Accounting and Corporate Finance, M.A. | University of St. Gallen (HSG) | Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
M.A. On Campus

Accounting and Corporate Finance

18 months
6824 EUR/year
2930 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Accounting and Corporate Finance program at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) enables you to view financial corporate management from an integrative perspective - for your future in consulting, executive management, Investment Banking, or auditing. 


The Accounting and Corporate Finance program at the University of St. Gallen (HSG)  is characterized by its proximity to entrepreneurial practice: topical and relevant issues with case-related approaches to solutions play as important a role as do reputed guest lecturers and close cooperation with selected companies. The program thus creates optimal conditions for a successful career start.

Career Outlook 

As a MAccFin graduate, you will not only have the necessary theoretical foundation but also be conversant with practice-oriented project work, positioning and opinion-leadership, as well as being involved in the production of solutions and decisions.

With education, students are not only armored with the necessary theoretical foundations, instead, they also have experience in practical Project work and constitution of Solutions and decisions.

As a jump start for their careers, graduates oftentimes decide for the first step in a management consulting company, for auditing, or for a junior position in the finance department of an international company. With this start, they repeatedly increase duties, competencies, responsibilities, projects as well as leadership within a short time. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Management Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Auditing
  • Financial Regulation and Risk Management
  • Theory of Risk and Insurance
  • Audit Committee Essentials
  • International Financial Statement Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, German




On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

If you have one of the following degrees, then you can apply directly for the Master's program:

  • University Bachelor's degree in a similar subject
  • A degree is considered to be similar if at least 30 ECTS credit points have been awarded in law subjects.
  • Consecutive university Master's degree
  • Bachelor's and Master's Degree programs must have been completed in the same discipline (consecutively) and amount to at least 270 ECTS credit points together. You must provide evidence that you have taken 30 ECTS credit points in law subjects over the entire course.
The following criteria will be assessed in the selection process:
  • average grade
  • study qualification test (optional)
  • university and curriculum of the degree program
  • extracurricular activities an
  • written and an oral examination before being admitted
  • intercultural mobility
  • letter of motivation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6824 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3412 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    2930 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1465 EUR per semester during 18 months.

Tuition Fee

  • CHF 1429 - National
  • CHF 3329 - International

Living costs for St. Gallen

1540 - 2130 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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