MSc Sustainable Finance

The leading programme in Europe to develop this dual expertise

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Admission level

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

Campus

Paris

Degree

Master of Science

Format

Full time

Intake

September 2022 - January 2022 (for holders of a 3-year higher education degree wishing to enter the long track)

Language

English

Presentation of the MSc Sustainable Finance

This sustainable finance Msc trains professionals with a perfect command of financial tools and a dual expertise in both financial and extra-financial matters : a profile that is increasingly sought after by companies integrating new ethical and societal challenges into their investments and strategies.

  • Programme Overview

LUIS REYES-ORTIZ - KEDGE

campus of Paris

LUIS REYES-ORTIZ

Head of the MSc Sustainable Finance

A disruptive vision of the future needs of the market

Finance is an indispensable tool for society, with objectives of profitability, performance, stability, and many others. However, considering social and environmental challenges, it must now evolve to understand them and propose solutions. The purpose of the MSc Sustainable Finance is to train financial professionals with a vision of social and environmental responsibility, which is transmitted to the companies/organisations in which they are employed with a high level of performance.
We invite you to join a programme that is unique in France, positioned in an innovative and differentiating high-impact market, which trains professionals in equity and asset management, capable of thinking in an integrated way while mastering the issues of responsibility and sustainability. The skills acquired enable graduates to enter the financial professions with a micro, meso or macro-economic approach. Joining the MSc Sustainable Finance means making the choice of today's and tomorrow's finance with an innovative approach. Take a step ahead!

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Programme highlights

An 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. 

Mastering finance with a sustainable and responsible approach

  • Positioning of the Msc in an innovative, differentiating market
  • Training professionals in the field of equity and asset management
  • Ability to make decisions while mastering the issues of responsibility and sustainability

Enjoy an international and multi-campus curriculum

With the MSc Sustainable Finance programme, KEDGE gives students a background in international corporate finance with:

  • Possibility to do a 4 to 6 month exchange with a partner university during your first year (M1)
  • A full-time english curriculum in the second year (M2) at our Paris campus, taught by professors and lecturers working in France and abroad.

A cutting-edge faculty

  • Team of professors known as experts in "Reconsidered Finance"
  • External speakers (consultants, asset managers, investment fund managers and analysts, etc), leaders in their respective fields – giving you a theoretical and practical approach based on their experience.

Many partners recognize our expertise in the field

The MSc Sustainable Finance has a network of more than 40 partner companies (Axa Investment Managers, Caisse des dépots, Deloitte, Ecofi, Natixis CIB...) 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.

Innovative experiential approach

The MSc Sustainable Finance programme uses innovative teaching techniques focused on employability, mastery of tools and an international mindset :

  • Classroom and corporate cases
  • Mini-seminars
  • International workshops
  • Career conferences
  • Distance learning
  • IT applications
  • Experiential learning (computer games, business plans)

SKILLS

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

With corporate strategy at its core, this training allows you to acquire expertise in financial practices and tools on :

  • long-term financial management: financing structures and choices, financial and intangible valuation, capital market financing, etc.
  • asset management: financial analysis and diagnosis, put into practice and familiarisation with IT tools such as Reuters, VBA, R ...

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
  • extra-financial factors, and performance and impact factors in investing

International business finance skills

A comprehensive English programme 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.

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.

PARIS CAMPUS

The campus is located in the Lumière building, which adjoins the lively Cour Saint-Émilion neighbourhood in Bercy Village, in the 12th arrondissement.

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