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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSc)
with specialisation in Accounting


The BSc programme, with a specialisation in accounting, provides students with a comprehensive education in the field of business with a specific focus on accounting principles and practices. This specialised track covers a broad spectrum of accounting topics, including financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, taxation, and financial reporting. Through a combination of rigorous coursework, practical exercises, and real-world case studies, students gain a deep understanding of accounting concepts and their application in various organisational settings.



The primary objective of this programme is to equip students with specialised knowledge and practical skills in accounting. By concentrating on accounting principles, financial reporting, and auditing practices, the programme aims to prepare students for careers in accounting firms, corporate finance departments, government agencies, and various other sectors requiring expertise in financial analysis and reporting. Graduates will be well-prepared to navigate the complexities of accounting standards and contribute effectively to financial decision-making processes.


Career Opportunities:

  • Accountant

  • Financial Controller

  • Internal Auditor

  • Financial Analyst

  • Cost Analyst

  • Treasury Manager

  • Management Accounting Analyst


Learning outcomes:

  1. Possess a comprehensive understanding of financial accounting principles and practices.

  2. Demonstrate proficiency in managerial accounting techniques and cost analysis.

  3. Apply auditing principles and methodologies to assess financial integrity.

  4. Understand tax regulations and their implications for businesses and individuals.

  5. Prepare accurate financial reports and statements in accordance with accounting standards.

  6. Exhibit strong analytical skills and attention to detail essential for success in the accounting field.

Programme brochure

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SWISS UMEF was founded in 1984, in accordance with Swiss Law, as a higher private education institution in Geneva and is institutionally accredited by the Swiss Accreditation Council, in accordance with the Higher Education Act (HEdA).


SWISS UMEF is also certified by EDUQUA (the Swiss quality label) and has programme accreditation by ACBSP and IACBE.


SWISS UMEF is proud to have been the first private federally accredited institution as a University of Applied Sciences Institute in Geneva.

  • Swiss Accreditation Council

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

  • International Accreditation Council for Business Education

  • CHEA - Council for Higher Education Accreditation

  • EduQua

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