38.03.01 Economics

Finance and Accounting

4 years

About the program

This program is aimed at students who have an interest in studying and understanding the key aspects of finance, accounting and taxation in order to have a professional career in this field. It will give a global perspective on investment markets and asset classes, provide practical as well as theoretical knowledge on the processes and mechanics underlying investment, teach to evaluate the resilience of tax and financial investment schemes and clarify the taxation role in modern society, its impact on institutions, markets, organizations and even on the behavior of ordinary citizens.
It seeks to give students a learning experience that allows them to develop proficiencies that create effective accounting professionals in today's changing business environment globally.

Learning outcomes

  • Describe, explain, and integrate fundamental concepts underlying accounting, finance, taxation and management;
  • Critically evaluate financial statement information, use this information to support business processes and practices, such as problem analysis and decision making;
  • Apply knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and managerial accounting theories to business organizations, state and local governments, and nonprofit organizations;
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, work effectively with others, capitalising on their different thinking, experience and skills;
  • Describe and explain the ethical and social responsibilities of accountants in ensuring the integrity of financial information.

Career opportunities

This program provides an excellent preparation for a range of careers in Russia, China or any other country and ideal for those interested in a future professional career in accounting, finance, audit and taxation. It is a practical, technical degree which would be useful in any sector or industry.
Recent graduates of this programme have gone on to work in the areas of professional accountancy, investment banking, investment analysis, management consultancy and financial management, the public sector, as well as further academic study.
To maximise your employability prospects, you can progress onto a Global Management Master's course at no additional cost on successful completion of your undergraduate degree and provided you have received a scholarship.


Program academic supervisor

Teaching staff

Associate Professor: Department of Humanities
Director of the Language Testing Center: Baikal School of BRICS
Associate Professor: Department of Humanities
Head of the Department, Associate Professor: Department of Humanities
Senior Teacher: Department of Humanities
Vice-Rector for International Affairs : University Management
Associate Professor: Baikal School of BRICS
Associate Professor, Senior Researcher: Industrial Mathematics Lab
Teacher: Department of Humanities
Senior Teacher: Department of Humanities

Fees and funding

240 000 ₽
Per year

Entrance exams

English language (or provide TOEFL iBT 80, IELTS 5.5 or equivalent);

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