Program & Teaching Bachelor

Courses and timetables

Bachelors courses and timetables website

Information relating to timetables and study programmes may be found on the display boards of the 2nd floor of the Internef building. An internal televised information system regularly informs you of the various questions of concern to you: schedule changes, conferences, etc.

Program content

First year

You will first become familiar with the quantitative foundations of economic science, through courses such as:

  • Statistics - Basic statistical tools and probability
  • Mathematics - Utility and training in logical thinking: mathematical analysis, linear algebra and financial mathematics
  • Information systems - Computer models, design of online services; aspects of programming: introduction to the concept of computer language, syntax and semantics

Other course content relates directly to the economy, finance and management:

  • Accounting - Financial accounting: principal accounting documents, accounting standards and accounting techniques
  • Law - Legal bases and mechanisms enabling you to become familiar with the different areas of law affecting business and those responsible for it
  • Management - General approach: key concepts and functions in business management, such as strategy, marketing and human resource management; organisational behaviour: understanding human behaviour within organisations
  • Economics - Introduction to macro and micro economics


Second year

You will undertake more targeted study of branches of economics and management. You will also take an English language course and complete an individual project as part of your programme. You may choose 60 ECTS credits from a list of 17 courses (75 ECTS credits).

Third year

During the final year of the Bachelor's degree, you will focus on advanced theoretical and applied courses in political economy or in management, depending on your chosen programme.

If you opt for the programme leading to a Bachelor's degree in Economics, you will take basic and optional courses in economics, finance and statistics. You may also obtain a certain number of credits through recognition of courses and/or qualifications in languages, an internship, or through from the Management programme and/or other faculties.

If you opt for the programme leading to a Bachelor's degree in Management, you will take optional courses in disciplines such as marketing, finance, accounting, operational management, strategy, human resources, law, taxation etc. You may also obtain a certain number of credits through recognition of courses and/or qualifications in languages, an internship, or courses from the Political Economy programme and/or other faculties.

The exchange programs of HEC Lausanne offer students the opportunity to go on an exchange for a semester or an academic year, in Switzerland or abroad.

 

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Internships

Exchange programs

Exams and recognition of language courses

Recommended courses prior to Masters at HEC Lausanne

Accounting, Control and Finance

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)

Law and Economics

Recommended courses prior to MDE

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

3rd year Bachelor
Droit des sociétés (3 credits)
Droit des affaires II (3 credits)
Fiscalité (6 credits)

Economics

Recommended courses prior to MScE

2nd year Bachelor
Analyse économique: macroéconomie (6 credits)
Statistique et économétrie I (6 credits)
Analyse économique: microéconomie (6 credits)
Principes de Finance (6 credits)
Statistiques et économétrie appliquée: introduction (3 credits)

3rd year Bachelor
Statistique et Econométrie II (6 credits)
Macroéconomie II (6 credits)
Microéconomie II (6 credits)

Finance

Recommended courses prior to MScF

2nd year Bachelor
Analyse économique: macroéconomie (6 credits)
Statistique et économétrie I (6 credits)
Analyse économique: microéconomie (6 credits)
Risk Management (3 credits)
Principes de finance (6 credits)
Statistiques et économétrie appliquée: introduction (3 credits)

3rd year Bachelor
Finance d'entreprise (6 credits)
Financial Markets (6 credits)
Statistique et Econométrie II (6 credits)
Mathématiques de la Finance (3 credits)

Management

Recommended courses prior to MScM

2nd year Bachelor
Analyse de la décision (6 credits)
Principes de marketing (6 credits)
Statistique et économétrie I (6 credits)
Fondamentaux de contrôle de gestion (4.5 credits)
Gestion des opérations I (3 credits)
Principes de finance (6 credits)

3rd year Bachelor
Applied Organizational Behavior and Management I (3 credits)
Finance d'entreprise (6 credits)
Contemporary Challenges in Management Control (3 credits)
Principes de politique d’entreprise (3 credits)

Actuarial science

Recommended courses prior to MScAS

2nd year Bachelor
Statistique et économétrie I (6 credits)
Risk Management (3 credits)
Principes de finance (6 credits)

3rd year Bachelor
Introduction au système d'assurances sociales en Suisse (3 credits)
Statistique et Econométrie II (6 credits)
Financial Markets (6 credits)
Mathématiques de la finance (3 credits)
La prévoyance professionnelle suisse (3 credits)

Information systems

Recommended courses prior to MScIS

2e année
Systèmes d’information (3 crédits)
Business Intelligence and Analytics (4.5 crédits)
Fondamentaux de contrôle de gestion (4.5 crédits)

3e année
Business Processes and Information Systems (6 crédits)
Programmation par objets (6 crédits)
Cyberespace et Internet (6 crédits)
Gestion de Projets (6 crédits)

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