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The Finance programme which is offered by National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE) prepares highly qualified and competitive specialists for careers in the financial sector.

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Overview

The Master’s programme in Finance at  National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE) focuses on creating and developing competencies in financial management for financial institutions and non-financial companies.

The main emphasis is on contemporary theory and modern practices in corporate finance. At the same time, the programme provides fundamental knowledge in the broad area of finance that ensures our graduates are prepared for a diversity of  career pathways, including in, the real sector of the economy, banks, investment funds, consulting companies, insurance companies and elsewhere. 

The focus on research-based teaching, delivered through a combination of student research projects, internship opportunities, dissertation work and taught courses also equips students for entry into an academic career via a PhD programme.

Programme Aims

Training professional and responsible decision-makers and leaders in the broad area of finance, suited to taking competitive leadership positions in uncertain and changing global markets.

Education of knowledgeable professionals able to apply academic theories and analytic tools to solve practical financial problems.

On completion of the programme, students will acquire the necessary competencies in financial management with the focus on risk management for non-financial corporations, and an ability to perform research in different fields of finance, including corporate finance, risk management, and financial markets.

Career Opportunities

  • Real sector of economy - Gazprom, Rosneft,  Vimpelcom, MTS, Megafon, GE, Maersk, DHL, Nissan Manufacturing, Japan Tobacco International, etc.
  • Banks, investment and insurance companies - Central Bank of Russia, Sberbank, VTB, Bank Saint Petersburg, Citi, Raiffaisen, Metlife, SoGAZ etc.
  • Audit and consulting - EY, KPMG, pwc, BDO Unicon, etc.
  • IT and other services - Rosengineering, Veemware, Corynthia Hotels, Zentit FC, etc.

Programme Structure

Course included:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Research Seminar
  • Research Seminar "Research Methods in Finance"
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Theory of Finance
  • Financial Markets and Institutions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Nov 1-Aug 14: online applications may be submitted for preliminary selection; online (and in-person) candidate interviews will be held with programme teams
  • Aug 14- Aug 28: submission of all supporting documents
  • Aug 28: Deadline for signing agreements and enrollment forms
  • Sept 1: Classes starting date depends on the choosen programme
  • Dates apply to Moscow programmes only.
  • Please note that some programmes begin on October 1.

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
75
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International prospective students applying for Master's programmes at HSE University can now get a jump start on the admissions process and get a sense of their chances of being accepted to HSE. There is no need to wait till summer or to come to Moscow.

  • Master's programmes in nine faculties, including the Faculty of Economic Sciences, the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Communications, Media and Design, the Faculty of Computer Science, the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, the Faculty of Business and Management, the Institute of Demography and the Banking Institute, will conduct a preliminary online assessment of portfolios and hold online interviews. This will be particularly useful for those who wish to receive direct feedback from the programmes. 
  • The only thing you have to do is to sign up for a preliminary interview and portfolio evaluation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5520 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5520 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • 390,000 RUB

Funding

  • International students can apply to study at HSE for free through full-tuition scholarships. This merit-based scholarship will completely waive all tuition fees for selected full-degree Master's programmes at HSE. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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