38.03.01  Economics



Economics of TV and cinematography enterprises

Accountancy, analysis and audit


Bachelor’s Degree

Economics of TV and Cinematography Enterprises Specialization

The Economics of TV and Cinematography Enterprises course will provide students with a solid grasp of economic theory. We prepare graduates for leadership roles. So they would be able to work in the economics sectors of film production, film distribution and broadcasting. They would be able to handle skillfully business assets, distribute and control cash flow, use all means and reserves of cinematography enterprises and its infrastructure.

Graduates would be ready for a life beyond university and could stand out in a crowded job market. They could execute definite technological and administrative functions in a film production process and also could govern a film company, studio, theatre or a film industry.

Students study to interpret Cinema in terms of quality, aesthetics, technological effectiveness, and economy, of course: whether it is worth making a film and how much it costs to produce it? There are other important questions to answer: “Why not all films are made in 3D? What does a ticket price depend on? How much does it cost to invite S. Spielberg to the opening night? Is it profitable to be a renowned actor, director or scriptwriter?” You will get answers to all these questions studying the Economics of Enterprises course.

Accountancy, Analysis and Audit Specialization

Our Curriculum in Accounting, Analysis and Audit gives students the opportunity to focus on a few key areas which are financial accounting, management accounting and the financial aspects of businesses, in order to supply Cinematography and TV enterprises and the international financial market with qualified personnel.

Accountant is a valuable specialist on the labor market. It is urgent to learn how to analyze information about the economic affairs of a company and verify and report that information. A graduate degree in accountancy helps in broadening skill base, learn about accounting within the industry or public accounting firm and achieve an expert view to compete in a global and technology-driven environment.

Due to the curriculum students learn the following issues: evaluation and accounting of assets; costing management and performance management; national and international regulations and standards; liability; business capital; cash flow optimization; income-expenditure analysis; financial result assessment. Audit involves analyzing and assessing a company or organization’s financial statements.

Our tutors are all practicing professionals – auditors, chief accountants, who provide a challenging and stimulating educational environment.

This program offers training courses in different companies of Saint-Petersburg and Leningrad district:  the OJSC KinoPiter, the Khudozhestvenniy Theatre JSCo, the STV Film Studio, the OJSC Globus – Film, the SPb GUP Petersbug-Film, the Interdistrict Inspectorates of the Federal Tax Service in Saint-Petersburg,  the NWOC Saint-Petersburg Customs, the OJSC Alfa-Bank, the Uniastrum Bank LLC, the OJSC Promsvyazbank, the OJSC Technoenergoservice, the OJSC LR TEK, etc.

Graduates mostly start their careers at Film industrial enterprises, Film studios, Cinemas, alone with trade and services or consulting firms as accountants, auditors, analysts.

Curriculum Disciplines for 38.03.01  Economics

Basic Subjects: Macroeconomics; Microeconomics; Econometrics; Statistics; Institutional Economics; Currency, Lending, Banks; Corporate Finance; Macroeconomic Planning and Forecasting; Marketing; Management; Public Sector Economics; Finances.

Optional Subjects: Bases of Foreign Economic Affairs

Specialization Disciplines:

Economics of Cinematography and Television Enterprises: State Regulation of Film Industry Market; Economics and Operation of Real Complex in SCS; Balanced System of Indicators in Audiovisual Enterprise Administration; Economic Engineering Business Analysis of Economical Activity in SCS; Economics of Film and Television; Cost Management System at SCS enterprise; Accounting; Financial Management in SCS; Economic Evaluation of Investment of Capital; Economy of Innovation; Documentary Provision of Economic Activity of Audiovisual Enterprises; Leasing of Audiovisual Sphere; International  Currency and Credit Relations.

Accounting, Analysis and Audit: Theory of Accounting; Taxation; Financial Analysis; Audit; Financial Accounting; Management Accounting; Bookkeeping Financial Accountability; Laboratory Course on Accounting; International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS); Budgetary Accounting and Accountability; Legal Basis of Accounting; Controlling and Audit; Accountability, Analysis and Control of Foreign Economic Affairs.

Electives: Management of Regional Economics; Basis of Stock-Exchange Business Activity; Administrative Law; Present-day PR; Production Management in Cinematography; Value Analysis; Commercial Pricing; Business Valuation; Banking Activities of Enterprises; Economical Activity of Nonprofit Organizations; Business Analysis in Cinematography; Insurance; Industry Peculiarities of Accountability and Analysis in Cinematography and Television; Economy and Organization of Film Production.