Finance and Economic Analysis, Short Course


The integrated semester Finance and Economic Analysis at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) also trains its students to get skills which they can apply in the analysis of financial markets, banks and companies; who are able to find the best investment decisions, to evaluate companies and their financial assets; to make effective decisions on the world markets of capitals.

WHY study in Finance and Economic Analysis Semester?

The program is developed according to the European requirements and can be recognized as a semester abroad. It provides students with opportunity to study in the international environment getting the intercultural experience. Participation of Russian students gives a possibility of deeper penetration to Russian reality and learning much about national aspects of financial establishments in Russia.

Under current conditions of globalization and integration of countries into the global economic space increases the need for highly qualified professionals who are able to solve professional problems in the financial sector in order to ensure public and private interests of participants in economic relations effectively. Master's program by the profile «Finance and Economic Analysis» aims to provide training the personnel with interdisciplinary basics and applied knowledge, focused on decision-making process in various fields of Finance.

The program comprises compulsory and elective courses delivered in English. Study methods emphasize students’ active participation and involvement. 
Case studies, group discussions, are an integral part of the learning process in addition to lectures.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Compulsory Courses:

  • Research Methodology
  • Corporate Finance: Advanced Course
  • Economics of Innovation
  • Financial markets and financial institutions
  • Quantitative methods of financial decision-making
  • Banking management, lending and credit worth analysis

Elective Courses:

  • Applied Microeconometrics
  • Organization theory and organization behavior
  • Cross-Cultural Communications Of Corporations
  • International marketing management
  • International markets research
  • International controlling
  • Scientific research work


Professors from St. Petersburg Universities; visiting Professors from Tallinn Universityof Technology, Aalto University and European partner universities and highly qualified experts of consulting companies.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

  • Master studies with good command of English


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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