M.Sc. Accounting, Control & Finance

Geneva Summer Schools-University of Geneva

Application deadline: February: for all graduates of foreign universities, Aprill: for all graduates of Swiss universities/colleges
Tuition fee:
  • € 700 / Year (EEA)
  • € 700 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015
Credits (ECTS): 90 ECTS
Duration full-time: 12 months
Partnership: Joint
  • French
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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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


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.


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



* Required courses, 60 credits

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

* Electives, 15 credits

* Dissertation, 15 credits


Level of French required

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

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.

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