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Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes
Bachelor’s programme

Drama and Film Acting

4 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Bachelor’s programme

Global Digital Communications

4 years
Full-time programme
Online programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Bachelor’s programme

Design

4 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Bachelor’s programme

Journalism

4 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Bachelor’s programme

Film and Television Production

4 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Bachelor’s programme

Media Communications

4 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Bachelor’s programme

Fashion

4 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Bachelor’s programme

Advertising and Public Relations

4 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Bachelor’s programme

Strategy and Production in Communications

4 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Bachelor’s programme

Management in Creative Industries

4 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Master’s programme

Design

2 years
Full-time programme
RUS
Instruction in Russian
Master’s programme

Environment Design

2 years
Full-time programme
RUS
Instruction in Russian
Master’s programme

Data Journalism

2 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Master’s programme

Integrated Communications

2 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Master’s programme

Interactive Media and Digital Industries

2 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Master’s programme

Interactive Design

2 years
Full-time programme
Online programme
RUS
Instruction in Russian
Master’s programme

Film Production

2 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Master’s programme

Communications in the Public Sector and NGOs

2 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Master’s programme

Communication and Digital Design

2 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Master’s programme

Critical Media Studies

2 years
Full-time programme
ENG
Instruction in English
Master’s programme

Media Management

2 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Master’s programme

Media Management

2 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Master’s programme

Fashion

2 years
Full-time programme
RUS
Instruction in Russian
Master’s programme

International News Production

2 years
Full-time programme
ENG
Instruction in English
Master’s programme

Contemporary Journalism

2 years
Full-time programme
RUS+ENG
Instruction in Russian with some courses in English
Master’s programme

Management in Creative Industries

2 years
Full-time programme
Online programme
RUS
Instruction in Russian
Master’s programme

Strategic Communications Management

2 years
Full-time programme
Online programme
RUS
Instruction in Russian
Master’s programme

Digital Communications and Product Analytics

2 years
Full-time programme
RUS
Instruction in Russian
Book chapter
ZenPropaganda: A Comprehensive Study on Identifying Propaganda Techniques in Russian Coronavirus-Related Media

Chernyavskiy A., Shomova S., Dushakova I. et al.

In bk.: Proceedings of the 2024 Joint International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-COLING 2024). ELRA and ICCL, 2024. P. 17795-17807.

Working paper
THE IMPACT OF FAMILY TIES AND FOUNDER INVOLVEMENT ON INNOVATION IN HIGH-TECH FIRMS

Хмелева П. А., Stepanova A. N.

Basic research program. WP BRP. National Research University Higher School of Economics, 2022

About the Faculty

The Faculty of Creative Industries at the Higher School of Economics was founded in 2014, and today it is a center of attraction for talented applicants from all over Russia who want to develop themselves in creative professions and become successful independent players in the creative industries. Our students — designers, journalists, illustrators, marketers, media managers, PR specialists, artists, photographers —  are cool specialists whose work cannot be automated, which means that the demand for them in modern conditions will only grow. 

Educational system at the Faculty is built on an effective balance of an actual theoretical base and a project-based approach to education, which allows our graduates to work on real problems during their studies in order to confidently build their careers .

The faculty includes 3 educational divisions: 

The Institute of Media trains specialists in the field of journalism and media. From the very 1st year students apply the knowledge gained in practice, creating their own multimedia and transmedia projects. Head of the Institute of Media: Bystritskiy Andrey Georgievich — professor, member of the Academic Council of the Higher School of Economics.

Educational programs of the Institute:

Bachelor's programs: «Journalism», «Media Communications».

Master's programs: «Management in the Media», «Transmedia Production in Digital Industries», «Data Journalism», «Film Production in a Multi-Platform Environment», «International News Production», «Critical Media Research».  

The School of Communication trains professionals in the field of communications who are able to adapt to a dynamically developing market. Main areas of studies: PR, digital, advertising, event, and marketing. 

Head of the School of Communication: Sergey Zverev — professor, president of CROS company.

Educational programs of the School:

Bachelor's programs: «Advertising and Public Relations».

Master's programs: «Integrated Communications», «Data-Based Communications», «Communications in Government Structures and NGOs» 

HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL: faculty department, which was recognized as the best Russian university in the Art and Design category of the QS-2020 rating. At HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL there are educational profiles in more than 14 areas of design, fashion and contemporary art. 

Head of HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL: Arseny Meshcheryakov — designer, creator of the Agey Tomesh design bureau and WAM Books publishing house.

Educational programs of HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL:

Bachelor's Degree: «Design», «Fashion», «Contemporary Art».

Master's Courses: «Communication and Digital Design», «Design», «Fashion», «Practices of Contemporary Art», «Interior Design», «Contemporary Design in Teaching…».

More than 40 CPD programs.

HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL has its campuses in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod and in 2021 the first admission to the online bachelor's degree «Design» will take place.

The faculty has a Media center and a Recording studio, Students’ communication agency, HSE ART GALLERY (gallery of contemporary art), Laboratory of media communications in education, HSE Design Laboratory, as well as the scientific journal «Communications. Media. Design». In 2009, the LIME social advertising festival was established.

And since 2018 the Faculty has launched its own annual international festival of communications, media and design Telling Stories Fest, which has already become a notable city event that brings together leading international speakers — successful professionals in the creative industries. 

The Faculty of Communications, Media and Design at the Higher School of Economics was founded in 2014 (rector's order No. (number)), and today it is a center of attraction for talented applicants from all over Russia who want to develop themselves in creative professions and become successful independent players in the creative industries. Our students — designers, journalists, illustrators, marketers, media managers, PR specialists, artists, photographers —  are cool specialists whose work cannot be automated, which means that the demand for them in modern conditions will only grow. 


Educational system at the Faculty is built on an effective balance of an actual theoretical base and a project-based approach to education, which allows our graduates to work on real problems during their studies in order to confidently build their careers .


The faculty includes 3 educational divisions: 


The Media Department (https://cmd.hse.ru/media) trains specialists in the field of journalism and media. From the very 1st year students apply the knowledge gained in practice, creating their own multimedia and transmedia projects. Head of the Media Department: Kiriya Ilya Vadimovich — professor, member of the Academic Council of the Higher School of Economics.


Educational programs of the department:

Bachelor's programs: «Journalism», «Media Communications».

Master's programs: «Management in the Media», «Transmedia Production in Digital Industries», «Data Journalism», «Film Production in a Multi-Platform Environment», «International News Production», «Critical Media Research». 


The Integrated Communications Department (https://cmd.hse.ru/incomm) trains professionals in the field of communications who are able to adapt to a dynamically developing market. Main areas of studies: PR, digital, advertising, event, and marketing. 

Head of the Integrated Communications Department: Sergey Zverev — professor, president of CROS company.


Educational programs of the department:

Bachelor's programs: «Advertising and Public Relations».

Master's programs: «Integrated Communications», «Data-Based Communications», «Communications in Government Structures and NGOs»


HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL (https://design.hse.ru): faculty department, which was recognized as the best Russian university in the Art and Design category of the QS-2020 rating. At HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL there are educational profiles in more than 14 areas of design, fashion and contemporary art. 

Head of HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL: Arseny Meshcheryakov — designer, creator of the Agey Tomesh design bureau and WAM Books publishing house.


Educational programs of HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL:

Bachelor's Degree: «Design», «Fashion», «Contemporary Art».

Master's Courses: «Communication and Digital Design», «Design», «Fashion», «Practices of Contemporary Art», «Interior Design», «Contemporary Design in Teaching…».

More than 40 CPD programs.

HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL has its campuses in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod and in 2021 the first admission to the online bachelor's degree «Design» will take place.


The faculty has a Media center and a Recording studio, Students’ communication agency, HSE ART GALLERY (gallery of contemporary art), Laboratory of media communications in education, HSE Design Laboratory, as well as the scientific journal «Communications. Media. Design». In 2009, the LIME social advertising festival was established. And since 2018 the Faculty has launched its own annual international festival of communications, media and design Telling Stories Fest (https://tellingstories.ru), which has already become a notable city event that brings together leading international speakers — successful professionals in the creative industries.