MSc in Financial Communication

USI Università della Svizzera italiana

Program Description

MSc in Financial Communication

USI Università della Svizzera italiana

Financial communication is communication to investors. More precisely, financial communication is oriented to investment decisions. The actors of financial communication are numerous, the most important being at least the following: managers and directors of listed companies and enterprises, wealth managers and private banking advisors, mutual funds, pension funds, activists, etc., rating agencies, buy-side and sell-side analysts, financial journalists, financial regulators and market supervisory authorities.

The aim of the Master in Financial Communication is to form specialists of communication with a deep knowledge of the fundamental mechanisms of finance, so that they will be able to bridge the gap between finance professionals and the other financial market participants, especially investors. To this purpose, the Master also provides students with the legal background that financial communication specialist needs in order to effectively deal with important issues recently emerging in the financial sector, such as money laundering, terrorism financing and fiscal matters.

The recent financial crises brought to light the critical role of reliable, fair and relevant communication and the consequent need for experts able to handle these issues in their many dimensions.

By emphasizing the role of communication in finance - a domain pre-eminently quantitative, yet fundamentally relying on human interaction - the Master in Financial Communication represents a Europe-wide unique initiative within the University offer of this level. Its cross-disciplinary educational approach opens the way and puts a new name to a profession as old as the financial system itself, that is: the financial communicator.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
24 months
Full time
Price
Price
16,000 CHF
Information
Deadline
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
Switzerland Lugano
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Duration 24 months
Price 16,000 CHF