MSc Financial Markets & Investments

Skema Business School

Program Description
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MSc Financial Markets & Investments

Skema Business School

Programme Outline

The MSc in Financial Markets & Investments is a market-driven finance programme that closely reflects the constantly changing world of international finance. The teaching and curriculum use a practical approach.

The programme this year has been remodelled to take into account the new normal. The programme gives students practical expertise in the key areas of finance within the new post crisis (2008? and today again ) financial environment in the fields of trading, risk management, sales, investment advisory, structuring finance… Content is taught within a global macro-economic and financial environment with market-oriented courses that will enable the students to become conscious of a new financial and economic environment including a key component that may remain with them throughout their careers: a stockpile of world debt.

The availability of Bloomberg terminals with existing live quotes and up-to-the-minute financial information from different exchanges allows students to follow and better understand the correlation between geopolitics, economics and the financial markets.

The programme’s objective is to prepare students to adjust to an ever-changing volatile economic and financial environment by giving them regular access to experienced financial specialists who strive for a delicate balance between the importance of strong academic skills and practical market experience..

Why choose this programme

Small, international classes mean students build fruitful inter-cultural relationships with one another and their teachers. Classes are taught by professors who have both strong academic backgrounds and expert professional experience in finance. This unique combination provides students with: an up-to-the minute insider’s perspective of the changing financial arena, how these changes play out, and how to react in the day-to-day world of work.

The teaching emphasises a hands-on, problem-solving approach that means graduates can work productively from Day One on the job. Graduates can be sure of future career mobility because the Financial Markets & Investments MSc strikes the right balance between technical skills and a global perspective.

The programme is developed constantly to ensure its relevance to shifting global financial markets. Classes are also complemented by various talks given by full time, high-calibre professionals from public and private institutions in the global capital markets.

Throughout the year, students develop professional contacts, get access to information from various resources, and learn from each other. Indeed, one of the strongest assets of this programme is the opportunity for cross cultural interactions and learning. The highly international make-up of classes will make it possible for students to create a wide network of friends and colleagues.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 30, 2015
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Sept., 2016
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