MiBA On Campus

Business Analytics and Big Data

Saint-Petersburg State University

24 months
6389 EUR/year
5680 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Business Analytics and Big Data MiBA programme offered at Saint-Petersburg State University aims to develop fundamental knowledge in management and up-to-date analytical tools used to inform managerial decisions. Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge of big data analytics tools and able to use them to solve managerial tasks.


Benefits of the programme

  • Academic staff with teaching experience in leading international business schools, including guest lecturers from top-ranking international business schools and expert practitioners.
  • Master thesis is a full-cycle big data research project. It is a case study of an existing private or state-owned company. This unique combination of theory and practical interdisciplinary project work will bring future graduates a broad spectrum of competencies to meet their professional goals.
  • The Business Analytics and Big Data MiBA programme offered at Saint-Petersburg State University is taught in English in a cross-cultural environment enhancing the employability of graduates in the international job market.

Practical training and career opportunities

Graduates are well-placed to secure positions in business analytics and management of cross-functional teams. They can apply quantitative data analysis to provide effective solutions to a range of tasks, for example:

  • Development of business strategy;
  • Identification and minimization of risks;
  • Enhancement of business efficiency and business processes optimization;
  • Customer segmentation and market analysis;
  • Enhancement of product value for customers;
  • New product and service creation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Data Analysis in Python
  • Machine Learning
  • Sectoral Analysis
  • Marketing analytics
  • Project Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Knowledge Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Government-funded basis: 21 May
  • Fee-paying (contractual) basis: 25 June




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An application form for an educational programme. The application is filled in and uploaded to the Personal Account
  • An original Credential (document of education) and its supplements with grades/marks. The educational documents should be properly prepared to be submitted in the Russian Federation.
  • A copy of an identity document. Please note that your passport should have validity of minimum 18 months at the time your studies at SPbU begin.
  • Admissions tests for main programmes are in form of competitive selection of documents (Portfolio) except entry exams for Specialist degree program General medicine and Stomatology. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6389 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6389 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5680 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5680 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • For citizens of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus: 474,400 rubles
  • For international students including stateless persons: 533,600 rubles

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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