MSc in International Finance

Presentation

Classement Ranking Financial Time 2018 Master in Finance

Ranked 24th best masters in Finance worldwide and 7th in France by The Financial Times in 2018, the MSc in International Finance is an advanced programme designed to cover the field of Corporate Finance as well as the field of Financial Markets. It aims to equip students with solid knowledge and analytical skills in Finance, which are crucial today to operate effectively in an integrated and complex global environment. This programme is an excellent step toward a promising career.

During the cursus, the students of the MSc in International Finance have the opportunity to take the Bloomberg Markets Concepts (BMC) certificate (no extra charge).

Editorial

Our MSc in International Finance programme produces leaders in the field of Finance.
Dr Taoufik BOURAOUI

"Financial expertise and in-depth knowledge have become crucial to understand how international financial events may affect a company and what steps can be taken to exploit positive developments and insulate the company from harmful consequences. It is for this reason that the MSc IF programme at Rennes School of Business was introduced. Our MSc in International Finance programme produces leaders in the field of Finance. The programme covers Financial Engineering, Quantitative Finance, and Financial Markets. The programme is taught entirely in English by both academics and professionals, all with extensive experience in finance."

Admission procedure

Admission requirements

  • A strong academic background
  • Bachelor or equivalent (Diploma)

English proficiency (one of the following):

  • TOEFL > 80
  • TOEIC > 750
  • IELTS > 6.0 (4 skills)
  • Cambridge Proficiency Exam > B2
  • Pearson Test > 63 (minimum 59 in each section)
  • Native Language
  • Previous studies taught in English (minimum 2 years)

Calendar

Modules: September 2020 to April 2021
Internship: May to August 2021
Graduating project: up to October 2021

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Fees structure and funding:

Tuition Fees :

€18,200

Application fees

90 €

Teaching language

English

Downloads

Welcome guide Download the pdf

News

Testimony

A high level of practical teaching in finance in a multicultural environment
Gil FERREIRA SANTOS DE CARVALHO, Brazilian student

"I chose the MSc in International Finance in Rennes SB because of its strong reputation as a business school in France providing a high level of practical teaching in finance in a multicultural environment, which was exactly what I was looking for to start an international career in Europe."

Programme structure

THESIS / LANGUAGE COURSES / INTERNSHIP

SEMESTER 1

COMPULSORY MODULES

• Applied Economics
• Financial Economics
• Research Methods in Accounting and
Finance
• Advanced Corporate Finance
• Coding and Data Science for Accounting
and Finance
• Quantitative Finance
• Empirical Methods in Finance 1
• Exchange Markets

SEMESTER 2

COMPULSORY MODULES
• Financial Engineering & Trading
• Short Term and Long Term Financing
• Advanced Financial Analysis
• Empirical Methods in Finance 2
• International Strategic Management: ‘‘Winter
session’’ abroad or course in Rennes.

ELECTIVE MODULES (CHOOSE 1)

• Islamic Finance
• International & EU Business law

Career opportunities

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Financial Consultant, Credit Analyst, Financial Services and Risk Management Advisor, Senior Financial Auditor, Cost
Controller, Account Manager, Business Analyst and Pricing Officer, Financial Planning, Product Manager, Investment Bank
Manager…
COMPANIES
KPMG, Bank of East Asia, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, Total, Schneider Electric, Valeo, Pwc, Moody’s Investors, LVMH, Bank of
Tokyo, HSBC, AccorHotels…
work COUNTRIES
Canada, China, Colombia, France, USA

General information

Interview

Eligible candidates will be contacted for a an interview (Face-to-face, telephone, skype or on-line interview).

Visa for non-European students

Please contact the local French Embassy or Campus France in your country to obtain a visa application to arrange your stay in France as soon as you are admitted.

Resident permit

The international office of Rennes School of Business helps students to obtain a resident permit.

Scholarships

Rennes School of Business offers scholarships depending on academic performance or social criteria.

Orientation programme

The School provides an orientation programme for all international students the week before classes start. Sessions are compulsory and cover application for residence permit, health insurance, banking, internet provider, mobile phones, bus pass and information sessions on French culture, academic expectations and standards.

Accommodation

Rennes School of Business helps international students to finding suitable accommodation (student residence, private house, shared flat, family homestay) in the city. A new residence campus for international students is now available on the campus.

FAQ

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