The Master of Science in Financial Technology and Computing is offered jointly by the Faculty of Informatics and by the Faculty of Economics of the Università della Svizzera italiana. This unique cross-discipline programme combines USI's world-leading expertise in Finance and Informatics and offers exciting career prospects that range from fintech startups to banks and insurers to hedge funds. The programme has been designed to provide graduates with an informatics background with the necessary tools and skills for understanding fundamental problems in finance while, at the same time, learning about advanced tools and techniques in informatics to be applied in finance.
As one of the world's foremost centers for finance, Switzerland is at the forefront of the new Fintech industry. Since English is the unique teaching language, graduates are well-prepared to work in international companies in Switzerland and beyond. The programme is full-time and comprises 120 ECTS spread over 4 semesters.