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  • ‘Modern Banking and Financial Technologies’

    • Part-time
    • 2,5 years
    • RU
    • 200 000 RUB
  • Entrance exams

    • Economic Theory
    • Foreign language (English, Chinese, German, French, Spanish)
Olga Stepanovna Rudakova

This educational program is aimed at training new personnel for the digital economy, which are able to respond to the challenges that the modern banking situation dictates. The explosive growth of the use of information technologies leads to transforming business models of activity, competition with FinTech companies, and emergence of new risks.

This program reveals modern trends and problems of organising banking operations and services using technologies and instruments of FinTech, including cloud technologies, big data, artificial intelligence, etc., and last but not least, students study questions of banking management.

A modern bank employee should have fundamental theoretical knowledge, without which they cannot understand the ongoing processes, which are extremely complex and difficult to formalize. After all, it is the bank that is the main customer and consumer of financial technologies. 

The special feature of this program is an emphasis on practical application of the knowledge.


Main disciplines

  • Modern Trends and Issues in Banking Business Structuring

    Discipline objective: to form theoretical and applied knowledge about modern trends and problems of banking organisation and to instill skills of applying the latest technologies of credit organisations.

  • Financial Technologies in Banks

    Discipline objective: to form knowledge in the field of theory and practice of organising development and introducing modern financial technologies in credit organisations.

  • Risk Management System in a Commercial Bank: Modern Approaches and Priorities

    Objective of discipline: to form knowledge in the field of the theory of bank risks. The following issues are considered: concept and classification of bank risks, risk management system in a commercial bank, methods of identification and assessment of risks, and etc.

  • Banking in the Digital Economy

    Discipline objective: to form theoretical and applied knowledge about modern trends and problems of organising banking operations and services with the help of technologies and instruments of FinTech.

  • Strategies and Business Models of Banking in the Digital Economy

    Discipline objective: to form a complex of knowledge and skills in the field of developing and implementing an effective strategy of credit organisations in conditions of unstable environment and constructing business models of modern banking activity.

  • Management and Marketing in the Modern Bank Model

    Discipline objective: to form knowledge and skills in the field of applying modern methods and tools of banking management and marketing in conditions of digital economy.

Career&Future

The program is aimed at training personnel capable of carrying out a wide range of banking operations in the digital economy, forming ecosystems, developing and implementing a client-oriented strategy for the development of the bank, and making decisions in conditions of uncertainty and risk.

The knowledge and skills obtained by the graduates of this master's program will allow them to work as highly qualified specialists and managers in the financial and monetary sphere. They have opportunities to work in commercial banks, territorial institutions of the Bank of Russia, investment, financial, auditing, and consulting companies, real sector enterprises, research institutions, institutions of higher, post-graduate and additional vocational education.