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The present day specifies more requirements for a person’s ability for selfimprovement and self-development, and professional and social mobility, to the level of intellectual development as these qualities determine human value as a personality and as an expert in modern society (Biktagirova & Valeeva, 2013). Therefore the system of higher education has to provide for the development of these qualities to ensure the university graduates’ life-long self-improvement. This goal may be realized through the competency-based approach which the Federal law "About education in the Russian Federation" has defined as the major practical method of higher education modernization in regard to the increase of its quality and labor market requirements Many scientific works (e.g. Pidkasisty, Belyaev, & Khutorskoi, 2013) are devoted to the issues of theoretical substantiation of education modernization and students’ training system improvement for professional activity in the context of present-day conditions.