International Alumni 2017: Double Diplomas and Prestigious Professions
Russian universities awarded bachelor’s and master’s degrees in new fields.
The first students at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University who completed Industrial Engineering programme were awarded bachelor’s degree in engineering from Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau and bachelor’s degree in management from SPbPU. In the course of training, they studied not only the majors but also German; TestDaF language proficiency certificates were awarded together with academic degree diplomas. SPbPU bachelor’s degree students can now programmes taught in English to continue their education.
Twenty-five students from Kazakhstan and China at Ural Federal University (UrFU) received certificates confirming completion of double degree master’s programme at the Department for Foreign Regional Studies. The graduates will now study at universities in their home countries for a year to earn their double degree diplomas which open more job opportunities, such as positions at large international companies.
Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI ”’s first students from Latin America, Middle East and Africa majoring in Bioengineering Systems and Technologies for Prosthetics and Rehabilitation programme taught in English defended their master’s theses. Nelson Elias Salinas Bustillo from Honduras said he had considered several programmes in English in Spain, Germany and Russia when entering the university. He liked ETU “LETI” terms best. Also, Nelson had always wished to visit Russia and see St Petersburg.
National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) awarded the first master’s degrees in Nuclear Power Installations Operation to students from India, Ghana, Egypt and Nigeria. The university designed the major specially for students from the countries which built or are building nuclear power plants with Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation’s assistance. The programme is taught in English. Afifi Sameh Helmy of Egypt plans to enrol in postgraduate studies and later on find a job in the domestic nuclear power industry. TPU offers nine master’s programmes in English. Programmes taught in English are available at other Russian universities. Use the search engine to browse the programmes.
Six South Ural State University (SUSU) students completed Philology master’s programme. They took a two-year course in English language theory and practice. Iraqi graduate al Garrawi Baha Qadhim Odaha said his language proficiency had improved considerably, in particular his writing skills. Read our article to find out more about admission requirements for Russian universities programmes taught in English.