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About

This Business and Politics in Modern Asia programme at National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE) provides students with a range of skills needed to understand the developments that are taking place in contemporary East Asia. 

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Overview

This Business and Politics in Modern Asia programme at National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE)  concentrates both on the general Asian processes as well as at the development of particular countries, primarily China, Japan, Korea, and the region of South and Southeast Asia.

The program focuses mainly on the issues in business and political processes in Asia, including business and entrepreneurship, political and financial elites of the region, national-specific issues and intercultural communication between Europe, Russia and Asia.

The program combines two main approaches: academic and applied. On the one hand, the program covers the fundamentals of political, economic, social and national-specific processes in Asia. On the other hand, the program develops practical skills for cooperation with Asian countries, both at the level of political and business consulting, as well as at the level of everyday business.

Objectives of the program

As a result of the program, students should:

  • understand the basics of the methodology for analyzing, evaluating and forecasting political processes, economic and national-specific risks in modern Asia;
  • learn to communicate with the political and financial elites of Asia;
  • study the basics of Asian business, entrepreneurship, management, investments, trade, economic and political cooperation;
  • understand the strategy of promoting their interests in Asian markets, bringing foreign projects to Asia, and establishing multilateral Euro-Asian cooperation in politics and business connections;
  • learn to protect their interests when working in Asian markets, including intellectual property rights, patents, trademarks and technological secrets;
  • develop skills on building relationships between Asian, Russian and European partners, to understand the negotiation process, due diligences and compliance.

Career opportunities

The rapid development of Asian economies and East-West political and economic cooperation will continue to provide many careers in:

  • Political and business analytics and expertise in think tanks;
  • Consulting: political and economic consulting and crisis-management;
  • In government agencies departments and private companies developing business relations with Asian countries;
  • In SME, private entrepreneurship and networking in the crossroad of EU, Asia and Russia countries;
  • In public service and in media industry

Programme Structure

Course included:

  • The Key Problems in Asian Studies Research
  • Introduction to Business and Cross-Cultural Communication in Asian Countries
  • Methodology for Sociopolitical Research in East Asia
  • Research Seminar
  • Research Seminar "Cross-Cultural Communication in Asia"
  • National Identity, Social and Political Development in Asia
  • Politics, Elites and Governance in Asia
  • Russia and Asian Countries

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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.
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.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The admission boards evaluate applications for full and partial scholarships places and fee-paying places.
  • Submit an Application Form
  • Your application will be evaluated by the admission committee of your chosen degree programme. HSE will be holding its special admission campaign for international students and your application may be considered for both a state-funded place (full-tuition waiver) and a fee-paying place.
  • Prepare Your Documents
  • Scan of the main passport pages 
  • Scan of the diplomas and academic transcripts 
  • Letter of motivation 
  • Resume/CV 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4246 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4246 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

300,000 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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