M.A. International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping

  • On Campus
  • 36 months
  • EUR457 per Semester (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR457 per Semester (EEA

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

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Genève, Switzerland
The Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping offered by the University of Geneva, in cooperation with the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association (STSA), is one of a kind in Europe. The programme focuses on resource/product finance and goods flows, and examines specific economic concepts, such as credit analysis, financial instruments and payment methods for various transactions.

Description

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Some courses also deal with the legal aspects of shipping, the protection of goods and risk management. The programme is unique in that it combines teaching with practical experience in trading.

Opportunities

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.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • EUR457 per semester ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR457 per semester ( EEA

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

    )
  • Tuition fee is 500 CHF per semester
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 36 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

  • Required courses (72 Credits) :
  1. Metals, Ores, Minerals
  2. Agri-Commodities Market
  3. Applied Statistics and Probability
  4. Corporate Sustainability and Responsability, International and Swiss Regulation and Taxation
  • Work placement (30 Credits)
  • Dissertation (18 Credits)

English Language Requirements

Take IELTS test

Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree and a minim GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) score of 500. Merit-based admission. Students must have a job or a long-term work placement in trade, shipping, commodity finance or a related business.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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