TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
240 credits (over 4 years, 30 credits per semester)
CORE SUBJECTS: 200+ credits over 4 years
International Relations, World Politics and Political Science: 44 credits
Governance: 31 credits
Social Sciences and Humanities: 17 credits
Law: 14 credits
Economics and Management: 22 credits
Foreign Language: 90 credits (*)
AMONG COMPULSORY COURSES:
History of International Relations: 4 credits
Contemporary International Relations: 4 credits
Contemporary Global Problems: 3 credits
Political System of Contemporary Russia: 4 credits
System of Public Management and Municipal Administration: 2 credits
Strategic Governance: 3 credits
Macroeconomics and Microeconomics: 4 credits
International Economic Relations: 4 credits
International Organizations: 4 credits
Law (Constitutional, Administrative, Civil, Finance, etc.): 18 credits
World History and Russian History: 3 credits
Philosophy: 4 credits
ELECTIVE COURSES: 22 credits
INTERNSHIP: 10 credits
(*) Language Training includes two foreign languages:
1. For non-Russian-speaking students: a) Russian, b) French or Spanish (availability depending on the year of application); Major in Russian
2. For students with a good command of Russian language: a) Advanced English as a Foreign Language and the language of instruction; b) French or Spanish (availability depending on the year of application). Major in a language other than English or Russian.
Final University Examinations (Finals) taken by students at the end of the 4th year: 6 credits
Interdisciplinary Examination: 2 credits
Foreign Language: 2 credits
Undergraduate Thesis: 2 credits
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MGIMO 2012 graduates
The B.A. course will prepare applicants for a successful career in public service, whether in government, non-governmental organizations or in the private sector.
The School has dedicated careers advisors to support our students during their study, organizes careers events to bring relevant employers and students together, and maintains a network of support among alumni and current students of the University.
Students will also have access to MGIMO's careers service offering advice and training not only in furthering your career after graduating from the School, but also with placing its students in internships during the 8th semester. The School's Careers Centre will allow relevant organizations directly to target students for recruitment.
MGIMO graduates are sought by employers internationally and the career prospects for a successful B.A. student at MGIMO are excellent. Among them:
Central or Regional Government Officer
Diplomat, Foreign Service Officer
Policy Institute Analyst
Political and Business Information Analyst
Students may have employment opportunities with central, regional or local governments of their countries, international business, NGOs, lobbying, interest and political groups.
Students who go on to do graduate and post-graduate research find employment at higher school levels and in college teaching. MGIMO graduates are well marketable in business and industry. Internship Program assists in securing employment upon graduation.