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The Finance Master’s programme at HSE St. Petersburg’s School of Economics and Management prepares highly qualified and competitive specialists for careers in the financial sector. This programme is certified by the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) in the field of Financial Management. Students receive training that is in accordance with international standards recognized by professional associations including ACCA, PRMIA (Professional Risk Manager), and GARP (Financial Risk Manager). The programme is part of the IMESS consortium of universities headed by University College London (UCL). There is a double-degree programme in Economics and Business with UCL. 

Since 2017, the programme is also part of QTEM (Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Masters Network) consortium, an international network of the world’s leading business schools. This provides MA students with access to a wide range of network member opportunities. Additionally, after successfully completing the programme, students will receive a prestigious QTEM graduate certificate.

2 years
Full-time Programme
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Instruction in English

News

Why companies create corporate venture funds?

This question became a subject of the article published by our student, Sergey Galaktionov, and Elena Rogova, in Innovations

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. 

Master’s Programme in Finance

In the quickly changing dynamics of the world economy, having impeccable grades is no longer enough to secure a good job. A practice-based Master’s programme in Finance from The Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg might be exactly what you need to have your career take off.

How the market reacts at hostile takeovers? Russian and European evidence

The paper "Market reaction at the announcements on hostile takeovers: Russian and European markets" was published by our student Natalia Maricheva and Prof Elena Rogova in Electronic Journal of Corporate Finance

Our students became the winners of the Vladimir Potanin Foundation Scholarship Competition

The annual scholarship competition results were announced recently. HSE University - Saint Petersburg is represented by three master students of School of Economics and Management 

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.

Department of Finance invites to participate in research seminar. Keynote is Svetlana Boyarchenko, the University of Texas in Austin

On March, 9, 2017, at 14.00, we will discuss problems of asset pricing, derivatives, econometrics of financial markets.

Finance and Football

Our alumni is responsible for sponsorship in Zenit FC

New Call for Fall 2017 Open

The new Call for the international student mobility within university-wide agreements in Fall 2017 is open from February 6 to March 5.

The Best in Student Budget Management

Managing a budget is not very easy - it requires a lot of discipline, but it is nonetheless necessary to do in order to effectively manage income in relation to expenses. For international students coming to live in Russia, Saint Petersburg, it is particularly important to have a plan on how to manage costs.