The two-year master’s programme prepares teachers of Russian as a foreign language. Upon completion of the programme, the graduates acquire knowledge and skills that meet the requirements of contemporary philological and pedagogical sciences and needs of teaching Russian as a foreign language; the graduates can apply the acquired knowledge and skills in teaching students of different age groups who speak other mother tongues and represent various cultures.
This programme is aimed at developing the subject and multicultural competences, communicative, methodological, reflective, managerial-administrative, and entrepreneurial skills. It also forms and supports the professional identity of a future teacher. The programme includes traditional as well as innovative philological and pedagogical courses created by leading specialists of the University of Tartu. During the pedagogical internship, students acquire real-life experience of teaching Russian as a foreign language to a mixed age group of non-native speaker students with various cultural backgrounds.
The dormitory of Narva College is situated in the new building, which is shared with the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences. The building is unique in its layout and ergonomics: the first floor is concrete and the remaining three are made out of wood. The lower space of the dormitory houses a swimming pool. The prices vary between 125 and 250 EUR. Please, keep in mind that only the Kerese 14 building is in Narva, the rest of the dormitories are situated in Tartu. You can visit the website of our dormitory via this link.
For those preferring a lower-budget options, the College has an agreement with the Sillamäe vocational school (the city is situated in 20 km from Narva). The Sillamäe dormitory has also been renovated quite recently, but has a stricter set of rules, as its primary inhabitants (the vocational school students) are younger than 18. The prices for this dormitory start from 30 EUR. You can reach Narva via regular, free of charge busses from Sillamäe.
Concerning the accommodation in town, it is possible to rent a single room apartment for 50-100 EUR. A standard price for a two-room apartment is around 150 EUR. However, utilities are usually also covered by a tenant and vary approximately from 30-50 EUR in summer and 60-100 EUR in winter. The final utility costs depend on your consumer habits.