Philosophical Anthropology and Ethics of Social Communication | Master's Degree Program | Altai State University

The program gives fundamental training in modern problems of philosophical knowledge, focusing on anthropological theories, ethics and value systems, mythology and religious traditions, politics and culture. Particular emphasis is placed on the study of philosophical and anthropological concepts, strategies and principles of knowledge, and contemporary intellectual and sociocultural practices. The interdisciplinary nature of the program makes it interesting for all those interested in philosophical, socio-political, cultural, and religious issues. Critical thinking that develops in the process of learning provides the universal intellectual ability to solve a wide range of professional and social problems.


47.04.01 Philosophy


Philosophical Anthropology and Ethics of Social Communication

Learning mode

Full-time education, 2 years

State-funded places


Employer-sponsored places


Fee-paying places


Tuition fees per semester in 2023 / 2024 academic year

53 890 ₽

Entrance test

Interdisciplinary Examination in Philosophy

Passing score in 2022


What training you get

The subject area of study is pictures of the world; philosophical theories; cultural traditions and social processes; politics and power relations; economics and work ethics; images of man and his life world; images of the "other"; collective memory systems; moral systems; strategies of knowledge; art and aesthetic representations, contemporary problems of interaction between different forms of rationality as expressed in high and everyday practices of culture and other subsystems of human society, diversity of intellectual and spiritual-cultural

Graduates of the program:

  • Conduct basic research in philosophy;
  • are capable of critically evaluating the methodological boundaries and possibilities of philosophical worldviews and social systems;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the main problems of modern human philosophy and the role of philosophy in modern integration processes;
  • have communicative and intellectual competence in interpersonal, professional, intercultural interactions;
  • carry out the expertise of educational and cultural policy;
  • have knowledge in pedagogical psychology necessary for teaching philosophical disciplines in universities and schools.

Core disciplines

The Master of Philosophy is a specialist in philosophy and related humanities. The skills acquired will enable graduates to build confident careers in a variety of government and academic institutions, media, educational, civic associations, and business companies. Philosophy masters are able to conduct basic research in philosophy, have competencies that allow for the expertise of educational and cultural policies, work as teachers of philosophical (socio-humanitarian) disciplines in schools, lyceums, colleges and universities.Work can be chosen among a wide list of areas:

  • Philosophical, social, cultural and religious studies departments of higher education institutions;
  • Research institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences of socio-humanitarian profile;
  • PR-departments of public and state organizations;
  • mass media;
  • Legislative and executive authorities, both at regional and federal levels;
  • Analytical and information centers of business;
  • Libraries and museums;
  • Humanities publishing houses.

High level of graduates' professional training ensures successful entrance to postgraduate philosophical studies to pursue an academic track.


  • The head of the program is Liliya A. Seredinskaya, Ph.D. in Philosophy, assistant professor of the Philosophy and Political Science Department.
  • Phone: +7 (3852) 296-628
  • E-mail:,


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