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Master's Degree Programme in Finance

Fact sheet

Graduation
Master, Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Taught language
Englisch

Specialization
Business and Economics

Program Emphasis
Asset Management, International Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Wealth Management

Course options
Vollzeit Studium

Contact

Ansprechpartner
Dipl.Ing. (FH) Patrick Krause, MA
Executive Director (of programme)
Anschrift
Mühleweg 5
9490 Vaduz
The Master’s degree programme in Finance focuses on asset and wealth management, risk management and international finance. The programme is unique thanks to its research orientation, a strong international approach, the CFA- and GARP-oriented curriculum and its personal study environment. Around forty students from all over the world are admitted every year. The programme provides insights into current research topics in finance. It also helps students to strengthen their competencies in scientific methodologies through the completion of research projects. Practice-oriented MasterLAB modules enhance teamwork and leadership skills. In addition, excursions and educational travel as well as the opportunity to spend a semester abroad deliver insights into different cultures and international financial markets.

The programme is modularly structured and lectures usually take place three days a week, with occasional lectures on a Saturday. The entire programme is taught in English. There is a strong emphasis on teamwork within small groups, which ensures exceptionally close contact between lecturers and students.

Important Dates

Application deadline: Rolling admissions - final deadlines for the September intake are 31 July (EU/EEA and Swiss citizens), 31 May (other nationals).

Programme start: Beginning of September

Tuition / Fees

Tuition fees: CHF 950 (EU/EEA and Swiss citizens); CHF 1,250 (other nationals) per semester. Application fee: CHF 100

Financial Aid

The LGT Bank focuses on private banking and wealth management in Liechtenstein. They regularly provide scholarships that cover the first year of tuition for MSc Finance students. Admitted students are eligible to apply prior to the start of the first semester.

Duration of study

2 years full-time, Credits: 120 ECTS

Career Perspective

Graduates have excellent career prospects and are qualified for a wide range of leadership and expert positions in the financial services industry or in the financial departments of internationally operating businesses. Liechtenstein’s unique strategic position also helps our Master’s students to obtain easier access to the Swiss and European financial labour market. We educate young professionals with a unique mindset. Liechtenstein is not only embedded in a customs and monetary union with Switzerland but is also a member of the European Economic Area. Liechtenstein therefore acts as a bridge between the European Union and Switzerland, the biggest Wealth Management market in the world. This specialist know-how, essential for understanding and managing international and cross-border oriented services, plays an integral part in our graduate programme in Finance. Upon graduation, students will be highly qualified for a career in finance – for example in financial risk management, asset, investment and wealth management, international financial management and corporate finance, portfolio management, financial engineering, product development and research projects.

Participants

35 students per year

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