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Tomsk Polytechnic University offers three types of pre-university course for applicants to undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate degree programs. These courses include Russian language and academic modules, allowing students to prepare for further application and study.


The pre-university courses for bachelor/ specialist degree programs

The courses are aimed to equip students with necessary Russian language skills and knowledge in the selected academic areas. After them, the students can successfully continue their education as bachelor and specialist students.  

 

Languages of instruction:

  • Russian
  • English

 

Areas of training:

  • Engineering (Russian, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry, Engineering Graphics, History of Russia)
  • Economic (Russian, Mathematics, Computer Science, Natural Science, Fundamentals of Economics, Geography, History of Russia)
  • Humanities (Russian, Literature, History of Russia, Society Studies, Geography, Linguistics and Regional Studies, Computer Science)
  • Natural Sciences (Russian, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry, History of Russia)
  • Medical and Biological (Russia, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics, Computer Science, Fundamentals of Social and Humanitarian Sciences)



The pre-university courses for Master and PhD programs

The course provides necessary language and academic knowledge to apply to Master degree and postgraduate programs.

 

Periods of training:

  • 1 academic year (October 1 – June 30)

  • 1,5 academic year (March 1 – June 30, September  01 – June 30)

  • 5 months  (February 01 – June 30)

 


Areas of training:

  • Engineering (Russian, Scientific Style of Speech, Special Mathematics, Special Physics, Special Chemistry, Information Technologies, Modern Technologies, Philosophy, Introduction to Master/PhD programs)
  • Economic (Russian, Scientific Style of Speech, Special Mathematics, History of Russia, Society Studies, Introduction to Economic Theory, Management, Philosophy, Introduction to Master/PhD programs)
  • Humanities (Russian, Literature, Scientific Style of Speech, History of Russia, Society Studies, Linguistics and Regional Studies, Fundamentals of Linguistics, Philosophy, Introduction to Master/PhD programs)
  • Natural Sciences (Russian, Special Mathematics, Special Physics, Special Chemistry, Philosophy, Research Methods, Scientific Style of Speech, Introduction to Master/PhD programs)



Special Russian language course 


A special training program for international students within main educational programs in the technical field with advanced study of specialized disciplines (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry). Admission requirements – Russian language proficiency (A2 level).


Short-term programs (courses) in the Russian language, and core disciplines. The period of study and the program workload agreed upon the request. Winter and Summer schools. Internships. Course programs:

 

  • Preparation for Test of Russian as a foreign language (А1-С1)
  • Russian as a foreign language: general proficiency
  • Russian as a foreign language: field proficiency
  • Russian as a foreign language for special purposes
  • Assistance courses of Russian as a foreign language and field disciplines
  • Russian language and Culture (Winter and Summer schools «Siberian Holidays»)
  • Lecturer’s individual courses in Russian, Literature, Linguistics and Regional Studies, Culture, etc.

 

Instruction languages: Russian and English


Types of enrollment:

  • Commercial contract
  • Referral of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (scholarship of the Government of the Russian Federation)
  • Commercial studies on the terms of companies’ contracts

 

Upon successful completion of the studies students receive:

  • State certificate
  • Reference of the study period (for those students who do not have final assessment)
  • TPU certificate (for short-term courses)


Tuition costs and fees


 

Pre-University

 


Fee (per month), rubles

 

Pre-University training for studies within main Bachelor and Specialist programs in Russian, 1 academic year

 

135 200 

(0,5 academic year - on request, depending on the number of hours)

 

Pre-University training for studies within main Bachelor and Specialist programs in Russian, 1,5 academic year

 

(on request, depending on the number of hours)

 

Pre-University training for studies within main Master and PhD programs in Russian, 1 academic year

 

 171 300

 

Pre-University training for studies within main Bachelor and Specialist programs in English, 1 academic year

 

 153 300

 

Pre-University training for studies within main Master and PhD programs in English, 1 academic year

 

 198 400

 

A special training program for international students within main educational programs in the technical field with advanced study of specialized disciplines (Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry) agreed upon the request.




Documents for Application 

  • original document on previous education (school certificate of full secondary education, Bachelor/Master diplomas)
  • attachment with grades to the previous educational documents
  • legalization of documents on previous education and attachment with grades
  • copy of passport
  • copy of visa
  • medical certificate
  • translations of educational documents certified by Russian notaries


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