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Bachelor's degree

Logistics in tourism

 Logistics in tourism is the main service in tourism industry that provides travel, tours and excursions for tourists, transportation facilities, tourist routes.

After graduating, you will acquire skills in the following areas:

- transportation in the field of tourism;

- transportation facilities;

- transportation service providers;

- tourism routes.

Smart Tourism

The Smart Tourism major aims at developing the ability to plan tourism in a region, develop technology and put tourism experience into practice, provide services, manage resources effectively, and meet the needs of tourists.

After graduating, you will acquire skills in the following areas:

- Working on the development of tourism experiences;

- Using and providing smart platforms;

- Gather and disseminate information in the tourist area, assist in the effective allocation of tourism resources;

- Promote the integration of tourism industry suppliers at micro and macro levels to effectively distribute tourism benefits to the local community.

Management (by activity areas)

Tourism Management studies the theoretical and practical management of enterprises and organizations in tourism industry.

After graduating, you will acquire skills in the following areas:

- Management of organizations and enterprises;

- Human Resource Management;

- Management of organizations providing transportation services in the tourism industry;

- Management of hotel companies;

- Management of public catering enterprises and services;

- Management of tour operators and travel agencies;

- Management of tourist facilities providing additional services.

Guide and Interpretation

Guide and Interpretation (English Language) major aims at training skilled staff to accompany local and foreign tourists on excursions and tourist programs. We provide detailed information about the sites indicated in the itinerary, interpreting at official and business meetings.

After graduating, you will master skills in the following areas:

- types of tourism;

- speech culture;

- oratory;

- cultures;

- international rules of etiquette.

 Pilgrimage, outbound tourism

 Pilgrimage tourism is the study and organization of religious and folk festivals and ceremonies, as well as religious sites of various religions and cultures.

After graduating, you will acquire skills and knowledge in the following areas:

- shrines;

- historical monuments;

- religions;

- visits to tourist sites;

- religious holidays and rituals.

Transportation logistics in tourism

Transportation logistics in tourism is the main service in tourism industry that provides travel, tours and excursions for tourists, transportation facilities, tourist routes.

After graduating, you will acquire skills in the following areas:

- transportation in the field of tourism;

- transportation facilities;

- transportation service providers;

- tourism routes.

Master's degree 

Creative Industry: Museum studies

Museum studies is the study of the history of museums, their social functions, and the theory and methodology of museum work; the theory of museum studies, the history of museum studies (with museum historiography), museum source studies, museums and the methodology of museum studies; methods of field research and direct observation in the process of collecting museum objects, museum visitor research, social methods; history, archaeology, geology, ethnography, literature, zoology, and art history; scientific documentation, study and storage of museum objects, organization of exhibitions and displays; conducting research; restoration; international museum work.

After graduating, you will acquire skills in the following areas:

- Exhibits;

- History of museums;

- Theory and methods of museum work;

- History, archaeology, geology, ethnography, literature, zoology, and art history;

- restoration;

- International museum work. 

Course description
The Masters in Museum Studies is a rigorous one-year academic program open to students and arts professionals throughout Central Asia and neighboring countries, and introduces a compact overview of the inner workings of 20th/21st century museums. Focusing on curation, collecting practices, education, exhibition design and histories, as well as arts administration including development, law, commerce and communications, this course provides student’s with a solid foundation for a professional career in museum practice. This course is a joint project of the Arts and Culture Development Foundation and the "Silk Road" International University of Tourism. To expand access to education for talented youth, the Arts and Culture Development Foundation under the Ministry of Culture of Uzbekistan will provide 10 study grants.

The program is aimed at providing students with the theoretical and practical skills for understanding an evolving and diverse arts ecosystem, and prepares them with the knowledge, tools and confidence to apply these learnings to their current and future professional museum and cultural work. The course will include a mixture of core courses (14 weeks) and elective courses (6 weeks) as well as a bi-monthly international arts professionals roundtable. Students will be assigned weekly regular reading and written assignments and will produce a final thesis project.

The MA has been designed by award winning global art curator and writer Sara Raza (formerly of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Tate Modern) and is composed of a faculty of leading arts and museum professionals from around the world.

Course Outcome
By the end of the course the students will have gained an understating into professional museum practices, understanding the crucial role that museum play in arts ecosystem, education and society. Through specific museum and exhibition case studies, in-depth knowledge and focussed learning on current and future museum models, students will explore contemporary curation, education programs and development and audience building, from an accessible, inclusive and diverse perspective.

Management of cultural, natural and mixed heritage sites

Management of cultural, natural and mixed heritage sites includes tourism sites, cultural heritage sites, recreation sites and special cultural and regional sites; seasonality and value of facilities; facility management.

After graduating, you will acquire skills and knowledge in the following areas:

- culture and cultural, natural, and mixed heritage sites;

- recreation sites and their use;

- international and national organizations for the management of cultural, natural and mixed heritage sites;

- management of organizations;

- protection and use of cultural heritage sites;

- handicrafts;

- security.

 Double degree (Master)

 PROFILE: MULTIMEDIA PROJECT PRODUCTION   DON STATE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

Normative study period - 2 (1+1) years.

Form of study - full-time

Main objective of the programme

Master's programme Media Communication is the synthesis of scientific and practical work on research in media marketing, media management and production, creating personal media project.

The modern media manager is a multi-skilled, flexible specialist who creates and promotes unique media or digital projects. This includes mastering the competencies of designing, developing and producing media content, and the ability to assess risks, predict market demands and identify solutions to satisfy these demands. An essential element of the programme is the combination of fundamental and practice-oriented approaches to the study of the phenomena of information and network culture, media communications, management and marketing.

The aim of the programme is to:

- To form the master's student's competences of orientation in the IT area, project management, creation and promotion of media content;

- to develop a mindset for generating new ideas and technological solutions in the field of multimedia;

- to develop managerial potential for producing complex projects;

- to provide all conditions for the growth of creative thinking, leadership qualities, and the ability to work in a team;

- to encourage the creation of their individual start-ups in existing media markets, as well as the creation of new media markets.

Major disciplines/modules:

A graduate of the Marketing in Social Media programme will become a highly sought-after specialist in a variety of labour markets:

   1. Media: editor, producer.

   2. Media production: media project manager, creative producer, marketing analyst, SMM specialist.

   3. Work in the press services of the government agencies, commercial enterprises.

Results of the programme

You will acquire research competencies in media communication, management and marketing. Masters will obtain competencies in media content management and promotion, planning, media design, monitoring of publication activity, use of analytical tools, work with specialised software for management and promotion, creative thinking competencies, and work with staff.

Media production competencies:

- Take photographs, film and edit video, record and process sound;

- write scripts, prepare material for press events, have professional writing skills for project descriptions and word processing

- promote media content on the internet: SMM, direct advertising platforms, create a media plan;

- manage media production and editorial offices, produce complex media projects, create your personal media business.

Double degree (Master)

PROFILE: THEORY AND HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE, RESTORATION OF ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE

DON STATE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

Normative study period - 2 (1+1) years.

Master's programme profile - scientific and practical

Main competence: Have understanding of the causes of historical evolution in architecture, modern methodology in the study of architecture, the fundamentals of creative work in the field of restoration.

The objective of the MPEP: Formation of knowledge of the current issues and perspectives of science in the field of architecture, urban planning, design in the context of the development of fundamental sciences.

   Revalorization of the historical architectural environment. Archival research and identification of historical and architectural heritage zones in the context of the urban historical environment. Revealing the regional specificity of architectural heritage of the Rostov Region cities. Identification of the main problems of historical and architectural heritage preservation in the context of urban areas.

  The goal of the Programme is to train highly qualified specialists in restoration, reconstruction and revaluation of monuments of architectural and city-planning heritage. The programme provides mastering of the research methodology and methods of culturally-semantic, architecturally-imaginative and morphological aspects of historical and architectural environment, and is also aimed at forming of ability to prepare the concept of restoration, reconstruction or re-valorization of a specific monument of architectural and urban heritage on the basis of the conducted research. The professional training of the Master of Architecture is based on the study of the whole range of issues in the field of modern restoration and reconstruction of architectural and urban monuments.

Special disciplines of the Master's programme "Reconstruction and Restoration of Architectural Heritage".

1) Archival Research and Architectural Analysis of Monuments

2. Technology of restoration work

3. Economics and organisation of design works

4. Interior restoration

5. Restoration of paintings and applied art objects

6. Restoration and reconstruction of urban heritage objects

7. Geodesy for restorers

8. Traditional structures in architecture

9. Urban ecology

10. Architectural Reconstruction of Buildings and Structures

11. History and Methodology of  Restoration

    The Master of Architecture degree in the programme is awarded on condition of defending the dissertation of scientific and creative type, which consists of the research part ( including fieldwork and historico-archival research) and scientifically grounded project proposals for the restoration, reconstruction, re-valorization of monuments of the architectural and urban heritage.

Distance Learning

Management (by activity areas)

Tourism Management studies the theoretical and practical management of enterprises and organizations in tourism industry.

After graduating, you will acquire skills in the following areas:

- Management of organizations and enterprises;

- Human Resource Management;

- Management of organizations providing transportation services in the tourism industry;

- Management of hotel companies;

- Management of public catering enterprises and services;

- Management of tour operators and travel agencies;

- Management of tourist facilities providing additional services.

Tourism (by activity areas)

Tourism area covers almost all sectors in the field of tourism. General theoretical and practical information about the activities of all enterprises and organizations working in the industry will be studied.

After graduating, you will acquire skills in the following areas:

- transportation organizations and services;

- hotel companies and services;

- catering companies and services;

- guide services;

- tour operators and travel agencies;

- museums;

- tourist facilities;

- additional services.

DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCTION DON STATE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

Form of study: full-time

Normative study period: (2+2) 4 years

Description of the educational programme

The programme "Digital Content Production" is a comprehensive education that allows both to work directly in the media and to use media tools in any professional activity.

The main aims of the programme are:

- To develop the graduate's competencies in working in the data space, project management, creation and promotion of media content;

- develop mindset for generating new ideas and technological solutions in the field of multimedia;

- to develop the administrative capacity to produce complex projects;

- to provide all conditions for the development of creative thinking, leadership skills, and the ability to work in a team;

- to encourage the creation of their individual start-ups in existing media markets, as well as the establishment of new media markets.

A graduate of the Digital Content Production programme will become an essential specialist in various labour markets:

  1. Media: Journalist, editor, producer, PR and promotional specialist.

   2. Media production: design and layout of visual production, video editing and filming, photography, website creation (designers), sound recording and processing, 2D and 3D modelling.

  3. Work in press-services and visual communication services in government agencies, commercial enterprises.

  4. Creation of personal media business.

Programme benefits

A graduate of the Digital Content Production programme will become a highly sought-after specialist in a variety of labour markets:

   1. Media: journalist, editor, producer, PR and promotional specialist.

   2. Media production: design and layout of visual production, video editing and   filming, photography, creation of websites (designers), sound recording and processing, 2D and 3D modeling.

  3. Work in press-services and visual communication services in government agencies, commercial enterprises.

  4. Creation of personal media business.

 Double degree (Bachelor)

Reconstruction and Restoration of The Architectural Heritage

RECONSTRUCTION AND RESTORATION OF ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE DON STATE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

Form of study: full-time

Normative study period: (2+2) 4 years

Description of educational programme:

The programme focuses on the training of architects specialising in the reconstruction and restoration of architectural heritage. The architect-restorer is a contemporary architect who is able to carry out presentations of projects of reconstruction and restoration of architectural heritage by using verbal, graphic and plastic methods, to implement projects by using the most recent digital technologies in renovation.

The graduate has the ability to design concepts of preservation and transformation of architectural objects with regard to their historical and cultural significance and changing social requirements, to carry out projects of reconstruction of existing urban development based on its historical and cultural value and in accordance with functional, spatial-compositional, volume-planning, engineering and technological, socio-economic and environmental standards, protection norms and legislation at all stages of the design process.

The graduate is able to illustrate the developed artistic flavour, spacious imagination, scientific thought, mastering of methods of modelling and harmonisation of artificial environment at project development, to apply knowledge of related specialities in the process of reconstruction or restoration projects of architectural heritage, to present tasks to allied specialists, to use traditional building materials and technologies  and to evaluate the possibility to use modern innovative materials and technologies.

   The curriculum provides for a progressive development of the learner's professional skills. Education in restoration design begins with a course in architectural and restorative propaedeutics, which provides students with an individual, unique and creative approach to the conceptual design of different types of spaces. With each successive architectural project, the student is presented with an increasingly complex task involving a range of both architectural, urban planning, and narrowly focused restoration design challenges that require extraordinary solutions.

  Students apply both manual drawing and plastic modelling techniques as well as the tools of the most recent digital technologies in restoration when creating a project.

Projects and practices:

  • Composition, Form, Space
  • Architectural bionics
  • Exploration of open air
  • Modelling interior space (interiors)
  • Compositional shaping of the vertical dominant (skyscraper)
  • An insert house in historical style
  • - Elevatorless house
  • Multi-level car park
  • Public building: museum
  • Interiors of the public building: museum
  • Renovation of a fragment of an historically valuable building
  • Restoration of the facade of a cultural heritage object
  • Museification of a cultural heritage object
  • Reconstruction of a building in the historical environment
  • Adaptation of an historical building to a new function
  • Visual reconstruction of a cultural heritage monument

 

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