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‘Big Data Analysis for Business, Economy, and Society’ is a two-year Master’s programme, which offers students advanced instruction in probabilistic, statistical and computational methods for working with large datasets. 

The programme combines fundamental training in modern engineering mathematics, statistics and machine learning, as well as methods for analyzing unstructured data (text, networking, images, etc.), with advanced courses in economic models, simulation of complex social systems, and predictive models for marketing and finance. Furthermore, a strong emphasis is placed on practical work with software for distributed data analysis and projects that bring together students of various backgrounds. 

2 years
Full-time Programme
250 000 RUB/year
Tuition Fee in 2018
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
RUSENG
Instruction in Russian and English

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Illustration for news: International Exchange Programme for Best Students

International Exchange Programme for Best Students

International exchange programme QTEM (Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management Network)

Illustration for news: HSE Faculties Named Most Popular among Employers in 2017

HSE Faculties Named Most Popular among Employers in 2017

According to research by Future Today, HSE’s Faculty of Economic Sciences is the most in-demand among employers. A further three HSE faculties were named in the top 10.

Illustration for news: 2018-2019 International Admissions Start at HSE St. Petersburg

2018-2019 International Admissions Start at HSE St. Petersburg

The scope of academic programmes of HSE St. Petersburg in 2018-2019 includes brand new Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees open for international students, who are welcome to apply from mid-November 2017. Since November 15, 2017 HSE St. Petersburg's programmes have already received 32 Bachelor's and 19 Master's applications. Furthermore, by December, in terms of geography, applications have come from Central America (El Salvador) to Africa (Egypt) and Southeast Asia (Vietnam), in addition to Kazakhstan, Armenia, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

The paper written by the professor of the Department of Economics is accepted for publication in the Journal of Urban Economics

The paper «Why do newer cities promise higher wages in Russia?» written by Alexander Skorobogatov, the professor of the Department of Economics, is accepted for publication in the Journal of Urban Economics.

Illustration for news: 2018-2019 International Admissions Start at HSE St. Petersburg

2018-2019 International Admissions Start at HSE St. Petersburg

The scope of academic programmes of HSE St. Petersburg in 2018-2019 includes brand new Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees open for international students, who are welcome to apply from mid-November 2017. 

Illustration for news: Semester Abroad: What? Where? When?

Semester Abroad: What? Where? When?

We invite you to join the webinar ‘Semester Abroad: What? Where? When?’ on September 8th from 13:30 to 15:30 and September 13th from 14:00 to 15:30 (Moscow time).

HSE Enters Top-250 in THE Best Universities in Europe for 2017

On June 21, 2017, Times Higher Education (THE) published its ranking of the best universities in Europe 2017, in which HSE, along with St. Petersburg State University, Novosibirsk State University, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI and Kazan Federal University, is ranked in the 201-250 group. 

Illustration for news: HSE Success in Research Performance Rankings in 8 Subject Areas

HSE Success in Research Performance Rankings in 8 Subject Areas

HSE has been ranked one of the top 15 universities by research performance in 8 subject areas, compiled by the Expert Analytical Centre in 2016. HSE took the first place in three subjects: Economics, Social Sciences and Humanities.

Illustration for news: HSE Campuses in Moscow and St. Petersburg Admitted to QTEM

HSE Campuses in Moscow and St. Petersburg Admitted to QTEM

On March 10, 2017, the HSE campuses in Moscow and St. Petersburg were admitted to QTEM, an international network of the world’s leading business schools. This means that every year the 20 best management and finance MA students from both campuses will benefit from a range of network member opportunities, and after they graduate from their programme at their home university, will receive a prestigious QTEM graduate certificate. 

Illustration for news: HSE Enters 13 QS Subject Rankings

HSE Enters 13 QS Subject Rankings

The Higher School of Economics has made it onto 13 subject and two broader subject rankings in the QS World University Ranking thanks to the university’s achievements as part of the 5-100 Project. In addition, HSE was in the top 100 ranking for three areas – Economics and Econometrics, Politics and International Studies, and Sociology – and it was the only Russian school in the Accounting & Finance 101-150 ranking. As for total number of subject area rankings, HSE was third in Russia after only Moscow State University and St. Petersburg State University.