MASTER OF SCIENCETwo-Year MSc

 

 

Programme


​​​Programme details 

(all courses taught in English) 
  
No matter which SKEMA campus you choose, academic courses are similar. However, at SKEMA’s Raleigh campus in the USA, the first year of the Two-Year MSc is adapted to its local environment: course structure, local professors, and cultural framework.

  
SEMESTER STARTING SEPTEMBER - ADVANCED BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, 30 credits

Core courses (22 credits):
  • Excel Fundamentals and Applications, 3 credits

  • VBA Programming, 3 credits

  • Global Knowledge and Talent Seminar, 2 credits

  • Entrepreneurship, 3 credits

  • Corporate Finance, 4 credits

  • Marketing, 4 credits

  • Languages (choose one from a selection of six), 2 credits

  • Employability & Career, 1 credits


Specialisation track courses (follow your specialisation track + one additional specialisation course (8 credits)
  • Finance track: Financial Reporting and Analysis, 4 credits

  • Marketing track: Digital Marketing, 4 credits

  • Management track: Leadership & Communication, 4 credits

  • Business & Strategy track: Digital Business, 4 credits

TOTAL CREDITS: 30



SEMESTER STARTING JANUARY - ADVANCED BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, 30 credits

Core courses (22 credits):
  • Design Thinking, 3 credits

  • International Finance, 4 credits

  • International Marketing, 3 credits

  • Management: Ethics and Governance, 2 credits

  • Strategy, 4 credits

  • International Business Game, 3 credits

  • Information Design for Presentations, 2 credits


Specialisation track courses (follow your specialisation track + one additional specialisation course (8 credits)
  • Management track: Essential Negotiation Skills, 4 credits
  • Marketing track: Strategic Marketing, 4 credits
  • Finance Track: Financial Modelling and Econometrics, 4 credits
  • Business and Strategy track: Organisational Development, 4 credits

TOTAL CREDITS: 30

 
At the Suzhou, Raleigh and Belo Horizonte campuses, students choose one academic profile course: Change and Crisis Management, International Negotiation or Digital Transformation and Strategy


The first year of the Two-Year MSc is worth a total of 60 credits and is taught over one year.
 
To validate the first year of the Two-Year MSc programme and progress to the final year specialisation, a student must:
  • Obtain 60 ECTS credits
  • Have a work placement or professional experience of at least two months
  • Obtain TOEIC score of 810, a TOEFL score of 530 or an IELTS score of 6.
 
The above details are for information only and may be changed by the school without prior notice.

The choice for the MSc specialisation must be taken before starting the Two-Year MSc
Students may start their first year in a campus and switch to another campus, where their MSc specialisation is available, for the second year. During the second year of the Two-Year MSc programme, you may begin your specialisation on one campus and if your specialisation exists on another campus, then you will be able to change campuses for the final semester.

Exception for MSc Financial Markets & Investments: both semesters must be done on the same campus.



GAIN VALUABLE WORK EXPERIENCE IN THE USA 

SKEMA students enrolled in the International Business or Financial Markets & Investments specialisations in Raleigh who are not American citizens or permanent residents of the USA may apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT). OPT permits eligible students to apply for an Employment Authorisation Document (EAD) allowing them to work in their field of study in the USA for up to 12 months without applying for a new visa. Eligibility requirements: finish their final two semesters in Raleigh and successfully complete all coursework. 

More information about OPT and other options to work temporarily in the USA
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