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Finance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Cergy-Pontoise, France | Singapore, Singapore
Career-oriented and internationally focused, the ESSEC Business School Master in Finance is a highly selective and intensive program designed to offer high quality training to high potential students who wish to pursue a career in corporate finance, financial markets, asset and portfolio management as well as risk management.
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Overview

The curriculum of the ESSEC Business School Master in Finance is flexible and it is full-time during 15 months. The 90 ECTS credits cover courses, an international study trip and an internship or academic dissertation.Students can choose to enroll the program either on the ESSEC France campus (Cergy, Paris area), or the ESSEC Asia-Pacific campus (Singapore). Regardless of campus choice, the program - and intake - starts in September.

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The Internship

The optional internship which can be from 4 to 6 months is designed to let students integrate into the professional world. They acquire hands-on experience as interns in an organization enabling them to put into practical use the knowledge and skills attained in the program.

The study trip

Master in Finance offers a unique opportunity for students to travel to one of the major financial hubs (London, Hong Kong or New York). The one-week study trip allows privileged access to the most prestigious investment banks and consulting firms such as: Barclay’s Capital, Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, BNP-Paribas, Crédit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, etc. Students not only meet and exchange views with professionals but also get to interact with ESSEC alumni.

Programme Structure

Core courses include:

  • Corporate financial management
  • Financial markets
  • Options
  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Options
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Advanced Derivatives
  • Fixed Incomes
  • Introduction seminar to Financial career
  • Financial Theory
  • Introduction seminar to Asset Management & Insurance
  • and many more

Lecturers

The three assets that best characterize ESSEC Business School’s faculty are academic excellence, a global frame of mind and original and outstanding teaching.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application rounds end by:

    • October 22nd
    • January 3rd
    • February 20th
    • April 10th
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      Holders of a Master or 4-year Bachelor degree, the length of the program is 1 year. Holders of a 3-year Bachelor degree: 2 years.

  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    95

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

Do I have the profile that fits?

  • Have you obtained or are currently pursuing a Master/4-year bachelor/3-year bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, mathematics, business or economics from a top university/school?
  • Are you a high-potential candidate with an excellent academic record?
  • Are you open-minded, career-oriented and exhibit leadership potential?
  • Are you looking to pursuit a career in the world’s major financial centers?

This programme is taught in different countries. Which country are you interested in?

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    23000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Tuition fees in Singapore: SGD SGD 37,800 (including GST). 

Living costs

  • Singapore, Singapore

    1878 - 3880 SGD/month
    Living Costs
  • Cergy-Pontoise, France

    750 - 1050 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • ESSEC Academic Excellence Scholarships
  • Ardian Singapore Track Scholarship
  • Diversity of geography and profiles
  • LIFE Lebanon Scholarship

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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