The MSc in Risk and Finance is an advanced, 13-month, part-time, programme taught in London. Compatible with professional schedules, this programme prepares you for careers in financial markets, corporate finance and risk management. You will learn about pricing &hedging financial instruments and assessing & selecting investments. This programme will suit you if you have a quantitative background, are an investment industry professional or a finance professional contemplating a lateral move.
Completion of this course will give you the fundamentals of financial risk management and equip you to make key corporate finance decisions.
Location: London Campus
Start Date: Early Sept-18
Deadline to apply: 30-Jun-18
♦ 1-year full-time programme taught in English
♦ 13 core courses
♦ Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD)
♦ 3-6 month internship / work placement
♦ Master Project
♦ French Classes
♦ Corporate Finance
♦ Asset Pricing
♦ Risk Management
♦ Quantitative Techniques in Finance
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.
SwissLife AM, one of the leading companies in risk management, is the new corporate sponsor of the MSc in Risk & Finance, EDHEC's part-time programme that prepares students for global careers in risk management and finance.
Made for the long-term, such partnerships create a strong bond between students and companies, including internship and employment opportunities.
It also allows students to engage with SwissLife AM, getting exposure to and expertise from highly-skilled professionals. Thanks to this sponsorship, students will gain invaluable insight into the real world of risk management and have a great opportunity to start building their professional networks.
“This partnership is no accident: Swiss Life Asset Managers recognises the high-quality of education delivered by EDHEC Business School. We look forward to meeting and recruiting bright and energetic students, and to playing a central role in the EDHEC MSc in Risk & Finance.”Jean-Pierre Grimaud, CEO AM Business at SwissLife Asset Managers.
GARP, Global Association of Risk Professionals 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
♦ Blended learning
♦ Applied learning
♦ Personal performance coaching
Professor - EDHEC Development Director - CEO ERI Scientific Beta
Professor - Head of Faculty Business Ethics, Philosophy
Associate 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
Associate Professor Finance
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
Associate Professor - Coordinator for Marketing Courses, EDHEC BBA Marketing
Affiliate Professor Finance
Research Associate & Director - Global MBA
Associate Professor Accounting
Associate Professor Finance
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
CEO & CIO
Kedge Capital Fund Management Ltd
Sanjay Sharma, PhD
CRO, Global Arbitrage &Trading
RBC Capital Markets
EDHEC Career Centre helps you to master your career plan.
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.
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:
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.
Learn more about the various events organised by career center department.
► Please Note : Applications are received and evaluated on a rolling basis until 30th of June 2018.
We are looking for intellectual talent with a history of achieving high-level goals.
♦ 4-year bachelor degree in a finance related field (or equivalent) or an outstanding 3-year bachelor degree with advanced finance courses.
♦ GMAT ≥ 650 or 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)
► 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 30 years with an excellence profile:
When is the deadline: Complete applications must be sent to EDHEC before 1st December
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.
Who can apply:
EDHEC scholarships are reserved for applicants with excellent profiles:
When is the deadline:
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 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.
for Russian Students
The Co-Financed Scholarship is a joint initiative of EDHEC Business School & Embassy of France in Russia. This scholarship is offered a Russian citizens and students 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.
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)
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
For more information on Federal Direct and PLUS loans please contact the admissions office:
The International Students Office helps international students to resolve any administrative or transitional tasks (visa application, accommodation, insurance etc.) during their stay in France.
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Do you accept scanned documents?
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GRE and Tage Mage accepted. CAT also accepted for Indian students only.
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Can I add an unofficial GMAT score report to my application file?
Can I send the application file and sit the GMAT later?
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?
How does the financial aid apply to the tuition fees?
What is the EDHEC Career Center?
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.