MSc Corporate Finance & Investment Banking

"Finance professionals and the financial world need to change and adjust to a new global context. This means addressing today's issues such as corporate social responsibility, governance or Big Data management. Teaching combines behavioural economics, experimental and interactive learning methods."

Programme objectives

The MSc in Corporate Finance & Investment Banking is a top-class programme which provides students with the training and concrete knowledge in two complementary fields of finance: corporate finance and investment banking. It equips students with the standards required to gain CFA certification, an internationally renowned credential for investment and financial professionals. Graduates of this programme will gain in-depth understanding of the international financial world and will be acutely aware of key theoretical debates in the field and the use of financial tools.

Academic calendar

1st term (September-December): core and concentration courses

2nd term (January-April): concentration courses

3rd term (May-August): professional thesis

Main courses

  • Governance
  • Financial Mathematics & VBA

  • Institutional Markets Dynamics

  • Monetary and Banking Economics

  • Merger and Acquisition

  • Derivatives

  • Risk and Hedging

  • Global Investment Banking

  • Private Equity

  • Financial Reporting

  • CFA Certification…

Admission requirements

This programme is open to candidates holding:

  1. A non-French Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics.

  2. An English language certificate - IELTS (6.5) , TOEFL (80), or equivalent - obtained not more than two years before applying

  3. A 10 page essay including a literature review based on a financial topic.French candidates must have completed a French Master 1 to apply. Application is also possible for French students holding a bachelor degree only if they have a relevant working experience (minimum 3 years).

Career opportunities

Graduates can enter a variety of positions in the financial sector at national and international levels within multinational Banks & Financial Institutions: investment banking, private equity, financial engineering, Mergers and Acquisitions, corporate banking or financial advisory services.

Language: English