MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Employability
91%
are satisfied/very satisfied with their first jobs
Placement Report 2020

At a Glance

The MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation will help you unleash your potential as a person and as an entrepreneur. The disruptive programme structure is designed to guide you step by step in the creation of your own venture.
You will gain all the personal and professional skills to create dynamic new startups that have meaning for you in an economic or social context. The programme will encourage you to think differently and work towards creating something new for the world.

 

Language: English
Location: Lille Campus

Start Date: Early Sept-21
Deadline to apply: 30-Jun-21

  • Identify, develop and execute entrepreneurial opportunities with economic and social impact
  • Initiate and manage innovation and new product development
  • Appraise business development strategies with a focus on scaling the enterprise and expanding internationally
  • Develop the personal skills, qualities and mind-set to lead and manage new, growth-oriented, ventures
  • Reflect on your entrepreneurial journey; examining your experiences, choices, and the development of your competencies and skills
  • Build and access the entrepreneurial ecosystem to support continuous learning, collaboration and resources sharing

PROGRAMME LENGTH 

Sept – May: academic courses / June onwards: work experience  

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAMME

♦  1-year full-time programme entirely taught in English  
♦  +15 core modules  
♦  Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD)  
♦  4-6-month internship / work placement  
♦  Applied Master Project 
♦  French classes

 

 

4 PILLARS

  1. Entrepreneurial Competencies and Skills Development
  2. Fostering an Entrepreneurial Mindset  
  3. Entrepreneurial/Intrapreneurial Experience
  4. Exposure to Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

 

UNDERPINNING INFRASTRUCTURE

  1. Incubator Space
  2. Investor Network
  3. Pitch Contest
  4. International Board of MSc. Advisers

 

UNDERPINNING STUDENT SUPPORT

  1. Board of Industy and Academic Coaches 
  2. Journal and Tool Kit Club
  3. International Speaker Series

FIELDS

♦  Entrepreneurship
♦  Consulting
♦  Corporate Strategy
♦  Product Development
♦  Corporate Entrepreneurship
♦  Innovation
♦  Intrapreneurship

 

4-6 MONTH INTERNSHIP

The personal and professional benefits of an internship abroad are immense and long-lasting. Expanding your global contact network is no different. During your internships abroad you will develop valuable business relationships which will take your career goals to an international level. Many students find their jobs as a result of internships during their time at EDHEC. 

 

APPLIED MASTER PROJECT

The Applied Master Project allows you to put acquired knowledge and skills into practice through the preparation of an Executive Business Plan and Investor Pitch Presentation. This Project is the capstone of the Programme, enabling you to draw together and apply each of the key components of business start-up and growth.  You can decide the project to work on, provided it has meaning for you and has social, cultural or economic value to the World.

Female

Male

 

25
Average Age
4
Continents Represented
22-31
Age Range

 

Main Previous Academic Discipline

Business Management
40%
IT
30%

Key Figures

of jobs have an international dimension

of graduate created their own business

 

Location

Europe (76% in France)

Asia - Pacific

Middle East & Africa

 

Americas

 

Main Sectors

Consulting
28%
Media / Telecom
26%
Public Service / NGO
10%

Leisure / Hospitality
8%
Financial Institutions / Banking / Insurance
6%

 

Selection Criteria for the 1st Job

Adapted to Career Plans (salary / company's reputation / job description)
95%

 

Key Recruiters

AMAZON, CANAL+, CAPGEMINI INVENT, JP, MORGAN, LINKEDIN, 

OVH, OXDAM, ROTHCHILD & CO, SOPRA STERIA, WAVESTONE.

Academics

 

Maria Figueroa-Armijos

“Current transformations in the global economy demand future generations who can affect sustainable impact.

Anchored in a top EU business school created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, our program is strategically designed to prepare an entrepreneurial generation of ethical leaders with a global perspective who can spur innovation in any context.

Whether your interest is in commercial, social or public ventures, our experiential learning curriculum and immersion trips will prepare you to lead in a global society increasingly propelled by innovation and entrepreneurial activity.”

—Maria Figueroa-Armijos

Our teaching methods aim to give you the professional and personal competencies to launch, resource, lead, and manage entrepreneurial and innovation initiatives. We align our methodology to the emerging entrepreneurial ecosystem and focus on giving you a real-world practice-based approach that includes you as an active participant in the learning philosophy.

Our methodology includes:

♦  Core curriculum

  • Acquiring professional and personal skills
  • Developing business and entrepreneurial knowledge
  • Fostering an entrepreneurial attitude

♦  Supporting infrastructure to put your learning into action

  • Incubator Space
  • Board of Industry and Academic Coaches
  • Industry and Alumni Connections
  • International Board of MSc. Advisors

♦  Co-curricular activities to support personal development and building connections

  • Journal and Tool-Kit Club
  • Coaching
  • Conferences and Seminars
  • Competitions
  • International Speaker Series
  • Study Visits
  • Field Trips
  • Company/Site Visits

DE CLIPPELEER Inge, PhD

Associate Professor

DEMUIJNCK Geert, PhD

Professor, Researcher at LegalEDHEC Research centre, Head of Faculty ( Management and Humanities)

FIGUEROA ARMIJOS Maria, PhD

Associate Professor

GREVET Claire

Professor

 

External lecturers

 

Jean-Michel Ledru

Cultivating the Entrepreneurial Mindset - Bootcamp

Romain Rouphel

Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain

Isabelle Roux-Buisson

New Venture Finance I & II

  • Start-Up Bootcamp: To cover all the basics of the entrepreneurial journey in two days from ideation phase to the final pitch.
  • Creativity & Ideation: To explore three ways to find a Start-Up idea. Find the creative self of each one of you.
  • Networking: To develop perceptiveness in leveraging networks, both social networks (focus on LinkedIn) and in-person networks (focus on EDHEC Alumni).
  • Mindfulness: To practice mindfulness and identify stress relief methods.​

Because you as future entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs will soon have the opportunity to manage teams and projects, this course familiarizes you with the study and the practice of leadership, i.e. the capacity to influence and motivate people. Our aim is to develop your leadership potential and leadership skills, outline the type of leader you are, and who you should attract as/how to share leadership with co-founders. We also dive into the art and science of negotiation and convincing, and allow you to develop your presence in meetings and presentations to gain maximum impact.

When growing from concept to delivery, small and entrepreneurial firms often realize that they must quickly master multiple operational topics to begin delivery and scale up their venture. One of the main reasons why new ventures fail is the operational aspect wherein the entrepreneur fails to manage the details of running the business in an effective, efficient, and efficacious manner. This course explores the key issues associated with the design and management of supply chains and operations in a small firm / entrepreneurial firm context and makes you apply them to your own project.

  • Design Thinking: This module will allow you to explore market opportunities that meet your users' identified needs, optimize their business organization, and validate their assumptions by minimizing investment.
  • Innovation management / Lean Start-up: This module will give you a short, intense introduction to the process of building bigger ideas faster. You will also learn to work together to create a powerful and effective business proposal.
  • Intrapreneurship: This module will address the emerging practice of Intrapreneurship, broadly defined as the application of entrepreneurial capabilities to the development of new ventures within an existing firm.

This course focuses on the design, evaluation, and monitoring of the business’ economic viability. It will provide you with critical financial concepts and tools, which will allow you to design/evaluate their venture’s economic viability and attractiveness. Particularly, this class seeks to answer the following essential questions: Can my business be a profitable business? What does my cash flow curve look like given my projected growth? How much cash do I need to raise and when? Am I using my assets efficiently enough? How can I monitor my financial health and capture it if I need to modify some of my assumptions/business model design? What processes should I put in place to support this approach?

Inspired by the Lean Startup and Agile methodology, this course will lead you to create an innovative app thanks to a fast, interactive & collaborative approach. The coding module will allow you to develop an in-depth understanding of web development and get a behind-the-scenes look at web applications. This approach will empower you to deal with an IT developer without fear or apprehension.

  • Brand Management: Understand what a brand is and what value it brings to a business. Apply a successful brand strategy.
  • Pricing/Target/Segmentation: Apply profitable pricing strategies. Understand the key elements of effective pricing, segmentation and targeting.
  • Market Analysis: Create an accurate and useful market analysis. Apply best practice when analyzing a market.
  • Public Relations: Understand the mechanisms of influence and know how to implement a PR strategy. Create world-class PR campaigns.

[/accordion[accordion title="Pitching with success"]After having taken this course, you will be able to/are expected to understand the importance of nonverbal communication skills and Identify the 3 to 4 key elements of the pitch and make sure the audience remembers it. More specifically, you should be able to develop a successful pitch to different audiences (Investors, Customers, employees) by defining keywords and expressions, as well as practice techniques of successful body language, gain confidence and find one's own style.

You will learn how and who startups’ founders hire and manage the first employees thus to gain an overview of the basic management skills needed by an early entrepreneur.

  • Marketing Plan: Understand how to create a successful integrated Omni-channel Marketing Plan. Learn how to manage and measure the success of a Marketing Plan.
  • Digital Marketing: Understand multiple aspects of all major digital marketing channels and how to integrate them well. Learn how to use digital marketing with best practice and effectively.

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  • Contracts: This module aims at understanding the main contractual issues a start-up shall address.
  • Intellectual Property: The aim of this module is to understand IP issues related to your own project.
  • Data Protection: During this module, you will learn about the basic lines of the GDPR.
  • Corporate & Tax: The objective of this module is to be able to identify the main corporate forms and understand vigilance points before incorporation and before fundraising. Baselines of taxation and public aid for startups in France.

  • ​Financial Projections: In this class, we will elaborate on the usefulness of well-documented financial projections, define their necessary characteristics, both for the entrepreneur and his/her key investors/stakeholders; learn how to build and test them and show how they provide a powerful foundation to evaluate the viability and changes of his/her business model//anticipate cash needs and their timing (how much, when)//communicate the opportunity to key stakeholders//define key metrics to monitor and assess his/her venture progress on an on-going basis.
  • Financing/Selling: This course aims to understand the venture capital ecosystem in Europe and to explore the daily job of a venture capital investor: how to invest in a startup, which financial return to expect for a fund, how to evaluate a startup, etc.

Coaching is designed to give you an opportunity to work on and receive constructive feedback on your individual or group entrepreneurial projects fromassigned mentors and your peers. Coaching will involve a combination of specific sessions on business modelling and strategy, financial planning, and marketing. During the coaching sessions, you will be challenged, encouraged, and directed on your entrepreneurial idea. You will be pointed toward further resourcesand assistance, with the aim of facilitating your start-up or entrepreneurial process.

This course will enable you to better frame ethical issues related to business and the economy, and more particularly related to management. You will learn about the practical implementation of ethical standards in the specific context of SMEs and start-ups.

Coaching is designed to give you an opportunity to work on and receive constructive feedback on your individual or group entrepreneurial projects from assigned mentors and your peers. Coaching will involve a combination of specific sessions on business modelling and strategy, financial planning, and marketing. During the coaching sessions, you will be challenged, encouraged, and directed on your entrepreneurial idea. They will be pointed toward further resources and assistance, with the aim of facilitating your start-up or entrepreneurial process.

The MSc Entrepreneurship & Innovation programme will take you to locations where entrepreneurial hubs emerge every day and are strong. Our past visits include to the Entrepreneurial Eco-systems of Lille (one of the finest in Europe), Paris, Berlin and San-Francisco, offering a great chance to discover incubators & accelerators (Euratechnologies, Station F, The place, Old Turtles) and meet investors and VCs as well as a lot of entrepreneurs at different phases of their growth: from a conceptual stage right to the Google Campus!

  • Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain 

This course will help you understand the fundamentals of cryptocurrencies, blockchain protocols and how they could lead to new business models for innovative companies and to master the cryptocurrency ecosystem: Companies, start-ups, VCs, etc.

 

  • Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation 

This course will empower you to develop solutions to pressing social and environmental challenges. Whether you will seek to achieve social impact by creating your own social business, becoming an “intrapreneur” in an established organization, or by defining your own innovative ways, this course will give you the vision and tools to design path bending careers with social impact.  You will gain practical experience in social entrepreneurship ideation & venture creation for social impact.

Career Centre

EDHEC Career Centre helps you to master your career plan.

A dedicated team organises numerous training and recruitment events, on- and off-campus, to prepare you for challenging international recruitment processes and to help you network with potential employers.

The EDHEC Career Centre is a one-stop-shop for career development. 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.

 

List of services Career Centre provides:

  • Individual career counseling (on campus, via phone, via skype) with internal and external counselors
  • Help to define career goals and search strategy
  • CV and CL correction in English and French
  • Career training and workshops (CV, CL, application forms, interview skills, networking, social media, personal branding, etc.)
  • TI&CD
  • Graduate Programmes
  • On-campus events
  • Off-campus events
  • Website with plenty of career resources
  • Placement reports
  • The Teaching Factory concept

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 organizations where they might like to work with.

  • 120 corporate events across campuses
  • +110 companies at our Paris Career Fair
  • 40 companies, of which 50% are international, at our Finance Career Days
  • International Graduate Programme Day
  • Industry-specific events: luxury, audit, marketing, etc.
  • London and Paris Treks

Learn more about the various events organised by the career centre department. 

Programme Insights

Shubham Lakra, Indian-EDHEC-2017
Co-founder of Bredlak SAS-Lille
Unalp Tekinalp, German
Lara Schuhwerk, German
Founder at Beneto Foods-Stuttgart

News

- 06-11-2020
This opportunity to pursue my Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at EDHEC has allowed me not only to continue on my studies in an innovative hybrid format right in the middle of the global health crisis, but has also provided me with many career opportunities through the Career Centre...
- 03-11-2020
What bachelor's degree did you pursue? In 2020, I graduated from the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg in the field of Management and International Business, I studied in English, graduated with a red diploma (with high honors, t/n). During my studies I took an active part in extracurricular activities - I...
- 09-09-2020
What kind of student were you? I was a nerd, an avid reader and a doer, always striving to find new solutions to the world’s problems. I was constantly active, engaged in one entrepreneurial project or another, the student council, or some other innovative initiative or competition on campus. Name a professor who...

Next Steps

 

♦  APPLICATION FEES: €100

♦  FEES: €25,600

♦  APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30 JUNE 2021

► Please Note: Applications are received and evaluated on a rolling basis until 30th of June 2021.

FEES INCLUDE:

  • Tuition fees
  • Access to the EDHEC Career Centre with personal career coaching during your studies and for the duration of your professional life
  • Access, as a matriculating student, to on-campus facilities (incubator, learning centre, sports facilities, etc.)
  • Lifetime access to the EDHEC Alumni community
  • Administrative fees

We are looking for intellectual talent with a history of achieving high-level goals.  

♦  3-year bachelor degree or higher (or equivalent)
♦  Excellent academic profile
♦  Acceptable English proficiency tests/certificates (TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS)

  • TOEFL Internet-based ≥ 92
  • TOEIC ≥ 850
  • IELTS ≥ 6.5
  • Cambridge Test of English > 175

► 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.

♦  If you are a new user, you must create your account / Sign up.
♦  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".
♦  After creating your own account you will receive a validation e-mail. Click on the link provided in this mail to activate your account.
♦  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.

♦  To avoid losing your information during your application, please do not refresh the current page or go back to the previous one without saving your application first.
♦  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 25-year-old with an excellence profile:

  • GMAT 650 or above (GRE accepted). Please note that it is not mandatory for programmes not requiring this GMAT test. 
  • Acceptable English proficiency tests/certificates (TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS)
    • TOEFL Internet-based ≥ 92
    • TOEIC ≥ 850
    • IELTS ≥ 6.5
    • Cambridge Test of English > 175
  • Excellent academic records (GPA)
  • Strong motivation and clear objectives
  • Awards, previous scholarships, achievements etc.

When is the deadline: Complete applications must be sent to EDHEC before 1st December

More information:

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.

  • Excellence Scholarship: tuition reduction of 30%
  • Distinction Scholarship: tuition reduction of 20%
  • Foundation Scholarship: tuition reduction of 15%

Who can apply:

EDHEC scholarships are reserved for applicants with excellent profiles:

  • High GMAT score
  • Excellent GPA
  • Impressive extracurricular activities/memberships

When is the deadline:

  • Excellence Scholarship: before March 31st.
  • Distinction Scholarship: before June 30th.
  • Foundation Scholarship: before June 30th.

More information

 

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.

More information

 

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.

More information

 

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 the 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.

 

ALBANIA

 

AUSTRIA

 

BELARUS

 

BOLIVIA

 

BULGARIA

 

CANADA

 

CHILE

 

CHINA

 

COLOMBIA

 

CROATIA

 

CYPRUS

 

EGYPT

 

EL SALVADOR

 

ESTONIA

 

FINLAND 

 

FRANCE 

  • By Fongecif: EDHEC has particularly close ties with Société Generale, BNP Paribas, LCL and HSBC. 

 

GEORGIA 

 

GERMANY 

  • Apply to: Deutscher; Akademischer Austauschdienst e. V. (DAAD) Referat 312, Postfach 200 404, D-53134
  • By EDHEC exclusively for e-fellows.net students and Master Day participants
  • By BAföG  (for MiM programmes)

 

GREECE 

 

GUATEMALA 

 

HONDURAS

 

HUNGARY 

 

INDIA 

 

INDONESIA 

 

IVORY COAST

 

JAPAN

 

KAZAKHSTAN

 

LATVIA

 

MACEDONIA

 

MEXICO

 

MOLDOVA 

 

NETHERLANDS

 

PAKISTAN

 

PHILIPPINES

 

POLAND

 

ROMANIA

 

RUSSIA

 

SERBIA

 

SINGAPORE

 

SLOVAKIA

 

SLOVENIA

 

SOUTH KOREA

 

SPAIN

 

SWEDEN

 

SWITZERLAND

 

TAIWAN

 

THAILAND

  • Franco-Thai Scholarship Programme, the Franco–Thai Scholarship Program aims to support Thai students under the age of 35 who intend to study in French universities or Higher Education Institutions, at a Master's degree or Ph.D. level.

 

TURKEY

 

UNITED KINGDOM

 

UKRAINE

 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

VIETNAM

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.). 

Discover the International Students Office website

 

What are the deadlines to apply for the programmes? 

  • 30th June 2021

Do you accept scanned documents?

  • Yes, you can make scanned colour copies of the documents required.

Should the application file and the two recommendation letters be typed or written freehand?

  • Recommendation letters: our templates can be used or written freehand.

Will the International Admissions’ team contact the referees to send the letters of recommendation?

  • No, referees should email their letters of recommendation directly to international.admissions@edhec.edu using their professional email. Emails from personal accounts such as yahoo, gmail, hotmail, etc. will not be accepted.

Will my referees receive an automatic confirmation when they send the letters by email?

  • No, no automatic email will be sent to your referees. Please inform them that they should expect to receive an email confirmation later from the Admissions’ team.
  • Please note that you will be copied to this email as well to acknowledge the good reception of the letters of recommendation.

Will I have an interview with the Programme Manager?

  • There is no direct interview with the Programme Manager for students applying for our MIM or MSc programmes unless the Programme Director thinks it is necessary.

Can I apply for more than one programme?

  • It is possible to apply for two programmes.  A separate motivation letter is required for each programme.

 

  • English proficiency test
  • What are the expected scores?
  • TOEFL =>92 (/120)
  • TOEIC =>850 (/990)
  • IELTS => 6.5 (/9.0)
  • Cambridge Test of English => CPE

What is the EDHEC's institution code for the TOEFL?

  • Code: 0663

Can I apply for a waiver?

  • Waivers apply for native-English speakers and for those who have studied in English.

What is the difference between the MIM and MSc?

  • The EDHEC Master in Management is a 2-year programme designed for students under 29 seeking to increase their general management skills. Also known as "Grande Ecole", the programme awards students a double degree: Year 1: Master in Management degree and Year 2: Master of Science degree
  • Our MSc are specialised programmes accessible to students who wish to acquire new knowledge in a specific field or further strengthen their existing expertise.

Is there any help for students on campus regarding housing?

  • Once officially enrolled, you will be assisted to find suitable accommodation either in the EDHEC residence or in privately owned flats. EDHEC's International Office is familiar with the VISA formalities of most countries and will provide you with the necessary papers. You may contact the International Office to express your concerns about your visa application, provided you have already checked the necessary pages on the Welcome Guide and contacted your local Embassay first. One of the requirements for most VISA applications is proof of accommodation in France. Again the international Office is on hand to provide you with a list of apartments, halls of residence and other types of housing according to your criteria. You can even "visit" them virtually using our new Housing website. The team will do everything they can to make arrangements with the owner and secure your reservation. It will also pick you up from the airport on your day of arrival (when possible) and take you directly to your new home.

GRE and Tage Mage accepted. CAT also accepted for Indian students only.

What is the EDHEC's code for GMAT?

  • MSc & Global MBA Double-Degree: 3QQ-WQ-62
  • MIM Global Economic Transformation & Technology: 3QQ-WQ-06
  • Masters in Management, Business Management: 3QQ-WQ-05
  • Masters in Management, Financial Economics: 3QQ-WQ-36
  • MSc in Creative Business & Social Innovation: 3QQ-WQ-60 (GMAT optional)
  • MSc in Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence: 3QQ-WQ-82
  • MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation: 3QQ-WQ-77 (GMAT optional)
  • MSc in Global & Sustainable Business: 3QQ-WQ-16
  • MSc in Management Studies: 3QQ-WQ-54 (GMAT optional)
  • MSc in Marketing Management: 3QQ-WQ-47
  • MSc in Strategy Consulting & Digital Transformation: 3QQ-WQ-84
  • LL.M. in Law & Tax Management: 3QQ-WQ-26 (GMAT optional)
  • MSc in Corporate Finance & Banking: 3QQ-WQ-73
  • MSc in Finance: 3QQ-WQ-98
  • MSc in Financial Markets: 3QQ-WQ-69
  • MSc in International Accounting & Finance: 3QQ-WQ-04
  • MSc in Risk & Finance: 3QQ-WQ-93

Is GMAT compulsory?

  • The GMAT test is compulsory for most of EDHEC Master programmes. Please check the “Admissions Requirements” of your programme of interest to confirm whether the exam is required.

Why is GMAT compulsory for most of our programmes?

  • EDHEC is accredited EQUIS, AASCSB and AMBA. We are obliged to maintain high quality among students and the GMAT is a good measure of this quality.

Can I add an unofficial GMAT score report to my application file?

  • You will get an unofficial score report immediately after the test and which you should send to the admissions office. This document will provisionally be accepted in your 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?

  • The EIFFEL Scholarship programme offers financial support to high-potential candidates of over € 1000 per month. Applications for the EIFFEL Scholarship need to be submitted to EDHEC before December 1st.


When the tuition fees must be paid?

  • Once accepted by the Selection Committee, you will receive by email a tuition fees payment's schedule. You must make your first payment in order to secure your seat into the programme and get your enrolment letter.

How does financial aid apply to the tuition fees?

  • Financial aid applies to the second and third instalment for the MSc programme and to the second, third and fourth instalment for the MIM programme.

 

What is the EDHEC Career Center?

  • The Student Career Centre is dedicated to helping students find a job or an internship. The Centre receives every year over 14 000 job and internship offers.

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.

  • Class Size: 15 students per group
  • Contact Hours: 8 hours per week
  • Qualifications of the instructors: courses are delivered by an officially accredited French language teaching institution

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