Master Blended

Business and Financial Economics

16 months
3073 USD/year
3073 USD/year
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The Kyiv School of Economics Master’s program in Business and Financial Economics is a 16 months program that prepares students for career opportunities in financial institutions, corporations, consulting firms, fintech and in diverse industries in Ukraine and abroad. 


In the course of the Business and Financial Economics program at Kyiv School of Economics, students will gain solid knowledge of applied economics and finance, including market analysis, financial statement analysis, principles of finance, investment analysis, corporate finance, corporate valuations and portfolio management. 

What you'll study

Students will also develop strong skills in data analysis, computational methods, and business communication to earn competitive positions in the rapidly evolving professional marketplace in the field of business and finance analytics.

The program is exclusively taught in English by economists who received their PhD from universities in Europe and Northern America and by professors with MBA degrees and economists-practitioners. 

KSE is an extension campus of the University of Houston and our program is accredited by the relevant US accreditation agencies and meets international standards. KSE students have an opportunity to receive a Master diploma from the University of Houston.

Education format – hybrid: 40% offline and 60% online.

Scholarship opportunity

This year, applicants to the BFE master’s program have an opportunity to apply for a scholarship and/or mentorship from the Ampersand Foundation, which fully (100%) or partially (50%) covers the cost of the tuition. To apply for the scholarship, you need to: 

  • apply by filling out a questionnaire, which must be accompanied by a CV in English and a cover letter essay on “What matters most to you, and why?” up to 800 words;
  • successfully pass an interview with Ampersand representatives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Macroeconomics: GDP and its components
  • Statistics and Econometrics I: Statistics for Business Decisions
  • Mathematics for Business and Economists I: Optimization and Financial Mathematics
  • Microeconomics: Consumer’s choice
  • Business English
  • Business Research Workshop

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines







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.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Fill in an application form and attach scans of such documents:
  • passport
  • document of previous education (bachelor’s diploma or university graduation certificate in the year of admission).
  • consent to personal data collection and processing (attached here)
  • Based on these documents, we will create an invitation form and confirm it in the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine register.
  • Please, send the documents to this email address:
  • Step 2: Inform us whether you want to pass entrance exams online or offline. Admission process begins on August 16th and ends on August 23rd. 
  • Step 3: Pass our entrance exam (online/offline in Kyiv). It will be held from August 17 to September 19.
  • Step 4: Sign your tuition contract and start your way in KSE!
  • Please note that foreign students who want to pass an exam offline are required to have a visa for entering Ukraine for the purpose of studies by August 17.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3073 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4098 USD for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    3073 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4098 USD for the full programme during 16 months.

₴ 150000/full programme

Living costs for Kiev

10478 - 19326 UAH /month
Living costs

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


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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