Programs, regulations, schedule, preparatory courses

Course schedule

Courses start every year in September.

See UNIL academic calendar and the Masters timetable and courses.

Credit allocation and workload

The 90 ECTS credits of this Master are allocated in 3 semesters as follows:

  • 60 credits awarded for the first two semesters
  • 15 optional course credits and 15 credits for the thesis (upon the condition of obtaining the initial 60 credits)

Teaching language

French, some courses in English

Courses for the "expertise-comptable" diploma

Some courses offered by the MScCCF are necessary to obtain the equivalence for the federal diploma of "expert-comptable". If you have passed your MScCCF, are no longer registered at UNIL and wish to retake failed subjects for the "expertise-comptable", you must register as an auditor. Once your registration is validated by the Service des immatriculation et inscriptions, please send the registration form to

Recommended courses prior to MScCCF

2nd year Bachelor
Comptes de groupe et contrôle externe (4.5 credits)
Droit des affaires I (3 credits)
Fondamentaux de contrôle de gestion (4.5 credits)
Principes de finance (6 credits)

3rd year Bachelor
Comptabilité financière approfondie (6 credits)
Droit des sociétés (3 credits)
Fiscalité (6 credits)
Contemporary Challenges in Management Control (3 credits)

Preparatory courses

Candidates who are required to successfully complete a preparatory program (French command necessary):

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