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MSc Sustainable Finance

Your values are your biggest asset

Admission level

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

Campus

Paris

Degree

MASTER OF SCIENCE

Format

Full time

Intake

september

Language

English

Today, all financial companies are integrating new ethical and societal challenges into their investment and asset allocation strategies. This is why sustainable finance, through the ESG issues it pursues, is an interesting dimension of corporate finance for students to pursue.

  • Programme Overview

A disruptive vision of the future needs of the market

To respond to this evolution of finance, the MSc Sustainable Finance aims to train professionals to become masters of financial tools and become well versed in all financial and extra-financial matters. As training is conducted by an expert faculty and supported by a network of strong partners, you can add real value to your career prospects and facilitate your entry into the job market.

Programme highlights

Stand out by practising 'Finance reconsidered' but still focusing on Finance first!

Our unique program in France is primarily designed to meet the needs and developments of the financial market. It prepares you for an innovative and different market: corporate finance governed by a sustainable and long-term vision. The Finance and Sustainability program is the first training program in France and Europe geared towards sustainable and responsible finance – making Kedge Business School the undisputed academic leader in this field.

A cutting-edge faculty

During your training, you’ll be supervised by professors from Kedge Business School, known for being experts in "Reconsidered Finance". The teaching team also includes many professional professors (consultants, asset managers, investment fund managers and analysts, etc) who are recognized leaders and experts in their respective fields – giving you a theoretical and practical approach based on their experience.

Innovative operation recognized by finance professionals

The MSc Sustainable Finance program uses innovative teaching techniques focused on employability, mastery of tools and an international mindset. Techniques include classroom and corporate cases, mini-seminars, international workshops, career conferences, distance learning, IT applications and experiential learning such as computer games and business plans.

Enjoy an international and multi-campus curriculum

With the MSc Sustainable Finance program, Kedge gives students a background in international corporate finance with:
- the potential of a four- to six-month exchange with a partner university during your first year (M1)
- an international full-time English course in the second year (M2) at our Paris campus, taught by professors and lecturers working in France and abroad.

Many partners recognize our expertise in the field

The MSc Sustainable Finance has a network of more than 40 partner companies representing all sectors and careers in Finance in France and internationally. This helps streamline the search for internships in sustainable finance as well as in corporate finance, and facilitates the transition to the business world for students.

A MSc programme supported by the research chair CANDRIAM / KEDGE BS "Finance Reconsidered Addressing Sustainable Economic Development"

The MSc Sustainable Finance is supported by the research chair CANDRIAM / KEDGE “Finance Reconsidered: Addressing Sustainable Economic Development”.
CANDRIAM is a European multi-specialist asset manager, pioneer and recognized leader in responsible investing.
CANDRIAM manages about €115bn of assets under management with a team of more than 500 professionals. It
operates management offices in Luxembourg, Brussels, Paris and London, serving clients in more than 20 countries on 4
continents. CANDRIAM offers innovative and diversified investment solutions in bonds, equities, absolute performance strategies and asset allocation. CANDRIAM is part of the New York Life group. New York Life Investments ranks among the world's leading asset managers.

SKILLS

A capacity to adapt to all sectors of the financial environment

Thanks to the multisectoral approach of this course, you’ll be able to work in financial careers at the micro, meso or macro-environmental scale withintertiary, industrial or financial companies, start-ups, micro-enterprises, SMEs, listed companies on the stock market and national or supranational entities.

Financial expertise and practical knowledge of financial tools with a strategic perspective

The MSc enables students to acquire expertise in financial practices and tools from many points of view: macro-economics and geopolitical environment, long-term financial management (financing structures and choices, business valuation, capital market financing, etc.) and asset management/capital-investment skills (financial analysis, financial diagnosis, familiarity with IT tools and financial modeling), with corporate strategy as the centerpiece.

An extra-financial expertise that gives you a differentiating advantage

This Sustainable Finance course lets you acquire combined financial and non-financial expertise. This is often essential as financial careers move from mere asset management roles to those with a greater consideration of social issues in investment decisions and corporate financial choices. All MSc training streams include courses and lectures that deal with investor responsibility, the inclusion of extra-financial factors, and performance and impact factors in investing.

International business finance skills

A comprehensive English program with teachers, instructors and network of international partners lets you interact in a globalized economy with an open mind towards the local community and rest of the world.
Open to the world and focused on the real needs of the market in sustainable finance and corporate finance, the MSc Sustainable Finance program gives you a head start to make a difference. During the course, you’ll adopt a new point of view on finance as it is today, and what it will be tomorrow thanks to our innovative teaching approach.

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