Master of Science (MSc) Financial Data Management

After a 3 or 4-year Degree

Presentation

Through a teaching approach based on case study, acquire an expertise in Finance and use database and predictive tools, as well as manage multidisciplinary teams.

The programme offers future graduates a solid knowledge both in core principles in Management and Business Finance,  as well as in Digital Transformation, terminologies, and tools (Big Data/AI, Python/R coding, Project management). As performance is also measured on social and societal standards, a key part of the programme is devoted to developing soft skills competencies such as emotional intelligence and working in multidisciplinary team.

Level
5-year degree
Campus
Paris
Language
English
Rythm
On-site
Classement

9th in Eduniversal's national ranking

  • Strong Points
  • Programme
  • Admission
  • Career
  • Tuition fees and funding

Programme highlights

    1. 100% English-taught programme
    2. Lecturers and professional speakers with internationally recognised academic backgrounds
    3. A course that delivers sound professional experience through in-company immersive assignments such as: Internship or Consulting challenge, missions (teamwork), advanced finance business game, bootcamp, case studies, etc.
    4. Dual degree : CGE Label and Master’s level approved by France’s Ministry of Higher Education and Research

Programme

    Digital transformation and data

    • Case studies:
      - Digital transformation and data Management
      - Evolution of key corporate information systems
      - Data governance & architecture
    • Data security - blockchain
    • Data ethics and law
    • Leading a digital project
    • Coding in python

    Financial mechanisms and strategy

    • Accounts consolidation techniques and IFRS
    • Financial markets, selecting investments and funding modes: time value of money, risks and firm valuation
    • Mergers and acquisitions

    Advanced financial analysis

    • The four financial statements: b/s, p&l, retained earnings, cash flow
    • Financial analysis, using ratios to make business decisions
    • Financial assets valuation: time and value, interest rates, capital markets and pricing of risks, optimal portfolio and the CAPM stocks valuation
    • Financial stakes of M&A

    Strategic decision-making and financial simulation

    • Business planning, strategic decision making and financial simulation. Business game: 10 year micro economic model, 10 teams in competition
    • Statistics applied to Finance
    • Bootcamps :
      - Budget/Performance modeling, analysis and forecast
      - Build a Dashboard, select the relevant Key Performance Indicators

    Strategy and mastering risks

    • Risk Management and Business Strategy
    • Risk Strategy and Management: Corporate risk, Financial risk, Credit risk, Operational risk, ESG and sustainibility,…

    Financial communications

    • Effective communication and Leadership
    • Financial communication and ESG reporting

    3 electives of choice

    • Cases in ethical and sustainable development
    • Change management and organisational transformation
    • Critical issues in management
    • Leading in multicultural environments
    • Digital disruption and industry 4.0

    Professional experience

    2 x 4-to-8 weeks in company:

    S1 challenge: example of Carrefour Finance Digital transformation: survey and recommendation on how to improve the accounting team data practice.

    S2 missions: example of the definition of a Go-to-Market plan for a Consulting company in Financial services + Study of the Synergies plan to prepare for a potential merge of two companies.

    6-months internship in France or abroad

    tutored projects (Bootcamp/Business game)

    Professional thesis

  • Evaluation criteria for the course

    All components of the student's education are evaluated: academic learnings, internships, missions, challenges, dissertations, study stays in partner universities. For academic learnings, continuous assessment generally accounts for 40% and the final exam accounts for the remaining 60%. Evaluations may also take the form of case studies, role-playing, group work, etc. Professionalisation (work-study, internships, missions, challenges) and, where appropriate, the corresponding report, will be evaluated jointly by the teaching team and the company.

Admission

    Admission mode

    Selection based on application file and individual motivation interview.
    User's guide for application form

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  • Eligibility for application

    • Candidates must hold a four-year degree in Higher Education (4-year Bachelor Degree, BBA, Master 1, or equivalent). Other profiles may be accepted in derogation from these criteria.
    • This programme is also available over two years for candidates who hold a three-year in Higher Education level (3-year Bachelor Degree, BMI, licence, or equivalent). Tuition fees on request.

    More information about the Two-year MSc Track : 2-year MSc.

    No English language test score is required for students holding a degree from an English-speaking university. For other applicants, language requirements are: TOEIC 790, IELTS 6, TOEFL 83.

    Admission procedure

    1. Selection based on examination of the application file: seriousness of the application, quality of the academic and/or professional profile.
    2. Remote interview with an academic advisor: to find out more about the applicant, his/her plans and objectives. The admission decision (admitted, refused) is made a few days after the interview.
    3. Admitted candidates receive a formal e-mail inviting them to pay a deposit (deductible from tuition fees), which enables them to reserve their place on the programme and triggers a final letter of acceptance.

    Application

    Supporting documents required for the application:

    • your CV,
    • your most recent diploma,
    • your transcripts from previous years and your certificate of enrolment for the current year,
    • your covering letter,
    • a copy of your ID (front and back) or passport,

    In addition to the EM Normandie application form, international candidates must approach their local Campus France office to facilitate the process of obtaining their visa. Once the down payment has been received, the School will help International students with their visa procedures and search for accommodation.

    Additional information for funded applicants

    Funded applicants are asked to gather the necessary information as soon as possible so that the administrative documents can be drawn up in good time.

  • Well-being and Inclusion

    Inclusion of students with disabilities

    For several years now, EM Normandie has been committed to the inclusion of students with disabilities and has been striving to make it as easy as possible for them to learn, to continue their studies, to live socially within the school and to find employment. Specific training for its teachers and support services, school facilities, digital accessibility, etc. EM Normandie promotes values of equal opportunities and respect for differences, through the sharing of an inclusive culture and the continuous development of its practices. Are you disabled or have a chronic disabling illness? We can provide you with comprehensive support, whether it be in the context of your classes/exams, your search for internships, work-study programmes or jobs, or even in preparing for your expatriation.

Career

    General information about the employment market

    All companies, from Startups to multinationals, are considering to have already initiated or are currently finalising a digital shift for their Financial Service. All industries are impacted, with no exceptions, providing many job opportunities to graduates.

    Integration of graduates

    Statistics based on the 2023 professional integration survey for 2022 graduates.

    • 95% net employment rate
    • 100% in executive employment
    • 94% on permanent contracts
    • 82% of students in employment found a job before graduating;
    • 94% of graduates in employment found a job within 6 months
    • 90% satisfied with their first job
    • Average gross annual salary including bonuses in similar roles : €47.800

    Example of positions

    • Business Analyst
    • Financial Controller
    • Consultant, Auditor
    • Cash Manager
    • Credit Manager
    • Performance Manager
    • Risk Manager
    • Data Manager...

     

    Example of companies where our graduates work

    Banks, EY, PSA, PWC, Porsche, Unilever,…

Tuition fees and funding

    Tuition Fees for 2024-2025

    • MSc Supply Chain Management: €14,500
      Tuition fees include the membership fee for EM Normandie Alumni Association, which gives you access to all services and a life membership.
    • €50 charged to candidates in order to study their profile
    • The contribution to CVEC (Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus), amounting to €100, by connecting to the dedicated plaftorm.

    Fees for students enrolling for the first time in 2024.

  • Fundings

    Various options are offered to students to fund their studies:

  • International payment methods

    We are a partner of the Flywire platform

    This online tool facilitates the procedures of international students by offering the following services:

    • Online tracking of transfers
    • Payment in the national currency, which reduces costs
    • Choice of many payment methods
    Rhea Shivan

    Rhea SHIVAN

    Admission officer

    India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

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