MScF in International Finance

Geneva Business School (GBS)

Program Description

MScF in International Finance

Geneva Business School (GBS)

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a major in International Finance is designed to challenge and develop your understanding of global finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytical and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. You will understand the macroeconomic forces that shape the world today, how to assess risk and respond to emerging finance and investment challenges.

Over the course of the program students will:

  • Acquire knowledge of international taxation and estate planning.
  • Learn risk management and gain an in depth knowledge of insurance companies.
  • Be able to perform a Technical Analysis.
  • Be familiar with Hedge Fund analysis and management.
  • Explore financial statement analysis for executives.

Program

The program requires the successful completion of 90 credits. The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Masters, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: Core Courses (21 ECTS), Elective Courses (15 ECTS), the Orientation Courses (18 ECTS) and the Master Thesis (36 ECTS), which are mandatory to complete the selected major. Beyond the principal Business modules offered within each major, an example of some of the Orientation (Specialist) subjects can be found below:

  • Wealth Management
  • Hedge Fund Analysis and Management
  • Finance and Backing
  • International Financial Crisis
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Financial Markets

Career Options

  • Assets Manager
  • International organisations treasurer manager
  • International financial manager
  • International financial consultant

Entry requirements

Bachelor degree in a related field or equivalent

Official English exam results (IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 70) or equivalent (exempt if studying in an English speaking environment in the last 3 years)

Admission criteria

Complete the online application form and upload the following documents:

  • Copy of all academic diplomas
  • or certificates obtained
  • One passport photo
  • Copy of passport / National ID
  • Resume / CV
  • Introduction / motivation letter explaining your
  • choice of program (250 words)
  • The Essay (500 words) - Refer to online instructions
  • One academic / professional recommendation letter
  • Receipt for the payment of the application fee
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 7, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Feb. 2018
Sept. 2018
Duration
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18 months
Full time
Price
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31,950 CHF
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Switzerland - Geneva
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Sept. 2018
Spain - Barcelona
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