MSc Sustainable Finance

The leading programme in Europe to develop this dual expertise

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  • An early start in January 2022 is still possible for holders of a 3-year higher education degree wishing to enter the long track. Apply now
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CURRICULUM

Admission level

Degree

Short Track

Admission level:

International Bachelor's degree - 4 years
 
Specialisation course

19,900€ - 3 academic semesters

Degree:

Master of Science

Long Track

Admission level:

Bachelor's degree
Pathway course

8,500€ - 2 academic semesters

Specialisation course

19,900€ - 3 academic semesters

Degree:

Master of Science

Short Track

Admission level :
International Bachelor's degree - 4 years
Duration :
3 academic semesters
Degree :
Master of Science
Campus :
Paris
Format :
Full time
Language :
English

Specialisation course

Format :
Full time
Duration :
3 academic semesters
Language :
English

The MSc features innovative instructional techniques that focus on employability, mastery of tools and an international mindset.

SEMESTER 1

FUNDAMENTALS IN ECONOMICS AND FINANCE LINKED TO SUSTAINABLE ISSUES 150H

→ September-December

  • Financial economics
  • Emerging markets finance
  • Global economy & geopolitics
  • Business valuation - Asset pricing
  • Strategic & financial analysis
  • Financial modeling - using Python

 

SEMESTER 2

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE SKILLS 210H
→ January - April

  • Legal Challenge of extra-financial social responsability
  • ESG and climate risk
  • CSR and sustainable reporting
  • Climate risk modeling
  • Green finance environment and policy
  • Sustainable investment fund strategy
  • Capital Investment & Impact investing
SEMESTER 3

RESEARCH MEMO
(WRITTEN PAPER + ORAL PRESENTATION)

BUSINESS INTERNSHIP
(4 TO 6 MONTHS BETWEEN MAY AND MARCH)

Long Track

Admission level :
Bachelor's degree
Duration :
5 academic semesters
Degree :
Master of Science
Campus :
Paris
Language :
English

Pathway course

Format :
Full time
Duration :
2 academic semesters
Language :
English
Campus :
Marseille
Admission level :
Bachelor's degree

This year allows you to acquire managerial skills, to develop a real expertise and to learn to innovate and create in order to launch tomorrow’s business.

SEMESTER 1

Manager Skills

  • Introduction to business management (Fast Track for Non-Managers)
  • Strategic management
  • Financial performance management
  • Sustainable development & corporate social responsability
  • Public speaking 
  • Visual communication & Design
  • Hard skills
    • TOSA Excel
    • TOEIC
    • Orthodidacte
    • Coding skills: optional (30h) 
  • English/French as a foreign language

Expert skills

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE & AUDIT
- Sustainable finance
- Accounting for finance
- SME management

SEMESTER 2

You have 2 choices:

  • Academic Semester

INNOVATIVE & ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS

-Innovation management and entrepreneurship

-Complexity Management

-Corporate project

CORPORATE PROJECT

A consultancy mission on a real and current issue of a company. Corporate projects enable participants to gain valuable hands-on experience of business conduct and strategy and deal with the practical complexities. Students are guided by their KEDGE tutor
throughout the project. The assignment is done in groups of 4 to 5 students. A combination of collective and individual work. Final presentation in front of the corporate and KEDGE tutors.

OR

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EXCHANGE IN A PARTNER UNIVERSITY

Your choice of experience
  • INTERNSHIP in France or abroad
  • PROJECT:associative, entrepreneurship...
  • LEARNING TRIP ABROAD You can find a job or take some language courses
  • OTHER CORPORATE PROJECT

Specialisation course

Format :
Full time
Duration :
3 academic semesters
Language :
English
Campus :
Paris
Admission level :
International Bachelor's degree - 4 years
SEMESTERS 1

FUNDAMENTALS IN ECONOMICS AND FINANCE LINKED TO SUSTAINABLE ISSUES 150H

→ September-December

  • Financial economics
  • Emerging markets finance
  • Global economy & geopolitics
  • Business valuation - Asset pricing
  • Strategic & financial analysis
  • Financial modeling - using Python
SEMESTER 2

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE SKILLS 210H
→ January - April

  • Legal Challenge of extra-financial social responsability
  • ESG and climate risk
  • CSR and sustainable reporting
  • Climate risk modeling
  • Green finance environment and policy
  • Sustainable investment fund strategy
  • Capital Investment & Impact investing

 

SEMESTER 3 & SUPPLEMENTARY CONTENTS

RESEARCH MEMO
(WRITTEN PAPER + ORAL PRESENTATION)

BUSINESS INTERNSHIP
(4 TO 6 MONTHS BETWEEN MAY AND MARCH)

Seminars & Packs - 90H:

  • Memo Sessions
  • Macro-economic modeling
  • Energy, climate and corporates
  • Green bankng & Green bonds structuration
  • Environmental accountability
  • Intangible assets/valuation
  • Entrepreunarial finance and private equity transactions
  • Financing biodiversity
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