The Master in Management (MiM), Financial Economics track, also known as "Grande Ecole," is a two-year academic programme, taught entirely in English. It is designed to provide you with the academic background and competencies required for an international career in finance.
Our flagship programme, the EDHEC Master in Management (Grande Ecole) programme awards graduate-level students and young professionals a Master in Management degree with the opportunity to complete a Master of Science. The programme benefits from its close ties with leading companies and the valued support of its Corporate Programme Sponsors and Academic Partners: CFA Institute, Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), PricewaterhouseCoopers, MINES ParisTech, and Société Générale.
The Master in Management (MiM), Financial Economics will appeal to you if you are a self-motivated learner with high intellectual capacity, with a first degree in a numerate discipline, wishing to have an international career in finance. You will acquire the fundamental knowledge and technical competencies in finance valued by employers.
Length: 2 year academic programme
Location: Nice Campus
Start Date: Early Sept-21
Deadline to apply: 30-June-21
The MIM FE (Master in Management, Financial Economics) is a CFA Partner programme. The partnership with the CFA Institute, the world’s largest association of investment professionals, provides access to various on-campus CFA resources and you can prepare for the CFA Level I, a professional diploma, whilst completing your degree.
This partnership gives a strong indication of the close ties between EDHEC and the industry and further emphasises the quality of EDHEC programmes and their relevance to business. Its broad curriculum gives equal attention to corporate finance and capital markets and allows participants to develop expertise in corporate financial strategy, investment banking, financial accounting, reporting and analysis, risk management; and equity and fixed income portfolio management. CFA curriculum textbooks are used as core programme readings to maximise participants' industry readiness
Upon completion of the Master in Management (MiM), Financial Economics track you will master all of the specific knowledge, abilities and personal attributes required for success in life in the business world. Graduates of the programme are innovative thinkers who can easily adapt to change and excel in complex situations.
Year 1 : Sept . 2021 − May 2022
Master 1 - Foundation Year
You will learn the fundamentals of finance through academic coursework and will have constant interaction with business executives. You will gain the technical competencies required for your mandatory internships.
Year 2 : June 2022 − Aug 2023
Your professional immersion or exchange programmes
Work experience is a crucial step towards employment: many students find their current positions as a result of their internships. This experience is also an opportunity to reflect on your choice of specialisation in year 3. On completion of your internships between year 1 and year 3, you will have the opportunity to complete one of the five Master of Science offered by EDHEC.
Year 3 : Sept. 2023 onwards
Master 2 (MSc) – Advanced specialisation
You will have the opportunity to complete a Master of Science in an area of finance, from a choice of:
♦ Risk & Finance (London)
"The EDHEC Master in Financial Economics programmes have equal impact on skills and careers. They provide business relevant education for students who seek top-level positions within leading, global financial institutions. Thanks to their close ties with major financial industry players, the EDHEC-Risk Institute and Programme Corporate Partners, our programmes will help you become a leader in finance."
— Laurent DEVILLE, Director, Financial Economics Track
Our teaching methods are aimed to give you the core competencies necessary to compete in a complex and competitive business environment. You will learn to deepen your analytical thinking, develop practical skills, and design creative strategies for business success.
Our methodology includes:
♦ Core Curriculum
♦ Blended learning
♦ Applied learning
♦ Personal performance coaching
Head of Data Science, Economics and Finance Faculty - Professor
Professor, Researcher at LegalEDHEC Research centre, Head of Faculty ( Management and Humanities)
Associate Professor, Member of the LegalEDHEC research centre
Director of the EDHEC Value Creation research centre - Academic Director of MSc Financial Management in European Apprenticeship Track - Director of Executive MBA & Professor
Professor, Co-Director, Scientific Beta Advanced Factor & ESG Investing Research Chair
Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute - Professor of Finance
Professor, Researcher at EDHEC-Risk Institute
Coordinator for Accounting Finance & Economics Courses, EDHEC BBA - Associate Professor
Professor & Director of the PhD in Finance
Affiliate Professor, Member of the EDHEC Economics Research Centre
Associate Professor, Member of the EDHEC Value Creation research centre
Professor - Assistant Dean, Intercontinental Honours Track & International Academic Affairs
DEMARIA-BENGOCHEA CYRIL, PhD
Affiliate Professor Finance
Affiliate Professor Finance
Adjunct faculty Finance
The course will teach you how accounting occurs, and why it occurs as it does, for the most relevant items on the balance sheet and the income statement. The focus includes among other items property, plant and equipment, accounts receivable, inventories, intangible assets, equity and debt transactions, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing and research and development. You will learn the key financial analysis concepts and key techniques used in multinational corporations to manage incoming and outgoing equity, transfers of funds, performance evaluation and efficiency.
This course will introduce international students to the socio-economic environments in which French business takes place and will take place over the next decade. You will use a diversity of research methods to investigate industry, services, entrepreneurship and public policy strategies within France and to analyse the socio-economics of France by combining demographic, social, and economic indicators.
Take ownership of your academic environment
This course is designed to give you the basic skills needed to properly use the computers on the campus. You will learn how to use Windows and the French keyboard; Blackboard, Aurion, and the basics of Excel and Matlab.
Preparing yourself for learning with cases
This course enables you to understand the relevance of the case study methodology. You will learn how to read the case study, analyse case studies and to write up case study reports.
Introduction to Excel & VBA programming
This course introduces you to the powerful software tools, MS Excel and VBA, commonly used by professionals in the financial industry to develop simple models.
Introduction to Derivatives
This course offers a first exploration of the world of derivatives securities such as futures, forwards, swaps and options. You will learn how these instruments trade, how they can be valued and how they should be used.
Studying abroad will deepen your exposure to the political, economic and social dynamics that influence today’s business world. This global insight can greatly improve your management practices and your intercultural awareness. The knowledge and experience gained while studying abroad will set you apart on the international recruitment market and give you skills that last a lifetime.
- Richard PERRIN, Executive Director for International Relations
If you wish to graduate with a competitive advantage in the US financial career market, then the EDHEC double degree agreement with MIT Sloan School of Management is the obvious choice.
The Master of Finance programme can be completed in 12 or 18 months and can replace the Master 2 year at EDHEC.
The list of global academic partners can be accessed here.
In addition to their EDHEC Master in Management, some students will also have the opportunity to earn a Master of Financial Engineering degree at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.
EDHEC exchange programmes are prime opportunities to explore new subjects, develop your international reach, and carry out a professional project. You can choose a short-term exchange during your professional immersion year.
The list of global academic partners can be accessed here.
The Stanford Summer Session /International Honors Program (SIHP) combines top-notch teaching with cultural, social, and geographical activities. As an EDHEC Master 1 student you can study on the Palo Alto campus, for 8 weeks. A large set of courses are available in topics such as Innovation, Data Management, Verbal Communication, and economics. Upon completion of the required courses, you will receive a Stanford SIS Certificate.
The EDHEC Career Centre is a one-stop-shop for career development. As of year 1, it offers an integrated career programme designed for you to define and achieve your career goals: the Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD) programme.
Fine-tune your career plan. The Career Centre helps you design your job-search strategy and assess your recent work experience and managerial competencies. The TI&CD programme, unique in Europe, evaluates and assesses your strengths and areas of improvement based on 8 managerial competencies defined by international recruiters. The TI&CD is a real career booster enabling EDHEC students to assess and hone their managerial competencies to be particularly efficient in their first job.
Define your career plan and master international recruitment processes.
The EDHEC Career Centre assists you in defining your career plan by focussing on three key areas:
Gain experience and develop your international exposure. The choice of an internship is crucial when planning a professional career path. Many students find their jobs as a result of internships during their time at EDHEC. During this period, the Career Centre continues to support you in your job search and career planning.
Fine-tune your career plan. The Career Centre helps you design your job-search strategy and assess your recent work experience and managerial competencies. The TI&CD programme, unique in Europe, evaluates and assesses your strengths and areas of improvement based on managerial competencies defined by international recruiters. The TI&CD is a real career booster enabling EDHEC students to assess and hone their managerial competencies to be particularly efficient in their first job.
List of services Career Centre provides:
Every year EDHEC Career Centre organises a number of events throughout the year to give its students an opportunity to learn about job and internship opportunities offered by companies, government agencies, and non-profit organisations where they might like to work with.
Learn more about the various events organised by the career centre department.
► Please Note: Applications are received and evaluated on a rolling basis until 30th of June 2021.
(1)Except for MIT Sloan School of Management
The EDHEC Master in Management degree is a level 7 qualification (Bac +5) jointly awarded by the French State which confers the Grade Master. This degree is certified by the CNCP (Commission Nationale de la Certification Professionnelle) under the RNCP registration code 25332.
COVID-19: access our adapted admissions procedure
We are looking for intellectual talent with a history of achieving high-level goals.
♦ 4-year bachelor degree in a finance-related field (or equivalent) or an outstanding 3-year bachelor degree with advanced finance courses. To Note: For French degree holders, please go through AST2 application.
♦ Strong GMAT or GRE or TAGE MAGE or CFA Level III or CAT* official test score report. (CAT* for Indian students only).
♦ Acceptable English proficiency tests/certificates (TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS)
► English native speakers or those holding a degree taught in English (minimum 3 years) are eligible for an English Test waiver.
Admission to the EDHEC Master programmes is highly selective. Normal entrance requirements include: a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from an accredited school, college, or university; academic excellence; superior scholastic potential (certified by GMAT, GRE, Tage Mage or CAT scores); and English language proficiency. Admission decisions are made on the basis of your overall profile as reflected in the application pack.
Successful candidates come from a wide range of education backgrounds and experiences. They also display distinguished academic excellence, strong analytical skills, interpersonal competencies, international awareness, have proven motivation to undertake the programme, the capacity to make significant contributions to EDHEC Business School’s learning environment, and the potential to succeed as professionals, managers and leaders in the related field of study. The Selection Committee relies heavily on profiles, motivation letters, recommendation letters, and CVs.
The online service will enable you to apply for every Masters programme offered at EDHEC Business School - Master in Management (MiM) or Master of Science (MSc). Your application file will be processed by the Admissions Team and sent to the Selection Committee for appraisal. You will be informed by email of the evolution of your file including the final decision.
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♦ You will then receive a confirmation containing your personal login and password.
♦ Once you register or if you already have a valid EDHEC account, access the online-application form and enter your login.
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♦ Your application may be done in several stages. The information entered each time will not be lost.
♦ Before going to the tab "Payment", please check that you have not forgotten any element of your application file and that all the information is correct. Further modifications will not be possible after payment has been made.
♦ Application fees must be paid online.
♦ After validation, your application will reach to the final stage and no reimbursement will be possible, even in the event of your withdrawal.
♦ If you encounter any technical problems during the completion of your online application, please send an email to: Contact_iol@edhec.edu
♦ Important Note: Please use only ONE email address to submit your Online Application and to communicate with the Admissions team.
EDHEC offers various scholarships & financial aids based on merit and financial need of the student. The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs also offers a large number of grants and scholarships. Lastly, students accepted to EDHEC are entitled to apply for private loans to cover the cost of their tuition fees.
The EIFFEL Scholarship offers financial support to high-achieving international candidates. It awards about €1200 per month. The scholarship is financed and managed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development
Who can apply:
Any students under 30 years with an excellence profile:
When is the deadline: Complete applications must be sent to EDHEC before 1st December
To note: EIFFEL and EDHEC scholarships cannot be combined.
EDHEC offers scholarships to support high-profile candidates based on the excellence of their academic profile, impressive experience and extracurricular activities. A request for financial aid must be made at the time of application via the Financial Aid & Scholarship Form.
Who can apply:
EDHEC scholarships are reserved for applicants with excellent profiles:
When is the deadline:
for Indian Students
The Co-Financed Scholarship is a joint initiative of EDHEC Business School & Embassy of France in India. This scholarship is offered to two Indian students (2 scholarships of 50% for MiM Programmes) with an excellent academic background and clear career objectives.
Who can apply: Indian students who have been accepted into EDHEC's Master in Management programmes with high ranks from our selection committee.
When is the deadline: Students should complete their application file before 31st March and if accepted, must confirm their seats before 21st April.
for Russian Students
The Co-Financed Scholarship is a joint initiative of EDHEC Business School & Embassy of France in Russia. This scholarship is offered to the Russian citizens and to Russian students (1 scholarship of 100% for MSc programmes) graduated from Russian Universities with an excellent academic background, clear academic vison and career objectives.
Who can apply: Russian students who have been accepted with high ranks from our faculty in one of EDHEC’s 1-year MSc programmes.
When is the deadline: Students (applying for MSc programme) should complete their application file before 31st March and if accepted, must confirm their seats before 21st April.
French Embassies offer a number of scholarships which are available for excellent students from all over the world.
More information: Please contact the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in your country
Campus France is a French national agency for the promotion of higher education, international student services, and international mobility. Campus France manages CampusBourses, a grant search engine that is an essential tool for financing your education in France.
More information: CampusBourses: grant search engine
QS-EDHEC Scholarship is an exclusive scholarship to attendees of the QS World Grad School Tour. Scholarship value: 50% of tuition fees
Please follow this link to learn more about this scholarship.
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The International Students Office (ISO) assists students to settle in smoothly in France by organising orientation events and multicultural seminars to welcome international students to EDHEC Campuses in Lille and Nice. The team guides students with administrative procedures before their arrival and during their stay and answers all questions about French systems (medical and home insurances, banks, resident permits, etc.).
What are the deadlines to apply for the programmes?
Do you accept scanned documents?
Should the application file and the two recommendation letters be typed or written freehand?
Will the International Admissions’ team contact the referees to send the letters of recommendation?
Will my referees receive an automatic confirmation when they send the letters by email?
Will I have an interview with the Programme Manager?
Can I apply for more than one programme?
What is the EDHEC's institution code for the TOEFL?
Can I apply for a waiver?
What is the difference between the MIM and MSc?
Is there any help for students on campus regarding housing?
GRE and Tage Mage accepted. CAT also accepted for Indian students only.
What is the EDHEC's code for GMAT?
Is GMAT compulsory?
Why is GMAT compulsory for most of our programmes?
Can I add an unofficial GMAT score report to my application file?
EDHEC offers scholarships and financial aid to candidates with excellent profiles. External financial aid is also available to EDHEC applicants.
What is the EIFFEL Scholarship?
How does financial aid apply to the tuition fees?
What is the EDHEC Career Center?
Complementary courses in French are offered to all international students enrolled in our MSc programmes. Our French classes cover all learning levels, from complete beginner to advanced study. The goal is to support your acculturation to French culture and give you the linguistic foundation—grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing and listening—to express yourself in the French language.