Marketing in a Digital World
Accounting for Financial Reporting
90 ECTS (18 Months, EUR 9000)
120 ECTS (24 Months, EUR 11520)
There is no denying that financial management is a critical business area when it comes to decision-making. Generating funds, managing cash flow, strategizing funding, and sustaining unpleasant economic conditions need excellence in financial management. Simultaneously, you can run an organization more effectively by engaging with investors, generating funds, and investing in profitable businesses. Moreover, the financial industry is evolving fast; Stripe, Conibase, and other non-traditional ways did not exist a decade ago. Cryptocurrencies and non-traditional payment options have revolutionized the finance industry, requiring you to gain an in-depth understanding of the system to become an innovative problem solver.
Rushford’s MSc in Finance and Investment is an all-inclusive program that will provide you with a robust understanding of theoretical and practical aspects of the domain. You will develop several skills to identify and address challenges in financial business aspects. The program minutely accommodates the requirements of contemporary industries and develops your skills in financial technology, debt management, advanced financial analysis, and risk-based supervision.
You will also gain an extensive understanding of business ethics, leadership, economics, and managerial skills. It will provide you with an agile mindset to embrace changes in business situations. You will have better chances of becoming a future business leader on the global stage because of the unique skill-set provided by this program. The practical knowledge will significantly enhance your employability and boost your career.
After completing the course, learners are able to:
Marketing in a Digital World
Accounting for Financial Reporting
Accounting for Managerial Decisions
Financial Statement Analysis
Personal Financial Planning
Introduction to Quantitative Finance
Hedge fund management
Practical Pricing and Revenue Management
Integrating the Enterprise
Retail & Commercial Banking
Financial Services Marketing
Business Intelligence, Big Data, and Applications in Industry
Private Equity and Venture Capital
• For top-up award, choose 5 of 10 electives and a Master thesis.
• On-Campus students pursuing 90 ECTS Masters are required to do subject specific internship. They are still required to study the courses online.
Corporate Social Responsibility: Ethics and Law
Capstone Consulting Project (Can combine master thesis and do a combined 20 ECTS Capstone Consulting Project)
On-Campus Students must complete compulsory internship along with optional studying of above courses in online mode.
$97,412 is the average salary of an Investment Banker – Data from PayScale
Two of the most rewarding career options are portfolio manager and investment banker. These profiles need an in-depth understanding of financial aspects, economic expertise, and creative thinking abilities to make the right decisions at the right time. Our webinars and workshops will also equip you with excellent problem-solving skills that will help you master business processes and executive functioning.
The program is extensive enough to prepare you for the challenging dynamics of the financial world. You will work with state-of-the-art faculty and conduct independent research under the guidance of our specialists.
You can have a rewarding career in multinationals such as Barclays, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Vanguard Asset, etc. Some of the befitting profiles are:
Rushford maintains very high standards for students who enter our academic programs. For all MSc programs, the following criteria need to be met before admission is offered to a prospective student.
Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent recognized academic title in any discipline
For students who don’t have a Bachelor’s Degree, Rushford uses Recognition of Prior Experience (RPE). For MSc in Finance and Investment program, Rushford utilizes over 3 years of relevant experience in the area of business, finance, or investment-related fields in a significant role for waiver of a Bachelor’s Degree. This option can be selected while applying for the program and the application will be reviewed for eligibility.
Proficiency in English:
Evidence of Proficiency in English
IELTS 6.0+ , OR
PTE 50+ , OR
TOEFL 550+, OR
Any other proficiency test taken in the last 2 years
English Proficiency Waiver:
The English proficiency test is waived for the following candidates:
Native English Speakers, OR;
Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB), OR;
Applicants having completed their undergraduate or graduate studies in English, OR;
At least 2 years of work experience in a business setting in which English is the primary language of communication
Rushford Business School is certified by EduQua, a Swiss quality label for further education institutions. EduQua is an accreditation body recognized and supported by the Swiss Confederate Government. EduQua is the first quality certification for public and private educational institutions in Switzerland and is recognized, supported, and endorsed by the following organizations: • Swiss Federal Government • Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK) • State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) • Swiss Conference for Professional Training department (SBBK) • Swiss Association of Employment Departments (VSAA) • Swiss Federation for Adult Learning (SVEB)
Rushford Business School is a member of the “Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) ACBSP is a global accrediting body which accredits business programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree levels worldwide since 1988. Rushford Business School is part of a membership that extends to more than 60 countries. ACBSP members are amongst the best educators in their respective fields, interested in learning innovative teaching methods, improving the delivery of business education programs, and creative value for their students.
Rushford Business School is a member of the “International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)” The IACBE accredits business programs that lead to degrees at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels in institutions of higher education worldwide. All modes of delivery, campuses, locations, and instructional sites, as well as all business programs regardless of degree level, will normally be included in the IACBE accreditation review.
Rushford Business School is a proud supporter and Signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME). PRME is an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact founded in 2007 as a platform to encourage and increase awareness and integration of sustainability in business schools around the world. Today, PRME is the largest coordinated effort between the world’s business schools and the United Nations. Rushford Business School became a PRME signatory in 2020. As a school, we understand the privilege and responsibility of providing quality education that gives learners the knowledge and tools they need to succeed, change lives, and transform societies.
James Lind Institute is a proud member of the prestigious International Council for Open & Distance Education. ICDE has consultative partner status with UNESCO and shares UNESCO’s key value – the universal right to education for all. ICDE further derives its position from the unique knowledge and experience of its members throughout the world in the development and use of new methodologies and emerging technologies.
Completing your MSc from Rushford gives you the confidence and credibility to have completed a program from a top class European Business School
We offer one of the most flexible programs globally and you are always in control of how quickly you want to learn
We ensure that our academic programs stay current with the latest topics of relevance and importance