Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Postgraduate
MBA

Master of Business Administration

in Chosen Specialization

Campus:
Lucerne
Duration:
24
Months
Credits:
120 ECTS
Fees:
CHF 
17500*
per year
Awarded By:
(Dual Degree)
University Partner, UK
Rushford Business School, Switzerland
Program Overview

If you're considering a career in business and looking for a comprehensive, high-quality MBA program, our 2-year full-time MBA program is the right choice for you. The program offers a broad range of business disciplines, including finance, marketing, banking, and strategy, and is designed to meet the needs of both experienced professionals and recent graduates.

In year 1, you'll take a series of core courses that provide a foundation in business principles and practices. In year 2, you will choose an electives that aligns with your individual interests and career goals. The program also includes experiential learning opportunities such as case studies, simulations, and field projects, which allow you to apply the concepts you learn in the classroom to real-world business situations and gain valuable hands-on experience.

The program is also designed to help you develop strong leadership skills, which are essential for success in today's rapidly changing business landscape. You'll participate in team-based projects, which will enable you to develop your teamwork and communication skills. Furthermore, you'll have the opportunity to network with alumni, industry leaders, and recruiters, which can be beneficial as you start your career.

All in all, the Rushford Business School's 2-year Full-Time MBA program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to excel in today's competitive business world. With a strong emphasis on both theoretical and practical learning, as well as opportunities for experiential learning and leadership development, the program equips you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in your career.

You must choose one of the following available specializations:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Human Resource Management

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation,

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • International Marketing

  • Sustainability, Energy & Environment

  • Business Analytics

  • Data Science, Machine Learning & AI

  • Healthcare Management

Next Start Date:
01 Jun 2023
Deadline:
30 Apr 2023
Program Information
Program Curriculum

Year 1 (60 ECTS)


Year 2 (60 ECTS)

You will choose one of the following specializations. A course must have at least 8 students to be operational. In some cases, it is possible to choose courses from 2 MBA specialisations. 

Banking & Finance:


Strategic Leadership:


International Business:


International Marketing:


Human Resource Management:


Entrepreneurship Innovation:


Logistics & Supply Chain Management:


Sustainability, Energy and Environment:


Healthcare Management:


Business Analytics:


Data Science, Machine Learning & AI:


Additional Work:


Project / Thesis:

Eligibility Requirements:

You are required to hold at minimum a recognised bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall score of 55% (GPA 2.0 on a 4.0 point scale) or higher.

In some instances, you may also require relevant work experience and/or research experience. If applicable, you may demonstrate this through submission of a CV, portfolio, and/or a personal statement.

English Language Proficiency:

Our programs are conducted in English language. As such, you must demonstrate proficiency in English language by submitting one of the following test scores during the application process:

IELTS Overall: 5.5
TOEFL (iBT: 58+; PBT: 490+; CBT: 167+)
TOEIC Overall: 555+
PTE Overall: 50+
Duolingo Overall: 90+

The total fees for this program is:

CHF  
17500 
per year

Payment Schedule:

Initial deposit: CHF 3000 (After receiving conditional offer letter)

Remaining Amount from 1st year fee: CHF 14500 (After confirmation of visa approval from the school, but before visa stamping)

2nd Year fee as applicable: 3 months before the start of Year 2.

The Rushford Business School's 2-year Full-Time MBA program is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in a wide range of business careers. Graduates of the program will have a solid foundation in business principles and practices, as well as the ability to think critically, solve problems, and make strategic decisions. These skills are highly valued by employers and can lead to a wide range of career opportunities.

One of the most popular career paths for MBA graduates is management consulting. Management consultants work with organizations to identify areas for improvement and develop strategies to increase efficiency and profitability. Graduates of the Rushford MBA program will have the analytical and strategic thinking skills necessary to excel in this field.

Another popular career path for MBA graduates is investment banking. Investment bankers help companies raise capital by issuing and selling securities and also advise companies on mergers and acquisitions. Graduates of the Rushford MBA program will have the financial acumen needed to succeed in this field.

Graduates of the program also may find career in the field of finance, such as in corporate finance, risk management, and portfolio management. They have the skills and knowledge to analyze financial data, create financial models, and make strategic financial decisions for companies.

Additionally, graduates may also find career opportunities in other business functions such as:

  • Operations management: designing, coordinating and supervising the production of goods and services.
  • Marketing: developing and implementing marketing strategies to promote products and services.
  • Human resources: recruiting, selecting, training, and developing employees.
  • Strategy: developing and implementing long-term plans for a company's growth and success.

Moreover, Many graduates of the Rushford MBA program will also go on to launch their own businesses. The program's emphasis on entrepreneurship and innovation provides students with the skills and knowledge they need to successfully launch and grow their own business ventures.

In conclusion, the career opportunities for graduates of the Rushford Business School's 2-year Full-Time MBA program are vast and varied. Graduates will have the skills and knowledge needed to excel in a wide range of business careers, including management consulting, investment banking, corporate finance, operations management, marketing, human resources, strategy, and entrepreneurship.

To apply for this program kindly follow the application process as described in the following link:

Lucerne Campus Application Process

More Information

Career Support

All students at Rushford Business School are provided career support in the form of resume development, interview preparation, job search guidance etc.

Application Tracking

Kindly submit your application using our online application portal. You will be able to track the various stages of your application.

We focus on your development!

Real World Simulations

Various courses are accompanied by simulations in which you are given a situation that you must resolve based on what you learnt in the program and your experience. There are usually no right or wrong answers in simulations. They are to make you understand how a situation may unfold in the real world and prepare you to make the right decisions.

Personality Assessment

As an incoming student at Rushford you will undergo a personality assessment using a validated tool for MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) to help you unlock the potential of personal growth. It is a groundbreaking framework that empowers you to hone your skills, identify strengths and differences, and lay the groundwork for an enriching journey of self improvement.

Networking Events

We understand the importance of networking in building a successful career. That's why we offer a range of networking events to help our students connect with industry professionals and build the relationships that can lead to new opportunities.

People & Tech Skills

Both people and technology skills are essential for success in today's world. We have entered in a new era of business and management wherein the paradigm of interaction between people and machines is changing and evolving at a rapid pace. What was relevant 5 years ago is not as relevant today. At Rushford, we offer you an ungraded skillset of both people skills and technology skills so that you can better appreciate how to operate in this new paradigm and be prepared for the landscape change that is inevitable in the coming years.