Applied and International Economics

Program description:

Area of studies:
Branch of science:
Social Sciences
Graduate School of Economics and Management
Degree awarded:
Master's degree
Intake Year:
Mode and duration of study:
Full-time: 2 years
Partially in English

The programme is a two-year route to a master’s degree in applied and international economics. It is designed for students who want to pursue a career in economic or financial consultancies, international business or academia. As modern economics and global markets require professionals to have a sound knowledge in economic theory, use data analysis, to work with quantitative software and to be able to study effectively, the programme offers a range of courses which help to develop skills and expertise demanded by potential employers.

The first year of the programme is common for all the enrolled students and includes core economic courses (microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, game theory) complemented by several research methodology disciplines. In the second year, students can choose one of two study tracks. The applied track focuses on economic and data analysis, while the international track is aimed to provide students with expertise in international business and world economy. 

The courses of the programme are taught by both local faculty (including people with PhD degrees from Russian and foreign universities) and invited visiting professors from the leading Russian and European universities. A substantial number of the courses are taught in English. We also regularly invite our corporate and academic partners for seminars and workshops which are integral elements of the programme.

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