PUBLIC ECONOMIC LAW WITHIN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES DEVELOPMENT: MASTERS' INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM IN ENGLISH
The article covers the issues of teaching public economic law in the context of digital technologies' development to the masters studying at the Institute of Law, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University). The theme's relevance is due to the transformation of institutions that form the sphere of regulation of public economic law within digital technologies' development, including blockchain technology, and the consequent need to elaborate new master's programs in the field of law. The purpose of this work is to formulate the concept, develop the structure and set the tasks of an interdisciplinary educational course for masters in the English language: "Public economic law within digital technologies' development". The object of the research is the global process of legal institutions' transformation that form the sphere of public economic law caused by the influence of new digital technologies' development, as well as the possibility of comprehensive study, reflection and integration of these processes with the use of authentic research material within the ambit of the relevant master's programs in jurisprudence in the English language. The analysis of the survey and questioning of students showed the coincidence of their needs with the demands of modern reality and employers. As a result, the main themes of studying courses, some professional terms and terminological units, models of communication, and cases were chosen on the basis of which professionally directed English-language competences are formed and the skills of intercultural interaction in the named sphere are developed. It is resumed that the study and acquisition of the content of the proposed course "Public economic law within digital technologies' development" allow masters to gain knowledge and form key competencies indispensable for the successful professionally directed English-language interaction of RUDN University's graduates in the field of public legal regulation of economic relations. The results of this study can be useful and applied by law faculties and universities' academic staff.