Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics

Study in English

BSUIR was the 1st engineering university in the Republic of Belarus to open English-medium study programmes. In 2009, the first group of students was enrolled in the programme Telecommunication Networks. 2010 saw the first intake to an English-medium Master's degree programme Methods and Systems of Information Protection, Information Security.

Today, every 3rd foreign student at BSUIR studies in English. In compliance with the national system of higher education BSUIR offers four full-time and two distance first degree programmes and four full-time Master's degree programmes with English as the course language.

In addition, BSUIR offers blended programmes that combine full-time and e-learning in the English language that have been developed in cooperation with the Computer Systems Institute (CSI), the USA. Training is provided for the US residents on the basis of two BSUIR branches opened on the CSI campuses in Boston and Chicago.

Join the elite group of students trained in English
Have an interview in English at the university. Neither a IELTS nor a TOEFL certificate is required
Get an internationally recognised diploma within a four-year period
Improve your competitiveness in the international labour market
Keep your English up-to-date and learn specialised terminology without taking extra classes or courses
Join a multicultural campus, learn more about different cultures and traditions
Enjoy training in small groups
Gain practical skills in the world's top IT companies
Live in a super comfortable student dormitory

Faculty of information security, Major in Infocommunication Networks
Qualification - Infocommunication Engineer

The Programme is focused on technologies of transport networks, access networks, channel and package digital commutation, as well as various network services, related to information transfer, storage, processing and distribution of information in communication networks. More

In the course of integration of media and communication means, Integrated Services Digital Networks (ISDN), Intelligent Networks (IN), Family Support Networks (FSN) were developed. Modern infocommunication systems are based on packet switching nodes, enabling information distribution in transport nets, as well as access of stationary and mobile subscribers to various types of services, related to data and media (voice, sound, image, video) transfer.

Various procedures for coding, filtration, compression and encryption of text, voice, sound and image are used to support multimedia technologies in modern devices and information distribution systems.

Specialised courses:
Basics of Teletraffic Theory, and Telecommunication Networks and Systems
Systems of Mobile Radio Communication
Digital Data Transfer Systems
Digital Processing of Voice and Images
Theory of Coding

Within this programme an additional study of cryptographical information protection, code-division multiplex mobile systems, geocommunication technologies and communication alarm systems is available.

Graduates obtain proper knowledge and skills to work in research, design and maintenance of infocommunication networks and systems.

Faculty of information security
Qualification - Specialist in Information Security, Telecommunication Engineer

Active development and updating of information security technologies such as electronic digital signatures, ID infrastructure, network protocols protection, antivirus protection and content filtering are drastically changing the telecommunications sphere. More

Services which are mainly engaged in security protection are evolving in enterprises, institutions and offices. The improvement of electronic commerce and modern payment systems highlights the importance of training personnel in information security.

Specialised courses:

Digital Processing and Multimedia Information Protection
Theory of Coding
Fundamentals of Teletraffic Telecommunication Networks and Systems Theory
Information Security in Bank Technologies
Protection of Communication Facilities from Unauthorised Access
Computer Networks and Digital Mobile Telephony
Software Processing of Multimedia Information, Software and Databases Protection
Cryptographical Security of Information
Digital Transmission Systems
Commutation Systems
Secure Data Transfer Systems
Biometric Systems of Access Control in Telecommunication Networks

Faculty of Computer Systems and Networks
Qualification - Information Technologies Engineer

The principal concept of the programme combines the basic ideas of system analysis, algorithm design, programming technologies with a special focus on databases and network computing. This programme embraces both information technologies and control. More

Students learn the details of data collection, transmission, storing, processing, transformation and representation in the up-to-date computing systems alongside methods and techniques of design, development, realisation, installation and support of automated information systems.

Specialised courses:
Operating Systems (Windows Vista/ Windows XP/Windows 2008/10 Server/NT)
Programming Languages (Assembler WIN 32, MS Visual C++, MS Visual Basic, Borland Delphi, GPSS World)
Databases and Case Technologies (MS Access, VS Visual FoxPro 9.0, MS SQL Server 2008/2010, MySQL, BPWin, ErWin)
Electronic Documentation Systems (Lotus Notes, LanDocs)
Integrated Manufacturing Software and Visual Frameworks (.NET, NetBeans)
Applied to Internet Programming (C#.NET, Java, PHP, ASP.NET, JavaScript)

Students are trained to solve problems in automated data processing and control systems, including system formalisation and goal-making, by using analytical approaches to study system behavior and developing computational algorithms and corresponding software. These skills are used to develop corporative control, management and information systems, Internet applications (interactive web-sites and web-portals), IT-penetration in government economic projects and etc.

Faculty of Computer-Aided Design
Qualification - Computer Engineer

This is an interdisciplinary programme majoring both in IT and Human Science. Human engineering is aimed to optimise IT product performance by taking into consideration human physical and cognitive capabilities and limitations into consideration during the design. More

Effective utilisation of newly developed software and hardware depends greatly on the fact, whether 'human factor' was taken into account in their design and operation. Data organisation and data input-output hardware usually do not take into account psychological human features of data receipt, processing, storage and realisation. Nowadays, specialists in 'human factor engineering' are necessarily included in work teams involved in design and operation of IT facilities. These specialists are deeply experienced in computer science, as well as in psychology, industrial design, statistics, operations research and anthropometry.

Specialised courses:
Basics of Algorithmisation and Programming
Descriptive Geometry and Engineering Graphics
Anatomy and Physiology of Central Nervous System
Physiology of Higher Nervous Function and Sensor Systems
Operation Systems and Database Management
Metrology, Standardisation and Certification in Informatics and Radioelectronics
Functional Electronics and Microsystem Technology
Basics of Discrete Mathematics
Psychology of Information Perception and Processing
Ergonomic Management of Information Systems and Technologies
Design Technology for Intellectual Systems
Usability Testing
Programming languages and technologies (C/C++, PHP, CSS, HTML/XHML, Java, Javascript, HTTP, FTP)

Graduates of this programme are capable of:
System Analysis, Estimation of Human Engineering Requirements in Information and Technical Systems
Development, Installment, Testing and Maintenance of System Software and Applied Software
Design of Databases and Technical Units of Data Processing Complexes
Administration of Database Systems, Local and Global Computing Systems
Information Security (threat analysis and leakage detection, leakage blocking, and elaboration of recommendations for access security)

Faculty of Innovative Lifelong Learning
Qualification - System Engineer

The students are trained in programming of the mobile devices hardware and in software development of mobile embedded systems based on Android, iOS, Linux, FreeRTOS, eCOS and WindowsPhone. More

Classes are conducted on the premises of the International Educational and Scientific Centre Android Software Center created conjointly with the FORTE Knowledge company (Illinois Technological Association, USA) and on the premises of the Belarusian and American Educational and Practical Centre APPLE-BSUIR established in cooperation with the Californian corporation Apple Inc.

Students have open access to the facilities of the joint Educational and Scientific Laboratory Mobile Embedded Systems and have the chance to gain additional knowledge on:
Introduction technologies of embedded and reconfigurable operating systems FreeRTOS, eCOS, Linux, Android, WindowsCompactEmbedded
Development of multipurpose applications and design of mobile and technical software

Specialised courses:
Mobile Devices and Systems Programming and Testing
Mobile Devices Design
Use of hardware and software complexes and systems in mobile operation

Faculty of Innovative Lifelong Learning
Qualification - Programmer & Business Analyst

The programme is designed to train experts in the field of development, adaptation and application of modern information technologies, communication systems and business management systems. More

Advanced IT technologies are delivered by invited lecturers who are leading experts in the USA and Europe. Practical skills are gained during classes in:
The International Educational and Scientific Centre Android Software Centre created together with the FORTE Knowledge company of Illinois Technological Association
The joint Educational and Scientific Laboratory Mobile Embedded Systems established in cooperation with an innovative company AXONIM Devices and such partners as Analog Devices, Texas Instruments and ST Microelectronics

Specialised courses:
Algorithmisation and Programming
Information Security
Business and Law in Information Technologies
Systems Analysis and Management
Business Analysis

Faculty of Computer-Aided Design
Qualification - Computer Electronic Engineer

Students studying in this program will develop modern medical electronic equipment using the latest achievements of radio electronics, microelectronics, medicine, computer science and computer technologies, develop new medical software, and carry out installation, maintenance and repair of medical electronics. More

Main disciplines of the specialty:
Microcontroller-Based Design
Information Technologies for Designing Electronic Devices
* Information Technologies in Processing and Analysis of Biomedical Data
* Digital Processing of Biomedical Signals and Images
* Electronic Components and Biomedical Sensors Mobile Application Programming
* Biotechnical Software Management Systems
Basics of Information Security
* Electronic Medical Devices, Systems and Complexes
Students, studying in the specialty Medical Electronics, which includes Computer Science, Physics, Biology and Medicine, gain knowledge and skills which allow them to solve the most important problems of medicine and electronic engineering.

Faculty of Engineering and Economics
Degree - Master
The program provides for the acquisition of knowledge in the disciplines providing economic training for conducting e-business, training for the programmer qualification: object-oriented modeling and programming, programming languages, web technologies, modern information economic systems. More

Subjects studied in the Master's Degree program:
Anti-Crisis Management, Global Political Economy, Innovation Management and E-Business Lifecycle Management, Data Protection Law, Computer Data Analysis, E-business Marketing, International E-business, Organizational Development in E-economy, Software Requirements Engineering, Intellectual Resource Markets, Strategic Management, E-economy Theory and Research, Multinational Team Management, E-product Portfolio Management, Software Cost Estimation, E-business Risk Management, Financial and Digital Asset Management, E-markets, E-Finance and Digital Assets, UX - Design of Electronic Products, Mobile Application Development, UX-Design of Electronic Products, E-business Web Technologies, Cross-Cultural Communications, Pedagogy and Psychology of Higher Education.

Faculty of Computer Systems and Networks
Degree - Master
The specialist receives fundamental training in the field of applied mathematics, system analysis, decision-making technique and also owns methods and tools for managing software development. A graduate of the specialty has an idea how to apply a new IT platform for processing and analyzing large data volumes (Big Data) in addition to training specialist in software development and operation in IT platform. More
What you will learn
The specialist has knowledge of the following main special disciplines:
- Processing of Experimental Data in Specialized Systems
- Mathematical Methods for Making Optimal Decisions
- Genetic and Evolutionary Computation
- Modern Software Design Tools
- Software Quality Accuracy
- Modern Technologies for Programming Mobile Platforms
- Programming of Embedded Systems.
- Computer-Assisted Instruction
- Blockchain Technology

A graduate of the specialty has an idea how to apply a new IT platform for processing and analyzing large data volumes (Big Data) in addition to training specialist in software development and operation in IT platform.

Faculty of Infocommunications
Degree - Master
The programme gives a deep insight into the use of modern infocommunication systems that are based on data processing centers, packet switching nodes and digital transmission systems. More
They provide information processing and distribution, as well as access of stationary and mobile subscribers to different kinds of services, related to data, speech, images and video transfer.
Main areas of study:
Efficient Cryptographical and Jam Resistant Information
Coding Signaling
Control and Routing Protocols
User Authentication Systems and Network Security Methods
Packet Switching Technologies and Data Communication
Means of Stationary Wireless and Mobile Access
Technologies of Infocommunication Networks Design
Special attention is paid to familiarise Master students with the information security technology in telecommunication systems and networks and to teach them to deploy and administer security systems, including methods for realising secure Internet interaction protocols. Much attention is paid to the modern approaches of data compression analysing and synthesizing, data protection and coding, increasing of security level in the context of developing communication networks and systems, as well as the development of means and systems of information coding.

Faculty of information security
Degree - Master

The programme is aimed to train high level professionals who understand the main principles of protected systems design, build-up of technical information leakage channels, as well as modern means of data protection in telecommunication systems. More
Graduates will be able to design, develop and work with modern information security systems and devices. They can be employed as specialists of telecommunications and data security.
Specialized courses:
Modern Information Technologies
Fundamentals of Perspective Technologies for Electronics and Modern Scientific Research Tools
Modern Telecommunication Technologies
Theory and Practice of Scientific Research
Digital Devices and Microprocessors
Legal Organisational and Methodological Basics of Security
Applied Cryptography
Protection of Information in Telecommunications
Design and Operation of Protected Technical Objects
Technical Means for Detection and Neutralisation of Information Leakage Channels
Digital Signal Processing and Protection of Multimedia
Security in Bank Technologies
Protection of Software and Databases