Master of Business Analytics

HSE University


Prepare yourself for a prestigious career in finance or consulting from global financial leaders at the #1 ranked Russian university.

This new Master's degree provides you with a cutting-edge curriculum in business analytics and business reporting based on structuring corporate goals not only to create value for stakeholders, but to maximize overall wealth.

The new framework for corporate analysis is grounded in inclusive capitalism and shared values conceptions, when knowledge creation and sustainable development become critical success factors in national economy and competition. By earning your Master of Business Analytics, you’ll learn how to develop a stakeholder value creation framework for business analysis and reporting to help inform company decisions.

You’ll develop strategic thinking capabilities that will help you understand what factors drive financial performance, understand the ability for a business to create and capture value, and learn how strategic reporting secures the connectivity between non-financial capitals, sustainability of business, and future financial performance.

Equip yourself with global skills in identifying new trends in value creation analysis involving non-financial capitals of a company, its disclosure, and auditing strategies to fit new dimensions of data and reports. You’ll deepen your expertise in strategic analysis, as well as learn how non-financial capitals can be measured, described by different metrics, and how these metrics should be adjusted to industry and organization type.

What makes this Master's degree unique?

HSE offers cutting-edge approaches to intellectual capital measurement, metrics and reports, their interpretation in terms of materiality, connectivity and consistency, in addition to new trends in financial accounting standards and their implications for business analytics. You'll develop skills to integrate different non-financial capitals into a strategic vision for the future.

Prepare yourself for in-demand finance and consultant careers

As a graduate, you will be prepared to tackle several career tracks, including financial management roles, roles at investment banks or investment funds, positions within accounting departments, and consultancy roles.

Global industry footprint

HSE University has more than 350 international partners from 63 countries. HSE School of Finance Virtual Lab webinars bring together leading international experts from Europe, the USA and Asia, giving you the opportunity to connect with real life experts in the field.

  • Tuition
    832,000 - 1,280,000 RUB

    Depends on geographic location | Subject to change with currency exchange rate | Any currency exchange commissions charged shall be borne by students

  • Program length
    24 months
  • Brief overview
    23 courses + project and thesis
  • Method of study
    100% online

Application Deadlines

Fall 2021 cohort applications are now closed!

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About the Program



The online Master of Business Analytics degree is open to students from a wide variety of backgrounds. To be eligible for the program, applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree.

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In this program you’ll have the ability to choose an applied specialization, including five electives and three projects based on tangible, real-world problems, under supervision by industry experts. You’ll also participate in Virtual Labs with international experts.

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When you graduate, you’ll be ready to pursue a variety of career pathways, including financial management, accounting and consultancy.

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Student Experience

Student Experience

Students participate in regular webinars every week and engage in project work in small groups. They will also have access to international databases (Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Capital IQ, Van Dijk) and to an e-library of global finance and accounting publications.

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About HSE University

About HSE University

HSE University is one of the largest and most prestigious institutions of higher education in Russia. HSE University is ranked #1 on Forbes "Universities for the Future Elite: 100 Best Russian Universities According to Forbes – 2020" ranking.

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