MSU Virtual Open Day
Moscow School of Economics

(including preparation for CFA® exams)
The Info Session of the Faculty will start on May, 26 at 14:00 p.m. (Moscow time)
About the program
Master of Science in Global Economics and Finance is an international program on applied Finance and Economics incorporating the curriculum (CBOK) of Chartered Financial Analyst ® professional qualification program.
Competitive advantages of the program
  • The program combines education for Master of Science degree in Economics with trainings for professional CFA ® (Chartered Financial Analyst) exams.
  • The program provides fundamental education and cutting edge skills, necessary for professional financiers and risk-managers to successfully play on the international market.
    During education the students get option to specialize in:
    — Investment banking and assets management;
    — Corporate finance and financial analytics;
    — International economic relations.
  • The program is taught in English.
  • Professors and lecturers are invited from the best western business-schools and/ or Russian citizens, with western education. The prominent scientists and professors provide their courses for students of MSc in Global Economics and Finance.
    To name a few: correspondent member of RAS, Doctor in Economics Golovnin M.Y, Doctor in Economics Kireev A.V.; visiting professors James K. Galbraith, Jan Aart Scholte. Regular masterclasses are held by the heads of Russian and western multinational corporations; the CFA ® trainings are provided by the investment professionals and business-trainers.
  • Students get extensive training in Assets Management, Alternative Investments, Portfolio Management in computer labs allowing to apply knowledge on terminals and study the real cases.
  • Individual approach to students and office hours for consultations in addition to usual classes and trainings is included in the study process.
Program Structure
Program is structured according to the requirements of the Russian Federation standards and internationally accepted standards of education for Master's degree and incorporates curriculum (CBOK) of Chartered Financial Analyst®.

During the first year of education students get fundamental knowledge on finance and economics:
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting (IFRS), Financial Statements Analysis, Corporate Finance, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Asset Management on International Capital Markets, Alternative Investments, Fixed Income and Derivatives;
  • Applied statistics and Applied Econometrics in Economics and Finance( including Monte-Carlo stimulations, scenario analysis, stress-testing);
  • Trainings for professional CFA ® Level 1 qualification exams provided by experienced professionals and business-trainers.
During the second year of education students continue to study core courses and get trained in Financial Modelling, Investment Projects Evaluation, Mergers and Acquisitions Strategies and continue developing their skills in Macroeconomic and Financial Forecasting. During the second year students may also participate at the double-degree or student – exchange programs with MSU partner Universities.
Admission Requirements
Admission exams:

· Economics (in the form of interview with the Admission Commission)

The interview will be held in English on Economic and Financial topics.

· GMAT (total score min.560) OR GRE (General Test Quantitative Reasoning, min. 160 ) certificate holders are free from admission exams.

To enable Admission Commission to receive your results please do not forget to

Mention for the exam

GMAT code : 0QB (0QB-Q0-97)

GRE code: 27 47

The Admission commission considers applicants with fluent or near to fluent knowledge of English. The education is completely in English and fluent knowledge of English (written, spoken and listening) is a must.

The English language International certificates such as IELTS (min 6.0) or similar level, confirmed by CAE/ BEC Higher/ BEC Vantage, TOEFL (iBT min 80) certificates confirming knowledge of the applicant are very welcomed.


  • Passport (notary verified translation);
  • Diploma and Diploma Supplement (original and notary verified translation);
  • 6 photos 3×4 (recent photo without a headdress on matte paper);
  • Application to the name of Rector (on-line)
  • CV and Motivation Letter
  • Documents to be delivered on-line
Documents acceptance from 16 of June till 20 of July.

Tuition fee:

530 000 Rubles per year ( for admission in 2023)
Student testimonials
Faculty presentation

Ms. Anush A.Hakobyan

Deputy head, Director of Master's degree program
in Global Economics and Finance

Phone/ WhatsApp: +7 999 925 11 37