M.Sc. Management

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR553 Semester (Non-EEA)
  • English (IELTS accepted)
University of Lausanne | Lausanne, Switzerland
The Master of Science in Management provides advanced training in the field of management by providing students with the most recent tools based on research in economics and applied psychology.

Description of Management

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The Master of Science in Management provides advanced training in the field of management by providing students with the most recent tools based on research in economics and applied psychology.

The first semester is common to all students. In the second semester, the students can (but not have to) choose one of the following specializations:

  • Marketing

  • Organisational Behaviour

  • International Management

  • Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship

  • Strategy

What are the prospects after a Master's degree in Management?

Our Master in Management is designed for students wishing to acquire high-level management training and is therefore a demanding program leading to a strong degree. It provides formal training for those wishing to have fast-track management careers and for those interested in research careers, the program is also a natural stepping stone for doctoral studies.

The following career prospects can be mentioned:

  • Management of companies or economic institutions

  • Management of Human Resources, Marketing, Production, etc.

  • Consulting

  • Creation of companies

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 30 April
Tuition fee
  • EUR 553 Semester (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 553 Semester (EEA)
CHF 580 per semester
Start date September  2015
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time
Intensity Flexible

Course Content

The MScM program includes a total of four semesters. The first semester is common to all students. On the second semester, the students can choose a specialization. On the third semester, students can chose to participate in an exchange program in another univestity. The fourth is entirely dedicated to the Master's thesis.

First semester

Second and third semesters

Students can (but not have to) choose one of the following specializations:

  • Marketing

  • Organisational Behaviour

  • International Management

  • Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship

  • Strategy

Research or internship thesis (fourth semester)

The last semester is dedicated to the Master thesis. The student may opt for a research thesis or an internship thesis.

Work and credit allocation

The 120 ECTS credits of this Master's program are allocated as follows:

  • 90 credits awarded for the first three semesters of coursework

  • 30 credits for the Master's thesis (contingent upon the earning of the initial 90 credits)

Requirements for Management

The Master in Management courses are taught mainly in English, some optional courses being taught in French.

Applicants whose native tongue is not English or whose Bachelor's degree was not taught in English, should provide evidence of proficiency in English as a foreign language at the level of C1 corresponding to the following minimum levels: TOEFL CBT 230 (IBT 88-89, PBT 570) or IELTS 6.5-7 or Certificate of Advanced English (CAE).

Knowledge requirements

No refresher courses are offered. The following references represent the required level to start the program.

Accounting

  • Choi F.D.S. / Frost C.A. / Meek G.K., International Accounting, Prentice-Hall

  • Horngren C.T., Foster G. and Datar S., Cost Accounting, A Managerial Emphasis, Prentice-Hall

Finance

  • Brealey R. / Myers S., Principles of Corporate Finance, McGraw-Hill

Marketing

  • Kotler P., Marketing Management, Prentice-Hall

Mathematics

  • Quantitative Methods: A Self-Paced Learning Program (online course)

Microeconomics

  • Hal R. Varian, Microeconomic Analysis

Econometrics

  • Gujarati D., Basic Econometrics, McGraw-Hill

  • Greene W., Econometric Analysis

Work Experience for Management

No work experience is required.

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