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Suggested background

Even though the majority of our enrollees are holders of degrees from leading economic and engineering faculties, we accept candidates with backgrounds other than Economics or Engineering if they are:

  • familiar with essential topics of mathematics (Multidimensional calculus, basics of optimization; Linear Algebra; Convex analysis and Kuhn-Tucker theorem; Theory of probability and statistics);*
  • familiar with fundamental economics; and
  • have the level of English language skills advanced enough to take English-taught courses (IELTS 6.0+ or TOEFL 80+).

*We require that your previous degree contain minimum 3 courses in higher mathematics, including one from the list: probability theory, mathematical statistics, econometrics, random processes. Average grade at least В (75%) or equivalent.

Alternatively, GRE Subject test in Mathematics ≥600 points is accepted as the proof of good mathematical skills.

How to Succeed in Preparing for the ICEF Master’s in Financial Economics