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The master’s programme in Finance trains high-demand professionals for today’s job market. The programme’s graduates have innovative thinking skills and are proactive and willing to implement new ideas and projects.
Graduates of the programme pursue careers in leading consulting companies both in Russia and abroad. They also take positions in investment funds and research centres.
Russian government and HSE scholarships and tuition fee waivers available
The Master's programme is designed to serve different types of students. For graduates in Economics or Finance, the programme is a perfect opportunity to continue their studies and deepen their knowledge but it is also suitable for students with a previous background in other subject disciplines. We incorporate ‘adaptation’ modules designed specifically to help with the transition from other disciplines into the finance sphere.
The programme offers the opportunity to develop managerial skills, team solutions through implementation of applied projects by business partners, participation in workshops and open lectures by leading experts in the field of corporate finance, as well as the opportunity to be trained at leading business schools.
The programme in Finance provides students with insights, perspectives, practical knowhow and a skill set that is especially relevant for careers in corporate finance in non-financial firms, in investment or commercial banking, in private equity and venture capital, or in management consulting.
Furthermore, student will also be able to pursue a career in fields such as portfolio management, security analysis, fintech, sustainable finance, fund management, sales and trading, quantitative investment strategies, big data, entrepreneurship and in academia.
The programme involves studying on one of the selected tracks:
a practice-oriented track 'Finance, Corporations and Sustainability', which provides training for practitioners in the field of corporate finance, strategic financial management, risk management, etc.,
a theoretical track 'Actual Trends in Global Finance Research', which provides training for researchers in the field of assessing the effectiveness and strategic nature of the company, business restructuring, etc.
Our graduates are highly trained professionals and work in:
Russian and international consulting centers
Large public and private organizations
Students of Master’s Programme ‘Finance’ about their experience at the programme
Last Sunday, on 4 January, a presentation of the Master's programme in Finance was held for the students of the Winter School of the National Research University Higher School of Economics. At the presentation, students and potential applicants could get acquainted with the content of the Master's programme and ask questions to the head of the programme.
On November 17, 2023, a business game "The Power of Finance" was hosted for 1st year students of the “Finance” programme implemented at the Saint Petersburg School of Economics and Management. The game allowed students, who chose finance as a career track, to dive deeper into different types of financial functions, functioning of companies and financial products.
HSE University will develop academic cooperation with Indian universities. This is what the delegation of HSE University-St Petersburg headed by Anna Tyshetskaya, Campus Director, agreed on with several leading universities in India: the University of Delhi, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi) and Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).