MSc Banking, Finance and Fintech

Le Havre | French | Work-study or Full-time

"Audit and Corporate Finance" specialisation

Your audit degree in a world-renowned Business School

With the Audit and Corporate Finance specialisation, during two semesters, prepare yourself for a position of operational responsibility in the audit, management control, banking and finance sectors.

Develop your financial culture in line with the expectations of companies in the fields of internal or external auditing, public accounting, consulting in international and national firms, management control and financial management (budget management, management control, etc.).

This final year specialisation of the Master in Management is accessible both in the classical route and as a work-study programme (under specific conditions for international students).

The M2 Audit and Corporate Finance allows you to acquire quality education, with the key to rapid professional integration in dynamic sectors offering attractive salaries (audit and/or consultancy firms, corporate finance departments). This M2 specialisation also allows you to acquire 3 equivalences with the DSCG diploma and thus potentially become a chartered accountant. It can be carried out in work-study or in a classic format with a 6-month internship and can thus be adapted to your pace and your project. The professors (permanent professors or finance professionals) are passionate and will transmit their enthusiasm to you.

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Audit degree programme

The Audit and Corporate Finance specialisation of the Master in Management - Top 100 of the best Masters in Management worldwide in the Financial Times and QS rankings - consists of the following subjects:

  • Finance and accounting
  • Financial analysis and valuation
  • Economics
  • Management and information systems
  • Management and management control
  • Audit
  • Business English
  • Financial engineering
  • Investment / financing
  • Group treasury
  • ...

Through subjects such as financial engineering, gain a better understanding of its importance as applied to business in managing financial assets and liabilities, and financial risks. In the general accounting course, construct a balance sheet and income statement from a post-inventory balance. In the financial analysis course, learn how to dissect accounting records and evaluate the financial performance of a business.


Work experience

Professionalise yourself throughout your coursework with the EM Normandie's Master in Management, by multiplying internships, missions and challenges based on real company cases.

During the final year, two options are available for degree completion: spend up to 75% of your time in a company by opting for a sandwich course or opt for the classic course offering you numerous professionalising projects and punctuated by an end-of-studies internship. 

Classical route

  • 2-week challenge: analysing financial ratios and proposing optimisation solutions.
  • 1 Business Plan seminar
  • 1 Business Game
  • Courses in September, October, November, June and 2 weeks in July
  • 6-month work placement in France or abroad (from the beginning of December to the end of May)

Work-study programme

  • 2 weeks per month in a company / 2 weeks of classes at the School, from September to December and from April to June with one week in July
  • January to March in companies, corresponding to the peak auditing season and the annual closing for corporate finance departments


Audit degree career opportunities

Become an expert and increase your proficiency in finance and auditing and land your dream job after graduation in one of these fields, depending on your career goals:

  • Management controller
  • Chartered accountant
  • Financial auditor
  • Financial auditor
  • Risk manager
  • Treasurer
  • Accounting director
  • Financial director

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The advantages of doing an audit degree as a work-study programme

By following your Master's programme as a work-study programme, you will be able to immediately apply the knowledge you have acquired in class, increase your know-how tenfold, and build up your professional experience by becoming a fully-fledged employee in a company whose activity is related to finance and/or audit.

Work-study at EM Normandie