The MSc is a diploma designed for young graduates looking for to specialize or professionals wanting to upgrade their skills in a specific field.
The specialization in International Finance program is designed to prepare students for careers in a dynamic finance industry environment.
Students will explore the functioning of capital markets, interaction of financial markets with economic policies and fluctuations, and their implications at corporate level.
Moreover, students will learn how to use the standard tools of the trade used by industry professionals at a practical level to prepare themselves for a competitive job market.
*Titre d'Expert en finance de marché délivré par ESGF, NSF 313p, niveau 7 enregistré au RNCP sous le numéro 37437 par décision du Directeur Général de France Compétences du 27/03/2023
Ambition of the specialization
The Master program in International Finance aims to constantly surpass its quality standards and continue improving its reputation in training highly capable, competent, knowledgeable, and informed graduates.
- A highly qualified faculty
- A carefully designed curriculum
- At the heart of Paris, a major financial center
The professional certification (or RNCP title) prepared by the Paris School of Business Master of Science in International Finance is made up of skill blocks. To validate their diploma and obtain the associated RNCP title, students must validate each of the skill blocks in the required qualification framework.
If the student does not validate all the blocks required to obtain the professional certification, but does validate all the skills relating to a block, each of these skill blocks will be acquired definitively.
1. Elaborate economic development solutions
2. Manage financial portfolios (assets/stock)
3. Lead and manage market operations and risks
4. Manage financial operators
This program does not offer bridges or equivalence with other training.
However, full or partial certification is possible (see the RNCP title sheet).
In addition, professional experience may lead to a validation of acquired experience (VAE) upon request sent by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on the VAE process at PSB, please consult the following page: https://www.psbedu.paris/fr/programmes/procedure-validation-acquis-lexperience-vae
Word from the Head of Specialization
"Students will not only master the frameworks in which to think about complex issues in finance, but also learn how to solve problems and produce tangible results at a practical level.»
Head of the MSc International Finance
Nationalities on the campus
*Paris Business School figures 2023
With this program, students learn by using the dedicated financial trading room equipped with Bloomberg Professional Service terminals that provides trusted real-time financial data.
Along with the knowledge of financial market theories, students will learn how to effectively use data and quantitative methods to make better investment decisions.
An emphasis on active involvement and problem-solving skills allows students to increase their professional prospects upon graduation.
They will acquire a strong foundational knowledge in business and finance and develop their skills with financial models, data analysis, asset management, and risk management. They will also learn how to turn complex financial information into business value.
Business Challenges and Case Studies teach them to put their knowledge to the test and help them connect theory to real-world practice.
On-campus Bloomberg financial trading room
FRM Certification training
The hourly course volume for this year is 525 hours for applicants with a 4-year Bachelor and 705 hours for applicants with a 3-year bachelor.
Tests are organized to validate the knowledge and skills required to obtain the Paris School of Business MSc International Finance.
The organization of the validation of the competences of the referential is articulated around the following modalities:
- Stock Exchange strategy game
- Business Challenge
- Written and oral assessments
- Practical Case studies
- Professional Dissertation
Current school year: 2023-2024
Admission to the MSc International Finance
To be admitted onto the MSc International Finance, candidates have to go through the admission process.
The first step is the screening by Admissions Jury of:
Undergraduate degree and transcripts
Letter of recommendation
Then, Dean of the program will interview eligible candidates and the Admissions Jury will communicate admission result 1-3 weeks after the interview stage.
Applicants must hold a 4-year Bachelor degree.
An option for holders of a 3-year degree requires the acquisition of extra credits (30 ECTS) via a 4-month fast-track program.
Results indicators 2022
of success rate for the 2022 class
of PSB students in employment work in France in the 6 months following graduation
of PSB students in employment work abroad in the 6 months following graduation
of PSB students employed 6 months after graduation are on unlimited-term contracts and primarily have managerial status (60%)
of students in professional activity created their own business
Drop-out rate during training: 6,98%
Students will acquire the necessary theoretical background and equip themselves with technical skills to pursue a career in finance and related disciplines such as:
- Market Finance Expert
- Financial Analyst / Market Finance Engineer
- Market Operator
- Financial Risk Analyst
- Portfolio Manager
- Financial Consultant
Fees and financing
The standard duration of the program is one year requiring the candidate to obtain 90 ECTS.
However, if the candidate is admitted with a 3-years Bachelor degree, he or she needs to attend the 4-month fast track program in addition to the 1-year program (90 + 30 = 120 ECTS).
The tuition fees of the MSc program depend on the entry level. ECTS: 90 (4-year Bachelor applicants), 120 (3-year + fast track applicants)
- Applicants with a 4-year bachelor: €13 575 (90 ECTS)
- Applicants with a 3-year bachelor: €17 075 (120 ECTS)