M.Sc. Accounting, Control & Finance

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR700 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR700 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • French ( Find a course )
| Geneva, Switzerland
<p> The Master in Accounting, Control and Finance provides comprehensive training in accounting, auditing, management control and corporate finance. It is a joint programme between the University of Geneva (Business School and the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences) and the University of Lausanne (Business School) and trains accounting, control, finance, audit and tax experts. Employed students may study part time with the approval of the scientific committee.</p>

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The Master in Accounting, Control and Finance provides comprehensive training in accounting, auditing, management control and corporate finance. It is a joint programme between the University of Geneva (Business School and the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences) and the University of Lausanne (Business School) and trains accounting, control, finance, audit and tax experts. Employed students may study part time with the approval of the scientific committee.

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Programme outline

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Master in Accounting, Control and Finance

3 semesters (max. 5 semesters), 90 ECTS credits

Required courses, 60 credits

E.g. Advanced cost accounting; market finance analysis; external auditing; strategic control; corporate finance.

Electives, 15 credits

Dissertation, 15 credits

Mobility

Master´s students are permitted to go on exchange for one semester. Students may go on exchange as early as their second semester 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.

Contacts

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

Marc.Pochon@unige.ch

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline February: for all graduates of foreign universities, Aprill: for all graduates of Swiss universities/colleges
Tuition fee
  • EUR700 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR700 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
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
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS

1.5 years: 3 semesters (5 max.)

Duration full-time 12 months
Partnership Joint
Languages
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

  • Required courses, 60 credits

E.g. Advanced cost accounting; market finance analysis; external auditing; strategic control; corporate finance.

  • Electives, 15 credits
  • Dissertation, 15 credits

English Language Requirements

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the French language. Find French courses on Language Learning Portal.

Requirements

Level of French required

Eliminatory general test for non-Francophones, with the exception of the following cases

www.unige.ch/frenchexam

Admission criteria

A Bachelor in Management or Finance, or an equivalent degree. Applicants with a Bachelor’s in another field may also be admitted upon completion of a 60-credit complementary programme.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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