Business analytics

Business analytics

Business Analytics

Master Program

Russian language

120 ECTS

4 Semesters / 2 years

Faculty of Economics and Finance

Tuition fee:

240 000 ₽/year

The program is aimed at training professionals in the field of digital transformation and implementing of cross-cutting digital technologies. The Magister of Business Analytics degree prepares students for a variety of career in education and science, IT, management and administration.

Key competence areas of graduates are as follows:

  • modelling of architecture of companies, public and municipal authorities
  • strategic planning of information system and IT-technologies development
  • IT-system life-cycle management
  • information and analytical support of decision-making
  • analysis, development and improvement of company standards by means of information technologies


Main courses:

  • Modelling and system analysis
  • Business Analytics means and methods
  • Analysis and modelling of enterprise architecture
  • IT-management and business process administration
  • Information security management
  • Methods and means of information system engineering

Learning outcomes:

  • Developing and implementing IT-infrastructure strategy of a company
  • Considering specific conditions of works performed and developing innovative solutions when managing IT projects and processes
  • Decision-making, strategic planning and forecasting based on modern methods and software tools for collecting and analysis, smart devices and artificial intelligence systems
  • Managing analytical works and directing business analysis
  • Conducting research, organizing individual and team scientific and research works to develop new IT solutions


  • Information society development and digital transformation needs determine the high demand for IT-professionals
  • Innovative character of profession, high-paying job, prospects of salary increase, exciting career, attractive working environment and low workplace stress probability – according to these criteria international labor statistics agencies ranked Business Analytics-jobs in the top 10  
  • Students use software applications Anaconda navigator, Rstudio, IBM SPSS, Power BI, QlikView, Bizagi, 1C, Business studio, ELMA, Base Group Labs, AnyLogic and programming languages Python, R, SQL, C# and other
  • The program combines trainings in informatics, economics and administration
  • Gazprom divisions, big IT-providers such as Omega, ELMA, Loginom, Gazinformservice, Promease, Advanta offer hands-on trainings and employment options

Career opportunities:

  • head of computer support department
  • computer system developer
  • computer system analyst
  • head of automation / informatization department
  • information security officer
  • project leader
  • senior system analyst
  • senior research engineer

Admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Program director: Prof. Dr. Lyubov Sharabaeva

Office 210, Dnepropetrovskaya 8, St. Petersburg, 191119, Russia

Phone: +7 (812) 335-94-63