HSE university’s flexible learning system provides every student with an opportunity to customize their learning process by concentrating on most valuable and interesting fields and areas.
Besides mastering the core part of your programme you can choose what, how and where to learn at different points of your study journey:
- courses to provide you with competitive advantage in the labor market
- where and how to do your internship
- research topics and supervisors
- study group to suit your schedule
- study load.
You learn and grow, your vision for your personal and career goals may change with time. That is why you will choose your courses every semester. You can also add extra courses to your curriculum to get another occupational qualification.
Bachelor’s curricular modules
Provide you with core skills for your future career. All courses are compulsory.
- elective courses provided by educational programme
- research seminar
- and/or project seminar
You can choose elective courses once in every semester.
Additional educational track under bachelor's programme to help you become professionally well rounded.
Consists of 4 courses 5 credits each. Courses content can either be connected or not, which makes it an open manor. Minors are inter-campus; lectures are held online.
You can choose your minor at the end of 3rd module of the 1st year. See more information
Courses aimed at broadening outlook, mastering methods of allied sciences, developing critical thinking. Consist of 14 credits.
General courses include:
- Safe Living Basics (SLB) – 1 credit,
- Physical Training – 1 credit,
- 3 elective courses chosen from the provided options.
You can choose your elective general courses at the beginning of the 1st year.
Forms skill set necessary to succeed in various aspects of your future career, including projects, research, business activities and expert analytics. Internship includes writing a thesis.
You can choose your thesis topic and supervisor, as well as internship type, if the choice is provided by your programme.
4-credit core course, providing students with three cross-curricular digital skills: Digital Literacy, Programming and Data Analysis.
Ends with Independent Assessment of Digital Skills. See more information
Set of courses aimed at forming skill set necessary for professional communication in English.
1-credit compulsory examinations:
- English Language Integrative Exam
- Independent English Language Test
- preparation and defense of Project Proposal on thesis/
All students can choose an optional English language course in addition to their core programme. List of available courses depends on language level determined via placement test.
You can choose English language courses at the beginning of the 1st and 4th years. See more information
Open represent a wide range of recent studies in economics and management, technology and natural sciences, humanities and social sciences.
An open optional course is studied outside the core educational programme. OOC’s are inter-campus online courses, available for every student.
You can choose open optional courses twice a year – in September and December. See more information
Master’s curricular modules
Core element of this module – track supervisor’s seminar, during which students plan their educational outcomes and coordinate efforts on mastering educational programme.
Key seminars module can also include project, research and other seminars, or offer a set of serial or parallel seminars depending on the chosen track.
Core element – writing your thesis. One has to choose the topic and the supervisor.
Depending on the selected track, three types of internships may be available: project, research or vocational training. This module forms a skill set necessary to succeed in various aspects of your future career.
Courses are chosen from a from a general pool of Master’s courses, marked as recommended and available as a Major course for your field of study, programme and track, respectively.
Major courses develop a set of skills necessary to attain individual educational outcomes.
Your choice should be approved by your academic supervisor.
MAGOLEGO courses are chosen from the entire pool of courses available for selection by Master’s learners to develop additional skills.
This module includes thesis defense and final state examination, if included in your educational programme.