Confirmed Russian language proficiency at the B2 level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Scholarships are not available. 

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