MSC in International Finance

Presentation

Programme Mission

The programme aims to provide future global managers and entrepreneurs with expertise in the field of finance and the necessary skills for making financial decisions in an increasingly complex global environment.

The MSc in International Finance of Rennes School of Business is ranked no. 32 worldwide and no 8 in France in the FT ranking 2017.

Editorial

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

"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 program at Rennes School of Business was introduced. Our MSc in International Finance program produces leaders in the field of Finance. The programme covers Risk Management, Financial Engineering, Corporate 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:

  • First degree (Bachelors) in any discipline or equivalent*
  • English proficiency: TOEFL > 80 (ITB) or TOEIC >750 or IELTS > 6.5 or equivalent
  • Application form
  • Interview (possible by phone)

* Other cases will be considered individually

Calendar:

Modules: September 2017 to May 2018
Internship: May 2018 to November 2018
Graduating project: up to December 2018

Teaching Language:

English

Application fees:

2017/2018 : Application fees : 90 €

Testimony

mentors who guide and support students to achieve their career goals.
Noaman / Pakistani

"What makes Rennes School of Business special? Is it its faculty, teaching method and ambiance? Is it its professional teachers with enriched real-world exposure? Is it their customised focus and attention to the students? It makes them more than just teachers: they are actually mentors who guide and support students to achieve their career goals. In addition to that, my ultimate aim is to do a PhD in Finance and I believe that the MSc in International Finance (MSc IF) will enable me to acquire specialised and focused knowledge with professional acumen to achieve these objectives."

Programme

Compulsory modules

Financial Economics
Teaching hours: 27 | ECTS: 6
Principles of e-commerce
Teaching hours: 27 | ECTS: 6
Advanced Corporate Finance
Teaching hours: 27 | ECTS: 6
From Start-up to Listing
Teaching hours: 27 | ECTS: 6
Quantitative Finance
Teaching hours: 27 | ECTS: 6
Exchange Markets
Teaching hours: 27 | ECTS: 6
Preparation for Graduating Project
Teaching hours: 27 | ECTS: 6
Career Coaching 1
Teaching hours: 3
International Strategic Management ‘‘Winter session’’ abroad or course at Rennes School of Business
Teaching hours: 27 | ECTS: 6
Financial Engineering & Trading
Teaching hours: 27 | ECTS: 6
Short-term & Long-term Financing
Teaching hours: 27 | ECTS: 6
Advanced Financial Analysis
Teaching hours: 27 | ECTS: 6
Empirical Methods in Finance
Teaching hours: 27 | ECTS: 6
International & EU Business law
Teaching hours: 27 | ECTS: 6
Career Coaching 2
Teaching hours: 3

Semester 1 + Semester 2: ECTS 72 credits
Winter session (1 module): ECTS 6 credits
Language courses
French for international students and Foreign language for French students
Teaching hours: 30 | ECTS: 2
Performance during internship
ECTS: 10
Graduating project
ECTS: 30
TOTAL = 120

General information

Admission procedure

Candidates have to fill in the application form which is available on e-mail request to internationaladmissions@rennes-sb.com. The complete student’s file must be submitted to the admissions office.

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.

Scolarships

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.

Accomodation

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

The basics ; Before my arrival ; First week : Miscellaneous ; …

Contact

internationaladmissions@rennes-sb.com +33 (0)2 99 33 48 40

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