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A unique program focused on the training of future professionals and leaders in the field of promotion, Internet communications and PR.

Effective communication in the modern world determines the success of people and organizations. That’s why professionals in the field of advertising and PR are among the most demanded in the employment market – they account for up to 17% of vacancies.

Graduates of the Advertising and Public Relations programs realize themselves in the field of Internet communications, creating interesting content, managing personal or corporate blogs, and being responsible for community management.

You will learn modern promotion technologies, writing articles, developing advertising, SMM, developing a communication strategy for an organization, market analysis, consumer’s research and their behavior management.

You will receive comprehensive knowledge in the field of advertising and PR, branding, community management, modern media, blogging, consumer psychology, on-line business.

  • Marketing communications;
  • Advertising and Public Relations;
  • Internet Marketing;
  • Media planning;
  • Community management;
  • Branding;
  • Management;
  • Fundamentals of journalism;
  • Psychology of journalism;
  • Economics and management in the media;
  • Global economy;
  • Photojournalism;
  • Computer graphics in advertising;
  • Marketing research;
  • Methods of making management decisions;
  • Project management;
  • Industrial marketing;
  • Legal regulation of marketing and journalistic activities;
  • Basics of television journalism;
  • International marketing;
  • Press Service and PR.
  • Heads of Press Services;
  • Heads of Advertising Departments;
  • Creators;
  • Community managers;
  • Internet marketers;
  • Advertising managers;
  • SMM managers;
  • Image and promotion consultants;
  • Media planners;
  • Leaders and creators of digital agencies.
Applied Informatics

Applied Informatics is concerned with the processing and use of data, information and knowledge and applied information systems in various spheres, namely, Economy and Management, Public Administration, Legal Affairs, Sociology and others.

The course concentrates on creating links between theory and practice. It covers a wide variety of software and hardware technologies and their applications. Students are taught to solve professional tasks, among which are:

  • information system analysis and practical IT-support in problem solving in business, culture, science and other aspects of life;
  • the use of modern information and communication technologies and program design for project development, introduction and realization;
  • workout of projects for automated control systems (ACS);
  • IT-development management at organization;
  • training and consulting services for ACS management;
  • IT maintenance

et al.

  • Object-oriented programming;
  • Program systems design technologies;
  • Internet software;
  • Mathematical methods of system study;
  • System modelling;
  • Computer application;
  • Management theory.

Common roles for graduates include

  • system analyst;
  • modelling and forecast specialist;
  • IT-system engineer;
  • computer network consultant;
  • system administrator;
  • computer programmer;
  • software designer and engineer;
  • ACS engineer

for IT departments, financial services of businesses, for IT-centres and computer telecommunication services, et al.

We are implementing a classic European University education based on centuries-old traditions, but based on modern technologies.

A program based on the world's best practices with the assistance of universities The Sorbonne and Potsdam. A special feature of the program is the study of two European languages, that will allow students to successfully realize themselves both in Russia and abroad.

Our educational program focuses on the development of practical and theoretical skills necessary for working in the field of art, culture and the Humanities knowledge.

  • Organization and management of professional team activities;
  • Theory of music and literature (dynamic arts);
  • Theory of choreography and theater (synthetic arts);
  • Theory of painting, architecture, photography (plastic arts);
  • Theory of cinema and video art in the Humanities;
  • Fundamentals of scientific research;
  • Aesthetics;
  • Project management;
  • Branding;
  • Management;
  • Semiotics;
  • Psychology of art, etc.

Graduates of the direction "Arts and Humanities" have a great training in the Humanities and a broad Outlook. The graduate is profiled in research, project and organizational activities. Professional qualities allow graduates to find high-paying jobs in creative activities, in the cultural and educational sphere, in journalism. At the end of the program, you can realize yourself as an art Director; event Manager; art critic; art critic; specialist responsible for cultural issues in state authorities.

Business Informatics

Business informatics is a program combining informatics, mathematics, economics and management concepts.

Students are taught to design enterprise architecture, plan the development of IP and ICT of business management, organize life cycle processes of IP and ICT of business management, and provide analytical support of decision-making processes.

  • Enterprise architecture;
  • Methods and tools for the creation and development of electronic enterprises and their components;
  • IP and ICT of business management;
  • Methods and tools for managing the life cycle of IP and ICT;
  • Innovation and innovation processes in the field of ICT.

Common roles for graduates include system analysts, system architects for the IT sector. Business informatics specialists are in high demand on the job market. They solve a wide range of professional tasks among which are:

  • analysis of the enterprise architecture;
  • research and analysis of the IP and ICT market;
  • analysis and assessment of IP and ICT application for business management;
  • analysis of innovations in the economy, management and ICT;
  • survey of activities and IT infrastructure of enterprises;
  • preparation of contracts, documentation for development, purchase or supply of IP and ICT;
  • management of IT services and information resources of an enterprise;
  • planning and organizing work of small design and implementation groups;
  • development of projects for improving business processes and IT infrastructure of enterprises;
  • development of a project of the electronic enterprise architecture;
  • search, collection, processing, analysis and systematization of information in economy, management and ICT;
  • audit of business processes and IT infrastructure of enterprises;
  • advising on the choice of IP and ICT of business management;
  • advising on organization of management of the IT infrastructure of an enterprise;
  • training and advising users in the process of introduction and operation of IP and ICT;
  • making business plans based on innovations in the field of ICT;
  • setting up new businesses using innovations in the field of ICT.
Commerce

Specialists in commerce are well versed in Management, Economics, Logistics, Marketing. Students majoring in Commerce acquire practical skills, learn to use the latest methods and standards of regulation of foreign trade relations, as well as modern instruments of the national trade policy.

Marketing Managers create new goods or services as brands and promote them in the market, study consumers’ and competitors’ behavior and work out company’s development strategy.

Students will be taught

  • to make up the assortment of goods and services;
  • to carry out the acceptance of goods by quantity and quality and keep record of inventory;
  • to identify goods by trademark, appearance, model, etc. in order to stop counterfeit goods trade;
  • to evaluate the quality of goods and services, find defects;
  • to manage product movement in order to reduce product loss, cost of material and labor resources;
  • to develop and implement pricing strategies;
  • to improve the quality of customer service;
  • to study and forecast the demand;
  • to manage personnel in an organization et al.
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Trade policy
  • Enterprise economics
  • General theory of logistics practices
  • Retail management
  • Active sales technology
  • E-commerce
  • Public and private international law
  • Stock-exchange industry
  • Business Communications
  • Internet Marketing
  • Market Research
  • Branding
  • Consumer behavior

Common roles for graduates include:

  • broker;
  • merchant;
  • quality control checker;
  • marketing manager;
  • sales manager;
  • customer service manager;
  • sales assistant;
  • stock manager;
  • sales representative.
In Russia

2 years
In China

2 years
=

2
diplomas

The educational program was developed together with Beijing University of Foreign Economy and Trade. This university is one of the leading in China and it realizes joint programs with universities in Europe, USA and CIS countries.

In the context of this educational program students study 2 languages, the main language is Chinese. Two years of study in China and summer internships ensure the successful passing of the Language Proficiency Test (HSK) and obtaining a bachelor's degree from Beijing University.

Education within the framework of the double degree program is carried out in Russian and Chinese by highly qualified teachers of BSU who have completed internships in educational institutions in China, as well as professors and teachers of Beijing University, including use of distance learning methods.

The double degree trade education program is a unique major that will help students to learn how to:

  • organize and conduct business, both in Russia and in foreign markets;
  • develop and realize business projects;
  • be engaged in international sales and supply of goods;
  • execute international contracts;
  • assess the company’s risks at the international level;
  • conduct business negotiations and official correspondence in foreign languages.
  • Chinese;
  • Global Economy;
  • E-commerce;
  • International trade;
  • International contracts;
  • Contractual procurement system;
  • International monetary and credit relations;
  • International Business;
  • International tourism;
  • International marketing;
  • Industrial logistics;
  • Information logistics.
  • at enterprises of all the sectors of national economy, conducting foreign economic activity;
  • in international transport and logistics companies;
  • in joint ventures;
  • in international logistics companies;
  • in foreign companies in Russia and abroad;
  • in international departments of financial and industrial, insurance and investment companies;
  • in institutions of the financial and credit system;
  • in specialized foreign trade organizations;
  • in the customs authorities;
  • in the international departments of state and local government bodies;
  • in higher educational institutions.
Construction:

Engineering and economic education has always been valued in our country for its multitasking. Nowadays if you do not want to spend time first studying at an engineering university, and then at an economic one to set up further your own business, you have a unique opportunity to study the major “Organization of investment and construction activities” at Baikal State University.

You will be awarded the qualification of Bachelor of Construction, but with a profile that provides knowledge of Technology and Economics at the same time.

On the one hand, your construction diploma may be needed in a construction organization to obtain membership in self-regulatory organizations. On the other hand, knowledge of Economics will allow you to organize quickly your own business or to take leader positions in leading construction organizations or specialized authorities.

  • The basics of urban planning;
  • Geodesy;
  • Information technology in Construction;
  • Computer graphics;
  • Geological engineering;
  • Protection of labour;
  • Engineering and Technology of construction production;
  • Inspection and diagnostics of property objects;
  • Human resource management;
  • Regulatory support for investment and construction activities;
  • Organization of the housing and communal complex;
  • Analysis of the financial and economic activities of the organization;
  • Materials Science;
  • Quality management in Construction;
  • Organization, regulation and remuneration of labor;
  • Internet entrepreneurship;
  • Organization of construction production;
  • Project management;
  • Innovations in construction;
  • Operational management of construction production;
  • Cost management in construction;
  • Budgeting and price determination;
  • Organization of investment and construction activities;
  • Investment analysis.

Our complex training gives the opportunity to:

  • develop investment and development projects;
  • manage construction projects;
  • work with design and estimate documentation;
  • to evaluate property (business, real estate, etc.);
  • to evaluate the effectiveness of investments;
  • manage risks in real estate;
  • solve the issues of quality management and expertise in construction;
  • manage residential and non-residential real estate;
  • carry out consulting and intermediary activities in real estate transactions;
  • to procure materials and works in accordance with Federal Law No. 44 and Federal Law No. 223.
Economics:

The program allows to prepare specialists with knowledge focused on successful professional activities in the field of accounting, analysis and taxation. Theoretical knowledge and practical skills gained in the preparation process will allow graduates of this program to:

  • participate in the development of management decisions aimed at improving of the organization efficiency;
  • effectively perform professional functions in the field of financial control, analysis, taxation and audit of economic entities of various organizational and legal forms and types of activities;
  • become competitive specialists in Russian and international labor markets.
  • Financial accounting;
  • Business planning and business analysis;
  • Accounting (financial) statements;
  • Management accounting;
  • Tax administration;
  • Taxation of natural and legal persons;
  • Accounting and reporting in public sector organizations;
  • Complex analysis of the financial and economic activities of the organization;
  • Financial resource management;
  • Financial analysis;
  • Tax accounting and reporting.
  • Economic, financial, productive-economic and analytical services of organizations of various industries, spheres and forms of ownership;
  • Bodies of the Federal State Tax Inspectorate;
  • Financial, credit and insurance institutions;
  • State and municipal authorities;
  • Internal audit services of organizations of various industries, spheres of activity and forms of ownership;
  • Auditing and consulting organizations.

Changes in economic situation in the sphere of the development of Digital Economy in the Russian Federation, in the real estate management market and in the development of Smart City and Smart Home technologies require new investment technologies in this area. Investors, developers, mortgage brokers, real estate and business appraisers, real estate managers, organizers of commercial tenders, and project managers are called upon to do this.

The basis of the educational process at the department is project training, that allows to give knowledge to students not only within the framework of lectures and seminars, but also to implement interesting business projects together with enterprises and organizations. This is also facilitated by the partnership agreement concluded in 2014 between Baikal State University, Tomsk University of Architecture and Civil Engineering and Bratsk State University in order to organize project training within the framework of the annual competition of students’ projects. The technology of project-based training is supposed to create groups of students of different specialties, to attract practitioners from business or government to supervise these groups; to receive design assignments from them. Since 2016 the Ministry of Construction, Roads of Irkutsk Region has been involved in this process, protection of projects within the framework of a competition on the Internet, awarding the winning teams with diplomas.

The key to success of the graduates of the department is in universal knowledge based on the balance of technical and economic disciplines.

  • Construction enterprise economics;
  • Technology and organization of construction production;
  • Economics and real estate management;
  • Real estate and business valuation;
  • Internet entrepreneurship;
  • Management at construction enterprises;
  • Economics and urban management;
  • Budgeting and price determination;
  • Сontractual procurement system;
  • Investment project management.
  • Ministry of Construction, Road Facilities of Irkutsk Region;
  • Ministry of Housing Policy, Energy and Transport of Irkutsk Region;
  • Ministry of Real Estate Relations of Irkutsk Region;
  • Committee for Municipal Real Estate Management;
  • Construction companies in the region;
  • Banks;
  • Design institutes;
  • Research organizations;
  • Commercial real estate management companies;
  • Appraisal and real estate companies.

Our graduates are leading employees of construction, appraisal, mortgage and real estate management companies. A large number of alumni are successful entrepreneurs. Traditionally, graduates are in demand for work as estimators and economists in investment institutions of various profiles – credit and mortgage departments of banks and insurance companies, consulting and leasing agencies, in organizations of the city economy system and state and municipal authorities, the Committee for municipal real estate management, Ministry of Housing, Ministry of Property Relations. Most of the region’s public and municipal procurement specialists are also our graduates.

These days all human activity and the level of its well-being are associated with the fuel and energy complex. The oil and gas complex plays a huge role in economy of all the countries, especially Russia.

The economic attractiveness of the development of oil and gas industry in Irkutsk region is also due to the construction of “Eastern Siberia - Pacific Ocean” oil pipeline and “Siberia’s Power” gas pipeline. Representative offices and subsidiaries of federal companies, as well as local organizations operate in our region.

Nowadays there is a high demand for industry specialists with a good knowledge of applied economics in the oil and gas complex. The program “Economy of Oil and Gas Complex” provides professional knowledge and general economic education, as well as special knowledge of technologies and organization of production and sales in the oil and gas complex. The level of wages in the oil and gas complex is traditionally the highest in economy.

  • Oil and Gas Complex technologies;
  • Economics of OGC enterprises;
  • Industrial management at Oil and Gas enterprises;
  • Analysis of world energy markets;
  • Oil and Gas commodity science and sales of oil and gas processing products;
  • Analysis of business activities of Oil and Gas enterprises;
  • Business planning and project management;
  • Logistics;
  • Ecology and environmental protection in OGC;
  • Economic Security of enterprises.

Graduates of the educational program “Economy of Oil and Gas Complex” should be equally good at economic problems and science-intensive technologies, in strategic management and technical and economic planning. During the years of study students study the specifics of work in the oil and gas companies – from oil search to sales of oil products.

To improve the quality of education under the program “Economy of Oil and Gas Complex” and to get practical skills students are sent to industrial and pre-graduation practical training in the largest oil and gas companies in the region:

  • OOO “Gazprom Dobycha Irkutsk”, OOO “Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk” – subsidiaries of PAO “Gazprom”;
  • AO “Angarsk Petrochemical Company”, AO “Irkutsknefteproduct”, AO “Vernechonskneftegaz”, OOO “Taas-Yuryakh Neftegazodobycha” and other subsidiaries of PAO “NK Rosneft”;
  • Regional holding OOO “Irkutsk Oil Company”;
  • OOO “Transneft – Vostok” (a subsidiary of PAO “Transneft”).

The industrial practice takes place in real conditions and provides an opportunity for future employment in the industry players.

A unique educational program for obtaining an economic education that opens up prospects for work at enterprises of all industries and forms of ownership.

Bachelors – graduates of the proposed educational trajectory “Enterprise Economy and Entrepreneurship” become trained economists with modern knowledge and they are able to carry out highly effective activities in the field of creation and functioning of competitive organizations in national economy. The bachelor prepares for such types of professional activities as accounting and economic and analytical activities, organizational and management activities, research. Graduates are focused on solving problems in accordance with such professional activities as:

  • development of economic sections of plans for companies of various forms of ownership, organizations, departments and validation of conclusions, interpretation of findings;
  • participation in the development of design solutions in the field of professional activity, preparation of proposals and activities for the implementation of developed projects and programs;
  • development of management decisions, validation of their choice based on criteria of socio-economic efficiency, taking into account the risks and possible socio-economic consequences of decisions and taking into account legal, administrative and other restrictions.
  • Project management;
  • Entrepreneurship;
  • Enterprise economics;
  • Management of a modern corporation;
  • Innovation in entrepreneurship;
  • Advertising management and marketing communications;
  • Business information software;
  • Fundamentals of company valuation;
  • Business models of entrepreneurship;
  • Commercial activities of the company;
  • Cost management and price determination.
  • Economic, financial, productive-economic and analytical services of organizations of various industries, spheres and forms of ownership;
  • Bodies of the Federal State Tax Inspectorate;
  • Financial, credit and insurance institutions;
  • State and municipal authorities;
  • Internal audit services of organizations of various industries, spheres of activity and forms of ownership;
  • Auditing and consulting organizations.

The spheres of finance and credit are one of the most prestigious and promising areas for young people choosing professions in the field of economics. These areas of the economy are constantly developing, and therefore specialists in the field of finance, banking and insurance are always in demand.

The “Finance and Credit” program offers a choice of high-class professions that are in demand in enterprises of all forms and types of ownership.

Graduates of the program work in government and commercial structures as specialists in financial services and securities departments, accountants and specialists in the field of taxation, in banks, regional offices of the Bank of Russia, investment companies, stock exchanges and other investment institutions in the securities market.

A financier is a specialist who can work in the banking system, in the securities market, in the financial services of enterprises, in the financial departments of state institutions and the treasury, in extra-budgetary funds. Such personal qualities as perseverance, the ability to find non-standard solutions, an active life position, desire to gain new knowledge and experience, and a focus on results are of great importance for those who choose such a profession.

A banker - this profession is chosen by those who know how to analyze and organize information, who has an analytical mind and good mathematical ability. Focus and attention to detail are essential in the profession. Those students who aim at the theoretical knowledge of economic disciplines, have a good memory and bring what they started to their logical conclusion will become high-class bankers.

An insurer is both an underwriter who evaluates insurance risk and a manager who is responsible for working with insurance agents, and a sales development specialist. The insurer’s profession is multifaceted. Anyone who wants to earn and influence their income can become an insurance agent. This opportunity depends only on your hard work and dedication.

“Finance and Credit” is also implemented by very interesting training programs within the framework of double diploma – the Russian-Chinese and Russian-French double-diploma programs.

  • Money, credit, banks;
  • Finance and financial systems;
  • Budgetary system of Russian Federation;
  • Financial management;
  • Financial markets and institutions;
  • Foreign exchange policy and foreign exchange market;
  • Insurance;
  • Banking;
  • Securities and the securities market;
  • Сorporate finance;
  • Investment management;
  • Corporate finance;
  • Financial technology;
  • Financial diagnostics;
  • Business valuation;
  • Business processes in the financial sector.

The profession of a financier, banker and insurer is in demand by all intermediaries in the financial market:

  • banks;
  • organizations of all forms and types of ownership;
  • state and non-state pension funds;
  • leasing, factoring, insurance companies, pawnshops, credit consumer cooperatives;
  • exchanges;
  • payment systems (local and foreign);
  • repositories;
  • registrars;
  • depositories;
  • clearing organizations;
  • rating agencies;
  • credit bureau.
In Russia

2 years
In China

2 years
=

2
diplomas

China is one of the leading economies in the world. Economic relations between Russia and China are recognized as one of the most promising. Within the framework of this educational program, students study 2 languages, the main language is Chinese. Two years of study in China and summer internships ensure the successful passing of the Language Proficiency Test (HSK) and earning a bachelor's degree from Beijing University. In the context of the double degree program education is carried out in Russian and Chinese by highly qualified teachers of BSU who have completed internships in educational institutions of China, as well as professors and teachers of Beijing University, including use of distance learning methods.

The double degree educational program in Global Economy is a unique profile, thanks to which students will learn how to:

  • organize and run business, both in Russia and foreign markets;
  • develop and carry out business projects;
  • be engaged in the international sales and goods delivery;
  • draw up international contracts;
  • make an assessment of company risks internationally;
  • conduct business negotiations and official correspondence in foreign languages.
  • Chinese;
  • Global Economy;
  • International Economic Relations;
  • International trade;
  • International contracts;
  • Foreign economic activity;
  • International monetary and credit relations;
  • International Business;
  • International tourism;
  • Customs business;
  • Organization and management of foreign economic activity at enterprises.
  • joint ventures;
  • international logistics companies;
  • foreign companies in Russia and abroad;
  • international departments of financial and industrial, insurance and investment companies;
  • institutions of the financial and credit system;
  • specialized foreign trade organizations;
  • the customs authorities;
  • the international departments of state and local government bodies;
  • higher educational institutions.
In Russia

2 years
In China

2 years
=

2
diplomas

China is one of the leading economies in the world. Economic relations between Russia and China are recognized as one of the most promising. Within the framework of this educational program, students study 2 languages, the main language is Chinese. Two years of study in China and summer internships ensure the successful passing of the Language Proficiency Test (HSK) and earning a bachelor's degree from Shenyang Polytechnical University. In the context of the double degree program education is carried out in Russian and Chinese by highly qualified teachers of BSU who have completed internships in educational institutions of China, as well as professors and teachers of Shenyang Polytechnical University, including use of distance learning methods.

The double degree educational program in Global Economy is a unique profile, thanks to which students will learn how to:

  • organize and run business, both in Russia and foreign markets;
  • develop and carry out business projects;
  • be engaged in the international sales and goods delivery;
  • draw up international contracts;
  • make an assessment of company risks internationally;
  • conduct business negotiations and official correspondence in foreign languages.
  • Strategic management;
  • Financial management;
  • Project management;
  • Human resource management;
  • Leadership (in Russian or English - at the student's choice);
  • Organization of entrepreneurial activity;
  • Legal foundations of management activities;
  • Conflict management and negotiation;
  • International marketing (in Russian or English - at the student's choice);
  • International standards of accounting and financial reporting (in Russian or English - at the student's choice).
  • at enterprises of all the sectors of national economy, conducting foreign economic activity;
  • in joint ventures;
  • in international logistics companies;
  • in foreign companies in Russia and abroad;
  • in international departments of financial and industrial, insurance and investment companies;
  • in institutions of the financial and credit system;
  • in specialized foreign trade organizations;
  • in the customs authorities;
  • in the international departments of state and local government bodies;
  • higher educational institutions.
In Russia

3 years
In France

1 year
=

2
diplomas

France today is one of the most popular student countries in the world. Every year thousands of students from all over the world come to study in France. The French give great attention to higher education and invest in research, that is why French universities have an excellent reputation in the international academic range.

The double degree educational program in Economics in the major of “Global Economy (Russian-French double degree program)” makes it possible to get two diplomas at the same time:

  • Diploma of the Russian Federation: BSU, “Economics – “Global Economy””;
  • French Diploma: Sophia Antipolis, Nice, “Economics – Management”;

These diplomas allow to work not only in Russia, but also in the countries of the European Union.

The Russian-French double degree program is a unique training program thanks to which students get:

  • skills of practical activity at the international level in the field of economic relations and business;
  • knowledge of foreign languages at a professional level;
  • intercultural communication skills.

Education in the context of double-diploma program is carried out in Russian and French by highly qualified teachers of Baikal State University who have completed internships in educational institutions of the European Union, as well as professors and teachers of University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, including use of distance learning methods. A zero level of language skills is possible at entry.

  • Global Economy;
  • International economic relations;
  • International trade;
  • International contracts;
  • Foreign economic activity;
  • International currency and credit relations;
  • Currency and export control;
  • International Business;
  • International tourism;
  • Customs business;
  • Organization and management of foreign economic activity at enterprises;
  • European law;
  • Business valuation.
  • at enterprises of all the sectors of national economy, conducting foreign economic activity;
  • in joint ventures;
  • in international logistics companies;
  • in foreign companies in Russia and abroad;
  • in international departments of financial and industrial, insurance and investment companies;
  • in institutions of the financial and credit system;
  • in specialized foreign trade organizations;
  • in the customs authorities;
  • in the international departments of state and local government bodies;
  • in higher educational institutions.

This program provides not only fundamental economic background, but also an opportunity to get up to C-level of two (or more) foreign languages (to choose from English, German, French, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and for non-Russian residents - Russian) taught by highly qualified and certified language teachers and native speakers. You will be trained to work in the spheres of foreign trade, monetary crediting and finance at national and international levels. Apprenticeship and internship will enable our students to practice theoretical knowledge and get the relevant experience. Upon graduation from the Bachelor’s Program you can continue your education in Master’s Program Global Economy and International Business” at BSU.

  • Global Economics;
  • Foreign Economics;
  • International Economic Relations;
  • Foreign Trade;
  • Foreign Contracts;
  • International Business;
  • International Marketing;
  • Government Regulation of External Economic Activity;

Our successful graduates are eagerly employed by

  • foreign companies;
  • External (International) Relations departments of government and municipal authorities;
  • finance, crediting and insurance institutions;
  • foreign trade organizations;
  • tax authorities;
  • universities and research centers;
  • enterprises in various industries.
Fine Arts

The direction "Fine arts" is designed for students who are interested in creativity, who want to understand social, psychological, economic and cultural aspects differences between people.

Graduates of the training direction have fundamental knowledge of Arts, Psychology and Humanities, which act as a theoretical component of the future profession; skills of implementation in the system practical activities in the field of Management, Design and maintenance creative processes, business projects.

Creative component, creativity, fundamental education, knowledge of the arts, understanding of the person and his needs.

  • Art history system;
  • History of Art;
  • Organization management;
  • Personnel management;
  • General theory of creating a speech, written and visual image;
  • Personality psychology;
  • Psychology of creativity;
  • Hermeneutics;
  • Art criticism;
  • Team building system;
  • Theory of journalism;
  • Information Technology;
  • Digital media;
  • Project activity.

Future graduates can find work in the creative field, become producers, organizers of processes of various complexity, art historians, work in the field of mass communications, be presenters and editors of mass media.

Bachelors in fine arts are in demand as experts, critics, appraisers, can work in government organizations, creatively organize and support marketing processes, advertising activities, and manage social, cultural, and creative organizations. As well as create creative personal unique products and most importantly be able to promote them on the market and in the social environment.

Program Forest Management is a synthesis of Engineering, Science, Economy and Management in the context of the relevant professional sphere. We know how to combine laws of forest nature and principles of economy.

If you care about the nature and the future of forests, if you want to save them for future generations, Forest Management is your occupation. Our highly-qualified lecturers will tell you about types of forests and their inhabitants, reforestation and tree surgery, log felling, forest fire fight, log industry, and most importantly, they’ll teach you rational timber exploitation. You will also learn how to put forest spirit into urban parks and gardens, grow flowers and bushes. Besides, you will acquire the relevant knowledge of Forestry legislation, economy and management in timber industry, and organizing wood processing.

In our well-equipped forestry lab you will have a chance to apply the theory to practical work. Yearly summer internships and apprenticeships in the local Botanic Garden and forest divisions, as well as at forest protection organizations, will help you get the necessary work experience.

To make your studies even more interesting and comprehensive, there are excursions to forest museums, the Botanic Garden, Baikal National Park, Game Management Museum, and timber industry enterprises. You will also have a chance to take part in the yearly “World Arbor Day”.

  • Forest science;
  • Forest Management;
  • Forest Commodity Science and Wood Technology;
  • Soil Science;
  • Wooded Lands Monitoring;
  • Dendrology;
  • Forestry Crops;
  • Forest Selection;
  • Introduction to Park and Garden Development;
  • Landscape Design;
  • Ornamental Arboriculture;
  • Timber Processing Business, et al.

Our graduates will be in demand at organizations and enterprises of forestry management, woodcutting and wood processing, construction companies, national parks and reserves, botanic gardens, landscape design firms, as well as at government agencies of timber industry and ecology protection.

Human Resource Management (HRM) is concerned with managing people in organizations in a structured and thorough manner. Human resource managers deal with staffing, employee compensation and benefits, defining/designing work. The course concentrates on applying employment and labor statutes of the Russian Federation to hiring and firing staff, transferring staff to other positions. The course teaches basic social and psychological principles of working with staff. Students will learn to apply projective techniques, performance reviews, training, and testing.

  • Employment and Labor Law;
  • HR Policies and Planning;
  • HR Management;
  • HR Document Management (Document Support);
  • Recruitment;
  • Professional Competence Assessment;
  • Work Motivation;
  • Foundations of Management Consulting;
  • Management Psychology;
  • Personnel Security.

Human resources managers are sought after by major companies, as well as small and medium-size companies. Graduates can work in various fields including industrial sector, banking, insurance, construction, trade and others.

The dynamic development of international cooperation is impossible without specialists in foreign economy and culture, development of the world politics and foreign policy of Russia. The program prepares students for jobs in Russian and international companies. Students study Global economics, International law, Geopolitics, Theory and Practice of International Relations, International economic activity of Baikal region, learn skills of oral and written communication in two foreign languages (English and an oriental language – Chinese or Japanese).

Graduates will be able to carry out duties of junior and middle-ranking officials in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, participate in organizing international events (negotiations, meetings, conferences, and exhibitions), do analytical study in state, regional and municipal authorities, scientific institutes, academic institutions, companies.

Common roles for graduates include

  • junior and middle-ranking official;
  • interpreter;
  • specialist;
  • executive assistant;
  • secretary;
  • reporters on international issues;
  • research assistant.

for offices of state, state, regional and municipal authorities, international organizations, representative offices of Russian and international companies, nonprofit organizations etc.

Journalism

Journalism is concerned with reporting about, photographing, or editing news stories for various mass media. Students will be taught to fulfill various professional tasks among which are:

  • preparing materials (text, photo, video, audio) for various media;
  • selecting, verifying statements and facts;
  • editing;
  • participating in the production of print and Internet publications, television and radio programs;
  • liaising with freelance authors;
  • promoting media projects;
  • organizing information and communication campaigns (public discussions, debates, etc.)

et al.

  • Russian and Foreign Literature;
  • Modern Russian Language;
  • Foreign Languages;
  • Linguistics;
  • Literary Theory;
  • Forms of Mass Media;
  • History of Journalism;
  • Journalism Genres;
  • Elocution.

Common roles for graduates include

  • public relations specialist,
  • SMM specialist,
  • journalist,
  • publisher,
  • image maker,
  • copywriter,
  • PR manager,
  • reporter,
  • broadcast journalist,
  • editor,
  • photojournalist,
  • press secretary,
  • media relations officer.
Law Studies

The program allows students to learn basic issues of jurisprudence and legal theory during the first three years, and choose one of the three majors – civil law, criminal law or state and administrative law in their fourth year. Graduates with a Bachelor’s degree may further choose to take one of the Master’s degree programs at BSU:

  • Civil Law and Procedure;
  • Economic Activity Legal Support;
  • State and Administrative Law;
  • Criminalistics, Forensics and Criminal Investigation;
  • Criminal Procedure and Prosecutor’s Supervision;
  • Criminal Law and Criminology.

A career as lawyer is one of the most highly sought-after professions on the labor market. Graduates can work as legal assistants, lawyers, notaries, legal advisors in all spheres of the economy, civil service and law enforcement.

Linguistics

The program is focused on providing contemporary knowledge in the field of linguistics, intercultural communication, theoretical and applied linguistics. Specialists in cross-cultural communication can work within the country and abroad in economic, political and cultural spheres.

These are a few features of our program:

  • training under the guidance of leading scientists in the field of theoretical and applied linguistics, well known in Russia and abroad;
  • foreign language internships;
  • academic exchange programs with major European universities;
  • opportunity to take a “Tour Guide” course.
  • Russian Language and Speech Culture;
  • Psychology of Cross-Cultural Communication;
  • Business Etiquette;
  • Conflict Resolution;
  • Introduction to Argumentation Theory;
  • History of Language;
  • Functional Writing Styles;
  • Vocationally Oriented Translation;
  • Foreign Languages (English, German, French);
  • Introduction into Semiotics;
  • Modern Information Technologies.

There is a demand for qualified linguists who know languages ​​of global communication, and this demand will grow in the future.

Management

This program is for those who want to work for national or international companies in Russia and abroad. You will study the contemporary approaches to management, cross-cultural peculiarities of running a business and HR-management, Business English (or other languages) and other courses that will enable you to become a sought-after specialist.

Our advantage is practical training: master-classes and workshops with business executives and apprenticeship at national and international companies.

We use an inter-disciplinary approach to training: we combine enhanced study of courses on Management with other Humanities on Economics, Law, and Psychology that are taught through both traditional and innovative methods. The program provides opportunities for our students’ communication and interaction with highly qualified teaching staff as well as with successful top managers of Russian and international companies.

You will have an opportunity to participate in students exchange programs and/or take an internship in foreign companies.

You will learn

  • to find and estimate new market opportunities and formulate a business idea, work out a business-plan for a new product, start-up or enterprise;
  • to analyze consumer behavior and form the demand, calculate and analyze the prime cost of a product or service, participate in working out, planning and implementing a company’s marketing strategy;
  • to write financial reports, make investment, crediting of financial decisions based on analysis of financial reports, and forecast risks and profitability of the financial and investment decisions;
  • to forecast financial development of organization, do accounts and allocate costs;
  • to develop HR-management strategies, plan and monitor the work of departments, teams and organization in general, as well as audit human resources and anticipate the demand in particular employees;
  • to work out measures to attract and select new staff and help them adapt to the working environment, develop training and assessment programs for new staff;
  • how to motivate and encourage personnel (raise salary, provide fringe benefits, longer vacations and so on), manage conflicts, analyze the corporate culture, its strengths and weaknesses, and suggest ways of improvement;
  • to determine the organization’s market position and introduce measures to improve the image of the organization as employer;
  • how to monitor the competitors;
  • to speak an international language fluently.
  • Economics;
  • Theory of Management;
  • Marketing;
  • Accounting and Analysis;
  • Finance Management;
  • HR Management;
  • Strategic Management;
  • Leadership;
  • Teambuilding.

Manager is a universal specialist capable of dealing with HR-management issues, supplies, establishing efficient work process, office work, and so on. In most cases, managers are white collars, but there are exceptions, like logistics manager, merchandiser, or sales manager, who may work outdoors.

The universal training program guarantees our graduates employment opportunities and promotion prospects in particular functions (HR management, organization management, marketing, investment management, finance, logistics and others), in various sectors of economy (industry, service, public administration, et al.), and at national or international commercial or non-commercial organizations of any legal corporate form, as well as at government bodies or foundations. Another option is to start one’s own business.

In order to get wider career opportunities, you may continue education and study for a Master’s Degree at BSU.

In Russia

2 years
In China

2 years
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The double-degree educational program in the specialty of “Management” combines the classic educational program in management, as well as specialized training.

The combination of a classical educational program with specialized training forms universal competencies that are in demand in the business environment.

In the context of this double degree program, students study 2 languages, the main one is Chinese. Two years of study in China and summer internships ensure the successful passing of the Chinese Language Proficiency Test (HSK) and a bachelor's degree from Shenyang Polytechnical University.

Education within the framework of the double degree program is carried out in Russian and Chinese by highly qualified teachers of BSU who have completed internships in educational institutions of China, as well as professors and teachers of Shenyang University, including use of distance learning methods.

Training in this educational program is characterized by a practical orientation. Master classes, seminars for business representatives, practice in Russian and international companies with possible subsequent employment are held during the educational period. Active teaching methods are used in the educational process. The training is conducted by experienced teachers of the department as well as representatives of business structures.

  • Strategic management;
  • Financial management;
  • Project management;
  • Human resource management;
  • Leadership;
  • Organization of entrepreneurial activity;
  • Legal foundations of management activities;
  • Conflict management and negotiation;
  • Brand management;
  • Multimedia technologies.
  • at enterprises of all the sectors of national economy, conducting foreign economic activity (in the field of logistics and sales, tourism and hospitality, advertising);
  • in joint ventures;
  • in international logistics companies;
  • in foreign companies in Russia and abroad;
  • in international departments of financial and industrial, insurance and investment companies;
  • in institutions of the financial and credit system;
  • in specialized foreign trade organizations;
  • in the customs authorities;
  • in the international departments of state and local government bodies;
  • in higher educational institutions.
Psychology

The system of fundamental and applied knowledge of Psychology that you will acquire with us will enable you to solve multiple practical tasks, like staff psychological assessment, personnel training, diagnostics of personnel and organizational effects, assessment organization, corporate culture development and introduction, business communication facilitation, work-life balancing, public relations and others.

  • Theory and Technology of Social Work;
  • Economic Foundations of Social Work;
  • Management in Social Work;
  • Social Projects and Programs;
  • Social Sphere and Social Work Funding;
  • Organizational and Administrative Work In The System Of Social Services;
  • Social Policy;
  • Accounting in Social Services;
  • Organization of Work and Personnel Management in Social Services;
  • Psychology;
  • Legal Regulation of Social Work;
  • Social Science;
  • Economics;
  • Theories of Social Welfare, et al.

Common roles for our graduates include:

  • consulting psychologist in spheres of advertising, marketing and PR;
  • Head or fellow of Couneling Services at various organizations (banks, law enforcement agencies, public services, etc.);
  • image-making psychologist;
  • trainer, expert and councilor on special psychological training.

The program involves the study of management, economics, law and information technologies. Students are taught

  • to manage the work in state and local governments;
  • to provide assistance to administrative officials (drawing up documents, sorting mail, taking calls, etc.);
  • to draft regulations;
  • to develop programs of social and economic development at regional level;
  • to participate in making a budget, assess the efficiency of the use of budgetary funds;
  • to manage paperwork and documents;
  • to study and identify problems in the work of an organization;
  • to analyze the risks of management;
  • to provide advice to state, non-profit, economic organizations;
  • to establish relations between the government and the public;
  • to establish and update information databases for making managerial decisions;
  • to resolve conflicts, etc.
  • Foundations of State and Municipal Management
  • Civil and Municipal Service
  • Foundations of Local Governance
  • Public Procurement and Contracts
  • Organization Management
  • Making and Executing Policy Decisions
  • Economics of Organizations
  • State and Municipal Finance
  • Regional Economics
  • Urban Economics
  • Forecasting and Planning
  • Taxes and Taxation
  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Civil Law

Common roles for graduates include

  • public servant;
  • crisis manager;
  • public and municipal management specialist;
  • lobbyist;
  • lawmaker;
  • financial manager;
  • business manager.
Social Work

Social work is a profession concerned with helping and supporting people. It involves solving important problems concerning the life of each individual.

The program is focused on training administrators, managers in the field of social work. Students are taught to coordinate the work of social institutions, develop social policies on a national scale, at the level of a particular region, area or enterprise. Along with technology and methods of social work, students study Economics and Management.

  • Theory and Technology of Social Work
  • Economic Foundations of Social Work
  • Management in Social Work
  • Social Projects and Programs
  • Social Sphere and Social Work Funding
  • Organizational and Administrative Work In The System Of Social Services
  • Social Policy
  • Accounting in Social Services
  • Organization of Work and Personnel Management in Social Services
  • Psychology
  • Legal Regulation of Social Work
  • Social Science
  • Economics
  • Theories of Social Welfare, et al

Graduates can pursue a career in executive and legislative branches of institutions, government social welfare institutions, employment agencies, social work organizations, law enforcement authorities, military forces, HR departments and departments of social services in organizations, non-commercial organizations.

Tourism

The program gives students special training necessary to carry out various professional tasks. It offers a mix of theory and practical application, an opportunity to study two foreign languages.

The acquired skills and knowledge allow graduates to set up their own tourism and recreation business, hospitality business, sightseeing business.

Common roles for graduates include

  • international tourism manager;
  • inbound tourism manager;
  • domestic tourism manager;
  • cruise manager;
  • reservation manager;
  • tour guide;
  • MICE manager;
  • customer service manager;
  • catering customer service manager;
  • restaurant administrator;
  • sports and adventure tourism instructor.

for tourism industry companies, hotels, sightseeing tour agencies, recreation camps, health resorts, et al.

Common roles for graduates include

Urban Planning and Cadastre

Why we are unique

Sound knowledge and skills in investment, business development, search for profitable production and distribution markets – all this is the basis for our graduates’ success.

Since most businesses require premises for office, production, or as object for rent, business owners need deep knowledge of construction process management, real estate management, types of real property in the market, and location estimation. Otherwise, they will need a specialist to help them choose the right location for a shop, restaurant, entertainment center, et al, as well as estimate people flows, accessibility, parking availability, convenience of the area and other factors. That is what our graduates, together with our students at work placement, do successfully!

It is interesting

Studies of graphic design computer programs help our students acquire practical skills in real estate design, urban planning, and relevant budget programming.

Key trends in training

REAL ESTATE: millions of square meters of residential and commercial property, and land for living quarters, businesses, offices, hotels, shopping centers, entertainment parks and so on, are always in great demand.

INVESTMENT: studying this course you will acquire skills in efficient fund investment and portfolio set-up, as well as introduction of start-ups into the market.

DIGITAL ECONOMY: contemporary investment trends, from bit coin to 3D printers, from mining firms and robotics to IoT and digital intelligence.

  • Real Property Economy;
  • Land Management Economy;
  • Real Estate Marketing;
  • Geodesics;
  • Graphic and Land Information Systems;
  • IT in Land Management;
  • Introduction to Urban Planning and Development;
  • Real Estate Appraisal;
  • Legal Support for Land Development and Cadastre;
  • Land Cadastre Valuation;
  • Typology of Real Property Items;
  • Introduction into Cadastre Register;
  • Organization of Biddings;
  • Land Law;
  • Civil Law, et al.

Our common career roles are plenty:

  • investors,
  • mortgage brokers,
  • bank crediting experts,
  • real estate appraisers,
  • business valuators,
  • real estate managers,
  • Heads of municipal or federal authorities,
  • bidding process organizers,
  • directors of construction or land development companies,
  • cadaster engineers and so on.

Specialist’s degree programs

The course enables students to study the subjects relevant to foreign economic activity and law. Students will know the titles of customs procedures, learn to make managerial decisions, reduce risks, and contribute to simplifying customs formalities.

Students will be taught to carry out professional tasks, among which are:

  • carrying out customs control;
  • determining the country of origin of products, the customs value of goods;
  • charging customs duties, penalty fee, interest, recovering debts and refunding customs charges;
  • keeping record of customs payments, advance payments and cash collateral on the accounts of customs authorities;
  • detecting and restraining administrative violations and crimes in the customs service;
  • managing the work of customs authorities;
  • using information systems, information technologies, software and hardware tools of information security;
  • analyzing and collecting customs statistics of foreign trade;
  • informing and advising participants of foreign economic activity on customs-related issues.
  • Taxes and customs payments;
  • Prices and pricing;
  • Accounting;
  • Informatics;
  • Foreign Language for Specific Purposes;
  • Customs and tariff regulation of foreign trade activity;
  • Commodity research and commodity examination;
  • Customs law;
  • Information customs technologies;
  • Customs control of goods and vehicles;
  • International contracts and marketing;
  • Foreign economic activity logistics.

Common roles for graduates include

  • customs declarant;
  • customs officer;
  • customs manager;
  • foreign trade specialist;
  • customs clearance specialist;
  • customs broker.

in customs, customs warehouses; for customs carriers, transportation and shipping companies, international companies, etc.

Economic Security

Economic security is concerned with ensuring the economic security of society and the state, as well as economic entities; enforcing laws in the economic sphere; providing support of social and economic activities of economic entities, economic, financial, analytical departments of organizations, institutions, state and municipal authorities.

Students are taught to solve a number of professional tasks, such as:

  • developing economic plans of enterprises, institutions, organizations;
  • protecting private, state and municipal property;
  • creating conditions and providing guarantees for entrepreneurial activity;
  • control over drawing up and execution of budgets of the budgetary system of the Russian Federation;
  • assessing the efficiency of internal control and audit systems in state and municipal bodies, organizations;
  • economic and financial monitoring of economic entities;
  • estimating economic efficiency of projects, modeling economic processes for the purposes of analyzing and forecasting threats to economic security;
  • advising on potential and real threats to economic security, et al.
  • Economic security;
  • Forensic economic analysis;
  • Audit;
  • Organization and tax inspection procedure;
  • Risk assessment;
  • Fundamentals of health and safety;
  • Basic classification of economic crimes;
  • Foundations of economic crimes investigation;
  • Anti-tax evasion measures;
  • Protection of national security information;
  • Intellectual property protection.

Graduates can pursue a career in the legislative and executive power structures, Federal Security Service of Russia, in the police departments of economic security and anti-corruption, control and audit departments of the subjects of the Russian Federation, Federal Treasury departments , tax authorities, internal control departments of banks and other lending institutions, insurance and leasing companies, information and analytical departments of state and commercial organizations that provide financial and economic security to enterprises engaged in collecting and processing information on market conditions, production technologies, etc.

Legal Support of National Security

The course provides an opportunity to study law, get physical, tactical and special, and firearms training. Students will acquire the necessary skills in information security procedures, learn the methods of working with confidential information, learn to use different means of communication and ways of protecting official secrets. They will master the skills of practical shooting, shooting the service pistol; master the rules of shooting main types of weapons and applying special equipment. They will also learn to use the tactics of individual and group action within units. The program will prepare students to perform professional tasks in emergency situations and in wartime.

  • Theory of national security
  • Investigation and search operations;
  • Personal security of law enforcement officers;
  • Prevention of corruption in government bodies;
  • Combating illegal drug trafficking;
  • Investigation of crimes related to illegal arms trafficking;
  • Legal means of combating terrorism and extremism;
  • Investigation of economic crimes and official misconduct;
  • Document turnover in national security bodies;
  • Tactical and special training;
  • Firearms training.

Graduates can pursue a career in government bodies of Russia, Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, Federal Security Service of Russia, The National Guard of the Russian Federation, Federal Penitentiary Service of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, Federal Bailiffs Service, Investigative Committee of Russia, Prosecutor General office, legal profession, companies’ security departments, private security companies, crime detection agencies.

Psychology in Power Structures

Psychology in power structures is concerned with issues of psychological support in management, performance of staff in law-enforcement agencies, defense authorities, personal and public security sphere, education, social care, work of psychological units.

Students will be taught to fulfill professional tasks, among which are

  • determining the applicant's psychological suitability for employment in law enforcement authorities, military service and predicting their psychological readiness to carry out professional tasks;
  • psychological training of staff for work in everyday and extreme conditions;
  • providing psychological support;
  • creating a psychological profile of an employee, analyze and evaluate the psychological conditions of his work;
  • developing and implementing programs aimed at prevention of misconduct and deviations in social and personal status, mental development of staff;
  • developing programs aimed at diagnosing employees’ problems requiring corrective intervention;
  • providing psychological aid in emergency situations;
  • training and certifying new staff;
  • teaching psychology at colleges and universities, et al.
  • Psychology of safety;
  • Psychology of crowd behavior and rioting;
  • Crisis psychology;
  • Legal psychology;
  • Emergency psychology;
  • Psychological support in power structures;
  • Development of psychological potential of staff;
  • Social-professional integration.

Common roles for graduates include:

  • HR manager,
  • coach,
  • psychologist-diagnostician,
  • psychologist-advisor,
  • psychology-instructor,
  • social psychologist,
  • head hunter

for the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Federal Security Service, Ministry of Emergency Situations , Federal Customs Service, Emergency Medicine Service, State government bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, municipal divisions.

Translation and translation studies

This program is focused on linguistic support of military activities and interstate relations. Students have an opportunity to do an internship abroad, try their hand at translating at international conferences, sports and music events taking place in Irkutsk.

Students will be taught

  • to discuss social and political, special and everyday topics;
  • to comprehend a foreign language regardless of the speaking rate, pronunciation;
  • to perform simultaneous, liaison or consecutive interpreting;
  • to take notes when performing consecutive interpreting;
  • to perform written translation;
  • to use appropriate non-verbal forms of communication;
  • to organize business negotiations, conferences, seminars;
  • to do linguistic analysis of texts;
  • to study the structure of foreign languagesm, et al.

In the era of globalization, fluency in foreign languages ​​has become a key to a successful career. Graduates with a degree in translation and translation studies are sought after by companies in the defense industry. They can also work in international departments of joint ventures, educational and scientific organizations; international non-profit and profit-making organizations; editorial departments of magazines and newspapers; translation services companies; subdivisions of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; tourism and hospitality industries, et al.