Projects are an integral part of Master’s Programme “Socioeconomic and Political Development of Modern Asia”, implemented in the 1st and 2nd year of study and include 6 credits. The aim of projects is to involve students in educational, research or professional projects carried out both at the university and beyond.
Types of projects:
The following types of projects are conducted, depending on their goals and project results:
- research projects refer to projects concentrated on research work conducted in order to generate research or applied research materials as the project result (e.g., articles/publications, reports, analytical surveys or notes, research grant applications, or teaching and learning guidelines, etc.);
- practical (applied) projects refer to projects focused on solving applied tasks, as a rule, at the request of external clients; the results of such projects may be developed as substantiated project solutions, business plans or business cases, or products created upon the client’s request, etc.;
- service projects refer to projects focused on solving certain official tasks under the framework of a project assignment or providing support to HSE’s ongoing activities and/or those of related subdivisions which, in turn, may be conducive to development of students’ organizational and communicative competences.
The following types of projects are conducted, depending on the methods of project organization:
- individual, group, short-term, long-term,
- external projects are implemented at the request of the University’s external customers;
- internal projects are implemented upon the request of the University’s subdivisions and academic staff.
Projects may be proposed and selected through a common University-wide mechanism of interaction between project initiators, clients and perspective participants, - a special “Project Fair” (in Russian: «Ярмарка проектов») section on the HSE corporate website (portal), as well as via other project work services and tools proposed by the given Degree Programme or Faculty. Project activities are monitored and regulated by the academic supervisor and the academic council of the programme.