The programme combines in-depth knowledge in the areas of economics and finance with state-of-the-art quantitative methods, which makes it unique in Switzerland.
The Quantitative Economics and Finance programme at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) trains students to analyse and solve challenging problems in economic policy, finance and the world of business. Small class sizes ensure inspiring discussions and close contact to the research-oriented faculty.
The programme is an excellent basis for moving on to responsible positions in the private sector or policy institutions as well as for highly selective Ph.D. programmes worldwide.
- You develop a deep understanding of economics and finance theories.
- You gain strong methodological competences with distinctive skills in econometrics, quantitative methods and machine learning.
- MiQE/F prepares you for economics in the “digital age”. You will be able to handle, analyse and interpret large data sets with different tools and programmes.
- You know how to apply your diverse skill-set to analyse data and solve complex and challenging real-world problems.
- In addition, your management and communication skills are trained.
As a MiQE/F graduate you bridge the gap between mathematicians and economists. Policy and financial institutions as well as the private sector are increasingly confronted with complex problems requiring confident application of methods as well as a deep understanding of economic processes and the finance sector.
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- Advanced Macroeconomics: Asset Prices, Fluctuations and Unemployment
- Advanced Microeconomics : Incentive Theory
- Theory of Finance
- Data Analysis
- Quantitative Risk Management
- Asset Pricing
- Big Data Analytics
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
If you have one of the following degrees from a recognised university (not university of applied sciences) or complete one before your chosen degree programme starts, then you can apply for this Master's programme:
- University Bachelor's degree in a similar subject to EconomicsA degree is considered to be similar if at least 60 ECTS credit points have been awarded in economic subjects.
- Consecutive university Master's degree in another disciplineBachelor's and Master's degree programmes must have been completed in the same discipline (consecutively) and amount to at least 270 ECTS credit points together.
International6180 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3090 EUR per semester during 18 months.
EU/EEA2652 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1326 EUR per semester during 18 months.
- CHF 1429 - National
- CHF 3329 - International
Living costs for St. Gallen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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