The program aims to train highly qualified personnel in the field of political consulting and strategic analysis based on modern scientific achievements in the field of political analysis, applied knowledge in the framework of big data analytics, virtual cognitive science, modeling and forecasting of political processes using digital markers.
The course involves the development of skills in building models and probabilistic forecasts of the public spheres’ development based on virtual environment markers.
The discipline is aimed at mastering by future specialists the basic principles and technologies of expert and analytical work commissioned by public authorities and representatives of the commercial sphere.
The discipline allows you to get a systematic understanding of the key features of politics’ digitalization: electronic democracy, online voting, open government, etc.
The course develops modern instrumental psychodiagnostics skills for solving problems in political analysis and consulting.
The discipline allows you to form the skills of national development priorities’ determining in the new political and socio-economic reality.
Our graduate students have their internships at ANO “EISI”, ANO “Dialog”, the Center for Political Studies of the Financial University, the Laboratory of Cognitive Research of ROSNOU, Rosatom, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the Russian Association of Political Consultants, the Association of Electronic Electoral Politics, the All-Russian Public Organization “Business Russia”, the Public Relations Development Company, Communication Agency “Novoye Vremya”.
Our graduate students are employed by executive and legislative authorities (analytical support; implementation of political and information campaigns); the apparatus of regional legislative and executive authorities (analytical support; implementation of political and information campaigns); structures of large corporate business (strategic analysis; information campaigns; project activities); political parties (management structures; analytical structures; political campaigns); organizations in the field of political consulting and expertise (strategic analysis; political/information campaigns; project activities; information support); media sphere (expert and analytical activities).
Interdisciplinarity: a combination of disciplines from such fields of study as Political Science, Social Informatics, Social Media Analytics, Mathematical Modeling, Cognitive Research;
Internationality: access and collaboration with world profile centers – the Center for the Digital Future of the University, Los Angeles; the World Internet Project; the Center for Electronic Democracy of the National Taiwan University;
Practice-orientated approach: access to opportunities, events and projects of the program partner;
Scientific infrastructure: access to opportunities, events and equipment of the Center for Political Studies of the Department of Political Science.