MSc & GLOBAL MBA DOUBLE-DEGREE

MSc & GLOBAL MBA DOUBLE-DEGREE

At a Glance

The two-year double-degree MSc & Global MBA programme is offered to a select group of motivated students to complement their intensive Master of Science coursework with a rigorous Global MBA programme. Earning both a Master degree and a MBA degree, in a total of two years, this unique programme prepares students for senior management positions in areas that demand expertise in a specific business discipline.

Language: English 
Location for 1st year of study: Lille or Nice Campus 

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

 

Our MSc programmes are designed to prepare you to master the specific demands of a precise business field while the MBA degree will strengthen your communication, personal and leadership skills, connect you to a highly diverse and experience cohort, and learn about yourself as a business leader. Combined, the two degrees complete your leadership profile granting you the technical, operational, and problem-solving skillsets while building your leadership potential for top management positions.

Upon completion of your programme, you will:

  • Understand and apply the latest managerial concepts and models
  • Analyse and evaluate complex business situations and decide appropriate actions.
  • Cultivate critical, conceptual and innovative problem-solving skills.
  • Supervise business development processes
  • Master critical thinking tools and create successful, innovative strategies for the digital age

Year 1 : Sept . 2018 − May 2019 

MSc

Sept – May: academic courses  / June onwards: 3-6 months summer or Post-MSc internship required

Specialised Master of Science Programmes from our portfolio on offer in:
MSc in Business Management
MSc in Financial Economics
► Including foreign languages (for non-French students) and specialised seminars

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 : Sept 2020 to June 2021 or Jan. 2021 to December 2021

Global MBA Programme

♦ Fundamental Courses
♦ Choice of specialisation track: Digital Innovation, Finance, Leadership, Entrepreneurship
► Including global learning expeditions to South Africa, and a choice of San Francisco, Singapore, London or Paris
► 2-6 month summer or Post-MBA Applied Learning options:  internship, business plan, consulting project or research topic

FIELDS

♦  Finance
♦  Consulting
♦  Marketing

♦  Social Innovation
♦  Entrepreneurship
♦  Digital Technology

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. To access each programmes' class profiles, please refer to individual programme pages.

MSc in Business Management
MSc in Financial Economics

♦ Global MBA programme

Key Figures after completing your double degree

of jobs have an international dimension

 

Placement Statistics: Main Locations

Europe (EEA)

Asia

North America

 

Placement Statistics: Main Sectors

Technology (Internet services, Retail, Telecom)
31%
Financial Services, Insurance, Investment Firms
21%
Consulting (Strategy or Management)
7%
Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Life Sciences
5%
Real Estate
5%

Manufacturing
5%
Energy, Pëtrolum, Renewables
5%

Academics

 

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“The development of this joint MSc MBA programme answers the market need for business leaders with global experience and deep insight into specific industry domains. We are proud to create with this programme a platform and process that educates the brightest minds interested in business leadership and management. I am excited by our unique offer and its ability to combine industry specific expertise with global business leadership skills.”

— Michelle Sisto, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies & Sandra Richez, Global MBA programme Director

 

 

 

 

Our teaching methods aim 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

Alumni Spotlights
Conferences
Global Learning Expeditions
Treks and company visits

Please refer to individual programme pages for full details.

MSc in Business Management
MSc in Financial Economics

Global MBA programme

Please refer to individual programme pages for full details.

MSc in Business Management
MSc in Financial Economics

Global MBA programme

Career Centre

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.

The Career Centre 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. We also oversee the Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD) programme; a simulation of a real-life assessment centre that helps you to define and achieve your career goals. Unique in Europe, the TI&CD programme evaluates and assesses your strengths and areas of improvement on 10 managerial competencies defined by international recruiters. The Career Centre in concert with the TI&CD programme gives you the skills to find your first job and ensures that you are prepared to excel once employed. 

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. The below are some of the events offered to our Master students. In your MBA year (second year of the double degree programme), you will have access to specialised MBA career services featuring the career smart programme

  • 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. 

Next Steps

 

APPLICATION FEES : €100

FEES : the below incorporate a 20% reduction of tuition fees on both programmes resulting in total tuition fees of:

  •  €50,560 (MSc Business Management (except the MSc in Global & Sustainable Business, the MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, and the MSc in Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence) / Global MBA) 
  •  €54,000 ( MSc Financial Economics and the MSc in Global & Sustainable Business, the MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, and the MSc in Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence / Global MBA:)

APPLICATION DEADLINE : 30 JUNE 2019

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

♦  min. 2 years work experience  Bachelor degree (3 or 4 year or equivalent). 
♦  4-year bachelor degree (or equivalent)

♦  GMAT or GRE or Tage Mage or CAT* official test score report. (CAT* for Indian students only). GMAT min. required score is set by MSc programme.
♦  Acceptable English proficiency tests/certificates (TOEFL Internet based ≥ 95, TOEIC ≥ 815, IELTS ≥ 6.5, or 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. + Online interview + MBA Admissions Interview by skype

►  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 and MBA 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, CVs and interviews to review all aspects of a candidate's profile holistically.

 

* CAT exam only accepted for Indian students.

 

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EDHEC offers various scholarships to support candidates according to their profile. merits and financial situation. Students of the double-degree benefit automatically from a 20% off of tuition fees on both programmes. Other EDHEC Scholarships are available based on merit. Region-specific scholarships are also available. Please contact the admissions team for further details.

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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