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MSc in International Corporate Finance


Become a specialist in the global financial sector, responding to its evolving & dynamic demands 

Become a specialist in the global financial sector, responding to its evolving & dynamic demands 


  • Overview
  • Study Tracks
  • Programme Content
  • Experiences
  • Careers
  • Cost of studies
  • Admissions
  • Mirza Nawazish Elahi
    Responsable de la formation Mirza Nawazish Elahi
    The global financial sector requires skilled professionals as it is constantly evolving due to technological advances, product innovations, climate issues, and the impact of changes in regulations.
    Financial services professionals of the future will therefore need to be technically sound, fully conversant with the latest theory and able to apply it for problem-solving. The MSc in International Corporate Finance provides you with the necessary savoir-faire to maximise your professional impact. Through practice-driven pedagogy, you will learn about various verticals sectors of financial services, enabling you to pursue a variety of career opportunities. The program also focuses on sustainable development practices and sensitizes students about the role of financial technology, therefore, providing the necessary competitive edge for your future career. 


    Why choose the MSc in International Corporate Finance?

    • Teachers who are experts in their respective fields
    • Experiential and Personal Development (EPD): giving you the opportunity to build a unique study path
    • Pedagogy that reflects the realities of the business world 
    • A faculty comprising a perfect balance of research-active teachers and industry professional lecturers


    Our campus : La Rochelle

    The entire programme takes place on our La Rochelle campus.

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    Programme format and language:

    The Classic Track is a full-time programme over 15 months, starting in September and finishing in December of the following year
    English Track only



    Three types of evaluation 

    • Continuous assessment: 40% of the final grade throughout the year, you will work on group or individual projects which will be marked by your teachers. 
    • End-of-semester exams: 60% of the final mark. These take the form of written exams
    • Professional Thesis


    Your teachers:

    The faculty for this MSc comprises French and international research-active Faculty members and industry professionals who are recognised for their strong expertise in the different fields of management. 
    The research-active Faculty work with our laboratory, Excelia Lab, offering innovative pedagogy, whilst the industry professional lecturers focus on real-life business issues.


    Types of lessons: 

    Your core course modules are taught as amphitheatre lessons, with your entire Year Group. In addition, depending on your chosen specialisations, language ability, etc., you will attend tutorials in small groups.

    • Classic Track Anglais15 months 

    Classic Track Anglais15 months 

    Programme structure

    September-June: Lessons
    June-December: Internship and Professional Thesis
  • Courses

    • Global Economic System and Regulations           
    • Quantitative Methods in Finance            
    • Corporate Governance and Ethics           
    • Financial Strategy and Corporate Finance            
    • Financial Reporting and Analysis             
    • Corporate Valuation      
    • Equity Analysis and Portfolio Management         
    • International Finance    
    • Fixed Income and Alternative Investments          
    • Mergers and Acquisitions            
    • Financial Risk Management        
    • Fintech and Disruptive Innovations        
    • CFA Preparation + Certification

    The different courses and projects are provided for indicative purposes only and are subject to change from one year to the next. The specialisations offered will only be available if the required minimum number of students is reached..


  • Your experiences

    • Business Game

      Carried out as a company game, you will work in teams to tackle and solve real-life business issues. 


    • Series of Lectures

      Throughout the year, industry professionals and experts present a variety of lectures, helping you to understand the different issues and problems facing their industry sector..  


    • Experiential and Personal Development (EPD)

      This unique initiative stimulates the development of Soft Skills. In teams or individually, EPD aims to enable all students to reveal their full potential in a multicultural context. 

  • Careers

    Our graduates quickly take up positions of responsibility in all sectors of activity across all 5 continents. Thanks to the MSc, they rapidly rise to management positions. 
    Below is a non-exhaustive list of the types of professions in which you are likely to work.


    Types of jobs:

    • Corporate Financial Analyst
    • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
    • Investment Analyst
    • Credit Ratings Analyst
    • Credit Analyst Risk Manager
    • Portfolio Manager
    • Fund Manager
    • Equity Analyst


    Types of companies:

    • Deloitte
    • EY
    • PwC
    • KPMG
    • JP Morgan Chase
    • AVIVA
    • HSBC
    • S&P Global
    • Moody’s Corporation


    Facts & Figures: 

    • 60% of our graduates secure a job contract before the end of their studies  
    • €40K average starting salary
  • Tuition fees 2023-2024




    • MSc 15-month Track: €19,650 for students joining with 3 years of post-High School education or international equivalent (180 ECTS)
    • MSc 15-month Track: €15,600 for students joining with 4 years of post-High School education or international equivalent (240 ECTS)


    *27 European Union members: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France and French Overseas Territories, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.




    • MSc 15-month Track: €19,650 for students joining with 3 years of post-High School education or international equivalent (180 ECTS)
    • MSc 15-month Track: €19,600 for students joining with 4 years of post-High School education or international equivalent (240 ECTS)


    The above fees are provided for information purposes only and are subject to change from one year to the next.


    In addition to tuition fees, you need to take into account the following costs:


    • Multiservice charge (see details below)
    • Annual administration costs relating to a double qualification (if applicable)
    • Enrolment fees at a partner university in the case of a double degree (to be paid directly to the partner institution)


    Multiservice charge

    Fee: €250

    This one-off Multiservice fee gives access to the following services: Multimedia and Internet network, Cyberlibris (online library), Student Identity Card, Reprographics credit, Intranet, e-learning modules, Wi-Fi, Career Centre activities and services, International Insurance-Assistance (for any periods spent abroad during the period covered by this contract), University library, University Medical Service etc.


    Financing your studies

    International Students

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  • This programme is open to students with a minimum of 3 years of post-High School education or international equivalent (180 or 240 ECTS).


    Applications for international students or French students living outside of France:

    Motivation interview is carried out by internet via our dedicated platform (day and time of your choice).

    Application fees: €50




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