|Application deadline:||28 February|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2014|
|Credits:|| 90 ECTS |
1.5 years: 3 semesters ( max. 5 semesters)
|Duration full-time:||15 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
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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. 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.
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.
Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance & Shipping:
* Required courses, 72 credits
E.g.Energy product market; metals, ores, minerals and non-tangible commodities market; agro-commodities market; applied statistics and probability; Internal Taxation; Corporate Sustainability and Responsability.
* Dissertation, 18 credits
Level of French required
No French proficiency test required for non-Francophones
A Bachelors 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.