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Master of Science in Business Administration (MSc)
with specialisation in Finance and Banking


The MSc programme with a specialisation in Finance and Banking is designed to provide participants with a deep understanding of financial concepts and practices, along with the management skills necessary to excel in the realms of business and finance. This programme combines core courses in business management with specialised courses focused on the areas of finance and banking, enabling students to develop sharp expertise in these domains.


  1. Grasp key finance concepts: asset valuation, risk management, portfolio.

  2. Explore banking operations, credit, products, regulations.

  3. Analyse corporate finances, make informed decisions.

  4. Manage diversified portfolios, assess risks, returns.

  5. Explore financial markets: stocks, forex, derivatives.

  6. Handle financial risks through derivatives, strategies.

  7. Master intricate financial communication with stakeholders.

Career Opportunities:

  • Investment Banker

  • Financial Analyst

  • Portfolio Manager

  • Corporate Finance Manager

  • Commercial Banker

  • Asset Manager

  • Financial Consultant

Learning outcomes:

  1. Gain an in-depth understanding of financial concepts and practices, including asset valuation, risk management, and portfolio management.

  2. Become proficient in banking operations, credit management, financial products, and regulatory compliance within the banking sector.

  3. Excel in analysing corporate finances and making well-informed decisions to enhance business performance.

  4. Acquire skills in managing diverse investment portfolios, assessing risks, and optimising returns.

  5. Develop a comprehensive understanding of financial markets, including stocks, forex, and derivatives.

  6. Integrate financial expertise into overall business management and leadership, contributing to organisational success.

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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