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Finance - BBA

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.


Program facts

  • Program type
    Bachelor's
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Annual tuition fee
    30,331 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 29,500 CHF

  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    October, March

Program Overview

What IFM Business School says about their program:
"This industry-relevant program prepares you to enter the fascinating world of finance. Graduates are prepared for top managerial positions in financial institutions, including banks, brokerage firms, financial companies and international organizations.
Our industry-relevant degree gives an excellent grounding in all aspects of business and a sharp understanding of the global financial environment. You will gain in-depth knowledge of markets, products, investments and portfolio management. The curriculum provides you with practical tools and strong skills in analysis, negotiation and strategy. Our program prepares you to meet the current challenges of the sector. You will become aware of changes, the impact of technology and sustainability. You will become a professional who is able to think differently, analyze investments, measure risks, negotiate, create innovative strategies and achieve top performance.
This specialization prepares graduates for top positions in various financial institutions including financial companies, banks, pension funds, brokerage firms and international organizations.


Employability: our innovative approach to studies includes industry examples, discussions, case studies, projects, group work, and our digital platform.


Faculty: You will learn from an international faculty who are industry experts, entrepreneurs and senior managers selected from around the world to ensure educational excellence."

Admissions requirements

You are getting ready to study in a wonderful country and amazing international city. Relax ! Geneva offers top quality of life and welcomes nearly 150 nationalities. In addition, Geneva, city of peace, hosts 1,000 multinaltionals and hundreds of international organisations. The information below will help you prepare for your studies and your arrival in our beautiful city.

TOEFL 80 / IELTS 6.0

Undergraduate

For undergraduate admissions to IFM, you will need to submit:

  • An application form
  • A 300-400 word motivation letter
  • A high school diploma, Baccalaureate, A levels, Maturite or equivalent
  • Copies of academic transcripts and certificates (in English)
  • For non-native English speakers, provide proof of your English proficiency
  • A letter of reference from of your school or a professor
  • A copy of your passport photograph ID page
  • One recent passport-sized, color photograph, jpeg format, of yourself
  • A non-refundable application fee of CHF/EUR 150
  • International students require proof of financial means to pay for the course

Postgraduate

To apply for a postgraduate program, you need to submit the following before the application deadlines:

  • An application form.
  • A 300-400 word cover letter.
  • Official undergraduate diploma

    bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

  • Copies of academic transcripts and certificates (in English or French)
  • A resumé / curriculum vitae showing your work experience if applicable
  • For non-native English speakers, provide proof of your English proficiency
  • A copy of your passport photograph (ID) page
  • One recent passport-sized, color photograph, jpeg format, of yourself
  • A non-refundable application fee of CHF/EUR 150.-
  • International students require proof of financial means to pay for the program
  • October semester

    application deadline July 15

  • March semester

    application deadline October 15

EU students can submit their applications up to four weeks prior the start of the program.

Fees and funding

Study fees for international students are the same as for local students. However, international students must pay the entire annual fees at least 60 days before the beginning of the year.

Undergraduate tuition

  • Year 1 - CHF 29,500 per year
  • Year 2 - CHF 31,500 per year
  • Year 3 - CHF 31,500 per year

Graduate tuition

  • CHF 33,500 per program

IFM offers a limited number of partial scholarships (up to 15% of the academic fees)

Visa requirements for IFM Business School

Many international students will require a visa to study in Switzerland, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Switzerland student visa requirements