Master's Program in Banking in France

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

With a Master in Banking degree, students will explore important aspects of banking such as risk analysis, investments, accounting, corporate finance, and many others. Qualified professionals with a Master in Banking continue to be at high demand.

France is currently among the 20 best performing countries in terms of the economy due to their excellent results-oriented higher education learning. Most of the courses at universities are offered in the French language. France has 60 public and 100 private universities.

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Master European and International Private Banking (M2 EIPB)

Institut d'Administration des Entreprises Nice
Campus Full time 370 hours September 2017 France Nice

This Masters, ranked 2nd of France in 2010, has been designed in partnership with the French Chamber of Foreign Trade. [+]

Best Masters in Banking in France 2017. This Masters, ranked 2nd of France in 2010, has been designed in partnership with the French Chamber of Foreign Trade. You are provided a strong professional approach to international management and the necessary know-how to: Elaborate import/export international strategies Develop foreign businesses Prospect and develop international markets Master the techniques of international logistics Negotiate in an international and intercultural environment You acquire strong competencies in the international trade sector, but also in technical, professional and academic practice of different languages: 70% of your courses are taught in English, 30% in French, and a third language is mandatory. The theoretical knowledge is implemented in a practical, appropriate and evolutionary manner to prepare you to be operational in companies of all sizes all over the world. A strong component of international students, faculty and business practitioners ensures you effective and high interactive lectures, where scholars from different horizons, backgrounds, ages and countries meet and share their knowledge and experience. The Counselors of the French Chamber of Foreign Trade, appointed by the Prime Minister, actively participate to your study curriculum. Several personalities give conferences throughout the year, sharing their own experience as global managers. A prestigious ceremony is organised at the French Riviera Chamber of Commerce at the end of the year, where students having attended these conferences and achieved the best results are awarded a prize. Cohorts are composed of a maximum of 35 students. Your courses are scheduled three days a week (Mon-Tue-Wed), over twenty-five weeks from September to March, in order to allow you to study and work, or conduct your internship at the same time if you so choose. A business simulation game role-play, a mandatory internship of at least 4 months abroad, and the defence of a memoire complete this comprehensive framework. Prerequisites • Graduate Degree in Business: your degree must last a minimum of 4 years and grant a minimum of 240 ECTS credits, or 120 US credits, or equivalent. • English proficiency: TOEIC >750, or TOEFL iBT >79, or TOEFL CBT >213, or TOEFL PBT >550, or IELTS >5.5, or CPE (TOEFL School code: 5999) • Good academic record and relevant experience. Evaluated by the Admissions Committee • Interview before the Admissions Committee The EIPB Ms degre is designed to train banking experts proficient in detecting and analyzing problems ang evolutions in a complex global financial environment. The program provides substantial theoretical foundations and consistent command of finance, quantitative and marketing tools. These skills will enable to provide reliable strategic analysis of risk in private banking worldwide. Successful completion of the program enables you to Manage portfolio and assets Evaluate risks and investments in order to elaborate strategic orientations, sales and purchases in banking Master financial aspects in international business transactions (solvency, payment delays, treasury, change rates...) [-]

Master in Private Banking and Wealth Management

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 France Paris

The Master in Private Banking and Wealth Management is SciencesPo’s one-year program for young graduates interested in private banking, wealth and asset management and humanities. It is the ideal program for serious students aspiring to become truly specialized private bankers and wealth managers. [+]

The Master in Private Banking and Wealth Management is SciencesPo’s one-year program for young graduates interested in private banking, wealth and asset management and humanities. It is the ideal program for serious students aspiring to become truly specialized private bankers and wealth managers. Objectives The program focuses on the fundamentals of banking and, in particular, provides students with critical knowledge regarding assets, compliance, and the ethical and legal environment of wealth management. These foundational courses are contextualized and grounded in the humanities through SciencesPo’s core curriculum courses in political science, law, sociology, history and economics and completed by specialized skills training in ethics and compliance. In particular, the Master in Private Banking and Wealth Management will: - Foster their analytical capacity through a multidisciplinary approach - Develop their skills in client relationship management, and managerial skills in general, with an emphasis on professional negotiation and digital skills - Develop their expertise across all asset classes and in global investment strategy optimization - Offer a privileged connection to SciencesPo’s network of corporate partners and facilitate access to the labor market Innovative teaching methods The master emphasizes interdisciplinary analytical tools and hands-on training workshops as essential to understanding and performing in the field of private banking and wealth management. It is built on a case study approach that is further enriched by the experience and the diversity of the cohort. A high level of interaction is fostered by the small size of the class (the program enrolls 25 to 30 students a year). Students also have access to the full curriculum of SciencesPo’s Department of Economics in business, management, finance and economics as well as SciencesPo’s graduate “common core curriculum” in the humanities. They may choose from a wide range of courses and workshops offered in English and French, according to their individual academic and professional needs and interests. Faculty The Master draws upon SciencesPo’s world-class faculty and its unparalleled network of experts. The program also mobilizes the SciencesPo alumni community, whose members are committed to mentoring and guiding students in their projects and career development as well as to teaching “master classes”. Core courses are taught by both members of its permanent faculty - notably calling upon the deep knowledge and expertise of Sciences Po’s Department of Economics - and by adjunct professors who are leading industry specialists from SciencesPo’s corporate partners. Structure and Curriculum Taught entirely in English with optional courses taught in English and French, the program includes: A one-week orientation period in August in order to refresh fundamentals of quantitative skills The Fall Semester made up of seven core courses and two electives A three-week internship in January in private banking as a first step onto the labor market and as a networking opportunity – provided by SciencesPo The Spring semester made up of seven core courses and two electives The final Summer semester made up of six advanced courses and which is dedicated to developing practical leadership and management/professional skills. In addition to these courses, students may choose to enroll in a language course. Non-French speakers are particularly encouraged to enroll in French language classes. The overall required number of credits is 100 ECTS, the equivalent of about 25 courses , which makes the curriculum one of the most demanding specialized master programs. Admissions The candidates must hold at least a bachelor degree with either 3-year work experience or a Master Year 1 under validation and, ideally, internship experience. They must demonstrate proficiency in English. [-]

Specialised Master in International Wealth Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 6 months January 2017 France Paris

The objectives of the programme are to enable students to master the essentials in important international wealth management areas such as law, finance and tax in an international environment. Help to understand the cross-country aspects, ethics and psychology that make up wealth management. [+]

Best Masters in Banking in France 2017. Studies at Paris and London campuses. Scientific Director: Prof. Cécile Kharoubi and Prof. Jean-Philippe Mabru Objectives of the programme Enable students to master the essentials in important international wealth management areas such as law, finance and tax in an international environment. Help to understand the cross-country aspects, ethics and psychology that make up wealth management. Career opportunities Graduates work in positions such as: Independent Financial Advisor, Risk Controller, International Product Manager, Junior Private Banker, Portfolio Manager, Notary, Patrimonial Engineer, etc. Curriculum A combination of theory classes and of live practical cases: The Environment of Wealth Management, Relationship Management and State Regulations Law and Taxation of Private Assets Global Estate Planning: Real Estate Investments, Life Insurance, Trusts Asset Allocation and Portfolio Management: Introduction to Finance, Portfolio Management Alternative Investment Strategies: Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Commodities, Islamic Finance Wealth Management and Corporate Structures Personal Financial Planning Strategies Time spent on campuses 5 months in Paris – 1 month in London International seminar 1-week seminar in Geneva, Switzerland – in partnership with UBS. Class Profile Business: 38% Economics/Finance: 35% Law/Political science: 22% Other fields: 5% 11% international students 35% women, 65% men Language requirement French and English Duration 1 year (Start in September) Job Survey 45K€ is the average salary after the MS. Less than 3 months after graduation 89% are employed. 75% have a job with an international dimension. In which sector: Finance/Banking/Insurance: 88% Chemicals/Pharmaceutical Industry: 6% Law: 6% How to apply Online application TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS scores Personal interview if eligible [-]

Executive Master in International Finance (MIF)

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years

The Master in International Finance (MIF) is an executive MSc degree (for candidates with work experience). The MIF programme introduces you to cutting-edge developments in international corporate finance, banking, and asset management. The course curriculum aims to prepare students for a professional rather than an academic career. [+]

Boost your career in Finance and Banking Master in International Finance (MIF) is a postgraduate and postexperience programme that offers cutting-edge developments in Corporate Finance & Valuation, Investment, Financial Modelling, M&A, Asset Management and Risk Management. See more: Full-time, part-time or modular The programme allows you to study full-time (12 months), part-time (18-24 months) for working students or to study modular. All courses are conducted in English and organized 2-3 evenings during weekdays (Monday-Thursday). International Study Trip Every year we organise an International Study Trip to Cape Town, South Africa. Theme of this trip is: 'Finance in emerging markets'. Linking theory to practise Our lectures are from the academic field and from our network of experts from the financial services industry. This guarantees a practical relevance through their involvement in the development of courses and guest lectures. Careers During the one- or two-year MIF programme, you will be guided by the Careers Services Manager to define and plan your career path. Our Career Service Manager placed 90% of the MIF class of 2015 before graduation. Watch our video: Alumni and students We are running the programme since 1996. Our MIF alumni are a diverse community of high achievers connected by a shared experience. Visa and Housing Moving to a new city and beginning a new study should be a happy and exciting experience. The University of Amsterdam has a number of services and support facilities to ensure this is the case. Fees and ScholarshipsThe tuition fee for the full- and part-time programmes starting in (end of) August/September 2017 is €26,900. CFA and CAIA The Master in International Finance is intensively working together with the following Programme Partners Chartered Financial Analyst Society (CFA) Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Institute (CAIA) The Amsterdam Business School A business school’s accreditations form an important indicator of the quality of the school and its programmes. We can proudly report that the Amsterdam Business School is accredited by both EQUIS and AACSB, the world’s leading accreditation for business schools. The MIF programme is accredited also by the Dutch-Flemish accreditation body NVAO. Watch our video: Application deadlines Application deadline for candidates: 30 June 2017 for full-time and part-time candidates. We advise candidates from countries outside the EU, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, USA, Japan and South Korea to apply two months before the deadline as these candidates need an entry visa (MVV) and residence permit for the Netherlands. Questions about your admission To receive an indication of your eligibility to the programme please use the CV Quick Scan (see For other questions related to your admission, further information and general questions about the Master in International Finance do not hesitate to contact Gosia Herudzinska (Recruitment & Admissions Manager Executive Programmes) at: +31 (0)20 525 4056 Skype: admissions-mif [-]