MSc - Corporate Finance & Investment Banking - Burgundy School Of Business

MSc – CORPORATE FINANCE & INVESTMENT BANKING

Prérequis

Requirements

French Master 1 or international Bachelor

Campus

Dijon Campus

Full time ou part time

60 ECTS

Full time ou part time

Taught in English

SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS PROGRAMME

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS


The MSc Corporate Finance & Investment Banking aims to cultivate and develop an advanced knowledge of international business management and finance. This programme was built around the CFA requirements, providing you with the necessary skills and expertise to succeed in the challenging careers of investment banking, private equity, corporate banking and the financial advisory sectors.

If you have strong mathematical abilities and technical skills and you are looking to acquire in-depth knowledge of corporate decision-making at a global level, then this is the perfect programme for you. The course will teach you techniques to assess acquisitions, manage cash flow, engage in market risk analysis and raise capital in financial markets.

Teaching approach 
The MSc CFIB programme adopts a uniquely designed Chrono-Diagnosis method. Working in a group of six, you will learn how to strategically analyse a public company and engage in buy-side or sell-side research roles. You’ll also learn how to compose an equity research and M&A report, and practice presenting to investment bankers in a professional environment.

CFA Certificate
By completing the MSc Corporate Finance & Investment Banking, will be trained for the CFA Certificate, completing examinations at the end of the course and receiving the two levels of a CFA charter, which is one of the highest distinctions you can earn in the investment management profession. It shows employers a strong level of expertise and guaranteed skills in investment analysis, asset management, and ethics.

Field Trips
You will have the exclusive opportunity to attend financial and investment conferences and take other field trips to provide you with insights into the challenging yet intriguing world of investment banking. You will visit the Banque de France trading room in Paris, a multinational investment bank, and a financial institution which facilitates corporate tie ups and partnerships.



CURRICULUM


The MSc Corporate Finance & Investment Banking provides students with more than 400 hours of teaching in:
– Corporate finance and financial planning
– Institutional markets dynamics
– Derivatives, risks and hedging
– Financial strategy
– Merger and acquisition

50 hours of corporate insights:
– Seminars and applied conferences
– Professional meetings with industry specialists

SEMESTER 1

• Research Methods
• Chrono Diagnosis
• Institutional Markets Dynamics
• Financial Mathematics & VBA
• Advanced Derivatives, Asset Allocation & Portfolio Construction
• Financial Strategy
• Mergers & Acquisitions
• Financial & Credit Risk

SEMESTER 2

• CFA Certification
• Economics for Investment Decision Makers
• LBO, Private Equity & Valuation
• Advanced Corporate Finance
• Enterprise Risk Management
• Tax Aspects of transactions and restructuration
• Professional seminar
• Banking regulation & Strategy
• Real Estate Financing
• Professional Thesis

REQUIREMENTS

Academic requirements

French Master 1 or international Bachelor or 240 ECTS in a Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Business or equivalent

Language requirements

IELTS: 6.0 or TOEIC: 750
Duolingo accepted: 95

ADMISSION PROCESS

1. Online Application

To apply for this programme, simply create your online account and application file and fill in all the required information and documents listed here.

Prior to submitting your online application, you will be asked to pay the non-refundable application fee of €100.

You can submit your application as soon as your application is complete and payment of application fee is made.

If your application is eligible, we will invite you to a motivation interview within a few days.

– Curriculum vitae
– Cover letter
– Copy of your last diploma or certificate of current schooling
– Language level certificates
– Photocopy of your passport or national identity card
– Letters of recommendation if you have some

2. Motivation interview

You will have the opportunity to express your motivation and ambition during a 20 to 30-minutes online interview. To ensure equal opportunities, this interview is a one-way online video interview, regardless of your nationality or place of residence, and can be conducted at your convenience within a period of 3 days.

During this interview, we encourage you to share your motivation but also your ambitions, experiences and expectations.

3. Deadlines

Applications are open until July 1st.  

As we offer rolling admissions, we advise you to apply as soon as possible to have time to complete any visa procedures and to prepare for your arrival in France.

All students admitted to BSB will be considered eligible for a scholarship, 60% of which will be assigned by February 15th.
Be sure to get your application in now!

FINANCING


Tuition fees for the MSc Corporate Finance & Investment Banking are €14,000.

This “all inclusive” rate, guaranteed throughout your course, includes the following services:

The Hub: access to school support services, Career Booster, International Coaching, Wellness Center.

Campus and Learning Center access (open 6 days a week, 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays)

BSB Alumni: Take advantage of the power of our network of over 16,000 graduates

Personal support: Optional catch-ups, e-learning support, group project tutoring

Field trips

Field trips (travel and housing)

BSB MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIP

BSB offers over 60 scholarships from 25% to 50% reduction on the 1st year of studies for international talented students.

CAREERS


MSc Corporate Finance & Investment Banking graduates will be able to hold various positions, internationally, in the fields of corporate finance and market finance in investment institutions and banks, such as: investment banking, financial/product finance consulting, investment sector (selling/buying side, investment analysis or portfolio management), corporate banking finance, control and cash management. 

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