EDHEC Business School

MSc in Finance


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The MSc in Finance is specifically designed for candidates from all educational backgrounds wishing to pursue a career in Finance.

As a CFA Partner program, the curriculum closely follows the curriculum of the CFA Level 1 and prepares students for a wide variety of international careers in finance as well as offering them  the opportunity to prepare a professional diploma.

Its broad curriculum gives equal attention to corporate finance and capital markets and allows participants to develop expertise in corporate financial strategy, investment banking, financial accounting, reporting and analysis, risk management; and equity and fixed income portfolio management. CFA curriculum textbooks are used as core programme readings to maximize participants' industry readiness.

The CFA Institute, the world's largest association of investment professionals, is globally recognised as the definitive standard within the financial industry. This partnership gives a strong indication of the close ties between EDHEC and the industry and further emphasises the quality of EDHEC programmes and their relevance to business.

Programme - MSc in Finance

1-year full-time programme taught entirely in English

9 core courses

4 specialised seminars

Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD)

3-6 month internship/ work placement

Master's thesis

Courses and Seminars : 360 hours, 46 ECTS

TI&CD : 40 hours, 4 ECTS

Master's thesis : 10 ECTS

Internship* : 15 ECTS

Total : 400 hours, 75 ECTS 

*Mandatory 3 to 6-month internship.

A full-time position replaces the internship requirement.

Core Modules - MSc in Finance

- Corporate Finance (part I & II)

- Financial Analysis & Management of International Groups

- Financial Accounting & Analysis

- Fixed Income Analysis

- International Economics

- Money & Capital Markets

- Options, Futures & Other Derivatives

- Portfolio Management

- Quantitative Methods in Finance

Seminars - MSc in Finance

- Advanced Excel & VBA Programming

- Ethics & Corporate Governance


- Research Methodologies

Contact :

393, Promenade des Anglais


06202 Nice Cedex 3 - France

>> Interview de Pascale Viala, Responsable de la Filière Financial Economics, EDHEC Business School