M.A. International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping(HEC)

  • On Campus
  • 15 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.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
Geneva - University of Geneva | Geneva, Switzerland
The Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping offered by the University of Geneva, in cooperation with the Geneva Trading and Shipping Association (GTSA) and Ernst & Young Geneva, is one of a kind in Europe.

Description

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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.

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.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

Starting in

  • ( General

    General deadline, applies to everyone.

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Tuition fee
  • EUR 700 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR 700 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.

Credits (ECTS) 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

Course Content

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

English Language Requirements

Take IELTS test

Requirements

Level of French required

No French proficiency test required for non-Francophones

Admission criteria

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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