The MGIMO School of Government and International Affairs

Bachelor of Arts in Politics and International Relations

Curriculum

Degrees awarded by MGIMO and Reading University


CURRICULUM STRUCTURE 

Total degree requirements: 240 ECTS over 4 years

In Years 1 and 2 students reside in Moscow and attend classes at The MGIMO School of Government and International Affairs, in Years 3 and 4 they reside in the UK and are trained at the Reading University Politics and International Relations Department. 


Language training

    1. English is the first foreign language.
    2. Second foreign language taught to B2 level over two years at MGIMO: the choice of Arabic, French, German, and Portuguese.

Undergraduate thesis

Final exams at the end of Year 4

Interdisciplinary exam
Foreign language exam


COURSEWORK BY YEAR

Year 1

Core


Year 2

Core


Selective (choose one from each group)

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3


Years 3 and 4

Please visit the website of the Reading University Politics and International Relations Department for the up-to-date list of modules available to the Double Degree Program students in their two final years (Years 2 and 3 of the Reading University’s BA Program