Diploma type and program volume: 90 ESTC credits

Higher educational establishment: Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University

Institution under accreditation: Ministry of Education and Science of UkraineNational Agency for Ensuring Quality of Higher Education

Accreditation period: The program is implemented in 2016, accredited for 10 years. License. Series НД-ІV №2479788

Program level: FQ – ЕНЕА – first cycle, QF-LLL – 6 level, НРК – 7 level

The program aim: 
Preparation of historians with a deep fundamental knowledge, skills of multidisciplinary historical research, competitive specialist able to make his activity on the basis of projecting, creative approach, partnership in communication and ensuring the link between historical science and social consciousness in scientific and educational activities.

The program characteristics

Subject field, Field of training: History, interdisciplinary; field of study – history, “studying – examine” principle is in the basis of the educational process, implementation of which involves the full development of research skills by implementing research seminar led by Professor - a specialist in a particular field of historical knowledge, to discuss the problems of students research and enrichment, participation in the implementation of research programs.

The focus of the program: general / special: Focusing on interdisciplinary content of the master's program, which provides the introduction of the original courses of studying history, historical and civilization development of the peoples of Europe (ethno-national, identity, immigration, government formation process, socio-political and economic transformation) in conjunction with such basic subjects as philosophy of history and methodology of historical research etc.

Program focusing: The development of complex of general and specific competencies needed for skilled researchers that expand scientific outlook and ability to conduct methodological analysis and critical understanding of modern science achievements; allow to create their own concept of didactic system projecting in teaching activities; apply the tools and technologies of social and intercultural interaction; mutual understanding in a dialogue with others in the framework of cooperation and co-creation.

Program peculiarities: The program develops perspectives of both European and world history, deep knowledge and critical approach to national and regional historiography. Developing of spatial, thematic and diachronic aspects of the history from the Middle Ages to the present.


Employment and further education

Employment: A position of a history teacher in secondary schools, teacher of law, the organizer of education, worker of social and cultural institutions, state and local authorities bodies.

Education continuation: The ability to study under the program of the third cycle in the field of knowledge, which is consistent with the received Master's degree, the opportunity to teach, access to specialized research in history.

Teaching style and methodology

Approaches to teaching and training: The general style of learning – student-centered, active, receive professional and specialized competencies provided by a comprehensive combination of compulsory subjects and subjects of specialization, research practices and certification. To implement the program, students must pass the research practice, write and successfully defend a master’s degree thesis (volume 75-90 pages), which is funded much of the time for writing and defense.

Assessment system: Oral and written examinations, presentations, assistantship practice, final examination on specialization and final qualification work.


Program competencies

General
General cultural and humanitarian – the ability to absorb and use the complex knowledge of world and national culture; be involved in the culture through a process of spiritual communication and feelings; absorb the culture in co-creation; produce behavior models focused on human values.

Civic competence – the ability of a human actively, responsibly and effectively implement civil rights and responsibilities for the development of a democratic civil society, a harmonious combination of personal interests with the needs of society and participate in the functioning of democratic institutions.

Language and communication – mastering of native and foreign languages, modern means of communication and the fundamentals of computer literacy to ensure effective information support of scientific research, enabling of multidisciplinary and professional communications.

Interpersonal competence – the ability to communicate, teamwork, self-criticism, self-discipline, the use of different codes and means of communication.

Research competence – the ability to use scientific tools (define research objectives, select the information to justify the methodology) for theoretical and experimental research in educational and professional activities.

Competence in social relations – the ability of the individual flexibly orient in the ever-changing social conditions and effectively cooperate with the social environment.

Organizational – the ability to form a structural model of the personal management (to take the initiative, to develop strategies, to optimize the time spent on various forms of work, intellectual independence and critical awareness).

Managerial competence –the ability to manage in accordance with the standards of quality based on the needs and interests of the target groups.

Competence in teamwork – the ability to cooperate and integrate in the pursuit of goals with other people, agencies, organizations and actively participate in team work, regardless of background knowledge and views on the defined tasks.

Competence in innovation and improvement sphere – the ability to the practical application of new ideas, suggestions, educational practices to improve purposeful, continuous and self-organized learning.

Subject oriented
Subject-historical competence – discovery of knowledge and understanding of the scientific fundamentals of a thematic area, research methodology of historical process at the national, European and global contexts.

Productive competence – the ability to work, get results, make decisions and take responsibility for them.

Methodological – knowledge of the laws of scientific, social and professional thinking, mastering of complex, integrative, historical, dynamic, situational, and systemic approaches to scientific analysis, the ability to use the methods of historical research.

Organizational – the ability to form a structural model of the personal management (to take the initiative, to develop strategies, to optimize the time spent on various forms of work, intellectual independence and critical awareness).

Personal competence – the desire to self-development and self-improvement in scientific and educational activities, awareness of their own abilities, the capacity for reflection and self-analyses, competitiveness.

Projective competence – the ability to transforming of teaching and research activities based on forecasting, planning, projecting and modeling phenomena, processes and systems, ability to develop projects and manage the quality of the work.

Historiographic and source study competence – understanding of placement, principles of selection, application historiographical heritage and archival documents for the reconstruction of the political and cultural history in Ukrainian and global contexts, for a comprehensive study of historical, socio-political, state, social and cultural aspects of the formation and life activity of the world societies.

Interdisciplinary – the ability to use interdisciplinary approaches for conducting comparative studies and generalizations about the nature of ethnic and state processes, the presence of common and different in the world history.

Information – the ability to obraine knowledge of different communication flows, work with sources of historical information, the use of high standards of text analysis.

Axiological – the ability to formulate and evaluate the versions of historical events in accordance with universal values of a certain time and a certain group of people.

Logical – the ability to define and apply theoretical concepts, provision, concept for analysis and explanations of historical facts, events, processes, use complex of scientific definitions to solve scientific problems.

Competence of historical memory – the ability to ideological self-determination, conscious attitude to historical memory as a part of the cultural capital, the formation of social and moral position of the individual.

Subject oriented
Legal – knowledge of theoretical fundamentals of legal subjects, normative value system, protected by right to ensure the effective solving of typical professional tasks.

Information and Legal – the ability to work with sources of legal information, analyze regulations, use legislative and other legal instruments, including foreign languages.

Axiologically legal – a set of attitudes to the law as a social, public and personal values, ability to assess, express their positions on the functions of law in society and legal relations.

Practice-oriented – the ability to apply theoretical knowledge in academic and professional activities, protect the legitimate rights and interests of the educational process subjects, conduct competence in the field of counseling.

Civic competence – a human ability actively, responsibly and effectively implement civil rights and responsibilities for the development of a democratic civil society, a harmonious combination of personal interests with the needs of society and participate in the functioning of democratic institutions.

Subject-methodical competence – a system of educational, psychological, vocational and subject knowledge and teaching skills based on knowledge of didactics and allow effective implementation of the tasks of legal education in professional activities.

Social and psychosocial – knowledge and skills to create a favorable psychological climate, cooperative relationship in the "teacher-student", "student-student" systems, productive relationship with the communities at local and regional level to achieve the objectives of legal education in professional activities, comprehension of practice and contexts.

Legal reflection – self-awareness of personal behavior in view of law, its correlation with the requirements imposed by the state and society, conferring of legal values.

Program Learning Outcomes

The student shows knowledge and understanding of:

• Theories of historical process, stages and methods of historical research, the social functions of historical consciousness, the place and role of historical knowledge in modern society.

• The content of major trends and schools of modern history, the main problems in the development of modern historiography and modern humanities impact on historiographical process.

• Basic theoretical and methodological aspects of oral discourse of historical research in space of the past constructing.

• Specificity of philosophical knowledge, basic range of philosophical problems, principles of philosophical approach to learning.

• Main works of local and foreign historians on topical issues of the history of Ukrainian statehood.

• International relations and foreign policy of the world's leading period of recent history, the most important problems of the history of international relations and new trends in their development in the post-bipolar world and globalization processes.

• Essence, features and stages of integration processes in Europe, institutional and legal fundamentals of the European Union.

• The features of creation, activity of a variety of regional and inter-regional international organizations.
• Stages of Ukrainian ethnicity development, its regional variations and the formation of Ukrainian foreign communities in the world.

• The specifics of education as a cultural phenomenon and a social institution in its historical, and socio-cultural dynamics.

• General terms of the system of legal regulation of education in Ukraine.

• Features and content of educational process in higher educational establishment.

• Methods of improving speech technique as a means of transferring knowledge and skills.

• Essence, history, origin, classification, structure and interdependence of modern didactic creative learning technologies in higher education.

A student shows the ability to:

• Characterize the existing paradigm of the history of Ukrainian statehood, its conditionality and sociodynamics against the backdrop of global state forming processes.

• Orient in international politics, geopolitical conditions, to analyze social phenomena and generalize the political experience.

• Analyze the legal and institutional dimensions of cooperation between Ukraine and the EU, identify prospects and consequences of modern integration processes and place them in Ukraine.

• Identify relevant research tasks, collect the necessary information for its solution, formulate scientifically valid conclusions, to present the activity results.

• Arrange the conducting of empirical sociological research, apply the appropriate to purpose and objectives methods of collecting primary sociological material.

• Apply scientific criticism to the analysis of researchers views, to make generalizations about their theoretical and methodological level of research papers on history.

• Professionally develop scientific hypothesis based on the available source material.

• Use professionally oriented knowledge, abilities and practical skills in basic sections to study ethnology for ethnic phenomena and processes research.

• Make the Ukrainian ethno-psychological characteristics, characterize the course of ethnic processes in Ukraine and predict their development.

• Analyze Ukrainian history through the theory of the Big Frontier, identify the main features of the history and culture of Ukrainian Cossacks and compare them to the known world analogues.

• Search for information in a foreign language for the task, collect and analyze data needed to resolve conditionally professional tasks; present foreign language information of a professional character in the form of report.

• Use professionally oriented knowledge and practical skills to solve theoretical and practical problems in the field of history.

A student shows the readiness to:

• Social interactions, take an active civil position and make conscious choice in terms of today's political pluralism.

• Professional conduct independent historical research, develop thematic project by the method of oral history.
• Apply scientific worldview, philosophical culture of thought and knowledge.

• Apply knowledge of history and ethnology for reconstruction of individual elements and rituals of traditional culture.

• Identify tolerance in communication.

• Implementation of developing, coordinating, administrative functions of university teacher, the capacity for self-development and self-improvement.

• Comply with legal and ethical requirements in the academic and professional activities.

• To intellectual understanding and practical application of the historical experience of the development of state and law in professional activities.

• Use computer technology, the technology distance learning, module and tutor training system, technology of situational training (case-method), research projects and technology of training in cooperation as instruments of knowledge.

•  Create your own concept of didactic system projecting.

Program Learning Outcomes in Specialization

The student shows knowledge and understanding of:

• Systems of law and legislation, mechanisms of legislative regulation in different areas of law.

• Knowledge of the historical paths of formation and development of political and legal structure of the leading countries in the world in different historical periods.

• Theories of democracy, rule of law, natural and inalienable rights and freedoms.

• Historical and political aspects of the formation and development of separate legal systems.

• Conceptual apparatus of jurisprudence under specific areas of law.

• Concept of legal logic.

• Value fundamentals of law and jurisprudence, understanding of fundamentals and requirements of professional ethics of teacher of law.

• Scientific fundamentals of teaching methods of legal subjects at the core level in comprehensive schools and in universities.

• Educational technology, models of legal education of the individual.

A student shows the ability to:

• Operate the legal concept, provide the basic components of legal phenomena and facts, make structural and logic schemes.

• Use necessary computer software and electronic resources in the scientific and educational activities, monitor the dynamic of updating regulatory framework, handle large amounts of regulations, prepare legal opinions and other materials of doctrinal nature.

• Promptly and effectively orient in the regulatory framework, the distinction between the sources of law with regard to their validity and hierarchy, solve problems of law rules competition.

• Situational legal thinking (the presence of legal intellectual intuition, non-standard approach to legal problems).

• Formulate their own internally coherent, logical and reasoned position on the basis of the most complete study of sources.

• Master the knowledge necessary to resolve the issues in the fields of public law (constitutional, administrative, environmental) and private law (civil, commercial, family, labor).

• Identify your own position on the function of law in society, lawful and unlawful conduct, the legal responsibility for the offense, the definition of virtues of legal democratic state citizens.

• Actively, responsibly and effectively implement civil rights and responsibilities for the development of a democratic civil society, harmoniously combine personal interests with the needs of society, participate in the functioning of democratic institutions

• Apply legal knowledge and skills obtained in the educational-methodical activity, readiness to work on gnostic, communicative, and operational levels.

• Plan and organize of law activity in accordance with the basic laws and principles of teaching, develop emotional and motivational sphere, form the legal culture in the educational process subjects.

• Use new educational technology of training and legal education, effectively manage the students activity, diagnose and monitor the stages of personal and collective development.

• Implement activity and competency based approach to training, simulation and create legal projects.

• Generate innovative ideas, develop and implement new training programs.

• Engage in self-education, self-improvement, professional growth capacity. competitiveness.


Program modules

І General training cycle

1.1 Humanities training

ГП1.1.01 Business Foreign Language

ГП1.1.02 Philosophy and Sociology of Education

1.2 Core training

ФП 1.2.01 Methodology of History

ФП 1.2.02 Historiography of the World History

ФП 1.2.03 Legal Ensuring of Education

ФП 1.2.04 Modern World Historiography

ФП 1.2.05 Cultural and Historical Development of World Civilizations

ФП 1.2.06 History of International Relations

ФП 1.2.07 History of Ukrainian Diaspora

ІІ Professional training cycle

2.1 Psychological and pedagogical training

ППП 2.1.01 Pedagogy of Subject Oriented School

ППП 2.1.02 Psychology of Higher Educational Establishments

ППП 2.1.03 Seminar for Masters

2.2 Scientific and Subject Training

НПП2.2.01 History of Ukrainian Statehood

НПП2.2.02 History of State and Law of Foreign Countries

НПП2.2.03 Methodology of Teaching Historical Subjects in Higher Educational Establishments

ІІІ Subjects of a free choice of a student

1.1 Specialization «Law Science»

ВВ1.01 Judicial and Law Enforcement Bodies of Ukraine

ВВ1.02 Information Law

ВВ1.03 Methodology of Teaching Law Science in Subject Oriented School

ВВ1.04 Agrarian Law of Ukraine

ВВ1.05 History of Legal and Political Doctrines

ВВ1.06 Constitutional Fundamentals af a Civil Society in Ukraine

ВВ1.07 International Law