Mathematics and natural sciences – PhD (Candidate of Sciences) programs

Ecology (Institute of Environmental Sciences)

NameEcology (Institute of Environmental Sciences)
LevelCandidate of Sciences
Duration4 years
Form of studyFull-time
Teaching languageRussian
Place of implementationKazan, Institute of Environmental Sciences
Description of the program, specialized coursesThe mail aim of this program is  training of scientific and scientific and pedagogical personnel of the highest qualification of a biological profile for scientific, educational organizations, industry, as well as state bodies for managing environmental processes, capable of carrying out independent research and teaching activities in the field of ecology and related sciences, owning the methodology and methods of systemic and applied ecology (the study of the interaction of communities with abiotic habitats, including those created and modified as a result of economic activities, the development of principles and practical measures aimed at protecting wildlife, both at the species and ecosystem levels; developing principles for creating artificial ecosystems and management of their functioning, the study of the impact of anthropogenic factors on ecosystems of various levels in order to develop environmentally sound standards for the impact of human economic activity on wildlife), capable of innovative activities in the field of science, education, culture and management, as well as knowledge in the field of philosophy, a foreign language, information resources at the regional and global levels, methods of collecting and processing environmental information and focused on successful professional activity.

Atmospheric and Climate Sciences (Institute of Environmental Sciences)

NameAtmospheric and Climate Sciences (Institute of Environmental Sciences)
LevelCandidate of Sciences
Duration3 years
Form of studyFull-time
Teaching languageRussian
Place of saleKazan, Institute of Environmental Sciences
Description of the program, specialized coursesThe practical significance of the results of research within the framework of this program is to obtain information on the state of the weather and climate characteristics in a point, region, region and country, weather forecast, forecast of dangerous and especially dangerous atmospheric phenomena, statistical forecast of temperature and precipitation anomalies, assessment of atmospheric air quality and forecasting the spread of pollution, assessing the impact of weather conditions on the state of agricultural crops and forecasting yields, forecasting natural and anthropogenic climate changes.  

Main disciplines:
Meteorology, climatology, agricultural meteorology
Mesoscale Models for Predicting Hydrometeorological Processes
Modern methods and technologies of short-term and medium-term weather forecasts
Modern problems of hydrometeorology
Climate change: natural and socio-economic impacts

03.06.01 Physics and Astronomy – Astrometry and Celestial Mechanics (Institute of Physics)

Name03.06.01 Physics and Astronomy – Astrometry and Celestial Mechanics
LevelPostgraduate
Duration4 years
Mode of studyFull-time
Language of studyRussian
LocationKazan Federal University, Kazan
Description, major coursesProfessional training in accordance with the level of technological development in Astrometry and Celestial Mechanics, including mastery of universal, general-professional and professional competencies, which allows the graduate to conduct independent research and teaching activities in Astrometry and Celestial Mechanics using modern research methods and information and communication technologies.  

Basic part
Disciplines, including preparation for Candide Exams
History and Philosophy of Science
Foreign Language  

Optional part
Disciplines, including preparation for Candide Exams and preparation for teaching activity
Pedagogy of Higher Education
Psychology of Higher Education
Legal Protection of Intellectual Activity Results
How to Work on Dissertation Methods of Signals and Experimental Data Processing
Intellectual Entrepreneurship
Astrometry and Celestial Mechanics
Space Technologies for Coordinate and Time Support
Geo-information Systems
Problems of Contemporary Physics
Contemporary Problems of Astrophysics  

Unit 2 “Practical Training”
Optional part
Teaching practice
Research practice  

Unit 3 “Research”
Optional part
Research activities and writing a thesis (dissertation) for the degree of Candidate of Sciences  

Unit 4 “State Qualifying Examination”
Basic part
State Exam and Sate Exam preparation
Presentation of scientific report on the main results of the thesis (dissertation)   Elective courses
Optional part
Scientific style of Speech
Mathematical Methods in Contemporary Physics
Electronic Network Resources and Services of the N.I. Lobachevsky Scientific Library
Basics of Preventing and Countering Terrorism and Extremism  
Career prospectsV.P. Engelhardt Astronomical Observatory, Institute of Physics, Researchers, Associate Professors

03.06.01 Physics and Astronomy – Astrophysics and Stellar Astronomy (Institute of Physics)

Name03.06.01 Physics and Astronomy – Astrophysics and Stellar Astronomy
LevelPostgraduate
Duration4 years
Mode of studyFull-time
Language of studyRussian
LocationKazan Federal University, Kazan
Description, major coursesProfessional training in accordance with the level of technological development in Astrophysics and Stellar Astronomy, including mastery of universal, general-professional and professional competencies, which allows the graduate to conduct independent research and teaching activities in Astrophysics and Stellar Astronomy using modern research methods and information and communication technologies.  

Unit 1 “Disciplines (modules)”
Basic part
Disciplines, including preparation for Candidate Exams
History and Philosophy of Science
Foreign Language  
Optional part
Disciplines, including preparation for Candidate Exams and preparation for teaching activity
Pedagogy of Higher Education
Psychology of Higher Education
Legal Protection of Intellectual Activity Results
Technological Entrepreneurship
Methods of Signals and Experimental Data Processing
Astrophysics and Stellar Astronomy
Contemporary Problems of Astrophysics
Problems of Contemporary Physics
Space Technologies for Coordinate and Time Support
Geo-information Systems  

Unit 2
“Practical Training”
Optional part
Teaching practice
Practice for obtaining professional skills and experience  

Unit 3 “Research”
Optional part
Research activities and writing a thesis (dissertation) for the degree of Candidate of Sciences  

Unit 4 “State Qualifying Examination”
Basic part
State Exam and Sate Exam preparation
Presentation of scientific report on the main results of the thesis (dissertation)  
Elective courses
Optional part
Russian as Foreign Language
How to Work on Dissertation
Electronic Network Resources and Services of the N.I. Lobachevsky Scientific Library
Basics of Preventing and Countering Terrorism and Extremism
Legal Instruments Against Corruption
Career prospectsResearcher
Educator

03.06.01 Theoretical physics (Institute of Physics)

Name03.06.01 Theoretical physics
LevelPostgraduate
Duration4 years
Mode of studyFull-time
Language of studyRussian
LocationKazan Federal University, Kazan
Description, major coursesUnit 1 “Disciplines (modules)”
Basic part
Disciplines, including preparation for Candidate Exams
History and Philosophy of Science
Foreign Language  
Optional part
Disciplines, including preparation for Candidate Exams and preparation for teaching activity
Pedagogy of Higher Education
Psychology of Higher Education
Legal Protection of Intellectual Activity Results
Technological Entrepreneurship
Methods of Signals and Experimental Data Processing
Theoretical Physics
Techniques of Modern Spectroscopic Experiment
Radio-physical Methods of Natural Environment Research
Problems of Modern Physics
Current Problems of Astrophysics

Unit 2 “Practical Training”
Optional part
Teaching practice
Practice for obtaining professional skills and experience  

Unit 3 “Research”
Optional part
Research activities and writing a thesis (dissertation) for the degree of Candidate of Sciences  

Unit 4 “State Qualifying Examination”
Basic part
State Exam and Sate Exam preparation
Presentation of scientific report on the main results of the thesis (dissertation)  
Elective courses
Optional part
Russian as Foreign Language
How to Write a Dissertation
Electronic Network Resources and Services of the N.I. Lobachevsky Scientific Library
Basics of Preventing and Countering Terrorism and Extremism
Legal Instruments Against Corruption  
Career prospectsResearcher
Educator
Engineer

03.06.01 Condensed matter physics (Institute of Physics)

Name03.06.01 Condensed matter physics
LevelPostgraduate
Duration4 years
Mode of studyFull-time
Language of studyRussian
LocationKazan Federal University, Kazan
Description, major coursesProfessional training in accordance with the level of technological development in Condensed Matter Physics, including mastery of universal, general-professional and professional competencies, which allows the graduate to:
– conduct independent research and teaching activities in Physics using modern research methods and information and communication technologies;
– independently set and solve problems of complex research, including interdisciplinary research, in the field of professional activities in Science, Engineering, Technology Associated with Physical Systems of Different Scales and Levels of Organization, Processes of Their Functioning, Physical, Engineering and Physical, Biophysical, Physical and Chemical, Physical and Medical and Environmental Technologies, Physical Expertise and Monitoring.

Unit 1 “Disciplines (modules)”
Basic part
Disciplines, including preparation for Candidate Exams
History and Philosophy of Science
Foreign Language  
Optional part
Disciplines, including preparation for Candidate Exams and preparation for teaching activity
Pedagogy of Higher Education
Psychology of Higher Education
Legal Protection of Intellectual Activity Results
Technological Entrepreneurship
Methods of Signals and Experimental Data Processing
Condensed Matter Physics
Techniques of Modern Spectroscopic Experiment
Radio-physical Methods of Natural Environment Research
Problems of Modern Physics
Current Problems of Astrophysics

Unit 2 “Practical Training”
Optional part
Teaching practice
Practice for obtaining professional skills and experience  

Unit 3 “Research”
Optional part
Research activities and writing a thesis (dissertation) for the degree of Candidate of Sciences  

Unit 4 “State Qualifying Examination”
Basic part
State Exam and Sate Exam preparation
Presentation of scientific report on the main results of the thesis (dissertation)  
Elective courses
Optional part
Russian as Foreign Language
How to Write a Dissertation
Electronic Network Resources and Services of the N.I. Lobachevsky Scientific Library
Basics of Preventing and Countering Terrorism and Extremism
Legal Instruments Against Corruption  
Career prospectsResearcher
Educator
Engineer

01.01.01 Real, complex and functional analysis (Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics)

01.01.01 Real, complex and functional analysis (Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics)

NameContent
Name01.06.01 Mathematics and mechanics,  major 01.01.01 Real, complex and functional analysis
LevelPostgraduate
Duration4 years
Mode of studyFull-time
LanguageRussian
LocationKazan, N.I. Lobachevsky Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics
Program description, major coursesThe main aim of the program is to train highly qualified specialists with a full range of universal, general professional and professional competencies, who are ready for teaching and research activities in the field of real, complex and functional analysis, as well as in related and applied areas, applying methods of mathematical analysis. Graduates possess basic and special methods of mathematical research in the analysis and solution of various mathematical problems using deep knowledge of fundamental and special physical and mathematical disciplines and computer science.  

Major disciplines:
Real, complex and functional analysis
Additional chapters of real analysis
Additional chapters in complex analysis
History and philosophy of science
Pedagogy of higher education
Psychology of higher education
Intellectual entrepreneurship
Legal protection of the results of intellectual activity
Foreign language
How to Work on a Dissertation
Career prospectsHigher education teacher, researcher – highly qualified researcher in the field of real, complex and functional analysis, developer of mathematical models using methods of mathematical analysis, analyst, financial analyst, specialist mathematician working in applied fields such as economics, finance, business, medicine, engineering, programmer.

01.01.03 Geometry and Topology (Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics)

01.01.03 Geometry and Topology (Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics)

NameContent
NameMajor: 01.06.01 Mathematics and mechanics Specialty 01.01.03 – Geometry and topology
LevelPostgraduate
Duration4 years
Mode of studyFull-time
Language of studyRussian
LocationKazan, N.I. Lobachevsky Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics
Program description, major coursesType of professional activity: research activities in fundamental and applied mathematics, mechanics, natural sciences; teaching activities in mathematics, mechanics, computer science.

List of the major specialization disciplines:
Introduction to High Performance Computing;
foreign language;
intellectual entrepreneurship;
legal protection of intellectual property results;
geometry and topology;
additional chapters in the theory of smooth manifolds;
additional chapters of metric geometry.
Career prospectsExamples of graduate job titles and positions: university instructor; researcher; data analyst; developer of aircraft guidance aids.

01.01.08 Mechanics of Deformable Solids (Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics)

01.01.08 Mechanics of Deformable Solids (Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics)

NameContent
Name01.06.01 Mathematics and mechanics 01.01.08 Mechanics of deformable solids
LevelPostgraduate
Duration4 years
Mode of studyFull-time
Language of studyRussian
LocationKazan, N.I. Lobachevsky Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics
Program description, major coursesThe educational program is intended:
– to train a graduate in the following fields, science and production sphere
– science-intensive high-tech production of defense industry, aerospace complex, aircraft engineering, mechanical engineering, design and creation of new materials, construction, research and analytical centers of various profiles, social and economic sphere
– funds, insurance and management companies, financial organizations and business structures, as well as educational institutions of higher education.  

Major courses:
Foreign language
History and Philosophy of Science
Mechanics of deformable solids
Introduction to High Performance Computing
Scientific research and preparation of scientific qualification work (dissertation) for the degree of Candidate of Science
Pedagogy of Higher Education
Legal Protection of Results of Intellectual Activity
Psychology of Higher Education
Computational methods of nonlinear mechanics
The solution of nonlinear mechanics problems in applied programs
Career prospectsResearch activities in fundamental and applied mathematics, mechanics, natural sciences; teaching activities in mathematics, mechanics, computer science.

01.01.09 Fluid, Gas and Plasma Mechanics (Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics)

01.01.09 Fluid, Gas and Plasma Mechanics (Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics)

NameContent
Name01.01.09 Fluid, gas and plasma mechanics
LevelPostgraduate
Duration4 years
Mode of studyFull-time
Language of studyRussian
LocationKazan, N.I. Lobachevsky Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics
Program description, major coursesThe program is designed for graduates of specialist and master’s degree programs of natural sciences cycle, specializing in solving problems of aerohydromechanics.   Training goes in the direction of specialization in the field of classical hydromechanics. Primarily the theory of turbulent flows and heat transfer, underground hydromechanics and dynamics of multiphase media.   Significant emphasis is placed on computational experiments using high-performance computational schemes and algorithms. The basic programming language is C++. Such software packages as Matlab, Wolfram Mathematica, ANSYS, FLUENT, OpenFOAM, etc. are used in the classes.
Career prospectsExamples of names of jobs and positions of graduates 1) Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution Federal Research Center Kazan Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FITs KazNTs RAN) researcher; 2) Federal State Unitary Enterprise Russian Federal Nuclear Center, All-Russian Research Institute of Experimental Physics (ALL-RUSSIAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS) researcher; software developer; 3) Rosneft UfaNIPIneft Researcher in the department of modeling; 4) Rock Flow Dynamic LLC programmer, leading specialist; 5) Schlumberger Performance Lead; 6) TGT Oilfield Services Deputy General Director of Technological Center, Software Developer Research Department 7) POLICODE LTD; Researcher, field development engineer NIH

01.06.01 Mathematics and mechanics – Mechanics of deformable solids (Naberezhnye Chelny Institute)

Name01.06.01 Mathematics and mechanics – Mechanics of deformable solids (Naberezhnye Chelny Institute)
LevelPost-graduate
Duration4 years
Mode of studyFull-time
Language of studyRussian  
LocationNaberezhnye Chelny Institute – Civil Engineering Department
Description, major coursesGraduates who have mastered the postgraduate program are prepared for research activities in fundamental and applied mathematics, mechanics, natural sciences, teaching activities in mathematics, mechanics, computer science. Mechanics of deformable solids; Information technologies in science; Mechanics of cracks; Organization and methodology of scientific research; Mechanics of composite materials and structures.
Career prospectsResearch and teaching activities

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