The Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages
Moscow State Linguistic University


Specialisation: Psychological and Pedagogical Support of Continuous Education

Study Mode: Full time

Duration: 4 academic years (240 ECTS)

Entry Criteria: Russian Certificate of Complete Secondary Education (or equivalent), with school-leaving Unified State Examination results in Foreign Language, Biology, and Russian

Would you like to understand how languages and cultures are taught in the changing world? Are you interested in studying at least two foreign languages? Would you take the challenge of applying your knowledge and skills to working with young language learners? If so, then our university has an attractive option for you.

Programme Overview

Our 4-year Bachelor Programme provides students with in-depth academic knowledge in the field. Educational psychologists apply theories of human development to understand individual learning, improve the learning process and promote educational success for all students. Educational physiology helps us understand the social, emotional and cognitive processes that constitute learning throughout the lifespan. It offers a solid grounding in the skills that are critical to success as an educational psychologist. The programme will introduce you to different theories and how to best apply your knowledge in an educational context.

What You Will Study

Teaching is provided through lectures, classes or seminars. It also includes counselling skills practice and research practicals. A distinctive feature of the programme is that the majority of classes are focused on professional practice. The following subjects are indicative of what you will study on this course.

· General psychology

· Developmental psychology

· Pedagogy

· Educational psychology

· Professional ethics in psychological and pedagogical activity

· Curriculum development

· Information and communication technologies in education

· Fundamentals of special psychology and pedagogy

· Ethnopsychology

· Fundamentals of psychological and pedagogical diagnostics

· Special educational needs

· Psychology of motivation

· Psychology of deviant behavior

· Educational counselling

· Introduction to clinical psychology

· Professional communication in psychological and pedagogical practice

· Psychology of professional self-determination

· Conflict management in education

· Psychological counselling in organizations of recreation & rehabilitation of children

· Methods of active socio-psychological training

· Methods of teaching psychological and pedagogical disciplines

· Two modern languages


Our graduates go on to work in a range of sectors including

Neurologopedic centres