The MGIMO School of Government and International Affairs

Bachelor of Science in International Business and Finance

Curriculum

CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

Degree requirements: 240 credits (ECTS) over four years, 30 ECTS per semester

Core subjects: 200+ credits over 4 years
Micro- and Macroeconomics, Econometrics
Calculus, Linear Algebra
Statistics, Probability Theory
Data Analysis
Leadership and Entrepreneurship
Money and Banking, International Finance
Corporate Management and Business Operations
Social Sciences and Humanities
Law

Elective courses

Research internship

Professional internship

Language training:
— Russian for non-Russian-speaking students;
— choice of French, German, or Italian for Russian speakers.

Optional second foreign language

Undergraduate thesis

Final exams:
— Economics and Finance
— Foreign language

COURSEWORK BY YEAR

Year 1

  • Foreign Language
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Calculus and Linear Algebra
  • Statistics and Probability Theory
  • Financial Accounting
  • Logic
  • Leadership and Entrepreneurship
  • Principles and Ethics of International Business
  • Marketing
  • Philosophy
  • World and Russian History
  • Life Safety
  • Physical Training and Sport

Year 2

  • Foreign Language
  • Academic Writing
  • Applied Micro- and Macroeconomics
  • Money, Banking and Financial Markets
  • Strategic Business Management
  • Econometrics
  • World Economy
  • Sociology
  • Сorporate Financial Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • International Relations and World Politics
  • Contemporary Russian Politics
  • American Politics and Policies
  • Grand Strategy
  • Global Politics of Energy
  • State and Business Protocol

Year 3

  • Foreign Language
  • International Economic Relations
  • International Trade
  • International Finance
  • Management of Information Systems (MIS)
  • Investment Projects Management
  • Programming & Data Analysis
  • Managerial AccountingBusiness & Financial Law
  • International Law
  • History of International Relations


Selective (choose one from each group)

Group 1

  • Forex Markets
  • Сommodities Markets

Group 2

  • Behavioral Economics
  • Game Theory
     
  • Russian Foreign Policy
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Comparative Politics
  • Research Methods in International Business and Finance

Year 4

  • Foreign Language
  • Logistics
  • Insurance
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Research Seminar
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • International Control, Audit & Compliance
  • Investor Relations
  • Advanced Programming
  • Armed Conflicts in the 21st Century
  • Religion and Politics in the Modern Age
  • Contemporary International Relations

Selective (choose one from each group)

Group 3

  • Сognitive Science and Decision Making
  • Doing Business in Russia


Group 4

  • ICT and Cybersecurity
  • International Organizations