The Faculty of Communication, Media, and Design, named as such by the clever students of CoMeDe, offers an education completely unique to Russia. The Faculty’s goal is to help creative people become even more creative and to offer diligent students the incredible opportunity of being inventive with their zeal. Who do we prepare? People able to create shows like the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi or the 2012 Summer Games in London. Our department prepares bachelor’s students of design, journalism, and advertising, and we understand the importance of working as a team. This is the only way to achieve success in today's world. We teach students how to see, narrate, convince, and transform. And always be on the crest of a wave.
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What do politicians really talk about?
This question and other ones were in the sphere of interest for students who participated in the American Political Rhetoric’s course. For two months guys analyzed the great speeches of the famous Americans. Students found rhetorical techniques and figures of speech in the Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln and the speech “I Have a Dream” by Martin Luther King. Also, everybody practiced in these things preparing the written analysis of the speech.
An exchange student from Canada
An exchange student from Italy
In addition to speech analysis skills, the participants of the course were able to find themselves in the place of politicians. Students delivered their own speeches in the debates on the model of the British Parliament. They presented arguments for and against the moratorium on the death penalty in Russia and the problems of modern television.
As Anna Plisetskaya, the teacher of the course noted, international and Russian students can perceive information differently. After watching the video of debates of Kennedy and Romney most of international students made a conclusion that Romney was more convincing while in some Russian students’ opinions Kennedy was the winner.
PhD in Russian Language
Diving into International Journalism
It is possible without a scuba on the course “Journalism and International Environment”. This course lasts two modules and give students an opportunity to find out what are the main features of journalism in the USA, Europe and other countries. Participants of the course prepare presentations where they describe one aspect of the work of foreign media. Students find out what is news drivers, how to define a target audience of the media, what standards should correspond to the news.
An exchange student from Turkey
The professor of media departmen, PhD in Russian Language
Prepared by Tatyana Beluyga, Yulia Drevova, Max Spirin