Masters Program in Finance in France

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France, a country of vivid and diverse culture, art and literature, also offers excellent opportunities to study Finance. Universities that offer Master of Finance are located all over France and they will provide you with both main theoretical and also applied concepts in the study of Finance. Taking your masters degree in Finance in France will also give you a chance to gain deep insight into European and global economy.

By choosing to study Finance, you will have the chance to learn about personal, corporate and public finance, as well as financial theory from a diverse interdisciplinary perspective, involving mathematics, economics and social studies. If you a fluent in French, you will have a larger choice of universities before you, but many high-level universities also offer master of Finance programs in English.

Whether you are seeking career advancement, want to get an additional degree or are thinking of starting your own business, a master in Finance will give you necessary skills and knowledge to proceed. Take a look at the programs below and find the one most suitable for you!

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Master in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management

EISTI : Graduate School in Computer Science and Mathematics Engineering
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Pau Cergy-Pontoise + 1 more

Master’s Degree in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management draws on the recognized excellence of our engineering school in quantitative finance, and makes great use of the collaborations with the Universities of Paris-Dauphine and Cergy-Pontoise. [+]

Best Masters in Finance in France 2017. Master’s Degree in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management draws on the recognized excellence of our engineering school in quantitative finance, and makes great use of the collaborations with the Universities of Paris-Dauphine and Cergy-Pontoise. The Master is primarily going to appeal to international students, "free movers" or those from our partner universities or for high-potential foreign engineers who are looking for an international career in the domain of finance. This program leads to a Master degree and a Diplôma accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. Objective This Master’s degree covers the whole chain of quantitative finance, from theoretical aspects to the application in a professional setting. The chain can be described as follows: Description of the market and financial products Mathematical models of finance Mathematical models of risk Numerical resolution: computer-aided simulation Calibration and asset evaluation Specific details of the Master: The Master came from the Financial Engineering option (IFI) taught at the ESITI for the last 13 years (all students from the option have found work as soon as their compulsory internships finished, and have an average salary 20% higher than the norm in this sector). In and of itself, the Master is intrinsically international. The theoretical teaching of this Master is very thorough, covering everything needed to know in the associated professions. As a consequence, the students are very adaptable within the work market. The Master offers a 3-skilled approach, in Computer Science, Mathematics and Finance. Practical... [-]

Master in Engineering

Leonard de Vinci Group
Campus Full time 5 years Open Enrollment France Paris

ESILV Graduate School of Engineering trains engineers with strong scientific and technical bases and a real professional experience, who are opened to the world and prepared to the challenges of tomorrow’s industry. [+]

ESILV (Léonard de Vinci Graduate School of Engineering) is structured around digital sciences and technology and is separated into four major specialisations that include computer science, computational mechanics, finance, and energy. With intimate class sizes supporting close peer-to-peer interaction, team projects, and international internships/opportunities, students receive a comprehensive, well-rounded education. ESILV is a member of the CGE, the UGEI, the CDEFI, and Campus France. ESILV awards graduates the “Diplôme d’Ingénieur” accredited by the “Commission des titres d’ingénieur (CTI)” which is the French accreditation body for engineering programmes and institutions. ESILV has the Master label EURACE. Read more on the school's website: Master in Engineering ESILV offer five-year Master’s programme : The 1st cycle of 3 years enables students to be at the heart of the digital and to acquire strong scientific bases in Computer Science, Mathematics and Engineering. The last 2 years, the master’s programme, are devoted to building proficiency in a chosen area of expertise. 4 specialisations: Computing and Digital Sciences Computational Mechanics and Modeling Digital Modern Energy Financial Engineering: IT and Quantitative Finance The programme also prepares students for the expectations of French and international recruitment consultants: 3 internships in companies (a total of 14 months in 5 years); student projects in partnership with companies; Hybridisation and cross skills by applying a unique teaching skills with students from EMLV – School of Management and IIM – School of Multimedia; Engage for the future trends: Big Data, FinTech & Assurtech, CyberSecurity, Smart Objects, Smart Buildings, Sustainable mobility; Develop the... [-]

Master in Finance

ESSEC Business School
Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 France Cergy-Pontoise

The Master in Finance, recognized by the French Higher Education and Research Ministry as Master Degree, and ranked 7th best Master in Finance worldwide by the Financial Times in 2016, is a graduate program tailored to individual needs and goals. [+]

Best Masters in Finance in France 2017. A word from the Academic Director “The increasingly globalized and complex economy creates an additional demand for graduates with a well-recognized expertise in all areas of finance. In addition, corporate financial directors, consulting (advisory) firms, investment banks and financial institutions are in need of in-depth technical knowledge in finance.Career-oriented and internationally focused, the ESSEC Master in Finance is a highly selective and intensive program designed to offer high quality training to high potential students who wish to pursue a career in corporate finance, financial markets, asset and portfolio management as well as risk management. The program has a strong international dimension and teaches students to adapt to a multicultural environment, addressing multinational issues and providing exposure to both Europe and Asia. It offers a global approach to finance with a strong emphasis on the underlying skills necessary to operate in today’s financial professions.” Professor Sridhar Arcot, Academic Director of the Master in Finance. Ph.D. in Finance, LSE, Associate Professor, Finance Department. Academic The Master in Finance, recognized by the French Higher Education and Research Ministry as Master Degree, is a graduate program tailored to individual needs and goals. It offers 3 specialized tracks in Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, and Asset Management. The curriculum is flexible and it is full-time during 15 months. The 90 ECTS credits cover courses, an international study trip and an internship or academic dissertation. Students can choose to enroll the program either on the ESSEC France campus (Cergy, Paris... [-]

Specialised Programme in Quantitative Finance

emlyon business school
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

The objective of the Specialised Programme in Quantitative Finance is to train top level specialists able to advance in today’s global financial sector characterised by constant change and continuous innovation. [+]

Specialised Programme in Quantitative Finance Gain scientific, technical and financial skills The objective of the Specialised Programme in Quantitative Finance is to train top level specialists able to advance in today’s global financial sector characterised by constant change and continuous innovation. This 12-month programme has been developed to help graduates from engineering schools and universities, possessing a strong background in mathematics, computer science, physics and similar areas of expertise, launch their career in quantitative finance. After completing this specialised programme, graduates take up various positions like Risk Manager, Financial Engineer or ‘Quant’, Asset Manager, Fund Manager and others. The academic courses include both the fundamentals of management as well as specialised courses like quantitative methods, economic and financial environments, life insurance and pension funds management. This academic part takes place in Paris and is complemented by a 6 month internship. If you are looking to enter the international world of finance, and want to become part of a network of over 27,000 professionals around the globe, then the Specialised Programme in Quantitative Finance is the right programme for you! emlyon business school is one of the first Business Schools to provide the Quantitative Finance Specialised Programme students with official training to obtain the French Financial Securities Authority (AMF) certification. This certification is mandatory for all professionals of the French financial markets, products and advisory activities. Fast Facts Campus Day: Meet us in Paris on January 21st! Study in Paris, one of the top european financial centers Gain scientific, technical and... [-]

Master Mathematical Models in Economics and Finance (MMEF)

University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Paris

The first year of Graduate Studies (Diplôme Universitaire), MMEF - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance, is a [+]

Best Masters in Finance in France 2017. First Year of Graduated Studies: The first year of Graduate Studies (Diplôme Universitaire), MMEF - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance, is a one-year, full-time, international programme that is taught in English. The courses correspond to those taught in the first year of Graduate Studies, which in the Bologna European Academic System is the first year M1 of the Masters. The courses derive from pre-existing courses at the university, with intensive courses in French. The degree is devoted to the training of students in the use of mathematical models in economics and finance: mathematical economics, strategic analysis, decision theory, stochastic models, mathematical finance and optimization models. The training is built around a large spectrum of courses, which aim to give the knowledge for the modelization of economic and financial problems, for mathematical formalization and tools for the numerical solutions. The new models in finance, economics and decision theory need a coherent training in these fields. Around 50 students are welcomed each year. Admission is made on the basis of academic excellence. All applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English and have a recognized Bachelor Degree or equivalent (180 ECTS credits in the Bologna system). Preference is given to students in economics, finance or mathematics. Mathematical aptitude and work experience can be helpful. Continuation to the QEM Erasmus Mundus Master: After the first year of the MMEF Degree, successful students who want to get a Masters Degree, may apply to: - the... [-]

Master in Finance specialized in Risk and Asset Management

University of Paris-Saclay
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2017 France Paris

The graduates from this M2 program have a double expertise in risk management and asset management, skills they can apply in banking, insurance and asset management. They master the basic concepts related to the measurement and management of risks, on the one hand, and asset management, on the other. [+]

The graduates from this M2 program have a double expertise in risk management and asset management, skills they can apply in banking, insurance and asset management. They master the basic concepts related to the measurement and management of risks, on the one hand, and asset management, on the other. The theoretical expertise is combined with operational skills including several computer programming(VBA, R, SAS, ...) and the implementation of quantitative methods used in risk and asset management. [-]

Master in International Finance and Law (Dual Degree with the University of Pennsylvania Law School)

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris

The Dual Master's degree program in International Finance and Law is a two-year full time Master's Program. Spanning a wide range of disciplines, this program offers core courses in management, finance and law. [+]

Best Masters in Finance in France 2017. Master in International Finance and Law (Dual Degree with the University of Pennsylvania Law School) Dual degree program - Penn Law Sciences Po and Penn Law: Two world class institutions Sciences Po at a Glance Sciences Po functions as a top-level research university in the social sciences, offering a wide and varied curriculum and drawing on academics and experts in such fields as political science, international relations, sociology, law, and economics. Scholars as well as professionals from the business world and public administration comprise Sciences Po's distinguished faculty. Located in the heart of Paris, Sciences Po is a symbol of excellence and attracts outstanding students from all over the world. With more than 470 partner universities worldwide and 47% of international students, Sciences Po has become a truly international institution. Innovation and creativity in research and education have always been a driving force at Sciences Po. Through its multidisciplinary programs, Sciences Po delivers a solid methodological training and provides students with the tools to deal with complexity. Besides, Sciences Po's education constantly encourages bold intellectual attitudes and mutual respect and consideration. Penn Law at a Glance Penn Law is a world leader in legal education, uniquely equipping students with the knowledge and skills they need to excel in today's legal marketplace, wherever their career aspirations and intellectual interests take them. Our Strengths: The Wharton Business and Law Certificate, a custom designed program taught by Wharton faculty and industry experts selected for their teaching... [-]

Safety, Quality, Environment and Risk Management Engineer

ESAIP Graduate School of Engineering
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 France Angers

A 3 year programme in French... [+]

A 3 year programme in French - QHSE - Industrial & Natural Risk management - Energy management - Circular economy [-]

Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 France Paris

The Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management is Sciences Po’s one-year program for young graduates interested in regulatory issues, corporate finance, risk management, compliance and humanities. It is the ideal program for serious students aspiring to become truly specialized in the field of financial regulation and risk management whether it is in the private or public sector. [+]

Best Masters in Finance in France 2017. The Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management is Sciences Po’s one-year program for young graduates interested in regulatory issues, corporate finance, risk management, compliance and humanities. It is the ideal program for serious students aspiring to become truly specialized in the field of financial regulation and risk management whether it is in the private or public sector. Objectives The program focuses on the fundamentals of finance and, in particular, provides students with critical knowledge regarding corporate finance, regulation and risk 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 Financial Regulation and Risk Management will: - Foster their analytical capacity through a multidisciplinary approach - Prepare students for a wide range of professional exams, including those for Chartered Financial Analyst, Financial Risk Manager, French, British and US regulatory and compliance certificates - Develop their corporate and market finance skills - 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 regulation, compliance, corporate finance and asset 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... [-]

Specialised Master in International Wealth Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 6 months January 2018 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. [+]

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... [-]

Advanced Master in Finance

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 30 weeks January 2018 France Paris

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Best Masters in Finance in France 2017. Studies at Paris and London campuses. Scientific Director: Prof. Philippe Thomas Objectives of the programme The MS Finance’s goal is to shape finance experts in corporate and market finance able to rapidly evolve in an international work environment. The full-time format of the programme allows after a short but dense education period to immediately access managerial and high-ranked positions in the finance world. Career opportunities Graduates work in all positions available in the world of finance: Sales, Traders, Market Makers, Structured Finance Equity Research Analyst, M&A Analyst, ECM, DCM, Private Equity, Leveraged Finance CFO, Consulting, Inspection Curriculum After a knowledge update in Maths and Accounting, the programme in structured in two terms. A combination of theory classes and of live practical cases: 8 week in Paris dedicated to core courses teaching fundamental finance tools Introduction to Finance Financial Economics Financial Analysis and Evaluation Mathematical Theory of Arbitrage Financial Theory Financial Decision Quantitative Methods and VBA 18 weeks (including 15 weeks on ESCP Europe London Campus) dedicated to one of two specialisations: Corporate Investment Banking Financial Markets Time spent on campuses 1 term in Paris – 1 term in London Class Profile Economics/Finance: 53% Business: 19% Engineering: 18% Law: 7% Other fields (Political and Life Sciences: 3% 36% international students 30% women, 70% men Language requirement French and English Duration 1 year (Start in September) Job Survey 78K€ is the average salary after the MS. Less than 3 months after graduation 79% are employed.... [-]

Mastere Wealth Management

IEA Paris
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 France Paris

The Wealth Management Master is prepared in two years during which alternate technical training and work experience in France and abroad. [+]

For a successful social and professional integration in the new global digital economy, the student must now behave as young manager stating his personal career plan. The Wealth Management Master is prepared in two years during which alternate technical training and work experience in France and abroad. 1 Master program UV 10: The company's fundamentals The Corporate & Business Management The foundations of economic accounting Introduction to marketing and communication Applied Economic Psychology UV 20: International affairs The international economy The geo-political strategies The legal, technical and commercial international operations The basics of managing a direction import / export studies of real international situations UV 30: The Basics of Financial Economics Financial institutions Monetary issues the scholarship Introduction to Financial Mathematics UV 40: The professional missions 3 missions in France or abroad (1 to 3 months each) Bimonthly monitoring missions and synthesis report (written and oral presentation before a jury) Programme Master 2 UV50: Financial economics The foundations of economic accounting The environmental scan Financial institutions Insurance Companies Financial markets Monetary issues Financial mathematics elements Real case studies UV60: Management and business law Personal and property management Project management legal, financial and tax Banking and insurance Business Law Real Estate Law Economic Psychology and Management The foundations of global communication Profitability Analysis Financial Analysis and Risk Management Real case studies UV70: Practice bancassurance Implementation of information systems Marketing real estate and services Wealth Management Techniques Investments and securities Practice of life insurance Reinsurance and risk of the individual and SME... [-]

Fashion Corporate Finance and Management Control for the Fashion & Luxury Business

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 France Paris

Aimed at executive candidates who may have a bachelor’s degree in business administration in marketing management, economics, fashion or a similar alternative with proven work experience. [+]

Best Masters in Finance in France 2017. Master in Corporate Finance and Management Control for the Fashion & Luxury Business the course Aimed at executive candidates who may have a bachelor’s degree in business administration in marketing management, economics, fashion or a similar alternative with proven work experience. This University Master’s Degree is designed to train corporate finance managers and controllers specialising in the luxury sector, the figure who sits on the board of directors and supports companies in their internationalization processes, partnerships and stock exchange listing. Professionals in this field are able to develop appropriate strategic plans and assess economic and financial sustainability, addressing the development of systems of performance management. The participants will begin their journey with the study of international accounting standards and the U.S. GAAP and will arrive at an understand- ing of the most current techniques for the assessment of financial performance, tax and legal planning. Theoretical approaches will be applied to case studies and examples from active companies operating in the luxury sector, in order to grasp the essentials of management and planning. Participants will be required to study the history and sociology of fashion, highlighting how changes in contemporary societies have transformed the nature of the companies in fashion and luxury, from small family businesses to multinationals listed on stock exchanges around the world. The nature of the sector is explored through looking at dynamics such as the speed of the life cycle of a fashion product, the desire for ‘identification’ and communication,... [-]

Master in Management - Financial Economics

EDHEC Business School
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 France Lille Nice Paris Agde + 3 more

Taught on our campus in Nice, Financial Economics prepares students for the demands of the international financial job market. [+]

Taught on our campus in Nice, Financial Economics prepares students for the demands of the international financial job market. It trains students to both managerial and technical skills and offers a rich array of four second-year specialisations leading to the Master of Science. Close ties with businesses Financial Economics benefits from its close ties with leading companies and from the support of our Corporate Programme Sponsors: Société Générale and PwC. International exposure EDHEC Business School has entered into 117 partnerships in 31 countries. Students may complete their last year of study in pursuit of a Diploma in Economics (double-degree) at the University of Cambridge. Research impact The programme benefits from the research conducted by our Research Centres such as the renowned EDHEC-Risk Institute. It offers students an uncommon training ground on which to strive for excellence. [-]

Master Finance - M2

The University of Toulouse Graduate School of Management
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2017 France Toulouse

This specialization is designed to give students a thorough understanding of financial modeling, to give them access to positions of responsibility in financial institutions, the front office and middle office market, and in [+]

Master Finance - M2

This specialization is designed to give students a thorough understanding of financial modeling, to give them access to positions of responsibility in financial institutions, the front office and middle office markets, and businesses. It is aimed at students who have a taste for the development of quantitative models for financial econometrics. Terms access Access to this specialty of Master Finance is open, under conditions of EU notes and specific analysis of their application: students who have completed the 60 credits of first year Master of Finance IAE of Toulouse; students who have completed 60 credits of the first year of the Master "Economics (in Economics)" Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), and having followed the optional courses of Market Finance and Corporate Finance. students who have completed 60 credits of the first year of a Master "Economics (in Economics)" TSE but don 'had not followed the two elective courses listed above, students who have completed 60 credits of another first year Master, to holders of a Bachelor's Degree, a Diploma of Business School or any other equivalent degree, after examination of their academic record, test results of the TAGE-MAGE or GMAT, and a possible interview. ... [-]