MSc, Master of Science Corporate Finance

Get a firm grip on corporate finance

5th

Eduniversal 2024 French ranking - Financial Engineering and Corporate Finance category

2nd

Eduniversal 2024 regional ranking for PACA - Banking Corporate Finance category

Admission level

From Bachelor's degree - 3 years to Bac +5, Validation of Personal and Professional Experience (VAPP)

Campus

Marseille

Degree

MSc, Master of ScienceDiploma recognised by the French Ministry of Higher Education

Format

Full Time

Intake

September

Language

English

5th

Eduniversal 2024 French ranking - Financial Engineering and Corporate Finance category

2nd

Eduniversal 2024 regional ranking for PACA - Banking Corporate Finance category

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MSc Corporate Finance

In a constantly evolving environment, where innovation creates disruption and financial performance drives valuation, most businesses are facing the challenge to make the appropriate investment decisions or to assess financing options. The MSc Corporate Finance programme will teach you to develop financial acumen and business insight, to engage in complex decision-making at all stages of corporate development.

KEDGE Business School’s Master of Science Corporate Finance is a double degree programme. It delivers a Master of Science accredited by the conférence des grandes écoles (CGE) and a diploma recognised by the French Ministry of Higher Education.
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Pierre CASANOVA

Head of MSc in Corporate Finance

BE A CORPORATE FINANCE EXPERT FOR ALL KIND OF INNOVATIVE AND DEVELOPING BUSINESSES

From startups to large corporations, every company is looking for smart and qualified corporate finance profiles. The aim of the programme is to train professionals with a perfect understanding of financial tools and business needs to provide the adequate corporate finance expertise in any situation. Come assimilate this knowledge with an expert faculty and a network of strong partners to facilitate job placement. Here, you will acquire and practice how corporate finance can answer various business challenges and enhance performance and valuation.

With this Master of Science (MSc) programme, you will bring a real added value to your career. You will have access to a wide range of opportunities in both financial and corporate institutions.

Enrolling in the Master of Science (MSc) in Corporate Finance programme means learning about finance in all kind of situation from venture creation to publicly traded corporation. Come and Learn by Doing!

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Programme highlights

The Corporate Finance course offers an immersion in a very intensive working environment, combining online and blended learning, case studies, oral presentations, and group work. It also includes a conference programme for an operational vision of many corporate finance practices.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in:

  • Business games: business games are simulations that replicate real-world business scenarios, allowing students to make decisions, analyse outcomes, and learn from both successes and failures. 
  • Workshops on current business issues : the MSc Corporate Finance focuses on current financial issues and provide students with insights into real-world challenges faced by businesses today. For example, the M&A Rumour Simulation Game and the Crowdfunding Valuation Case immerse students in the complexities of mergers and acquisitions, valuation methods, and fundraising strategies. These workshops bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application, preparing students to tackle real business problems in their future careers.
  • The Holt Valuation Challenge is an opportunity for students to apply valuation techniques learned in the classroom to real-world companies. By analysing financial data, market trends, and industry dynamics, students gain hands-on experience in valuing companies, a critical skill for roles in finance, investment banking, and corporate strategy. 
  • The pricing of initial public offerings (IPOs) is a complex process that requires an understanding of market dynamics, investor sentiment, and financial analysis. Through activities focused on pricing next IPOs, students learn how investment bankers and financial analysts assess the value of a company prior to its public listing. This experience enhances their financial acumen and prepares them for careers in investment banking, equity research, and corporate finance.

Hands-on experiences that will expand their financial knowledge and prepare them as future managers. By actively engaging in real-world business scenarios, students develop decision-making abilities, communication skills, and leadership qualities that are essential for success in managerial roles.

The students will enhance their financial acumen and business insight, engage in complex decision-making at all stages of corporate development. They will also develop their critical thinking on how to make adequate valuations and investment choices.

Our programme offers students advanced knowledge that is applicable across diverse industries, preparing them for careers in large corporations, multinationals, and various specialised sectors such as transaction services, corporate banking, venture capital, private equity, or asset management.

 

A full English curriculum with professors, lecturers and a network of international partners will enable students to interact in a globalised environment with awareness of their local community and the wider world. 

Our programme offers a unique corporate venturing track that provides students with hands-on experience in understanding how international corporations navigate disruption through investments in startups. They will have the opportunity to exchange on different subject with corporate investment directors from organisations such as Orange Venture, Jet Blues Ventures, Saudi Aramco Ventures, EDF Ventures, Bosch Ventures, etc.

Key points

Why study for an MSc in Corporate Finance?

Studying for an MSc Corporate Finance will provide essential knowledge and skills for effective financial management within businesses.

Specialised Knowledge and Expertise: An MSc in Corporate Finance provides in-depth and specialised knowledge in areas such as capital budgeting, risk management, financial modeling, and valuation. This expertise can make graduates highly skilled and sought after in the corporate finance job market.
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A): Corporate finance plays a crucial role in M&A activities, including evaluating potential targets, conducting due diligence, and determining the financial impact of mergers or acquisitions. This knowledge is essential for companies seeking to grow or restructure.
Global Business Understanding: Corporate finance principles are applicable globally, making it relevant for businesses operating in an international context. Understanding how financial decisions impact global operations is valuable for companies with a global presence.
Networking opportunities: Professors at KEDGE have extensive and wide-ranging connections in the finance industry giving you the opportunity to open doors to various opportunities and career advancements.
Career Opportunities: A background in corporate finance opens up a wide range of career opportunities. Upon graduation from KEDGE, professional opportunities include Financial Analyst in investment banking & investment fund, Financial Auditor, transaction services  (“Big Four”: EY, Deloitte, KPMG, PWC), M&A Professional in consulting or in large corporation, etc.

Studying for an MSc Corporate Finance degree at KEDGE will provide students with the adequate corporate finance expertise in any situation. Come assimilate this knowledge with an expert faculty and a network of strong partners to facilitate job placement. At KEDGE, you will acquire and practice how corporate finance can answer various business challenges and enhance performance and valuation though 2 main modules over 2 semesters: fundamentals in economics, finance and IT and corporate finance skills.

Taught entirely  in English at our Marseille campus, this course is designed for applicants with a four-year degree and proficiency in English.

For more information on programme requirements, tuition fees, scholarships and how to apply, please visit the dedicated admission page. Start your journey now and get a firm grip on corporate finance!