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MASTER OF SCIENCEFinancial Markets & Investments





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

Programme taught in English at the Paris, ​Raleigh & Sophia Antipolis campuses.
This MSc is a CGE-accredited, full-time programme with eight months of courses followed by work experience or a research project.

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, five specialisations

We offer common fundamentals and five 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

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… 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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