Postgraduate specialist studies are organized as part-time studies. Specialist studies have duration of 3 terms (a year and a half), and after its completion at least 90 ECTS credits are obtained. The structure of the specialist studies with the number of courses and belonging credits:
- six mandatory courses,
- seven elective mandatory courses and
- five elective courses.
All courses are auditory (mandatory and elective) and are carried out in the form of lectures, exercises, seminars and workshops. All courses of the specialist studies are one-term. Each auditory course consists of 45 hours of classes. The courses of the specialist studies are divided into three categories:
Mandatory courses - After passing the mandatory courses (6) the candidate acquires fundamental methodological, creative and professional knowledge.
Elective mandatory courses - They are used for the proliferation of knowledge in the narrower area of specialist students' researches.
Elective course - They are additionally used for individual professional students' researches.