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MASTER OF SCIENCEFinancial Markets & Investments




​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​In the Financial Times’ worldwide Top 4 for four consecutive years

2023: the Financial Times ranks this MSc fourth ​worldwide

​The QS 2024 ranking placed this MSc 28th worldwide and 21th among the European schools represented.​​

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. 
​Students are educated in a custom-made academic environment that facilitates success across a wide variety of market finance jobs. The MSc gives students practical expertise for key areas of finance in the new post-crisis environment.

Students learn the latest methods in trading, risk management, ethics and compliance, sales, private and investment banking as well as sustainable finance. The programme is market-oriented and practical where students are trained to make an immediate impact in their first job. The availability of Bloomberg terminals with live quotes and up-to-date financial information further prepares students to have a better understanding of the markets ahead of their transition to industry.

The programme is built on four pillars: macro and micro-economics, financial asset knowledge, quantitative tools and financial markets advanced methods

Key facts

MSc Financial Markets is on 3 campuses MSc Financial Markets 98% employment rate, 70000 salary MSc Financial Markets 54% of graduates abroad MSc Financial Markets fees 25000 euros
 * Talent & Careers 2022 employment survey -  class of 2022​​


MSc Financial Markets professor and student MSc Financial Markets student on Wall Street, NYC

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​MSc Financial Markets - tracks and campus overview

One programme, three locations, five specialisations

Regarding the increasing complexity of market finance, we offer common fundamentals and five different specialisations spread over the three campuses: 

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.

Why choose the MSc Financial Markets & Investments
  • Highly international classes allow students to build fruitful inter-cultural relationships.
  • Classes are taught by professors who have solid academic backgrounds and professional experience in industry.
  • Teaching emphasises a hands-on, problem-solving approach that allows graduates to work productively from their first day of work.
  • The programme is developed constantly to ensure its relevance to job requirements in a shifting market. Classes are also complemented by talks given by full time, high-calibre practitioners and finance tracks.
  • Strong links with alumni who have reached top positions around the world.
  • Throughout the year, students develop professional contacts, get access to information from a variety of sources, and learn from each other. The highly international make-up of classes makes it very easy to create a global network of friends and colleagues.
  • Use of the Bloomberg terminals and simulation games delivers reality-based training​


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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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