10.00.00 – Philological Sciences:
10.01.01 – Russian literature
10.02.01 – Russian language
13.00.00 – Pedagogical Sciences:
13.00.01 – General education science, histiry of pedagogics and education
13.00.08 – Theory and methods of professional education
23.00.00 – Political Sciences:
23.00.02 – Political institutions, processes and technologies.
Ph.D. thesis mentors of journalism and mediaeducation department: candidate of Philological Science T.N. Vladimirova, candidate of Philological Science I.V. Jilavskaya, Ph.D. in Political Science V.V. Volkova, candidate of Political Science N.V. Ushakova, candidate of Philological Science T.V. Vasilenko.