Exchange – Level 4

Level 4

Students who join the Exchange programme at level 4 attend modules from the first year of the Master in Management and courses dedicated solely to exchange students. They have a large choice of English-taught courses to choose from.

Key dates & requirements

Academic calendar
Fall semester: Beginning of September – End of December
Spring semester: Beginning of January – End of April

Academic requirements: 120 ECTS in Business studies or a minimum of 2 years of undergraduate education in Business for UG Level 4

Language requirements: We require a minimum of B2 level in English except for native English speakers.
All or most of the classes at Rennes SB are conducted in English and students must have sufficient command of the English language to be capable of understanding lessons, making oral presentations, writing reports and completing examinations etc.

How to apply for this Exchange programme?

Check our dedicated Incoming Student Exchange page to know how to apply for an Exchange programme at level 4. Our step-by-step incoming student guide will help you through all the different steps of the application process.

Course selection & course offer

Course selection

Rennes School of Business uses the ECTS (European Transfer Credit System). A standard workload is 30 ECTS per semester. Your course choices will depend on your home institution, your personal career plan, the pre-requisites for the course, the availability of the course and your personal schedule.

Students will be contacted by email in June (fall semester) and November (spring semester) in order to choose their courses.

For this specific programme, a student must choose in management modules per semester:

  • a minimum of 16 ECTS
  • a maximum of 34 ECTS with language modules

NB: 30 ECTS are usually equivalent to 15 US credits or 60 UK credits.

Course offer


ELECTIVE MANAGEMENT MODULES (only available in Fall Semester)

  • Sustainable Consumption
  • Sustainable Production Systems
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity Risk
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets: Fundamentals
  • Information Technology Management
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Managing Diversity: An International Perspective
  • Change Management in a Digital & Sustainable World
  • Principles of Purchasing
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Formulation and Simulation
  • Strategy Analytics
  • Advertising
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

OPTIONAL MANAGEMENT MODULES (also available in Spring Semester)

  • Business to Business Marketing
  • Project Management


  • French
  • French Culture



  • Financial & Managerial Accounting
  • Social Economy
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Markets and Portfolio Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Recruiting and Training
  • Introduction to Coding
  • Implementation of Business Information Systems
  • New Products and Brand Management
  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Global Challenges
  • Logistics Management

OPTIONAL MANAGEMENT MODULES (Do not choose modules already taken in Fall semester)

  • Business to Business Marketing
  • Project Management


  • French
  • French Culture

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