Master in Finance - Advanced Studies and Research in Finance


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Deadline for applications:

Applications are open until April 30,  2020. Just click on the APPLY NOW button below.
Students are welcome to contact the program coordinator in order to ask any questions. 

Classes begin:
September 1, 2020

End of academic year:
September 30, 2021  (including internship period)



The «Advanced Studies and Research in Finance» program is a one-year course whose main objectives are:

  • to prepare students to doctorate level

  • to prepare for the CFA® exam

  • to provide a solid background and training to pursue careers in the financial, banking, insurance and corporate sectors as research analysts, financial consultants or executives... 


Students will acquire an up-to-date knowledge and become experts in a field of specialization. 

The program allows students to choose elective topics, depending on their academic project (research or CFA preparation).

The program and supervision of students focusing on research are supported by the Research Center for Economics and Management (CREM), the only research center dedicated to Economics and Management Sciences in the western part of France.
CREM is accredited by the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS).


The program is taught exclusively in English. It consist of eight mandatory core modules. Students will attend several seminars on financial issues, taught by invited professors and professionals from the private sector, will be given to students.

Students will also take 300 hours of French language (100 hours in September, and 100 hours during each semester).

Master 2

  • Asset management
  • Derivatives
  • Options and Markets
  • Capital structure theory
  • Corporate Finance 1
  • Management Control for Financial Institutions
  • Risk management in banking
  • VBA for Finance
  • Introduction to Bloomberg
  • Introduction to econometrics
  • Fixed income securites
  • Portfolio management
  • Accounting
  • Financial analysis

How to apply

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for the academic year: 6990 EUROS. They include 300 hours of French for the regular program, and 200 hours of French and intensive preparation for the CFA®.

Enrollment fee to the CFA exam is not included.  This does not include the CVEC (Student and Campus Life Contribution, 91 € for 2019-2020) and other living expenses.

Admission requirements and procedure