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.
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.
- Accounting for Finance
- Quantitative methods in finance
- Stochastic Calculus
- Project in human and social sciences
- Advanced derivatives
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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- Copy of your University degree(s), if already available.
- Complete transcripts from each university you have attended.
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- Extra documents, such as TOEFL or GRE scores, research publications, or other portfolios of your previous work, are welcome but not compulsory.
International1500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 750 EUR per semester during 24 months.
EU/EEA1500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 750 EUR per semester during 24 months.
CHF 730 per semester
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