Social and Legal Expertise | Master's Degree Program | Altai State University

The educational program is aimed at training expert-analysts capable of conducting analytical research, social and legal expertise of projects at the level of society, local communities and organizations.


39.04.01 Sociology


Social and Legal Expertise

Learning mode

Evening training, 2 years, 3 months

State-funded places


Employer-sponsored places


Fee-paying places


Tuition fees per semester in 2023 / 2024 academic year

25 320 ₽

Entrance test

Sociology major exam (written)

Passing score in 2022


What training you get

In the course of study, students acquire the skills to:

  • setting the purpose and specific objectives of research in various areas of sociology and solving them using modern research methods;
  • participation in drawing up and executing professional scientific and technical documentation, scientific reports, social and legal expertise;
  • preparing drafts of research and analytical developments in accordance with normative documents;
  • processing and analysis of data for analytical decisions, expert opinions and recommendations;
  • planning and carrying out research work in the field of public opinion study, organizing the work of marketing services;
  • participation in academic and applied research, analytical and consulting activities;
  • use of various methods of collecting, processing and interpreting complex social information for the solution of organizational and managerial tasks;
  • use of basic provisions and methods of social sciences and humanities in analytical work, consulting and expertise within the framework of industrial-applied activity;
  • development of proposals and recommendations for solving social problems and reconciling the interests of social groups and communities based on the results of research;
  • conducting sociological analysis in the processes of development and adoption of management decisions, in assessing their practical effectiveness.

Core disciplines

  • Methodology of Expertise,
  • Commercial Arbitration,
  • Expertise in organizations,
  • Social and Environmental Expertise,
  • Expertise of socio-legal acts.

Career opportunities and graduates

Graduates of the educational program implement their professional competencies in:

  • state and municipal authorities;
  • research and HR-departments of commercial companies;
  • consulting firms;
  • marketing agencies;
  • non-governmental and non-commercial organizations;
  • research institutions and organizations;
  • educational organizations.


  • The head of the educational program is Evgeny Alexandrovich Popov, Doctor of Philosophy, Professor of the Department of Sociology and Conflictology.
  • Phone: +7 (3852) 296-608
  • E-mail:

Print version Modified 5.07.2023