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Master in Market Finance and Trading

General description:

This programme allows participants to acquire competencies in the field of financial markets (traders, sales, brokers, financial analysts, quants, structures, risk managers, etc …).

Participants will develop competencies in the financial markets, exchange rates, shares and indices, commodity trading, oil, classic and structured derived products.

This programme is a mix of practice and theory with trainers who have an academic and practical background in real trading rooms.​

Training objectives:

Participants will acquire, by the end of the programme, the following competencies:

  • Mastery of financial products
  • Mastery of the mechanisms of stock and financial markets
  • Establishing of short, mid-and long-term financial mechanisms
  • Mastery of portfolio management
  • Establishing financial strategies
  • Understand the function and technique of stock markets
  • Mastery of technical concepts of the methods and activity in accordance with market finance
  • The capacity to analyse risks and their management
  • Mastery of negotiation techniques, as well as the understanding of frameworks and structures of financial markets.


  • Sales/Broker
  • Trader and trade-finance
  • Operations manager - Risk manager
  • Financial analyst
  • Risk analyst
  • In charge of relations with investors
  • Financial consultant

Training schedule:

  • Theoretical courses (SWISS UMEF) take place on Mondays from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • The practical courses take place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • The detailed schedule will be made available before the start of the course.
  • Hour of Theory: 108 h
  • Practical hours: 324 h

  • Tuition fee: 22 000 CHF


  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent
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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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