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
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).
* Talent & Careers 2022 employment survey - Promotion of 2021
Four specialisations taught either on the Paris, Raleigh or Sophia Antipolis campuses.
98% employment rate (at six months), €70k average salary
54% of graduates work outside their country of origin
As a one-year MSc, tuition fees are €25k
Who can apply?
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)
Content is taught within a global macro-economic and financial environment with market-oriented courses that 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.
Opportunities 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.
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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