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 an MSc and the 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-22
Deadline to apply: 30-Jun-22 

 

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 experienced 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 . 2022 − May 2023

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 Finance
► 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 2023 to June 2024 

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 New York
► 2-6 months 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 Finance

♦ Global MBA programme

Key Figures

of jobs have an international dimension

 

Location

Europe (69% in France)

Asia - Pacific

Middle East & Africa

Americas

 

Main Sectors

Consumer Goods
39%

Media / Publishing
15%

It/ Telecom
11%

Luxury Goods
9%

Consulting
4%

 

Selection Criteria for the 1st Job

Adapted to Career Plans (salary / company's reputation / job description)
94%

 

Key Recruiters

AMAZON, CHRISTIAN DIOR COUTURE, HERMES PARFUMS & BEAUTE, GROUPE SEB, KELLOGG'S, PROCTER & GAMBLE,

SALESFORCE, SWAROVSKI, UBISOFT, UNILEVER.

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. We are 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 Finance

Global MBA programme

Career Centre

BOOST YOUR CAREER
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.

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.  

  • 60,000 internships  and 33,500 job offers posted on EDHEC’s dedicated jobs board every year
  • 40% international mobility in our master’s degrees
  • 400+ companies involved in our events every year, 20% of them international 
  • 100+ corporate partners   
  • 300+ regular recruiters
     

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.)
  • 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 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

  • 60,000 internships and 33,500 job offers posted on EDHEC’s dedicated jobs board every year
  • 40% international mobility in our master’s degrees
  • 400+ companies involved in our events every year, 20% of them international 
  • 100+ corporate partners   
  • 300+ regular recruiters
  • 120+ career events
  • Finance Career Days
  • International Graduate Programme Day
  • Industry-specific events: luxury, audit, marketing, etc.
  • Dublin, London, Luxembourg & Paris company treks

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

Admissions

 

APPLICATION FEES: €100

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

International students:

  • MSc Business Management / Global MBA: €54,320
  • MSc Financial Economics / Global MBA: €57,920
  • MSc in Climate Change & Sustainable Finance / Global MBA: €59,040

French students:

  • MSc Business Management / Global MBA: €52,480
  • MSc Financial Economics / Global MBA: €56,080
  • MSc in Climate Change & Sustainable Finance / Global MBA: €57,200

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30 JUNE 2022

► Please Note: Applications are received and evaluated on a rolling basis until 30th of June 2022.

♦  A minimum of 2 years of work experience

♦  4-year bachelor's degree (or equivalent).

♦  GMAT or GRE or Tage Mage official test score report.

♦  Acceptable English proficiency tests/certificates (TOEFL Internet-based ≥ 92, TOEIC ≥ 850, IELTS ≥ 6.5, or 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. + 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.

 

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 (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 2022

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?

  • Template Recommendation
  • 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.

How is the Online interview conducted?

  • Once your online application is complete, the International Admissions Team will send you a link to take your online interview in English. It is a series of 6 questions on your motivation, your interest in the programme, your previous experiences (professional, group work…). There is no right or wrong answer. You will have a practice session before you start the interview. Once the interview is done, it will be sent along with your application file to the Selection Committee.

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.
  • Template Motivation Letter

English proficiency test

What are the expected scores?

  • TOEFL Internet-based ≥ 92  (/120)
  • TOEIC ≥ 850 (/990)
  • IELTS ≥ 6.5 (/9.0)
  • Cambridge Test of English ≥ 175

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.

► English native speakers or those holding a degree taught in English (minimum 3 years) are eligible for an English Test waiver.

What is the difference between the MIM and MSc?

  • The EDHEC Master in Management is a 2-year academic 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: Master in Management degree and Master of Science diploma. After your Master 1 year, you will have the opportunity to acquire professional experience for a full year or may opt for a 6-month exchange at a partner university.
  • 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
  • Master in Management, Business Management: 3QQ-WQ-05
  • Master in Management, Finance: 3QQ-WQ-36
  • MSc in Creative Business & Social Innovation: 3QQ-WQ-60 
  • MSc in Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence: 3QQ-WQ-82
  • MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation: 3QQ-WQ-77 
  • MSc in Global & Sustainable Business: 3QQ-WQ-16
  • MSc in Management & Leadership: 3QQ-WQ-54 
  • MSc in Marketing Management: 3QQ-WQ-47
  • MSc in Strategy, Organisation & Consultancy: 3QQ-WQ-84
  • LL.M. in Law & Tax Management: 3QQ-WQ-26 
  • MSc in Corporate Finance & Banking: 3QQ-WQ-73
  • MSc in International Finance: 3QQ-WQ-98
  • MSc in Financial Engineering: 3QQ-WQ-69
  • MSc in Accounting & Finance: 3QQ-WQ-04

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. 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.
  • Applications for the EIFFEL Scholarship need to be submitted to EDHEC before December 1st. To apply for EIFFEL Scholarship, you will need first to get accepted and confirm your seat to one of EDHEC Master programmes no later than end of November (by paying a deposit payment which corresponds to the 1st semester tuition fees). Students can apply for EIFFEL only through one academic institution, and the chosen institution applies on the student’s behalf once enrolled. Results are usually published by Campus France by March/April of the next year. Students who are not granted EIFFEL, generally are offered a 30% EDHEC Excellence Scholarship instead but the two cannot be combined.

     


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 Centre?

  • 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.
  • 60,000 internships and 33,500 job offers posted on EDHEC’s dedicated jobs board every year
     

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: 10 to 25 students per group
  • Contact Hours: 
    • MIM 3h a week (30h/semester +6h group projects)
    • MSc 2h a week (15h/semester)   
  • Qualifications of the instructors: courses are delivered by an officially accredited French language teaching institution