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Bachelor’s Degree Program in Business Administration with a Specialization in Banking and Finance

Our economy needs banking and finance specialists who are able to think in an integrated manner and have solid professional knowledge, specialist know-how, and excellent people skills. This program will enable you to acquire these abilities and help you prepare for a career in the financial sector.

At a Glance

Title: Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Business Administration (UAS) Zurich with a Specialization in Banking and Finance
Workload: 180 ECTS (approx. 5400 hours of work)
Study Format: full-time, part-time, FLEX
Duration: 6 semesters (full-time), 8 semesters (part-time & FLEX)
Start of Program: Mid-September (calendar week 38)
Location: Winterthur
Language of Instruction: German and/or English
Semester Fee: CHF 720.- (subject to change)
Enrollment: The enrollment form will be available from the end of October.

What You Will Learn

To help you get ready for your next career move, what you learn will be interdisciplinary in nature. In addition to specialist knowledge, the curriculum will also include economics, law, IT, and mathematics. After completing your studies and gaining some practical experience, you will be able to think and act independently to accomplish challenging tasks effectively. You may also decide to further enhance your knowledge with a consecutive MSc program.

Your Career Prospects

Functions

  • Management Support
  • Project manager
  • Staff positions
  • Specialist positions
  • Leadership roles at team level
  • Customer service

Sectors

  • Banks
  • Financial services provider
  • Pension funds
  • Investment funds
  • Wealth manager
  • Financial counsult

Program Structure and Admission Requirements

As Flexible as You

About one third of your classes will be designed to enhance your specialist knowledge of banking and finance. You can either enroll as a full-time student (German program) or a part-time student (German or English program). In addition, we now accept applications for our new study concept "Flex" starting in the 2015 fall semester. Compared to our part-time study programs, students spend 50 percent less time in the classroom and more online. 

What You Need to Qualify

  • A federally recognized vocational baccalaureate: no entrance exam or additional professional experience required
  • A non-commercial vocational baccalaureate: no entrance exam required; at least one year of regular work experience in the commercial field
  • A federally recognized academic baccalaureate: no entrance exam required; at least one year of regular work experience in the commercial field

Further Details

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