MSc in Financial Markets

At a Glance

MSc in Financial Markets is an advanced programme designed to give you an in-depth know-how of the main concepts of finance related to stocks, bonds, derivatives and alternative investments as well as the analytical tools used in the industry. 

If you have a quantative background or prior training in finance and seek an international career in financial markets, this programme is for you. You will master how to structure, price and risk-manage financial instruments and learn the fundamentals of financial risk management. 

With this degree in hand, you will be able to secure a career in market finance (sales, structuring and trading), in research, risk or portfolio management.

Language: English 
Location: Nice Campus 

Start Date: Early Sept-19 
Deadline to apply: 30-Jun-19 

  • Master analytical and quantitative tools to price financial instruments 
  • Make use of numerical and programming tools
  • Appreciate and design portfolio strategies  or financial market products
  • Perform skillful financial risk management though use of key principles and tools
  • Frame ethical issues in finance and understand the need for strong professional standards
  • Know the managerial skills that market demands and can assess one’s own competency level 


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



♦  1-year full-time programme taught in English  
♦  11 core courses, 2 Seminars, 2 Majors, Big Data & FinTech certificates
♦  Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD)  
♦  3-6 month internship / work placement  
♦  Master Project
♦  French Classes


♦  Asset Pricing
♦  Fixed Income and Derivatives Products 
♦  Portfolio Management
♦  Investment 
♦  Trading
♦  Quantitative Techniques in Finance


♦  C++ for Finance
♦  Commodities
♦  Continuous-Time Finance
♦  Big Data Applications for Financial Markets
♦  Macroeconomy, Investments and Financial Markets
♦  Monetary Policy & Central Banks' Watching


The personal and professional benefits of an internship 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.


The Master Project allows you to put acquired knowledge and skills into practice. If you prove your ability to perform high quality research, EDHEC faculty or members of its research centres may, working under their supervision, offer you the opportunity to deliver your Master Project in the form of applied research.




Average Age
Continents Represented
Age Range



Main Previous Academic Background

4-Year BA


Previous Academic Discipline 



Key Figures

of jobs have an international dimension


Placement Statistics : Location

Europe (France 25%)

Asia - Pacific


Middle East / Africa


Placement Statistics : Sectors

Financial Institutions/Banking/Insurance
Financial Advisory/Audit
Other Sectors


Selection Criteria for the 1st Job

Adapted to Career Plans
Job Description
Company's Potential for Growth
Company's Reputation

Activity Sector of the Company
Lack of Alternatives

Bloomberg has signed an agreement to become the corporate sponsor of the EDHEC Business School’s MSc in Financial Markets. Students studying the Financial Economics track of EDHEC's MSc in Financial Markets can now access the Bloomberg Professional service, or Terminal, which has more than 325,000 business and financial subscribers worldwide.

The Bloomberg Professional service is a software platform providing trusted real-time and historical data, market moving news and analytics to help business and financial professionals make better informed investment decisions. The service also features execution platforms for every asset class, research and a global network to communicate securely and reliably.  
EDHEC's subscriptions to the Bloomberg Terminal will serve as a resource for both students and academic staff. It will enable students to become familiar with tools used by financial professionals, thereby reinforcing classroom theory, while academic staff can use it to further their own research.

Bloomberg representatives will offer regular training and the Bloomberg Terminal offers multiple learning tools including the Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) certificate, an e-learning course providing a visual introduction to the financial markets, covering economics, currencies, fixed income and equities. Bloomberg will also award the annual Bloomberg Prize to one Applied Master Project during future graduation ceremonies.

GARP The Financial Risk Manager professional certification, a key differentiator in the job market!

With increasing global demand for graduates with risk management skills has inspired, EDHEC to partner with GARP, the Global Association of Risk Professionals, to create an academically rigorous risk management education.  The GARP partnership is a key differentiator in the job market and aims to better prepare students to succeed in the challenging field of risk management.

The curriculum of the MSc in Financial Markets and the MSc in Risk & Finance prepares students for the Part I exam of the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) professional certification. The Financial Risk Manager designation is the only globally recognised standard for risk professionals.
Part I exam of the FRM covers the tools used to assess:

  • Financial Risk
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Fundamental Risk Management Concepts
  • Financial Markets/Products
  • Valuation and Risk models

GARP, the Global Association of Risk Professionals is the leading association for the risk management profession globally. Find out more about GARP and the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certification.



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 

  • Embraces the latest technology
  • Responds to trends in the market
  • Co-developed with leading business partners

♦  Blended learning

  • Tutorials
  • Lectures
  • Workshops
  • Seminars

♦  Applied learning 

  • Business Games
  • Case Studies
  • Entrepreneurship Projects

♦  Personal performance coaching

  • Interviewing strategies
  • Teamwork development
  • Intercultural communication skills


Professor - EDHEC Development Director - CEO ERI Scientific Beta

CERVELLON Marie-Cécile, PhD

Professor Marketing

CZELLAR Veronika, PhD

Professor Econometrics


Professor - Head of Faculty Business Ethics, Philosophy

DEVILLE Laurent, PhD

Associate Professor Finance


Professor Finance


Professor - Head of Faculty (Law) Business Ethics, Law


Professor - Director of the EDHEC Financial Analysis and Accounting Research Centre - Academic Director of MSc Financial Management in European Apprenticeship Track
Accounting, Finance

HAGUET Daniel, PhD

Associate Professor Finance

LIOUI Abraham, PhD

Professor - Head of Faculty (Finance) - Director Ph.D. in Finance Program Finance


Professor - Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute - Senior Scientific Advisor ERI Scientific Beta Finance

MARS Marie-Catherine, PhD

Associate Professor - Coordinator for Marketing Courses, EDHEC BBA Marketing

O'KANE Dominic, PhD

Affiliate Professor Finance

PELGRIN Florian, PhD

Professor Economics

SISTO Michelle, PhD

Research Associate & Director - Global MBA


Professor Finance

UPPAL Raman, PhD

Professor Finance


Associate Professor Accounting


Professor Finance


Associate Professor Finance

CALVET Laurent, PhD

Professor Finance


Adjunct Faculty & Adjunct Visiting Faculty

Sylvaine Chubert
Managing Director
SC Training & Consulting SARL

Michel Crouhy, PhD
Head of Research & Development

Mélanie Delvaux, MBA
Assistant Manager, Cross Border Tax/M&A
Deloitte SA Luxembourg

Dan Galai, PhD
ABE Gray Professor of Business Administration
The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Georges Hübner, PhD
Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer
Gambit Financial Solutions

Georges Iatridis, PhD
Associate Professor of Accounting & Finance
University of Thessaly

François-Serge Lhabitant, PhD
Kedge Capital Fund Management Ltd

Sanjay Sharma, PhD
CRO, Global Arbitrage &Trading
RBC Capital Markets

This is an advanced course in modern Finance Theory. The purpose is to provide you with essential theoretical foundations for financial decision making. You will learn about asset pricing theory to discover how we measure risk and we measure risk reward. The course will also cover Equilibrium asset pricing and its relation to linear Arbitrage Asset Pricing theory.

This is a modern and rigorous econometrics course designed for students pursuing careers in, financial markets.  You will learn how to handle and model the vast quantity and variety of data that streams from modern financial markets and how to make valid statistical inferences, reasonable conclusions, and useful forecasts from this data.

This course will deepen your understanding of how fixed-income markets work. The main focus is on the Government Bond Markets (nominal and inflation-protected), with a secondary emphasis on the LIBOR markets. You will learn about fixed-income principles and their relation to market features and products such as bond futures, the repo market, bond indices, the role of liquidity, and embedded options.

This course will familiarise you with the pricing and risk management of derivative securities.  You will learn about the different types of Derivatives, beginning with vanilla call and put options and the more complex products such as swaptions, variance swaps and credit derivatives. 

Drawing on the expertise developed at the Edhec Risk Institute, this course equips you with the technical and conceptual tools to take an active role in portfolio management. You will be given a detailed introduction to the modern approach of portfolio management. You will learn why the latest thinking, advocates for a clear separation between the management of normal returns (a.k.a. betas) emanating from exposure to rewarded sources of risk and the management of abnormal returns (a.k.a. alphas) emanating from an active managers’ unique expertise to generate excess return above and beyond the risks taken.

This course is about the main issues relating to securities trading and securities markets. You will learn why and how people trade, and the operation, structure, and regulation of securities markets. You will discover why trading securities has more costs than just brokerage commissions and how these frictions impact the financial industry as a whole.

This course is designed to provide you the necessary skills to conceptualize, implement, and manage the strategy and associated operations of treasuries of multinational corporations and financial institutions. You will learn about the role and organisation of treasury operations as well as the practical challenges of measuring and managing currency and interest rate risks faced by banks and multinational corporations when investing or raising capital in foreign countries. This course covers the concepts of estimating cost of capital for foreign investments and the effects of foreign exchange movements on global cash flow and portfolio risk management. Additional topics include management of securitization and structured finance transactions.

This course provides an overview of many concepts, techniques, and algorithms in machine learning with a special focus on financial applications. The course will start with topics such as classification and end up with more recent topics such as boosting, support vector machines, and Bayesian networks. In addition, you will learn to use the Python programming language, and the powerful Scikit-Learn library. The course will combine both theory and hands-on implementation.

This course introduces you to the fields of data visualizations. You will learn how to acquire parse and analyze large (financial) datasets using multivariate, temporal, text-based, hierarchical and network/graph-based data. In addition, you will use specialized softwares (R, Tableau, ggplot2) with a special focus on financial applications.

This course will give you an in-depth appreciation of the concepts and techniques shape the future of investment management.  You will learn how to improve asset allocation and risk management processes, implement novel investment management approaches, and develop new investment products and, more importantly, new investment solutions. 

This is a course on the theory and practice of tactical asset allocation. You will learn about the models, techniques and applications of tactical asset allocation strategies. The different types of asset allocation, the academic empirical evidence on the question of asset return and risk predictability and the modelling issues involved in building successful asset return prediction models will be covered in this course. You will learn how to apply asset allocation strategies for different investment strategies and assets; global stock and bond markets, investment styles, currencies and volatility.

This course will give you a working knowledge of the techniques used for investing in, analysing, and/or advising private and institutional clients on, alternative investments such as hedge funds and commodity trading advisors. You will learn how to absorb and apply, the analytical arguments in the technical publications – the in-house research notes of financial institutions and practitioner oriented journals – that deal with alternative investments. 

The objective of this course is to give an overall presentation of the best practices to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) in light of what has been learned from the subprime and sovereign debt crises. The course will instruct you in the latest methods for measuring and managing market risk, credit risk, operational risk and model risk. The course begins with a review of the typology of risk types and the various potential exposures of corporations to types on uncertainties, for both financial as well as non-financial corporations. You will learn about the post-crisis regulatory framework for banks and discover the implications for managing risks at non-bank corporations. There is an emphasis on how the new dynamic framework for stress testing and scenario analysis imposed by the banking regulators will impact the strategy of the bank. You will learn how banks and non-bank firms, can align their business plan with their risk appetite and regulatory constraints. The course concludes with an examination of risk capital and how risk capital can be attributed to business lines as part of a risk-adjusted performance measurement system.

This course will enable you to become familiar with Python, a programming language that is increasingly used in financial markets,  and how it can be used to quickly and efficiently construct finance-related applications. 

This course will prepare you to work as a desk risk manager for a complex financial institution. You will discover how to estimate the joint distribution of risk factors and how to translate it into a P&L distribution; for which risk measures can be calculated. You will learn how to test whether a risk model ‘works’ (backtesting); how to choose a risk model appropriately; and how to ‘stress test’ a portfolio. Upon completion of this course you will have a solid grounding in the measurement of market risk and be able to critically assess the strengths and weaknesses of various methods used for estimating P&L distribution.

This course will introduce you to the different facets of actual trading. You will develop a concrete knowledge of how markets work and be taught the different types of trading strategies, as well as a concrete build-up of positions.
Each class session will occur on a virtual trading floor, where you will learn how to trade a few instruments. These sessions will give you trading reflexes and appropriate reactions to market movements. You will become familiar with the notions of Relative Value trading, technical trading, fundamental trading, options trading. Completion of the course will give you an understanding of how to balance the notion of risk and reward and give you a framework to make smarter investments.

Major in Asset Management

Alternative investments
Characteristics of alternative investments from an asset allocation perspective (focus on hedge funds and commodity trading advisors); long/short equity strategies and other strategies; trades, main risks and quantitative tools for alternative investment analysis.

Asset management
Modern portfolio management; optimal asset allocation; portfolio construction; technical challenges; estimates of risk and expected returns; inclusion of alternative asset classes and investment styles; statistical benchmarks.

Investment solutions
From investment products to investment solutions: benchmarks improvements, liability-driven strategies, risk-controlled and life-cycle investments.

Tactical asset allocation
Methodological foundations and tactical asset allocation strategies.

Major in Trading

Fundamentals of trading
Market microstructure; workings of securities trading; impact of market structures on trading strategies; management of trading costs.

Market risk measurement
Introduction to market risk: volatility, risk factors and shortfalls. Managing and measuring risks of financial portfolios.

Trading in practice
Real trading situations in commodities, derivatives or other financial securities; sessions are conducted by professional traders in our trading room.

Introductory Seminar

How to benefit from cultural diversity to solve business challenges, foster innovative thinking and improve team performance.


Regulation Seminar

The course on financial regulation will cover the main components of financial regulation; regulation of financial markets, conduct of business, and solvency issues. You will learn about the objectives and challenges of regulation and gain insights into the way regulation is established and enforced at the European level.
Completion of this course will give you competency in the key elements of regulation, and how it impacts and contributes to shape the financial industry, especially in the areas affecting asset managers, investment firms and insurers. The course will combine lectures, case studies and presentations from experts.

If you have a strong interest in FinTech and its disruption of financial services, and you want to learn how to use big data to develop new applications for the investment industry then this certificate course is for you. The certificate in FinTech will expose you to the research approaches of large datasets and the applications that can be derived from them. 

Career Center

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 efficientin their first job.


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 efficientin their first job.


List of services Career Center provides:

  • Individual career counselling (on campus, via phone, via skype) with internal and external counsellors
  • 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.
  • Explora Digital Certificate.

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

Programme Insights

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Analyst, FICC Structuring, Goldman Sachs Hong Kong
Valentin Hofmann, German, Edhec – 2017
710 GMAT Scorer
Shtilyana ZHELEVA, Bulgarian, EDHEC- 2017


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  • FEES : €23 500

► Please Note : Applications are received and evaluated on a rolling basis until 30th of June 2019.

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


The MSc in Financial Markets is a Master level qualification (Bac+5). This degree is jointly awarded by the French State under the title “Programme supérieur en finance de marché” which confers the Grade Master. 

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

♦  4-year bachelor degree in a finance (or accounting) related field (or equivalent).
♦  GMAT ≥ 650 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)

  • TOEFL Internet based ≥ 95
  • TOEIC ≥ 815
  • IELTS ≥ 6.5
  • Cambridge Test of English > CPE

► 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:
♦  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:

  • 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 ≥ 95
    • TOEIC ≥ 815
    • IELTS ≥ 6.5
    • Cambridge Test of English > CPE
  • 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:

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 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 programes) 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: grant search engine 


Les Bourses sur Critères Sociaux: This scholarship is available for both French and international students living in France for more than 2 years with very low income.

More information: Les Bourses sur Critères Sociaux (in French) 


















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




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




















































The International Students Office helps international students to resolve any administrative or transitional tasks (visa application, accommodation, insurance etc.) during their stay in France. 

Discover the International Students Office website

What are the deadlines to apply for the programmes? 

  • 30th June

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 I have an interview with the Programme Manager?

  • There is no interview for students applying for our MIM or MSc programmes unless the Programme Manager 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 =>95 (/120)
  • TOEIC =>815 (/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's 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 a 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 a suitable accommodation either in the EDHEC residence or in privately owned flats. You will also have access to our Blackboard system in which you will find much needed information to prepare your move to France. 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?

  • MiM: "3QQWQ36"
  • MSc: "3QQWQ01"

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.

Can I send the application file and sit the GMAT later?

  • Yes, but you do need to indicate the test date that you have set in your application file In this case, your application file will be kept in a waiting file until receipt of your scores.

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 the 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 help 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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