The term of study in the magistracy, sufficient for obtaining in-depth professional knowledge, in the new education system may be a year. This was announced on March 8 by the Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation Valery Falkov.
“In the new coordinate system, it will be possible, in accordance with the request of the labor market, to prepare or obtain in-depth professional knowledge in a master’s program in a year,” he said on the air of the Rossiya 24 TV channel.
According to the minister, also in the new system of education, graduates of the specialty will also have the opportunity to study free of charge in the master’s program.
Falkov noted that the magistracy is not a continuation of basic education, it is in-depth specialized knowledge.
On February 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin, during his address to the Federal Assembly, announced his intention to return the specialty to universities, writes Gazeta.Ru.
Russian Minister of Education Sergei Kravtsov, in an interview with Izvestia, expressed confidence that this decision would make the education system of Russia and the whole country stronger.
In turn, Alexander Khvostov, director of relations with the educational community at MAXIMUM Education, admitted that the transition to a new system of higher education would take more than one year.
On February 27, Aide to the President of the Russian Federation Andrei Fursenko announced that graduates of Russian universities will retain the opportunity to study and work abroad with their diplomas after the reform of the higher education system in the country.