Level of education: Master programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 2 years

Language of instruction: English, Russian

Main academic courses

  • Business analysis of information
  • Sectoral analysis and geomarketing studies
  • Corporate geography
  • Current issues in Russian regional development
  • GIS in Economic geography
  • Science project management
  • Regional Consulting: Methods and Techniques
  • Changing Urban-Rural Linkages
  • Institutional Factors of Regional Development
  • Sustainable Community Development and Urban Planning
  • Public Policy and Urban Space

Our advantages

  • This programme is aimed at training highly qualified experts. They will have a modern analytical toolkit for managing state-level, municipal and corporate land development.
  • This programme has an interdisciplinary approach. It combines an in-depth training in social-economic geography with geoinformatics and digital technologies as well as spatial analysis.
  • This programme has two working languages: Russian and English. Also, it provides an opportunity to study at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) during the third term.
  • The graduates will have at their disposal: a spatial analysis toolkit for efficient decision-making in regional development; skills in monitoring and forecasting socio-economic situations; and expertise in corporate strategies and geomarketing research.

Practical training and career opportunities

The graduates will be skilled to work in: design institutions; governmental and municipal institutions; and private and corporate geomarketing research centres. They can be employed as: analysts and consultants in corporate strategy development and socio-economic strategy development; and urban planners, and IT and geoinformatics specialists.

Prospective Employers

  • 'Gazprom'
  • The government of Saint Petersburg
  • The government of Leningrad Oblast'
  • Presidential Plenipotentiary
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • International Enterprise Singapore
  • RBC Holding
  • International Centre of Socio-Economic Research 'Leontiev Centre'
  • Institute of Urban Planning 'Urbanika'
  • 'CSR North-West' fund
  • 'UST'-LUGA' marine port
  • 'RZD' Russian Railways
  • 'Northern Capital Gateway' LLC
  • Saint Petersburg State Budgetary Institution 'Saint Petersburg Centre of Transport Planning'

Interested in this programme — set up your personal account to proceed with your application.