Saint Petersburg State University - Faculty of Economics

Introduction
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Teaching economic science at St. Petersburg University has a long history, dating back to 1819. In 1940 the Faculty acquired its present-day status and eventually became one of the biggest faculties of the University.

More than 150 Faculty professors and senior lectures, representatives of executive authorities, business people, professor of leading foreign universities, heads and experts of the national and international financial organizations teach our students. Our graduates work in the Government of the Russian Federation, in St. Petersburg Administration, in executive authorities of several foreign countries, hold leading positions in the major Russian and international companies. As a recognized centre for economic science, the Faculty efficiently facilitates scientific and research collaboration with its foreign partners in three main areas: teamwork research and development, conferences and joint publication of articles and books. The Faculty regularly holds international conferences on major problems of economic science development, on Russian economy, the international trading system, the role of Russia in global economy and integrations associations like the CIS, SOC, BRIC.

spbgu_students3 The Faculty has over 100 foreign students, probationers and post-graduates from thirty countries from all over the world. It is an active participant in the programs for exchange academic training with European universities, launched within the framework of Bologna Process, as well as in Campus Europae and Erasmus Mundus projects. The Faculty offers its foreign students an opportunity to participate in the Summer School Business in Russia.

Academic and research staff: 609 (incl. 340 professor, 8 Academicians of Academy of Humanitarian Sciences, 71 Doctors of Economics, 190 Candidates of Economics (PhD)

Number of students: over 4000

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Russian

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Master

Master in Accounting, Analysis, and Audit

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

Main objective of the program is to train high qualified professionals in accounting, financial analysis and auditing, experts, with fundamental economic knowledge, able to analyze, research and teach in these areas, effective in financial, tax and auditing services both in Russian and foreign companies, capable to make a career. Working language: Russian [+]

Main objective of the program is to train high qualified professionals in accounting, financial analysis and auditing, experts, with fundamental economic knowledge, able to analyze, research and teach in these areas, effective in financial, tax and auditing services both in Russian and foreign companies, capable to make a career. Program-specific Disciplines Problematic issues of theory and practice of management accounting Accounting and Audit (Advanced Level) Statistics for Business Research Management Accounting and Control Finance (Advanced Level) Business Valuation and Value-Based Management Financial Management Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Reports International Financial Accounting for Multinational Companies Computerization of Accounting and Taxation at 1C Accounting and Financial Reports for Group of Companies Budgeting Consolidated Financial Statements Learning outcomes Program graduates possess deep theoretical knowledge and practical skills of formation and analysis of information generated on the basis of national and international financial reporting standards; logic of construction accounting systems oriented to the information needs of different groups of economic agents; methods of generating information to predict the dynamics of the main financial indicators of enterprises, industries in innovative changes and deepening globalization; analytical skills for evaluating the effectiveness of management decisions; ability to assess the impact of accounting methods on the financial position and financial results of enterprises; theoretical knowledge and skills of Russian and international practice of auditing, skills identification and development of methods, techniques and audit tools, the ability to evaluate and justify the level of materiality and risk in the process of auditing. Internships companies of the real sector of the economy: accounting, analytical, financial departments; Audit companies; directorate of the Federal Tax Service in St. Petersburg; opportunity to participate in research projects, including the project of St. Petersburg State University, such as project aimed to harmonize accounting and statistical methodology in order to improve the reliability of economic information. Key aspects the ability to create individual learning paths, by selecting from a wide variety of special subjects (teachers of the program will help students to determine the direction of research area because of its professional and career interests); learning on this program allows the exemption of some examinations included in the list of mandatory of diploma ACCA qualification "International Financial Reporting"; education on this academic program enhances employability in leading audit firms, including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Ernst & Young, KPMG, «MCD»; It is the best form of training to the postgraduate education, as it provides academic and methodological commitment to independent research work in the specialty 08.00.12 - Accounting and Statistics. [-]