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.

Facts

  • Duration: 18 months
  • Credits: 90 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Intakes: February and September
  • Degree Awarded: Master of Science Major in International Finance
  • Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva and Barcelona campuses
  • Internships: We provide access to internship opportunities in international companies and organizations
Programme

This master is designed to challenge your understanding of finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytical and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. Beyond the main Business modules offered within each major, students also take specialization courses, such as:

  • Wealth Management

  • Hedge Fund Analysis and Management

  • Finance and Backing

  • International Financial Crisis

  • Capital Budgeting

  • Financial Markets

Career Options

The program is of particular relevance to those working, or planning to work as:

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

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field (plus 2 years of work experience for MBA).
  • Official English exam results - IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 70. If an official English exam certificate is not available we will consider proof of the previous study in an English-speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years.
  • Complete the online application form and upload the following documentation:

    • Photocopy of all required academic diplomas and academic certificates obtained.

    • Official academic transcript from your high school stamped and signed.

    • Photocopy of valid passport / national identity card or permit.

    • Resume / C.V.

    • Motivation letter providing reasons for wishing to study at GBS (Transfer credits request should also be included in this letter, if applicable).

    • A 400-600 word essay. (Refer to the application form for details).

    • One academic / recommendation letter.

Program taught in:
English
Last updated March 15, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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10,650 CHF
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