Finance, M.Sc. | University of Lausanne | Lausanne, Switzerland
24 months
1100 EUR/year
1100 EUR/year
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In this Master of Science (MSc) in Finance at University of Lausanne, students will understand how to manage portfolios by using quantitative methods and to assess the investments risks. In addition to providing strong theoretical bases, professors aim to teach the participants to apply their newly gained « know-how ».


University studies develop, in addition to specific academic skills, many transversal skills such as  : oral and written communication, critical, analytical and summarising faculties, abilities in research, the learning and transmission of knowledge, independence and the ability to take decisions.

This panoply of skills, combined with specialist knowledge acquired in the course of studies, is an excellent preparation for a wide range of employment opportunities in all sorts of industries. This Master prepares for high-level financial careers in companies requiring profound knowledge of corporate finance and risk management techniques.

Students may expect to find jobs in the following branches  :

  • banks (retail, private, and investment) insurance companies
  • wealth manager or advisor in family offices
  • consulting companies
  • corporate finance
  • pension funds
  • trading
  • government bodies, regulators, international institutions
  • venture capital, M&A, structuring, funding
  • research, doctoral studies, academic career
The Master of Science (MSc) in Finance is offered at the University of Lausanne.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Asset and Risk Management
  • Financial Entrepreneurship and Data Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission requirements

A Bachelor’s degree from a Swiss university in Economics, Management, Finance or Information Systems.

Another degree or university qualification in the same field of study may be deemed equivalent and give access to the Master’s program, with or without conditions.

  • English. Recommended level : C1.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 550 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    1100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 550 EUR per semester during 24 months.
    • CHF 580 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.


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