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Financial Engineering

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne

24 months
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1316 EUR/year
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About

The Master’s program in Financial Engineering (MFE) provides financial education at the forefront of both academic thinking and industry practice and is the result of a multidisciplinary effort involving the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne  and faculty members from mathematics, statistics, computer science, operations research and communications.

Overview

The events of the last few years have exposed new needs in risk measurement and management, derivatives pricing and hedging, portfolio management, model validation and corporate finance

Over the past decade the financial industry has become increasingly complex and volatile. Specialists with a solid analytical background are urgently needed to understand past developments and to drive financial innovation forward.

The curriculum of the Master in Financial Engineering is broad but also specific because it offers an extensive range of electives so students can tailor-make the program to correspond to their career goals.

Career options:

MFE graduates from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne  have the perfect profile to integrate rapidly in financial institutions such as investment banks, rating agencies, consulting and auditing companies, insurance companies and online trading companies. Alternatively, MFE graduates can enter top level PhD programs in finance or financial engineering, such as the Swiss Finance Institute PhD program at EPFL.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Accounting for Finance
  • Econometrics
  • Macrofinance
  • Quantitative methods in finance
  • Stochastic Calculus
  • Project in human and social sciences
  • Advanced derivatives
  • Derivatives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your resumé (curriculum vitae).
    • Copy of your University degree(s), if already available.
    • Complete transcripts from each university you have attended.
    • A statement of purpose. See below for a detailed explanation.
    • Your identity card or passport.
    • Extra documents, such as TOEFL or GRE scores, research publications, or other portfolios of your previous work, are welcome but not compulsory.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1316 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 658 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1316 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 658 EUR per semester during 24 months.

CHF 730 per semester

Living costs for Lausanne

1609 - 1979 CHF /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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