• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Management and Analytics for Business course at National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE) is classically structured with a focus on strategic and operational management, as well as a particular emphasis on analysis and solutions using Big Data. 

By aligning the educational process around real business projects and digital start-ups, we can train the business managers and leaders of the future, who are capable of working in a complex, ever challenging digital economy, while also being able to develop new business models and guarantee their success. 

Those who hold Master’s degrees in management and analytics and who apply modern digital and analytical tools for decision-making and generating new business ideas are in demand on today’s labour market and will continue to enjoy demand into the future. We train professionals who will become leaders in the digital transformation of business. 

New educational technologies and instruction in English make the programme unique on the education market. The study process is applied to real business projects and digital start-ups headed by leading specialists in business practices in Russia and abroad.

The first year is dedicated to strong fundamental training in classical and new business education modules: business strategies, including their features in fast-growing emerging markets; economic and financial fundamentals of management; knowledge and intellectual capital management; and the business analytics cycle. During the second year of studies students choose their tracks: Customer Analytics, People Analytics or deeper learning of digital research methods in management.

All students complete business internships and they also have an opportunity to spend a semester abroad in leading international business schools that are partners of the programme. Outstanding Master’s students will also be able to enrol in QTEM consortium programmes.


Graduates of Master in Management & Analytics for Business will be employed as HR Directors, Marketing Directors, Development Directors, and Consultants. A specific focus on Marketing and HR analytics makes graduates very demanded by globally operating corporations under digital transformation of their business.

You will enter the workforce with a well-grounded education being competitive and well-equipped with the set of the most relevant and updated skills. According to PayScale-HC in 2017 master degree in business add more than 40% to your value on the global job market.

Would you continue an academic path - you are fully prepared for university careers and accepted to the leading doctoral programs in Russia and abroad. 

Programme Structure

The programme brings together traditional courses in general and strategic management, business strategy and international business along with the application of data analytics for these areas. Master in Management & Analytics for Business places an emphasis on data-driven decision-making, on data-based business models, and on digital transformation of business. This expertise is expected to be the most relevant and demanded by employers.

The programme provides rigorous theoretical foundations during the first year of study – common for all students; and domain-oriented business analytical training in the second year. We invite students to have deep cutting-edge training in People Analytics (HR) or Customer Analytics (Marketing).



A significant part of the programme is taught by professors with experience from top international business schools.

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • This programme requires a high proficiency in English language
  • GMAT or GRE are not mandatory required but will provide great advantage to an applicant by the competition
  • Application form
  • Bachelor’s (Specialist’s or Master’s) diploma
  • CV, which confirms your professional experience
  • Letter of motivation

Technological Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5320 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5320 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Tuition fee in the national currency is 350,000 RUB per year.

Living costs for Saint Petersburg

  • 34733 - 58700 RUB/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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