The Master in Financial Communication aims at forming specialists able to bridge the knowledge gap between financial experts and investment decision makers, and work as an effective interface between the financial system and the public at large. The study programme, focused on three main pillars – business economics and finance, communication and argumentation, law and ethics – will enable students to efficiently craft the information for financial decisions. Graduates are expected to find employment in banking services area, consultancy, investor relations, public relations and financial media.
The Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of USI and the Università della Svizzera italiana, will award a total of 60 one-off study grants of the amount of 4'000 CHF each. Distribution of the grants will be as followed: 20 grants will be awarded to students that pursued a Bachelor degree at a Swiss University, 20 to students that pursued a Bachelor degree at an Italian University and 20 to students that pursued a Bachelor degree in a University from other countries.
Value of Scholarship(s)
The merit based grants are given to students admitted as first-year students of a USI Master programme. Merit is determined based on the results of the academic degree that gives access to the Master (usually the bachelor's).
Candidates are kindly asked to send the complete application by July 31st. All applicants will be notified by the middle of August.
The formal requirement for admission to the Master's degree in Financial Communication is the completion of a Bachelor's degree from a recognized academic institution (or completion of a full three years of study at university level, 180 ECTS) in Economics or Communication Sciences. Students from other related disciplines may be admitted, subject to individual evaluation. Furthermore, good command of English is required.
Recipient: University of Lugano
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