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MASTER OF SCIENCEInternational Marketing & Business Development





Broad strategic insight and the skills to develop new business opportunities

Taught in English at the Paris, Lille, Sophia Antipolis, Suzhou, Raleigh* and Belo Horizonte campuses - September, or August, and January intakes on all five campuses. Each campus has its own specialisation tracks.

This MSc is a CGE-accredited, full-time programme with eight months of courses followed by work experience or a research project.

*This programme will only be available in Raleigh from August 2022 and only for US/local students.

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)​

This MSc was ranked fifth in France by MOCI magazine in 2019

​Programme outline

This MSc offers a double-competency approach that recruiters are looking for. 

Students are trained in the core must-have competencies required for future marketing or business development professionals: 
  • Brand management
  • Innovation & creativity
  • Strategic marketing
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Consumer insights
  • International business development
  • Application of operational marketing
  • Sales & business development. 

Students are further able to customise their course of study by choosing campus-specific electives, with five possible destinations:
  • Lille: one of the most dynamic French regions with a strategic geographic position at the centre of western Europe (one hour from Paris, London, Brussels / two hours from Amsterdam and Germany). 

  • Paris: The French capital with France’s densest economic, cultural and industrial base 

  • Sophia Antipolis: the “French Silicon Valley” with the largest European Technopole
  • Raleigh - based in the internationally recognized Research Triangle Park, our offering meets the local commercial demands for marketing analytics and business development  

  • Belo Horizonte: capital of the second largest state in Brazil, offering live analysis of the emerging markets business development

  • Suzhou: based in Suzhou Industrial Park, a hub for new-technology development and opportunity to experience the dynamism of the growing Chinese and Asian markets
The programme balances hard and soft skills, academic input and practical application, reaching out to companies through projects, testimonials, case studies and challenges. 

Director interviews and a class


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