Computer and Information Sciences

Postgraduate program «Computer and Information Sciences» includes the direction 05.13.18 "Mathematical modeling, Numerical Analysis and Software Complexes", which you can study under.

The direction is carried out at the Faculty of Computer Science and Technology.

The field of professional activity of graduates includes range of objects, phenomena and processes of the real world: in the scientific and production environment - high-tech production of the defense industry, aerospace, aircraft, engineering, design and creation of new materials, construction, scientific and analytical centers of different profiles, in the socio-economic environment - funds, insurance and management companies, financial institutions and business structures, as well as educational organizations of higher education.

Types of professional activity: scientific activity in the field of fundamental and applied mathematics, Informatics, information technologies, mathematical modeling, creation of software systems, operating systems, databases, modern network technologies; teaching activities in the field of fundamental and applied mathematics, Informatics, information and communication technologies. The postgraduate program is aimed at the development of all types of professional activities for which the graduate is preparing.

Postgraduate study is a system for training highly qualified specialists of the new generation, competitive in the market of intellectual labor, with the skills of analytical, research and teaching activities. To apply for the postgraduate program candidate should hold master’s or specialist’s degree in the related field.

Russian higher education is divided into undergraduate (bachelor's), graduate (master's or specialist’s) and postgraduate (PhD) levels. Bachelor’s degree programs duration is 4 year, master’s degree program is 2 more years (6 years in total). Specialist’s programs are usually lasts for 5 or 5,5 years. Specialist’s degree is equated to bachelor’s + master’s degrees obtained.

Postgraduate programs’ duration is 4 years. At the beginning of the studies an individual training plan is drawn up. Postgraduate education includes research under the guidance of scientific supervisor. Therefore, for admission it is important to accurately determine the faculty and department, where you would like to continue your studies, to have a potential PhD supervisor and thesis abstracts.

During this time, it is necessary to have several scientific publications. Upon completion of the program and postgraduate exams, graduates receive the postgraduate diploma. After receiving a diploma you have the opportunity to become a Candidate of Sciences. It can be achieved by defending a thesis for the Candidate's Degree at the end of the studies.


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