Master of Science in Finance

Provided online via distance learning

Program Overview

The MSc in Finance and Controlling degree provides advanced knowledge in financial management and controlling, two fields which have become highly interrelated. The program is a strategic balance of general business courses and finance and controlling specialization ones. The aim of these, as they have been designed, is to provide you with a solid understanding of the business organization and its various functions and deliver you the tools to critically assess corporate priorities, and therefore make financial and controlling decisions. The course outlines, provided in this section will help you explore the challenging intellectual level of the program and its advanced delivery content tools, such as video materials, cases, research papers, latest articles and academic reviews. This degree requires mathematical and analytical skills. The MSc. in Finance is ideal for individuals active in these fields or who wish to develop a thorough understanding of the subject. They will provide active professionals with critical knowledge and tools and for their professional advancement. The recruitment potential of this degree is very large, as all companies require financial management and larger firms will recruit a growing number of corporate controllers.

The program is entirely flexible and thus its duration depends on your progress and on the time and effort you are prepared to dedicate. Students are free to start courses at any time, this is to honor and support the particular agendas of our students who are mainly working professionals in managerial positions. Nevertheless at the beginning of each course, together with your professor, you will construct a schedule for the completion of the course.

Program Objectives

  • The SMC online MBA program is intellectually challenging and has been designed by top academicians business leaders.
  • It strongly supports self-paced learning, and provides unparalleled flexibility.
  • Peer review is strongly promoted.
  • It forms a cornerstone of the program’s performance management and trains your feedback-,responsibility-, timing-, and teamwork skills.

Program Requirements

SMC Business School welcomes qualified applicants with no discrimination towards their gender, age, cultural, ethnic, religious and racial backgrounds. Distance learning candidates are admitted on a continuous basis.

Admission at SMC sets minimum criteria which have been designed to identify applicants who have sound academic potential and who show creativity, critical thinking, social and moral values, evidence of English language proficiency and strong motivation.

  • Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
  • Official Transcripts from your most recent undergraduate and graduate universities. To initiate the application process, a scanned transcript must be uploaded with your online application. If the transcript is not in English it must be translated by a certified translation service.
  • Passport Copy (Scan)

Tuition Fees

Option 1

Single Payment



The tuition can be settled via online payment or by bank transfer.

  • You may settle the entire tuition in a single payment of € 11,500 (no further costs apply).
  • The tuition can be settled via online payment or by bank transfer.

Option 2

Installment Plan



Flexible payment schedules available on demand – you will be contacted by our administration after applying with our application form.

For more details please contact the administration or call us at +41 (0)44 586 5696

  • The tuition can be settled via our payment partners below or by bank transfer.

Course Outline & Sequence

Business Core

Thesis Stage

Specialization Stage