Russian language proficiency should not be viewed as a barrier to enroll in our programs. We offer a one-year prep course in Russian to help applicants meet our admission requirements!
Postgraduate Studies at TPU
Postgraduate programs help make a transition from student to independent scholar. Programs are taught in Russian, and admission prerequisites include a Master’s or Specialist degree in a related field.
Candidate of Sciences (PhD)
Three or four years, depending on a program
Language of instruction
- Specialist or Master’s Degree
- Entrance exam in math and physics administered by Tomsk Polytechnic University; passing score varies based on number of applicants
- Proof of Russian language proficiency (TORFL – II)
- Proof of English language proficiency:
- TOEFL certificate (minimum score 500 in paper-delivered test; minimum score of 55 in internet-based test) OR
- IELTS (minimum score of 5.5) OR
- First Certificate in English (FCE) OR
- Passing score on entrance examination administered by Tomsk Polytechnic University.
Our University offers a wide range of Postgraduate programs in the following scientific areas:
Programs and Specialties