Master of Science (MSc) in Management

General content

New technologies, globalization and exploding digital datas drive our world into new challenges that will only be taken up by managers and leaders equipped with the finest skills and knowledge.

  • The orientation in Business Analytics provides students with knowledge to extract the information from data to make efficient decisions and to improve their performance.
  • The orientation in Strategy, Organization & Leadership offers qualifications for a wide range of positions (consultant, analyst,etc.) but also for developing one’s own entrepreneurial venture.
  • With the orientation in Marketing, students gain proficiency in the latest concepts, cutting-edge trends and marketing methods.
  • With the BEE orientation (Behaviour, Economics and Evolution), we aim at an integrative understanding of social interactions, using knowledge from management, economics and evolutionary biology. Students will obtain a profound understanding of human decision making which is needed to make key managerial decisions better and faster.
Practical information

HEC Lausanne

Degree awarded
Master of Science (MSc) in Management
Four mandatory orientations :

  • Business Analytics
  • Strategy, Organization & Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Behaviour, Economics and Evolution

ECTS credits

4 semesters

Teaching language
English. Recommended level : C1.

Admission requirements
A Bachelor’s degree from a Swiss university in Economics, Management, Finance or Information Systems.
Another degree or university qualification in the same field of study may be deemed equivalent and give access to the Master’s program, with or without conditions.

Final enrolment dates
30 April. The degree course begins in the autumn semester.
Candidates needing a visa to study in Switzerland : 28 February.

More information
Timetables and course descriptions

Career prospects

University studies develop, in addition to specific academic skills, a number of transversal skills such as : oral and written communication, critical thought, analytical and summarising abilities, conceptual and applied research skills, and so on.

This panoply of skills, combined with specialized knowledge acquired in the course of studies, is an excellent preparation for a wide range of employment opportunities and economic sectors. The following career prospects may be given as examples :

  • Management of business companies or economic institutions
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Business Development & Corporate Venturing
  • Sustainability
  • Operations
  • Business Analytics
  • Doctoral studies, academic career

Information about career prospects for students of the Faculty of Business and Economics:

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Last update: 25 July 2018

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