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MSc in Economics: Finance

Università della Svizzera italiana
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Lugano
English

Program description

Master the World of Finance

The MSc in Economics: Finance programme equips you with a solid background in financial principles and tools to excel in your career in finance. You will learn how to analyze financial markets, use and structure financial products, and value and devise investment opportunities. Our graduates occupy top positions in financial and academic institutions worldwide. 

You will enjoy a sophisticated mix of knowledge transfer by our world-class and internationally renowned faculty, as well as hands-on experience by practitioners. The Master is organized in three tracks (Minor):

  • Quantitative Finance 
  • Banking and Finance
  • Digital Finance

This flexible structure of the course offering allows you to specialize according to your interests and career goals, be they in quantitative analysis, banking, or financial technology. USI takes great pride in keeping their course offering cutting edge and up-to-date at the pulse of the financial system.

Admission requirements

The formal requirement for admission to the Master's degree in Finance is the completion of a Bachelor's degree granted by a recognised university in Economics or related disciplines. Candidates are required to be adequately prepared in the fields of economics and basic quantitative subjects.

Applicants are encouraged (compulsory for applicants with a Bachelor obtained in extra EU country) to provide GRE/GMAT scores in support of their application.


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Tuition fees

The semester fees are CHF 4,000. For candidates resident in Switzerland and Lichtenstein at the time of the final high school exam (maturità), the semester fee is CHF 2,000.

Scholarships & funding

For the academic year 2020/2021, the Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of the Università della Svizzera italiana will award a total of 60 one-off study grants of the amount of CHF 4'000 each. The merit-based grants are given to the students admitted to the first year of a USI Master programme starting in September 2020.

Qualification

MSc in Economics: Finance

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Università della Svizzera italiana

Studying at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI)

USI Università della Svizzera italiana is a member of the Swiss university system and the only Italian-speaking university in Switzerland. It is a multi-lingual university with courses taught in Italian and English and it has a strong international orientation. USI’s...


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Contact info

Università della Svizzera italiana

Via Giuseppe Buffi 13,
6900 Lugano
Switzerland

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