Taught course

Master of Science in Finance - Major in International Finance

Institution
Geneva Business School · Geneva Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Admission Criteria for Masters Programs

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field

  • IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL 74 (English Official English exam results) or proof of studying previously in an English speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years

  • Scanned copy of all required academic diplomas, transcripts and academic certificates obtained

  • A 500-word essay: What can you bring to the GBS community?

  • Photocopy of valid passport / National ID

  • Resume/CV

  • 1 reference letter

  • Prerequisite: Knowledge of Accounting, Finance, Economics. If prerequisites are not studied previously, Pre-Master classes can be taken during summer or with online level courses such as Peregrine and obtaining a minimum of 60% on the self-tests

Months of entry

September, February

Course content


The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in International Finance is designed to challenge your understanding of finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytical and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. GBS has established a trading partner in London, the London Academy of Trading, to offer short term trading sessions during the final 6 month Thesis period, increasing job opportunities afterwards.

  • Acquire knowledge of international taxation and estate planning.

  • Learn risk management and gain an in depth knowledge of insurance companies.

  • Be able to perform a Technical Analysis.

  • Be familiar with Hedge Fund analysis and management.

  • Explore financial statement analysis for executives.

Facts

  • Duration: 18 months

  • Evening Learning: Yes

  • Credits: 90 ECTS

  • Language: English

  • Intakes: February and September

  • Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Finance with a Major in International Finance

  • Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva, Barcelona and Madrid campuses

  • Internships: We provide the access to internship opportunities in national and international companies and organizations

  • Locations: Geneva and Barcelona

Orientation Subjects

  • Regulation and Compliance
  • Financing Startups
  • Market Finance/Wealth Management
  • Risk Management

Career Options

  • Assets Manager

  • International organisations treasurer manager

  • International financial manager

  • International financial consultant

Fees and funding

UK students
For Barcelona & Madrid - €7,460/Semester, For Geneva - CHF 10,650/Semester
International students
For Barcelona & Madrid - €7,460/Semester, For Geneva - CHF 10,650/Semester

Geneva Campus

Application Fee: €150 (Non-refundable, paid upon application)

Administration Fee: CHF 3,000 (One-time fee, refund of 80% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

Tuition per semester: CHF 10,650 (Total 1.5-year program / 3 semesters) (Refund of 100% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

Barcelona Campus

Application Fee: €150 (Non-refundable, paid upon application)

Administration Fee: €1,900 (One-time fee, refund of 80% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

Tuition per semester: €7,460 (Total 1.5-year program / 3 semesters) (Refund of 100% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@gbsge.com
Phone
+34 93 481 65 06