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This two-year master's programme is designed for those who want to gain a deep understanding of finance and its many applications. While the focus is on corporate finance, the programme also covers macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics, validation and financial modelling, asset pricing, venture capital, value-based management, behavioural finance, and more. Graduates of the programme work at leading consulting groups, investment banks, M&A advisory firms, and investment funds in Moscow and in other major international finance capitals. Some pursue careers as strategy consultants, buy-side analysts, and portfolio managers, while others develop their own businesses, conduct academic research, or work as CFOs in real sector companies.

 

2 years
Full-time Programme
ENG
Instruction in English

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HSE Students Win Oliver Wyman Impact Case Competition

Angelina Volosevich, Marina Goncharenko, Tamerlan Tuaev and Malika Shaikhutdinova, first-year students from the 'Strategic Corporate Finance' Master’s programme have won ‘Oliver Wyman Impact 2017’, a business case competition that was held on March 3rd at the Ararat Park Hyatt Hotel, Moscow.

‘HSE Programme Is Special Because It Offers a Unique Teaching Style’

Lijia Lin is a first-year student in the English-taught Strategic Corporate Finance Master’s Programme at the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences. He was born and raised in Beijing and, after finishing high school, studied economics and mathematics at the University of Michigan in the United States. When Lijia Lin graduated in December 2015, his advisor suggested that he continued his education at the Higher School of Economics.

5,856

individuals have already registered for the HSE International Olympiad Competitions for students and graduates. Those who take first place and win prizes will have an advantage when applying to HSE MA programmes. The registration deadline is March 6, 2017.

Charity Drive at HSE during Good Deed Month

On March 11, 2017, HSE will host the ‘Heroes Among Us’ charity festival. The month leading up to it is Good Deed Month, organized by the Open Your Eyes student project. People are encouraged to use this month to do good. Check out the ideas below – having a big positive impact doesn’t always mean putting a lot of effort in.

First dive in the Environmental Economics World

“How to quantify the impact of a unit of CO2 emission on Society?”
“What is the optimal amount of emission reduction that corporations should target?”
“How can our planet thrive without sacrificing future generations’ consumption?”

HSE Announces Olympiad Competitions for English-taught Master’s Programmes

In March 2017, International Olympiad Competitions will be held for perspective students interested in studying in Master’s programmes at HSE University. All current undergraduate students and recent university graduates students interested in pursuing a Master’s degree are invited to participate.

Two HSE Faculties among Those Most Sought after by Russian Employers

HSE’s Faculty of Business and Management and Faculty of Economic Sciences were in the top three of the faculties most sought after by employers in Russia.

First place in Fujifilm Future Challenge

Albert Arutiunian, second-year HSE Master’s student, chose Tilburg University as a place to study abroad in autumn 2016. There, he joined the Tilburg University team, and here is his story.

HEC Lausanne is HSE New Partner in Students Exchanges

Higher School of Economics and University of Lausanne just signed a LoI and student exchange agreement. This will allow economics and business and management students to study a semester in partner universities.

HSE Acknowledged as Most Cited Russian University in 2016

Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science business) has awarded the most influential Russian researchers and research centres.