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MASTER OF SCIENCEFinancial Markets & Investments

 

 

Introduction

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​​​​In the Financial Times’ worldwide Top 5 for three consecutive years



The MSc in Financial Markets & Investments is a market-driven finance programme that closely reflects the constantly changing world of international finance. The teaching and curriculum use a practical approach. 
 
The programme gives students practical expertise in the key areas of finance within the post crisis financial environment in the fields of trading, risk management, sales, investment advisory, structuring finance.



2022: the Financial Times ranks this MSc third worldwide

 



Key facts

By joining an MSc, students obtain a master of science degree and the "Diploma of Specialised Studies in International Management" (DESMI), a degree approved by France's Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (master's level). 


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  • Four specialisations taught either on the Paris, ​Raleigh or Sophia Antipolis campuses.

  • 100% employment rate (at six months), €70k average salary

  • 58% of graduates work outside their country of origin

  • As a one-year MSc, tuition fees are €25k

 


 

Who can apply? 

  • As a one-year MSc: holders of four-year degrees 

  • As a two-year MSc: holders of three-year degrees (more info)




Tracks and campus overview


One programme, three locations, four specialisations

We offer common fundamentals and four different specialisations spread over the three campuses: 
  • Trading, Structuring & Portfolio Management-related courses in Sophia Antipolis

  • Asset Management track and Investment Banking track in Paris

  • Financial Analysis track and the CFA® preparation track in Raleigh (+ OPT visa to insert in US/Wall Street)



 

Progra​mme outline


Content is taught within a global macro-economic and financial environment with market-oriented courses th​at will enable the students to become conscious of a new financial and economic environment including a key component that may remain with them throughout their careers: a stockpile of world debt. 
 
The availability of Bloomberg terminals with existing live quotes and up-to-the-minute financial information from different exchanges allows students to follow and better understand the correlation between geopolitics, economics and the financial markets.
  


Why choose this programme

  • ​Classes are taught by professors who have both strong academic backgrounds and expert professional experience in finance. High-calibre professionals also teach.

  • ​The teaching emphasises a hands-on, problem-solving approach that means graduates can work productively from Day One on the job. 

  • ​The programme is developed constantly to ensure its relevance to shifting global financial markets. 

  • Strong links with alumni who have reached top positions around the world.

  • ​Opportunitie​s for cross cultural interactions and network building.


The classes are built on a diversity of student backgrounds and professional experiences. Highly international classes reflect the reality of working in today’s global business environment.

The teaching is provided by a subtle mix of prestigious practitioners and our international faculty members who have both strong academic and professional experience.


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About the degree


By joining an MSc, students obtain a master of science degree and the "Diploma of Specialised Studies in International Management" (DESMI), a degree approved by France's Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (master's level. More info - text in French). 

    
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