Master in International Finance (part-time)

Languages : English
Work-Study: possible
Campus : Paris
Master (part-time) - RNCP : 36679

The Master in International Finance (part-time) is a work-study programme which is ranked #23 worldwide by the Financial Times. The programme awards the grade of Master, is officially recognised by the French government and is certified RNCP level 7. It is designed for graduate-level students who wish to focus their careers in finance after three or four years of higher education. The programme is designed to strengthen knowledge and analytical skills while also preparing you for success in a complex global environment enabling you to become adept at making operational choices that consider risk and capital management.


Financial Times world ranking-MSc international finance Rennes School of Business

logo CEFDG Rennes School of BusinessAt a time when the financial system is undergoing more profound transformations than ever, in-depth knowledge of finance, both theoretical and operational, has become crucial to understanding how international financial events can influence a company’s activity and what steps can be taken to positively develop it and protect it from harmful consequences.
Taught 100% in English, this course meets the best international standards and the needs of a demanding market, mixing theory and practical cases.

5 programme strengths:

  • Broaden your knowledge of market and corporate finance,
  • Strengthen your financial analysis skills and abilities,
  • Decide on strategic and operational orientations considering risk and capital management,
  • Join a programme recognised and ranked by the Financial Times (ranked 23rd worldwide (+1), 3rd for international experience in 2022),
  • The programme can be 100% financed by the company, awards the grade of Master and is certified RNCP level 7.


By joining the Master in International Finance (part-time), you will have the opportunity to study subjects such as:

  • Quantitative Finance,
  • Exchange Markets,
  • Financial Engineering & Trading,
  • Research Methods in Accounting and Finance
  • Advanced Corporate Finance

Find the detailed programme and all the modules of this part-time Master in the brochure.

Methods used and evaluation methods

The pedagogy used in the different modules is adapted to the different learning objectives. Active teaching methods are favoured, and co-modal methods are developed. Group sizes are small, facilitating quality interactions between peers and with professionals and professors.
The programme is assessed by dual methods of evaluation:
– Continuous assessment: assessments carried out throughout the course in the form of individual or group files to be handed in,
– the professional dissertation: submission of a written document and oral defence before a jury composed of academic and company tutors.

If certain modules have not been validated and therefore the credits have not been obtained, the student can take an exam to catch up on these modules during the periods provided for this purpose.


Work-study rhythm:

  • 1st year: 2 weeks in the company/1 week at the school (per month)
  • 2nd year: 3 weeks in the company/1 week at the school (per month)


  • 12 or 24 months

Next intake:

  • September 2023



Personal and professional support

Rennes SB provides constant support to students as they develop their professional projects.
Thus, throughout their programme, Rennes SB students benefit from:

  • privileged interlocutors,
  • career workshops,
  • events allowing regular meetings with managers and HR representatives from partner organisations,
  • “My Career Platform” listing advice, internship and employment offers.

Careers typically targeted after the course
Financial Consultant, Credit Analyst, Financial Services and Risk Management Advisor, Financial Auditor,…

Download the brochure to find out about the jobs and companies of graduates from this part-time Master.


Admission requirements:

International students are able to apply for the programme according to the following conditions:

  • to join in the 1st year:  applicants must have a previous degree worth at least 180 ECTS;
  • to join in the 2nd year: applicants must have a previous degree worth at least 240 ECTS (or equivalent).

Recommendation: for international students, it is strongly recommended that applicants have a good level of French (B2 minimum) or have a written promise of employment from a company before applying to the programme.

If the student has not signed a contract with the company before the start of the programme, he/she will be responsible for paying the fees for the year.

You must have a sufficient level of English for admission:

  • TOEFL > 80
  • TOEIC > 785
  • IELTS > 6.0
  • Previous studies taught in English (minimum 2 years)
  • Native Language: English

Admissions procedure:

The admission process takes place entirely online and includes a review of academic records and a remote interview in English. Application to be submitted on this page using the “Apply” button.

A final admission decision will be sent within 3 weeks after the application is submitted.



During a work-study programme, the tuition fees are paid by the company.

If the student joins the course with a “stage alterné” status, they are responsible for the payment of their own tuition fees and will complete their internship during the second semester.

Tuition fees* :

  • 24-month format: €25,000 (1st year: €8,500 / 2nd year: €16,500)
  • 12-month format: €16,500

*subject to modification

Student life

The Rennes School of Business community is centered around its 5,000 students. The School, particularly its Student Care team, is dedicated to student life and well-being on campus.
During their studies at Rennes SB, students do not just benefit from an exceptional learning environment, they become part of a unique student experience, driven by the School’s values: Audacity, Openness, Creativity, Humility and Freedom!

Students with disabilities

Rennes SB is committed to fighting against all forms of discrimination and inequality, in order to ensure that all of our students are given equal opportunities to succeed.
To meet this objective, we have put in place specific measures to welcome and support students with disabilities.

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