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Best Master Programs in Switzerland 2019

Students who pursue a Master of Science or Master of Arts degree may enjoy enhanced career prospects and better earning potential. Master’s degrees require more advanced study than undergraduate degrees and may be required before entering a doctorate program.

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Geneva Business School (GBS)

The Master of Science in Finance with a major in International Finance is designed to challenge and develop your understanding of global finance through rigorous training ... [+]

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a major in International Finance is designed to challenge and develop your understanding of global finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytical and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. You will understand the macroeconomic forces that shape the world today, how to assess risk and respond to emerging finance and investment challenges.

Over the course of the program students will: Acquire knowledge of international taxation and estate planning. Learn risk management and gain an in-depth knowledge of insurance companies. Be able to perform a Technical Analysis. Be familiar with Hedge Fund analysis and management. Explore financial statement analysis for executives. ... [-]
Switzerland Geneva
February 2020
English
Full-time
22 - 1 months
Campus
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University of St. Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs

The mission of the Master’s Programme in Strategy and International Management (SIM) is to provide students with the advanced knowledge of general management necessary fo ... [+]

The mission of the Master’s Programme in Strategy and International Management (SIM) is to provide students with the advanced knowledge of general management necessary for a successful career as respected and responsible managers. The SIM offers an integrative and interdisciplinary approach, because only an approach of this nature is capable of conveying the ability to cope with the complex management challenges of our time. This approach earned the SIM 1st place in the Financial Times Global Masters in Management Ranking 2011- 2017! Curriculum The SIM curriculum combines the research-based, academic rigor of a Master of Arts with the interactive nature and practice-oriented approach prese... [-]
Switzerland St. Gallen
September 2019
English
Full-time
18 months
Campus
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CIES - International Centre for Sports Studies

Organised by the CIES - International Centre for Sport Studies, in partnership with three universities, De Montfort University in Leicester (England), SDA Bocconi School ... [+]

The FIFA Master - International Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport

Organised by the International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES) in partnership with three universities, De Montfort University in Leicester (England), SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan (Italy) and the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland), the FIFA Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport was created to promote management education within the sports world. It has developed to become a top graduate programme developing all-around managers who can cope with the increasingly complex world of sport.

Picture: FIFA Master 18th Edition at the Home of FIFA welcomed by both FIFA President Gianni... [-]
Switzerland Neuchâtel
September 2020
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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SUPSI

The Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Interaction Design combines design thinking, prototyping techniques, digital fabrication, programming, and physical computing in o ... [+]

Master of Advanced Studies in Interaction Design

Designing Advanced Artifacts, Environments and Services

The Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Interaction Design combines design thinking, prototyping techniques, digital fabrication, programming, and physical computing in one study program addressing the realization of projects in which the interaction between the design culture and the technological development allows to generate design-driven innovations.

The program places Interaction design at the center of an original curriculum where it serves as the key element in the design of Advanced Artifacts, Environments, and Services. The goal of the MAS is to train skilled professionals who play a key role in the most innovative industrial and design fields.... [-]

Switzerland Lugano
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English
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
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FBA The Football Business Academy

As the business of football becomes ever more professional, the need for executives with the right knowledge and skill set becomes ever greater. Therefore, The Football B ... [+]

As the business of football becomes ever more professional, the need for executives with the right knowledge and skill set becomes ever greater. Therefore, The Football Business Academy sat down with industry experts and created a unique and comprehensive program that will prepare students for success in the dynamic, global future of the football industry. The FBA offers a Professional Master in Football Business which is the first of its kind; it’s a hybrid program which takes all the advantages of online and physical courses and combining them into one unique program. This program steps away from traditional course structures and educational models to create a more innovative and complete curriculum which caters to the needs and realities of the football industry as well as 21st-century students.... [-]

Switzerland Geneva
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Online & Campus Combined
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Glion Institute of Higher Education

This Master’s Degree is designed specifically for young entrepreneurs to be, current entrepreneurs, and professionals who own a family business. Perfect also for career s ... [+]

Enhance your Entrepreneurial Expertise

This Master’s Degree is designed specifically for young entrepreneurs to be, current entrepreneurs, and professionals who own a family business. Perfect also for career switchers, this program enhances entrepreneurial knowledge, strategy and spirit, covering the most cutting edge and relevant business models and technology.

If you lack a foundation of hotel management skills, you can complete a four-week Hospitality Immersion Program** on the Glion campus in Switzerland.

**The Hospitality Immersion Program is four weeks long, optional, and provided at additional cost. Delivered before the start of the Master’s courses, it contains Practical Arts courses in kitchen, restaurant, pastry, oenology, hospitality economics, and hospitality accounting.... [-]

Switzerland Montreux
September 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
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The International University in Geneva

The Master of International Management (MIM) is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in international business management. The degree is geared towards re ... [+]

KEY BENEFITS OF THE MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT Switzerland is a dynamic and multicultural learning environment; An overview of key business theories and practices; Practical communication and negotiation skills for entering the multicultural workplace; Insights into the latest global business trends and challenges; PROFILE

The Master of International Management (MIM) is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in international business management. The degree is geared towards recent undergraduates or working professionals with less than two years of experience. The MIM provides a comprehensive introduction to international business: how do companies market and operate at an international level? What are the communication and cultural challenges for businesses today? What are the ethical and social responsibilities of the business world?... [-]

Switzerland Geneva
February 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
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EU Business School

New financial paradigms are emerging. With recent regulations and a shift in ethical thinking, the ability to understand and decipher the ever-growing complexity of the w ... [+]

New financial paradigms are emerging. With recent regulations and a shift in ethical thinking, the ability to understand and decipher the ever-growing complexity of the world of finance is a quality that is more important than ever before. As an applied branch of economics, this program explores challenging technical theory and a wide range of topics, including asset pricing, portfolio management, derivative securities and blockchain fundamentals. From its foundations to its future of finance, you will gain a balanced understanding of one of the most crucial aspects of the business.

Duration: Three terms/one year (60 credits)

Locations: Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux

Teaching Language: English... [-]

Switzerland Geneva Montreux Switzerland Online
October 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Sustainability Management School

Designed for all professionals in corporations, nonprofits, and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice. ... [+]

You will have the opportunity to learn the most innovative best practices in the field of Sustainable Tourism and responsible management of hotels.

You will improve your leadership and entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading tourist facilities and managing protected areas.

Experiential camps and practice-oriented projects will be guided by academics and professionals. These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development.... [-]

Switzerland Gland
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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USI Università della Svizzera italiana

The Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics and Management (MASHLM) is a part-time executive program designed for humanitarian professionals who want to buil ... [+]

The way forward for your humanitarian career

The Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics and Management (MASHLM) is a part-time executive program designed for humanitarian professionals who want to build their capacity and enhance their careers.

MASHLM provides training in the key areas of supply chain management, process and project management, strategic management, and humanitarian action. Students attend 6 blocks in Lugano, Switzerland.

Blocks 1 - 5 are 7 days. Block 6 is 12 days and includes thesis defense and graduation.

The entire program takes 1 year to complete. This format allows participants to earn their master's degree while still working full-time.

Benefits ... [-]
Switzerland Lugano
August 2019
English
Part-time
14 months
Online & Campus Combined
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CREA Geneva | INSEEC GROUP

The International Master in Luxury Marketing has been conceived to offer students a solid and accurate understanding of the Luxury world, taking into strong consideration ... [+]

A full understanding of the new dynamics applied to luxury

In a fast-moving environment where Luxury borders are being challenged and blurred, this program will give a full understanding of the new dynamics applied to Luxury. The International Master in Luxury Marketing has been conceived to offer students a solid and accurate understanding of the Luxury world, taking into strong consideration its new rules strongly related to new consumer’s perception, challenges for the retail environment as well as online services and CRM. An analysis will span from a hard luxury into services, ranging from traveling into food and beverage.

Course Program

Branding & Image

Beginning with the basics of marketing techniques to the evolution of new Luxury strategies, the main emphasis will be on the new rules applied to business, communication, finance, and leadership. Development will be from a general overview into the Luxury market to discovering its niche and specific needs. An analysis will be applied to different Luxury business models and their strategies as well as to the different geographic.... [-]

Switzerland Geneva
October 2019
English
Full-time
17 months
Campus
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Academy of Art and Design FHNW, Visual Communication Institute

The MDes UIC/HGK addresses students who want to be part of an international program influenced by the tradition of Swiss Graphic Design and the current academic perspecti ... [+]

The Visual Communication Institute HGK FHNW, in Basel offers internationally accredited curricula on the Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. level reflecting the rich tradition of the Basel School of Design in particular and Swiss Graphic Design in general.

The City of Basel, located in the tri-national Rhine river valley, is a unique cultural environment with easy access to France and Germany.

While our Bachelor course focuses on the students’ ability to conduct a creative process, our Master programs strive to extend the students’ individual design vocabulary and to reach a higher level of reflection through the students’ ability to include knowledge and methodologies of scientific disciplines into the creative process. We offer a Master of Arts in Visual Communication and Iconic Research and an International Master of Design, which we conduct in collaboration with the University of Illinois at Chicago.... [-]

Switzerland Basel
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English
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
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European College for Liberal Studies

MLS - Master in Liberal Studies (60 credits) ... [+]

Our graduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Not all programs are offered at all campuses. Refer to the program schedule for further details.

Courses

Graduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses. Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the graduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Refer to the course overview for the list of available courses. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible.... [-]

Switzerland Zürich
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 12 months
Campus
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Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations

The Executive Master in International Relations (EMIR) is a flexible and challenging graduate program aimed at enriching the skills of professionals through a diverse mod ... [+]

At GSD, we offer Executive Education as part of our commitment to train and develop future leaders. The Executive Master in International Relations (EMIR) is a flexible and challenging graduate program aimed at enriching the skills of professionals through a diverse modular curriculum, tailored teaching methods, and an interactive learning environment.

PROGRAM AIMS Understand the dynamics of international politics and diplomatic issues, and to develop the practical skills necessary to master the challenges of 21st-century diplomacy; Advance cross-cultural negotiation and communication skills to better diffuse international frictions, manage crises and encourage international cooperation; Develop competence in dealing with challenges at the global, regional and national levels; Learn and incorporate tools, procedures, and instruments to effectively manage complex projects and programs in international and multicultural environments; Engage in a culturally diverse learning environment and build a network of professional relations with fellow students and faculty. STUDY MODE ... [-]
Switzerland Geneva
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English
Part-time
2 semesters
Campus
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University Of Applied Sciences HTW Chur

The Master in Business Administration Major Tourism offers you the opportunity to gain general knowledge in Business Administration as well as practical learning opportun ... [+]

The main strategic challenges of the tourism industry are the focus of the Master in Business Administration with Major Tourism, making it ideal for those seeking management positions in tourism. The program combines knowledge and skills in business administration, in research methods, and in tourism management and provides the opportunity to put these into practice. In addition to content, the focus is on the development of personal and social skills, especially strategic, decision-making and project management skills.

InternationalThe master's degree in tourism enables you to gain an international outlook on tourism development and management. International case studies, an international student body, excursions to international destinations and the experience of your guest lecturers make for an interesting and interactive learning environment.... [-]

Switzerland Chur
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English
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 8 semesters
Campus
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