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The MSc Financial Markets and Technologies programme is designed for French and international students or professionals who either seek to gain further specialisation in financial markets or risk and financial technologies or even access a higher professional level.
We are looking for sharp candidates who have an openness to the world, a good dose of curiosity, and who are determined to learn. You are keen on doing "a little" statistics (and probability), use computers and you aim at reaching excellence in your career in France or worldwide.
Ideally, you are from a finance related background or business background with quantitative knowledge and skills.
-4-year Bachelor’s degree. Prior coursework in either finance, law or numerate disciplines (such as mathematics, statistics, engineering, physics, economics or accounting) is highly recommended.
Months of entry
The MSc Financial Markets and Techologies is a full-time master’s degree programme taught in English that offers a sharp specialisation in risk, financial technologies and financial markets to ambitious students seeking an international career in financial markets. The MSc Financial Markets and Technologies provides key insights in risk management and it gives students an in-depth know-how of the main concepts of theories and practices in finance related to equity, bonds, currencies, derivatives and other alternative investments.
With the current transformations in finance, the programme also provides a first knowledge on technological tools which are revolutionizing the financial industry, including Artificial Intelligence (providing automatic trading), Robo-Advisers (providing advice in investment process and decision) and Big-Data (providing information to make investment decision more efficient).
The MSc Financial Markets and Technologies programme will guide students in their preparation of the internationally recognised Financial Risk Manager® professional certification, backed by the world’s largest association in finance : Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
Information for international students
International students (outside European Union)
Students are recommended to sit their tests as early as possible in order to obtain admission results in time for visa requests.
Focus on ….International welcome
Originating from various regions of the world with a diversity of academic and professional backgrounds, the “Welcome Days” is the key moment when students mix and dive into a cross-cultural seminar (icebreaking, team-building activities off campus…).
Fees and funding
- NEOMA BS' Excellence scholarship offers 2,000 euros and an extra 1,000 during the early bird period.
- The Eiffel scholarship
The Eiffel scholarship (bourse Eiffel) is granted by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs to international students who live outside France and who show great interest in studying in France.
Our team of experts will assist you in preparing your application and presenting it to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- NEOMA Business School Foundation scholarships
Our Foundation supports equal opportunities in higher -education. If you encounter financial difficulties, the foundation may award you an academic scholarship that can cover up to 50% of your tuition fees.
Interest-free unsecured loans can also be awarded to students in Advanced Masters and Masters of Science programmes.
Student applications for financial assistance are assessed at two annual meetings, based on three criteria:
• Academic excellence
• Financial or family circumstances
• The candidate’s personal merit
Keep in mind
The number of scholarships is limited and act as reductions in tuition. Once accepted, the international applicants are invited to submit a scholarship request application by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
- Student bank loans
Banks grant loans at a preferential rate of about 1% to students attending Grandes Ecoles, as long as you have a guarantor. We organise a “banking fair” at the beginning of each school year on our campuses, attended by representatives of around a dozen banks who you can meet to arrange a loan.
- Government-backed student loans
The government has set up a student loan guarantee fund in partnership with certain banks (Société Générale, Crédit Mutuel, C.I.C , Banque Populaire and certain Caisses d’épargne). They can offer a maximum loan of €15,000 to all students up to 28 years old, be they French, or citizens of the E.U. or the European Economic Area, regardless of income or parental/third-party guarantees.
The interest rate is set by the bank. The possibility of partially or totally deferring your repayments until you graduate is also at the discretion of the student borrower. Learn more by asking the banks on this programme.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time15 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- International Admissions Team