In the 2018-2019 academic years at South Ural State University, a program of project-based education is being officially introduced. In a few of the university’s subdivisions, including in the Polytechnic Institute, this academic technique has already been implemented for a few years.
Bachelor’s students in the Advertising and Public Relations program of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications of the ISSH Faculty of Journalism successfully defended their graduation qualification projects. All of the works, without exception, were presented in the form of integrated projects of advertising and PR campaigns developed for subjects of various spheres – industrial, educational, governmental, cultural, and medical.
In September, School of Economics and Management of South Ural State University is going to open a unique-for-the-Ural-region Center of Business Development Technology, which is to implement interactive education programs.
One of the most promising fields of development for South Ural State University is the active implementation of project-based education in the academic process. In the near future, this practice will appear in each of the university’s faculties. A vivid example of project-based education of the work of the SUSU School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is its partnership with the company Samsung Electronics. In April 2018, SUSU’s application won a contest for the fulfillment of the program IoT Academy Samsung at the SUSU SEECS.
In 2018 enrollees were accepted to the Bachelor’s, Specialist and Master’s programs of the Polytechnic Institute under 42 fields of training. The Polytechnic Institute offers over 1,000 state-funded places, as well as more than 500 places on fee-paying basis under intramural and extramural forms of studies.