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    Full time available

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  • Course Duration

    1 year

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  • Course Fees

    Pricing is for the 2019 intake. All indicated fees include tuition, enrolment fees and lifelong membership of emlyon business school forever alumni network.

  • Last Updated

    23 October 2019

The objective of the program is to train specialists able to advance in today’s global financial sector. Your challenge is not only to become an expert in a financial field, but to acquire a large set of skills and develop a global scope including but not limited to: data, new technologies, mathematics, CSR, economy and soft skills. Innovation & mindset shift in the ecosystem have become a major challenge for banks, companies and consulting firms. This program prepares the students for all this.

Classes & Teaching Methods

The program and pedagogy are driven by recruiters expectations that lead you to master major skills:

  • Strategic analysis skills : beyond models, technical skills, tools, technologies and hardwork you will need to master, you need to understand the big picture and be able to interact with different teams and activities
  • Financial engineering & modelization know how (including disruptions in legaltech and complex environments)
  • Develop added value in valuation and analysis to face complexity and transformations
  • Soft skills to work on project, in teams and globally with multicultural differences in order to avoid silos that are enemy and limitations to organizations efficiency and agility

The first term will bring you both knowledge and skills required in your future professional environment whatever specialization and job you are targeting in the end, from investment banking & corporate finance to quantitative finance & data analytics. Courses are offered in English or French depending on your choice. Interactions between real economy and digital transformations are an important focus.

After the first semester, you will go deeper into the specifics of your future professional environment: Investment banking & corporate finance (strategy, valuation, M&A…), Market finance (equity & debt capital market, asset management…), Innovation finance (business modelling, growth financing…), Quantitative Finance & data analytics (stochastic calculus,risk management...).

Get an international dimension

The MSc in Finance environment will be international, through professors profiles, courses and contents, fellow students and two international learning trips. For the first one, you will choose between Casablanca or Shanghai, thanks to emlyon business school’s campuses there. The second learning trip is linked to your choice of specialization, as the program agenda will be different.


To apply to the MSc in Finance, you need to fulfill the following requirements:

  • Holding a validated Master 1 or Bachelor's Degree equivalent (Bac+4 equivalent to 240 European credits ECTS)
  • By way of derogation, students holding a Licence 3 diploma or an equivalent (180 European credits ECTS) with an excellent profile may be accepted.

This program welcomes graduates from engineering schools, management schools and universities. Depending on your profile, you may need to acquire first some fundamentals by elearning . It is important that you have a clear comprehension of the finance sector and activities to be able to develop and implement your professional project over the 18-month program.

For students interested in the Quantitative Finance & Data Analytics specialization, a strong background or ability to acquire techniques in a few weeks in mathematics, computer science, physics and/or scientific courses such as econometrics, economic forecasting will be necessary.

If you would like to have the contact details of the right person to help you with any questions regarding the program or the selection procedure, you can create your personal space and obtain full contact details on your emlyon business school dashboard.

Visit the MSc in Finance page on the emlyon business school website for more details!




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