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Admission level

From Bachelor's degree - 3 years to Bachelor's degree - 4 years

Campus

Bordeaux

Degree

MSc, Master of Science

Format

Full time

Intake

September 2022

Language

English

Overview of the Master of Science (MSc) Banking and Finance

Guaranteeing the technical requirements of finance and ensuring  the necessary perspective of its social responsibility are our two main challenges. Financial institutions are becoming increasingly sensitive to this; for students, it is almost a pre-requisite. The team of teacher-researchers supporting Kedge Master’s students make it their biggest concern.

We provide our students with a wide-ranging and solid academic background to make them able to cover any position in the following industries: finance, capital and investment banks, insurance companies, investment funds, retail banks and asset management. Armed with these skills and knowledge, students will be immediately operational to start their careers in financial institutions.

  • Programme presentation

Pierre GRUSON - KEDGE

campus of Bordeaux

Pierre GRUSON

Head of KEDGE MSc in Banking & Finance programme

Explore the challenges facing capital markets and financial Institutions

KEDGE Banking & Finance Master of Science (MSc) incorporates the latest developments in finance and relies on a balanced programme including: 

- Fintech (machine learning, blockchain, robo advisor, crowdfunding, etc.) & digital finance
- high level learning about traditional trades and current financial instruments (fixed income, asset management, equity research, commodities, derivatives)
- understanding of programming (Python, Visual Basic)
- dealing room equipped with professional databases (Reuters, Quantalys)
- mastery of the regulatory environment and risk management
- preparing and attempting both French and international professional certifications, CFA 1st level, AMF, Reuters, etc. (on a voluntary basis).

Programme's Labels : Bienvenue en France

Programme highlights

Reuters Dealing Room

KEDGE is fully equipped with seven “Refinitiv Reuters” stations. A professional seminar with Reuters staff is organised in the first semester and, at a later stage, students will enjoy full support to prepare for the Reuters Certification.

AMF Certification

Since 2011, KEDGE and Barchen/F. Lefebvre are in a partnership giving all KEDGE french-speaking students the opportunity to prepare the “Autorité des Marchés Financiers” certification under preferential conditions and to take the test in the Bordeaux campus twice a year. More information

CFA Institute

For any relevant course, the intermediate grade adopts and follows the CFA level 1 programme, preparing students for any of the 18 study sessions. For the Banking & Finance MSc, in 2020 Kedge intends to seek affiliation with CFA Institute as part of their University Affiliation Programme.

Portfolio Simulation

Using both Reuters real quotes and Quantalys databases, MSc students can take part in Bloomberg Trading challenges, Natixis challenges, etc.

Python-VBA

One course is dedicated to python learning (open-source and free coding language), and visual basic (VBA).

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