MASTER’S IN CORPORATE FINANCE AND FINANCIAL MARKETS

National master’s degree in association with the University of Lille: Master’s in Law, Economics, Management

 

FOR WHO?

Students and professionals with a bachelor’s degree in law, economics, management, finance, or mathematics with management.

In light of the importance of transdisciplinarity in these professions, the Master in Corporate Finance and Financial markets includes a bridging course in the first year and strives to consolidate students’ knowledge, no matter their background, in the fields of company law, economics, cost accounting, management control and auditing, as well as the quantitative techniques necessary for teaching market finance. By acquiring this knowledge, students can fully master the financial elements and develop a more analytical mind, allowing them to achieve management objectives in a more consistent manner.


WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?

  • Master the foundations of financial theory thanks to our team of teachers/researchers
  • Acquire high-level strategic and operational expertise
  • Follow a practical approach thanks to the expertise of professional figures
  • Discover new finance professions and adapt to the demands of a constantly changing labour market

COURSES

Master year 1

Courses
Semester 1
UE : Gestion des risques bancaires et financiers
Finance des marchés
Risk management
Économétrie
UE : Programmation
Introduction à VBA
Python
UE : Finance d’entreprise
Finance d’entreprise
Comptabilité approfondie
UE : Interdisciplinaire
Jeu d’entreprise
Développement Personnel
Anglais
UE : Expertise professionnelle et recherche
Méthodologie de recherche
Total semester 1 : 30 credits ECTS
Semester 2
UE : Gestion des risques bancaires et financiers
BMC : Bloomberg Market Concepts
Derivative markets
UE : Economie bancaire et financière
Politique économique
Théorie des marchés
UE : Finance d’entreprise
Analyse financière
CSR and reporting
Contrôle de gestion
UE : Expertise professionnelle et recherche
Évaluation de la période en entreprise
Projets inter master
Méthodologie de recherche
Total semester 2 : 30 credits ECTS
TOTAL MASTER 1 : 60 credits ECTS

Les étudiants de Master 1 sont préparés au test d’anglais TOEFL.

Master year 2

Courses
Semester 3
UE : Gestion des risques bancaires et financiers
Financial markets and investment decisions
International finance
Cryptocurrencies, ecosystems and ICOs
Économétrie
UE : Programmation
Modélisation financière sur VBA
Python
UE : Finance d’entreprise
Gestion de trésorerie
Contrôle interne et audit
Ethics and finance
UE : Interdisciplinaire
Jeu d’entreprise
International negotiation
UE : Expertise professionnelle et recherche
Méthodologie de recherche
Total semester 3 : 30 crédits ECTS
Semester 4
UE : Croissance externe
Fusion et acquisitions
Private equity and financing innovation
UE : Finance d’entreprise
Advanced corporate finance
Ingénierie financière
Analyse financière
Fiscalité de l’entreprise
Contrôle de gestion
UE : Expertise professionnelle et recherche
Mémoire
Evaluation de la période en entreprise
Synthèse professionnelle
Total semester 4 : 30 credits ECTS
TOTAL MASTER 2 : 60 credits ECTS

The Master’s in Corporate Finance and Financial Markets offers its first- and second-year students the chance to take the Bloomberg Market Concepts certification.

“Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) is an 8-hour self-paced e-learning course that provides a visual introduction to the financial markets. BMC consists of four modules — Economics, Currencies, Fixed Income and Equities — woven together from Bloomberg data, news, analytics and television. Using the BMC digital courseware as a course companion frees up class time for more advanced topics.”


CORPORATE NETWORK WITH COMPANIES 


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This master’s degree provides targeted training to suit the real needs of the world of finance. We therefore prepare students for a range of key positions.

  • Financial analysis
  • Internal Audit
  • Mergers & acquisitions advice
  • Administrative and financial management
  • Asset management
  • Credit management
  • Cash management
  • Management control
  • Financial reporting

The focus has increasingly shifted to the new aspects of finance shaping today and tomorrow: crowdfunding, financial engineering, Socially Responsible Investing (SRI), financing innovation, the role of investment funds, FinTech, etc.

With a 4-month placement in my 1st year and work/study training in my 2nd year, the Master in Corporate Finance and Financial Markets met my expectations, combining theoretical knowledge with professional experience. Many courses are taught by professionals from the world of finance and business management. This represents a valuable opportunity for students, allowing us to discuss and explore their experiences in business.

The Master’s in Corporate Finance and Financial Markets helped me to swiftly integrate into the professional world, as I was hired as a management accountant by the company where I did my placement and my work/study programme.

This master’s degree allowed me to develop sound financial knowledge, providing me with practical business skills.

The work/study programme proved very rewarding. I was able to put the knowledge acquired throughout my studies into practice during my placement and work/study programme, which made it easier to get my first job.

Looking beyond theoretical knowledge, this master’s degree helps to develop the professional and personal qualities we need for the jobs of tomorrow: agility, efficiency and responsiveness.

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