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Best Master Programs in Switzerland 2019

Earning a Master requires two years of education after earning a Bachelor. This advanced degree may help students to achieve their educational and professional goals, as the rigors of a Master’s program help train students in the skills and knowledge they need to land the career of their dreams.

 

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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. Facts Duration: 18 months Credits: 90 ECTS Language: English Intakes: February and September Degree Awarded: Master of Science Major in International Finance Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva and Barcelona campuses Internships: We provide access to internship opportunities in international companies and organizations Program ... [-]
Switzerland Geneva
February 2020
Full-time
18 months
Campus
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Business School Lausanne

The BSL Master in International Business (MIB) takes you beyond the academic discovery of business. It enables you to discover your own way of making a difference while f ... [+]

Program Overview

The BSL Master in International Business (MIB) takes you beyond the academic discovery of business. It enables you to discover your own way of making a difference while forging an exciting path of professional development.

You will embark on a personal development journey and will cultivate skills and perspectives that empower you to make meaningful change in the world. You will prepare for a career that fits your strengths and passions and will choose between three program options including an international study exchange in China, participation in the Aim2Flourish business case project with an optional internship, and a cutting-edge specialization in data analytics. You will explore innovative and state-of-the-art business tools and concepts that challenge business-as-usual thinking and offer a different perspective on business as a force for good. BSL Signature Features Small classes with personalized attention and support from professors Professors who are seasoned and currently active business practitioners and experts in their field International and diverse environment with students from 60 nationalities Program Options ... [-]
Switzerland Lausanne
September 2019
Full-time
18 months
Campus
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University of St. Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs

The Master’s programme in Marketing Management (MiMM) trains students who are interested in customers and design to become reflective, competent and entrepreneurial perso ... [+]

Objectives: Objective

MiMM graduates...

…identify challenges and the need for action from the viewpoint of customers and the market and are able to adopt other entrepreneurial perspectives.…are familiar with methods and instruments of market research and consumer behaviour because they have applied them to practical examples and practised them.…conduct well-founded assessments of the effectiveness and efficiency of strategies and campaigns in the context of market-oriented corporate management (marketing management).…are competent in the conceptualisation of a market-oriented use of instruments and are able to innovate strategies in a dynamic environment.…are well-versed in dealing with (digital) media.…combine qualitative and quantitative analytical and conceptual methods in order to solve present and future problems.…gauge the impact of entrepreneurial strategies and plans on the market, on society and on the environment in a realistic manner.…have learnt to tackle new things in a spirit of personal responsibility.…formulate clear consequences.... [-]

Switzerland St. Gallen
September 2019
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 2019
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
September 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
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
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
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Glion Institute of Higher Education

This Master’s Degree will position you perfectly for a career in the luxury sector. Ideal for young talents, career switchers and companies investing in their employees, ... [+]

Dive into the World of Luxury Retail, Fashion Design and Hospitality

This Master’s Degree will position you perfectly for a career in the luxury sector. Ideal for young talents, career switchers and companies investing in their employees, the intensive courses, immersive learning and real-world internships will take your career and skillset to the next level. 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
3 semesters
Campus
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EU Business School

Markets are ever-changing, with increasingly sophisticated consumers. Now more than ever, companies require innovative, qualified marketing experts to implement creative ... [+]

Markets are ever-changing, with increasingly sophisticated consumers. Now more than ever, companies require innovative, qualified marketing experts to implement creative changes. From the effective use of social media channels to understanding your target audience, this program explores modern marketing methods and theories from various perspectives, giving you an insight into how marketing decisions relate to the analytical, strategic and operational areas of a business.

Duration: Three terms/one year (60 credits)

Locations: Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux, Online

Teaching Language: English

Starting dates: October/January/March

Admission: Year-round

Term Fee: 3,600€... [-]

Switzerland Geneva Montreux Switzerland Online
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Online
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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
September 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
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Zurich University of the Arts

The CAS/MAS in Curating is a discursive platform focusing on key areas of museology, contemporary exhibition-making and curating. It has a strong practical orientation – ... [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Switzerland 2019.

Taught modules, group activities, seminars, excursions and lectures delivered by a team of acclaimed international guest lecturers serve to build essential knowledge and skills in the field of museology and curating. Coursework also involves research and the development of individual and group projects from start to finish.

Degree programme content and structure

The Postgraduate Programme in Curating at Zurich Univer­sity of the Arts (ZHdK) is a discursive platform focusing on key ar­eas of contemporary exhibition­making. It has a strong practical orientation. Taught modules, group activities, seminars, and lec­tures delivered by a team of acclaimed international guest lecturers serve to build essential knowledge and skills in the field of curating. Coursework also involves research and the development of individ­ual and group projects from start to finish.... [-]

Switzerland Zürich
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 semesters
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
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USI Università della Svizzera italiana

The Master of Advanced Studies in Intercultural Communication (MIC) is a part-time postgraduate program for professionals engaged in managing operational or strategic sit ... [+]

Enrich your professional profile in the public or private sector with high-level intercultural competencies!

Applications are open for 2018 and 2019!

The Master of Advanced Studies in Intercultural Communication (MIC) is a part-time postgraduate program for professionals engaged in managing operational or strategic situations in a multicultural context and in managing multicultural human resources.

Founded in 2004, MIC is the only academic program in Intercultural Communication of its kind in Europe that allows you to pursue your professional activity while studying.

Intercultural Communication is imperative for goals of inclusion and enrichment for everyone.... [-]

Switzerland Lugano
September 2019
Part-time
14 - 18 months
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
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 12 months
Campus
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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
Full-time
17 months
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
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 8 semesters
Campus
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