MSc International Finance

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MSc International Finance

Managing International Finance Today

The MSc International Finance will enable a global understanding of international financial principles and train students to be proficient in the use of complex financial instruments. This programme welcomes students from all backgrounds and will cover practical and theoretical aspects of international finance.

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MSc International Finance accredited by CGE – Conférence des Grandes Ecoles • 12 month programme • 90ECTS
Tuition fee: 11500€ • Intake: October • Application deadline: August

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    Overview

    Programme Overview

    This MSc will enable you to participate in operational cases interacting directly with companies' financial teams, and to understand strategic decisions and financial options.

    Students with learn to build financial models for project finance and evaluation purposes.

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    msc if course structure - MSc International Finance

    INTERNATIONAL FINANCE

    Financial Instruments
    Options, Futures and Swaps
    Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
    Financial Markets
    Disruptive technology and blockchain

    FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

    Corporate Investments
    Corporate Finance
    International Financing Accounting
    Financial reporting
    Bloomberg test preparation

    MANAGEMENT SKILLS

    Ethics, Skills and Behavior
    Securities Law & Compliance
    Consultancy Management
    Management & Leadership
    Professional Skills & Employability Development

    FINANCIAL OPERATIONS

    Financial Valuation
    Private Equity
    Mergers & Acquisitions Strategy
    Financial Engineering
    Business Plan

    ASSET MANAGEMENT

    Portfolio Management & Analysis
    Portfolio Diversification
    Risk Management
    Cryptocurrencies & Digital currency
    Alternative Investments

    + Research methods, French as a foreign language, Visits to French companies, Career development …


    Our students

    Career

    Career services & Employment

    The EMLV careers service aims to help students realise their potential by offering dedicated careers coaching to define and achieve their career goals.

    As a student of EMLV, you'll attend careers seminars and events throughout your studies, such as the iPitch&Meet event.

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    Each year, the EMLV careers service proposes 40 exclusive on-campus events to introduce students to companies and to our network of 10,000 alumni:

    • International Week
    • Alumni fairs (in Paris and overseas in partner institutions)
    • Meet & Greet with corporate partners
    • Career development workshops
    • Job fairs (in Paris and overseas in partner institutions)
    • Devinci Startup events

    The EMLV is proud of its student community engagement and its three career-oriented student clubs:

    • Devinci Partners (focused on relations with corporate partners)
    • Devinci Junior Entreprise (offers junior consultant services to companies)
    • Devinci Investments (opens the doors for students hoping to learn more about Finance)

    The careers service and employment in numbers:

    • 15,000 internship opportunities published on our dedicated platform
    • 40 company visits/conferences per year
    • More than 200 corporate partners attend our events
    • 7 job fairs per year
    • 1 Devinci Startup service to guide you to create your company
    • 48% of students find a job before graduation
    • 96% employment rate within 4 months of graduation
    • 40,700€ average yearly salary after graduation

    Learn more about our careers events.


    How to Apply

    How to apply


    Requirements

    EMLV welcomes self-motivated students looking to tackle new challenges. We look for students from any academic background, as long as they present a clearly defined study project or career goal.

    Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

    • 4 year undergraduate degree or 240ECTS or equivalent.
    • IELTS 6.5 (or TOEIC/TOEFL/CEC equivalent)
      Native English speakers, and those who have previously graduated from a programme taught in English, are exempted

    We understand that many English testing centres are closed due to the precautionary measures imposed by many countries to control the Covid-19 outbreak. If you are unable to take your English test, we are happy to offer some alternatives:

    1. If you have previously passed an official English test, even if it is past its official expiry date, you can submit this to your application.
    2. You can take the TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition
    3. You can take the Duolingo online English test 
    4. If you have previously passed an EasySpeaking test, you can submit this to your application.

    For more information contact

    For further information, please contact the international admissions team :  international.admission@devinci.fr

    Whatsapp +33 (0)7 86 16 74 66

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    Application process

    Admission to EMLV programmes is selective. We encourage candidates from business and non-business backgrounds to apply. Selection is based on academic excellence, study projects, personal achievements, international awareness and the willingness to contribute to EMLV Business School's learning environment. Candidates will be evaluated first on their application documents and secondly on their performance during the online interview.

    All applications to programmes at EMLV Business School must be made on our online application portal. Your application will be evaluated by the admissions team and by the course director. You will be notified by email of the final decision.

    Important Note: Please use only ONE email address to submit your Online Application and to communicate with the Admissions team.

    Your application may be done in several stages. The information entered each time will not be lost. Application fees must be paid online by bank card. The application fee is not refundable under any circumstances. If you encounter any problems during the completion of your online application, please send an email to international.admissions@devinci.fr


    Faculty

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    beatrice durand 150x150 - MSc International Finance Béatrice Durand-Megret Head of masters in Marketing Innovation & Distribution, and Digital…
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    Tuition fees

    Tution fees & Finance your education

    FEES: €11500
    APPLICATION DEADLINE: August

    Fees include :

    • Tuition fees
    • School administrative fees
    • Access to student facilities (La Defense campus including library, sports rooms, cafeterias, incubator)
    • Access to the EMLV careers service during your studies
    • Lifetime access to the EMLV alumni network

    Scholarships

    EMLV offers merit-based scholarships and guidance for government scholarships.

    EMLV Early Bird scholarship

    The Early Bird is a waiver of 20% of the tuition fee at EMLV for candidates who complete their application and pay the application fee of €50 before February 15th.

    EMLV Diversity scholarship

    The Diversity Scholarship is a waiver of 10% to 50% of the tuition fee for non-French candidates applying to EMLV Master programmes.

    Eiffel scholarship

    The Eiffel scholarship program is a tool developed by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs to allow French higher education institutions to attract the best foreign students in diploma courses at Masters’ and Doctorate/PhD level.

    Other scholarships

    Campus France is a public institution in charge of promoting French higher education abroad and welcoming foreign students and researchers to France. It encourages international mobility and manages scholarship programmes and the alumni network. Campus France manages Campus Bourses (Campus Scholarships) provides information on the scholarships offered to foreign students.

    Find full details of EMLV scholarships on the Fees and Funding page


    FAQs

    Frequently Asked Questions


    Accomodation

    The school does not own or manage its own accommodation. We have a partnership with a dedicated online housing search platform. Once you have paid the deposit, you will be granted access to that platform to begin your search.

    You should budget around 750 and 900 euros for a studio. We strongly encourage students to begin their search as early as possible (even before applying for a visa).

    Application

    All applications must go through our online portal. Once you have uploaded all your documents online, you must pay the application fee to submit your application. Next, we will schedule an online interview to assess your profile and motivations.

    The admissions team attends numerous international student fairs throughout the year. The list of fairs that we will be attending is on our web site, learn more here
    Please contact (international.admissions@devinci.fr) to arrange an appointment during our visit to your country.

    No. You must pay the application fee before we will review your files. The fee is non-refundable.

    Applications open in October and close in early July.

    There is only one intake per year in September or October.

    Please check the programme page for specific requirements.

    You will need your CV, your motivation letter, a copy of your grade transcripts and any degrees your already hold, your language test score (if applicable), a copy of your passport, and a photograph of yourself.

    If English is not your first language, you must demonstrate a B2 level. You should provide a test score (TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, Cambridge). If English is your first language or if you have graduated from a programme taught in English, you do not need to present an official test score. We will ask you to prove that you graduated from a programme fully taught in English (eg a letter from your school).

    Yes, you can apply and might be accepted if you score higher than 80% during the interview or if you provide a French certificate (DALF, DELF, TCF) of at least B1 level.

    If you are admitted, you must pay the deposit to secure your place on the programme. Then you will receive an official enrolment letter, which will allow you to start your Visa application.

    Financing

    We offer various scholarship each year. Please consult our dedicated page for more information.

    Please check the programme page for up to date pricing, which varies from one programme to another. More info on fees and funding.

    After being accepted to study, you must make the deposit payment to secure your place. Your remaining fees will be invoiced after the start of your programme and can be paid in instalments.

    Accommodation: 750€ – 900€ per month
    Food: 150€ – 250€ per month
    Transport: 75€ per month

    Internships

    The school does not operate a direct placement system but does offer a full support. We host on-campus careers fairs so that you can meet company recruitment representatives. You will also have seminars to help you with CV writing, interview preparation, etc. The school will also provide all the necessary documentation to validate your internship.

    In France, by law, companies must pay interns who work for longer than 2 months.

    Programme

    You will have classes from Monday-Friday; you may occasionally have an exam on a Saturday. Your earliest class might begin at 8.30am and your latest class might finish at 8.30pm, but you will never have a full 12 hour day. You will have been 18-24 hours of class per week, depending on your programme. Your timetable changes from one week to the next and will be available online one week in advance.

    All of our English-taught programmes have compulsory French classes included as part of the tuition fees. You will sit a French test when you arrive to find your level, so we can put you in an appropriate group.

    Students must have spent one full year in France to be eligible to study in Alternance. So, you cannot study in Alternance during your first year in France.

    Student Visa

    Your Visa application should go through your local Campus France office. You can use your enrolment letter from the school to begin your Visa application.

    We will refund your deposit upon presentation of the official refusal document.

    French law authorises foreign students to an auxiliary work of 964 hours during the year, the equivalent of 60% of the legal working year. It can only be auxiliary income. When you work in France, whether or not you are a student, you are guaranteed a minimum wage by law. We recommend that you begin your programme before looking for a job – your school work is your priority and we cannot allow absences for your job.

    Yes. International students who have graduated from an RNCP or CGE accredited EMLV programme are eligible for Job seeker/ new business creator residence permit ( former APS. This residence permit allows students to renew their student visa for 1 year to look for a job or create a company in France. Learn more here

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