Master in Finance and MPhil in Finance

The MSc in Finance is offered by the Swiss Finance Institute and the Faculty of Economics at the Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland. This full-time study programme comprises 120 ECTS spread over 4 semesters (usual duration 2 years) and is entirely offered in English.

Finance is the area of economics that studies investment decisions. These decisions are fundamental to the well-being of firms and individuals. The Master Programme in Finance aims to provide in-depth knowledge of professional practice in financial markets. A good knowledge of financial theory and quantitative methods is developed in the first part of the programme, whereas in the second part, these notions are applied to the analysis of financial practice, including new trends.