MSc International Finance

One-Year Full-Time Programme in English

MSc International Finance

Managing International Finance Today

MSc International Finance is designed to provide international students with the skills to compete in the global business market. After completing this programme, you will be ready to implement financial strategy and understand financials frameworks.

• Master of Science with a major in International Finance
• 1 year, full-time, 450h of class, projects and visits, 60 ECTS credits
• Leonard de Vinci School of Management (EMLV)
• Paris La Défense Campus
• Application deadline: August
• Programme start: October

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MSc International Finance Overview


Finance, Business risk Management and Portfolio management, drive company evolution. Indeed, finance enables to develop strategic responses and align company objectives.

The MSc in International Finance will teach you to support corporate strategy and financial markets. With growth and in a favourable global environment, companies are increasingly facing financial changes. Financial valuation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Portfolio diversification, Financial instruments, Digital currencies and Blockchain technology are among the fundamental topics included by managers in their financial strategy. Company development and strategic decisions are increasing growth of activity.

New jobs are required to support organisations in their financial and strategic evolutions. The MSc in International Finance is organised to provide you with the multiple skills required to become a financial analyst in a financial institution or a finance department.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a 4 year International Bachelor Degree (240 ECTS or equivalent). English test IELTS 6.5 or equivalent requested. Interview (either face-to-face or at distance).

Admission Procedures:

  • Application Submission in the online portal :
  • Interview (either face-to-face or via Skype)
  • Final decision from the recruitment committee within 24 hours
  • Students will receive an admission letter and will be asked to confirm their acceptance into the programme
  • Registration will be validated with the payment of a 30% deposit of tuition fees
  • Students will receive a letter confirming registration and payment that will be necessary for starting the VISA process
  • Payment of balance is required upon arrival in September

Documents to Provide:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Copies of all diplomas and transcripts including high school diploma
  • ID photos
  • Copy of passport
  • English Test results (IELTS 6.5)
  • Student VISA

Courses included

Financial Instruments
Options, Futures and Swaps
Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Financial Markets
Disruptive technology and blockchain

Corporate Investments
Corporate Finance
International Financing Accounting
Financial reporting
Bloomberg test preparation

Ethics, Skills and Behavior
Securities Law & Compliance
Consultancy Management
Management & Leadership
Professional Skills & Employability Development


Financial Valuation
Private Equity
Mergers & Acquisitions Strategy
Financial Engineering
Business Plan

Portfolio Management & Analysis
Portfolio Diversification
Risk Management
Cryptocurrencies & Digital currency
Alternative Investments


Career opportunities

The MSc in International Finance programme offers a wide range of employment opportunities in a multidisciplinary and international environment. MSc students aspire to leading roles such as:

  • Manager middle-office
  • Account manager
  • Broker
  • Financial analyst
  • Portfolio manager
  • Treasurer of a firm
  • Financial Analyst
  • Merger & Acquistion Consultant
  • Compliance Officer
  • Financial operational Consultant
  • Financial Project Manager
  • Fund Manager
  • Sales & Broking
  • CFO
  • Head of treasury department

Duration & Intake

One-year, full-time programme

INTAKE :  October
Number of places : 35

Course structure

450h of class, conferences and projects
from october to march

6 months internship or dissertation
from april to september

Personalized support

  • Administrative steps (housing, Campus France, visa, health insurance, immigration office…)
  • Buddy Team service (airport pick-up, practical information, integration events…)
  • One and a half hours French class per week (3 levels: beginner, intermediate, advanced)

Fees and Funding

TUITION FEES : 10200 € per year

Early-Bird Discount

The Early Bird is a waiver of 20% of the tuition fee for the 2020-21 academic session at EMLV. Candidates must complete their application and pay the application fee of 50€ on or before February 15th 2020.


The Diversity Scholarship is a waiver of 10% to 50% of the tuition fee for the 2020-21 academic session at EMLV or ESILV.  All eligible candidates are considered for the Diversity Scholarship and there are no additional documents required for the application. Receipt of the Diversity Scholarship will be confirmed in writing on the enrolment letter.

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International Contacts

Alain Ouvrieu

Director of the International Relations Department

+ 33 1 41 16 72 50
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Degree-seeking students

Whatsapp : +33 7 86 16 74 66

Exchange students

+33 1 41 16 72 51

International Partners

+33 1 41 16 72 90 / 72 48


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