The Master in Management (MiM), Finance 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), Mazars, PwC, MINES ParisTech, Amundi, Crédit Agricole Nord de France, CA CIB and Société Générale.
The Master in Management (MiM), Finance 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-23
Deadline to apply: 23-June-23
The MIM Finance track 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), Finance 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 . 2023 − May 2024
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 2024 − Aug 2025
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.
ALLIANZ, ALPHA CAPITAL, AXA, BANK OF AMERICA, BLOOMBERG, BNP PARIBAS, CREDIT AGRICOLE, CREDIT SUISSE,
DELOITTE, DEUTSCHE BANK, EIGHT ADVISORY, EY, GOLDMAN SACHS, HSBC, J.P.MORGAN, KPMG, NATIXIS, PWC, SOCIETE GENERALE.
"The EDHEC Master in Finance 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, Finance 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
Professor, Head of Faculty (Data Science, Economics and Finance)
Professor, Head of Faculty (Management and Humanities)
Business ethics, Political Philosophy
Associate Professor, Director Financial Economics Track
Associate Professor, Scientific Director of the EDHEC Augmented Law Institute
Professor, Co-Director of the Scientific Beta Advanced Factor & ESG Investing Research Chair
Professor, Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute
Professor, Researcher at EDHEC-Risk Institute
Associate Professor, Deputy Head (Accounting & Law EDHEC BBA)
Accounting, Management Control
Professor, Director of the PhD in Finance, Director of the MSc Risk & Finance
Professor, International Academic Affairs & Standards and Policies
DEMARIA-BENGOCHEA CYRIL, PhD
Affiliate Professor Finance
Affiliate Professor Finance
Adjunct faculty Finance
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.
KICKSTART YOUR GLOBAL CAREER WITH EDHEC CAREER BOOSTER
Understanding and developing the attributes and skills employers require is key to employability. This is why the EDHEC Career Centre offers a programme specifically designed to help master’s students define and achieve their career goals ‒ the EDHEC Career Booster. The programme looks at students' specific needs, wants and goals in the context of their professional development and matches them to job-market requirements.
Your career objectives
Your career training
Your career opportunities
Eighty percent of our EDHEC Career Services for students are tailored to individual needs and career goals.
YOUR CAREER GOALS
Through a four-step programme, which includes self- and 360-degree assessment, you will get to know yourself better, identify your strengths, key attributes and areas for development, and define your career goals and job-search strategy. You will benefit from year-round individual career advice from dedicated counsellors, external experts and coaches, both on campus and remotely, as well as personalised coaching based on our in‑house assessment.
YOUR CAREER TRAINING
Through voluntary and mandatory career training, workshops, CV clinics and assessment centres, you will hone your skills and learn to master the most competitive recruitment processes. As an MSc student, you will benefit from customised training by industry, market and function, in addition to individual mock interviews, including technical interviews and case practice. EDHEC Career Centre also offers a fully online career development programme that allows you to train at your own pace, in line with your goals.
YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
EDHEC Career Centre organises more than 120 events annually, focusing on industry-specific insights or jobs, market trends and companies. It also organises four company trips to Dublin, London, Luxembourg and Paris. You will have access to exclusive internships and job offers.
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 23rd of June 2023.
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.
*Tuition fees are provided for information only and are subject to change.
EDHEC seeks talented candidates from diverse backgrounds, with a history of academic achievement and demonstrated potential for growth and professional success.
♦ 3-year bachelor degree minimum. Note: For French degree holders, please go through AST2 application.
♦ English proficiency tests with minimum scores of:
► English native speakers or those holding a degree taught in English (minimum 3 years) are eligible for an English Test waiver
♦ Letter of motivation
♦ Academic transcripts
♦ 2 letters of recommendation
♦ Online interview to complete
EDHEC welcomes applications from candidates of all nationalities.
Apply online here.
Your application file will be processed by the Admissions Team and sent to the Selection Committee for appraisal. The Selection Committee takes place on a rolling basis from October to June. It is advised to apply early in order to stand out.
You will be informed by email on the progress of your file including the final decision.
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♦ If you already have an account (candidate EDHEC student), please jump directly to step 5 by clicking on the "Apply online" button. It means you are already in the system, so there is no need to "create your account".
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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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♦ 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: [email protected]
♦ Important Note: Please use only ONE email address to submit your Online Application and to communicate with the Admissions team.
As part of EDHEC's strategic plan "Impact Future Generations", EDHEC has been committed to enabling talented students to pursue their studies through a diverse & transparent scholarship scheme. The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs also offers a large number of grants and scholarships and there are numerous bodies worldwide supporting the study of international students joining a Master's program. Below is a comprehensive view of scholarships, grants and loans available.
Scholarships and financial aids can be critical factors when it comes to embarking on a Master's program, so we aim to make the process as simple as possible. All admitted candidates are automatically considered for an EDHEC scholarship. Results from the scholarship committee are announced by email at the same time as the admission result. No additional document is required apart from scholarships marked with a *.
EDHEC Academic Excellence Scholarship offers high-potential candidates up to 50% reduction on their tuition fees. The scholarship supports high-profile candidates based on the excellence of their academic profile, impressive experience and extracurricular activities.
A selective range of country and sector specific scholarships are also available, June 16th for MSc and June 23rd for MiM deadlines; full details below:
EDHEC scholarships are not cumulative.
Through established and strong partnerships with local & international bodies, EDHEC has secured a number of grants and financial aids helping talented students join their dream program.
AUSTRIA - GERMAN - SWITZERLAND
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
EIFFEL and EDHEC scholarships cannot be combined.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
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.).
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English proficiency test
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Can I apply for a waiver?
► English native speakers or those holding a degree taught in English (minimum 3 years) are eligible for an English Test waiver.
Is there any help for students with regard to campus housing?
What is EDHEC's code for GMAT?
As a reminder, aptitude tests* are required for some programs and optional for others. Please see “Admission requirements” on your program of interest. (*GMAT/GRE/TAGE MAGE/CAT official test score report for Indian students only of CFA level II for Finance programs only
*(GMAT/GRE/TAGE MAGE/CFA level II (for Finance programs only) / CAT official test score report for Indian students only)
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What is the EDHEC Career Centre?
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.