07.06.01 Architecture

Urban Studies and Rural Planning

3 years

About the program

The aim of the postgraduate program is to prepare a highly qualified specialist in the field of research and design of urban planning systems. In this case, the subject of urban development is considered as a spatially organized territory in its historical development, an actual form of modernity  and  a basis for the future development.
The program offers the training in the analysis of urban development properties of the territory, studying the urban development history in the regional, domestic and world experience, mastering the experience of planning, zoning and planning.
The training is carried out with the help of the necessary set of licensed software, which is used in the implementation of this educational program and  subject to annual updating.  The program is provided with educational and methodical documentation and materials for all training courses and subjects. The extracurricular work of the postgraduate students is accompanied by the appropriate methodological support.

Learning outcomes

  • Knowledge of conducting theoretical research in the field of urban development;
  • knowledge of researching the problems of historical and cultural landscapes;
  • knowledge of developing scientific foundations for solving network problems of urban planning;
  • ability to solve social, technical and urban problems of the territory sustainable development;
  • ability to teach in the field of architecture at higher educational institutions and specialized secondary educational establishments.

Career opportunities

As a graduate, you will acquire the qualification «Researcher. Teacher-Researcher».

The research work is realized on the basis of the department of Architecture Design of  FSBEI of  HE «Irkutsk National Research Technical University», the enterprises of the energy complex and aviation industry. The practical training is conducted at FSBEI of HE «Irkutsk National Research Technical University», at the Architecture Departments of Saint-Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (SPbGASU) and Moscow Institute of Architecture (MARKHI) .

As a graduate in this area of the training, you can carry out professional activities at various organizations and institutions as follows:
    educational establishments;
    research organizations;
    design companies;
    municipal offices of architecture and urban development;
    regional departments of urban planning.


Program academic supervisor

Fees and funding

199 000 ₽
Per year

Entrance exams

Applicants take the following entrance exams: - English/Russian language. - A special discipline related to the field of postgraduate program.

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