M.Sc. Management

  • On Campus
  • 15 months
  • EUR700 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (Find a course)
Geneva Summer Schools-University of Geneva | Geneva, Switzerland
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Description of Management


The Master in Management provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to head a business or an organisation as well as with management tools and techniques and their underpinning principles and theories. The programme is designed to train future executives or researchers who have both comprehensive knowledge of business issues and a specialisation in one or more advanced areas of management, such as marketing and international management, depending on their concentration.

Available concentrations:

Strategic Management (90 credits)

Marketing (90 credits)

International Management (90 credits)

Services Science (120 credits)

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Programme outline

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Master of Science in Management

Required courses in all four concentrations, 54-63 credits

E.g. Advanced organizational behaviour; branding; controlling and performance; management simulation

Concentration courses, 21-42 credits

Dissertation, 15 credits


Master´s students are permitted to go on exchange for one semester. Students may go on exchange as early as their second semester (for students in a 90-credit programme) or third semester (for students in a 120-credit programme) but may earn no more than 30 credits at another university. The dissertation cannot be substituted.

Career opportunities

HEC Geneva graduates find work in all sectors both in Switzerland and abroad. Given the nature of the Geneva economy, opportunities are usually found in banking, financial institutions, fiduciaries, consulting firms, insurance agencies, local and international manufacturing, international trade companies (e.g. commodities trading, product distribution), international or global organisations (e.g. ICRC, UNHCR, WTO) and public administration.


Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences: Uni Mail, 40 bd du Pont-d´Arve, 1211 Genève

Student affairs:

T. +41 (0)22 379 80 14/16/17/18/19


Academic advisor:

Mr Marc Pochon

T. +41 (0)22 379 80 78


Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline February: for all graduates of foreign universities, AprilL: for all graduates of Swiss universities/colleges
Tuition fee
  • EUR 700 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 700 Year (EEA)
500 CHF / semester During the online application process, applicants with a foreign degree will be charged an administrative fee of 65 CHF, to be deducted from the first-semester tuition fees.
Start date September  2016
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS

1.5 to 2 years depending on the chosen concentration: 3-4 semesters (max. 5-6 semesters)

Duration full-time 15 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

  • Required courses in all four concentrations, 54-63 credits

E.g. Advanced organizational behaviour; branding; controlling and performance; management simulation

  • Concentration courses, 21-42 credits
  • Dissertation, 15 credits

Requirements for Management

Level of French required

General placement test for non-Francophones, with the exception of the following cases:


Admission criteria

A Bachelor’s degree in Management or in Information Systems (for the « Services Science » concentration), or an equivalent degree in another field, upon completion of 60 credits of supplementary courses; adequate GMAT scores and a TOEFL.

Work Experience for Management

No work experience is required.

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