In a highly volatile environment, financial managers and investment professionals have to be able to devise and apply the right policies in relation to investments, financing and wealth planning. Since students need to be prepared for a new economic environment.
Tthe first aim of this Master of Science is to provide them with expert knowledge about corporate finance, investment analysis, valuation and portfolio management, and to emphasize the highest ethical standards and applications for financial modeling.
After completing the curriculum, students will acquire investment management practices through the mastery of tools for financial analysis, asset classes, and portfolio management in order to be prepared for the industry’s top financial positions and passing leading certifications in finance.
Alternance possible pour les étudiants français.
MSc accrédité par la Conférence des Grandes Ecoles
The postgraduate master programme welcomes international students from various backgrounds and experiences. Students will be divided into different multicultural groups working in team on real projects.
Lectures are delivered by:
Faculty professors recognised as leaders in their fields of study.
Students can obtain a dual-degree
Master of Arts in Financial Management from Aalen University in Germany
What is it like to study in Clermont-Ferrand?
Les étudiants français ont la possibilité de suivre le programme en alternance dans le cadre d’un contrat de professionnalisation. Le rythme de l’alternance est de 2 semaines entreprise / 1 semaine Ecole. Découvrez le calendrier de l’alternance
Internship and Thesis
Students of the Corporate Finance Programme will carry out an internship or a job placement of a minimum of 4 months minimum in France, Europe or any other location abroad.
The objective of the internship is to gain hands-on experience and consolidate the knowledge and techniques that are obtained during the course.
Each student is individually supervised by a designated advisor and completes a professional thesis, followed by an oral defense and company assessment.
A 4-year Bachelor degree or Validated Master 1
Proficiency in English (Official TOEFL score of 550 at least, or IELTS 6.0)
All applications are to be submitted online on the school’s website.
Candidates will be invited to take a skype interview or an automated video conference aiming to evaluate their academic profile, motivation and linguistic skills.
Les frais de scolarité des étudiants français qui suivent le programme en alternance sont à la charge de l’entreprise d’accueil.
Early bird scholarships:
Payment of deposit: Those who pay the deposit before the beginning of March receive a 5% reduction on the tuition fees.
Confirmation of enrollment: Those who pay the deposit within the two weeks following acceptance and till the end of June as a maximum receive a 5% reduction on the tuition fees.
Full payment of the tuition fees before start of the programme: 5% reduction on the tuition fees.
The first two scholarship schemes are non-cumulative. The full payment of the tuition fees discount is cumulative with either the first or second early bird scholarship.
Scholarships by ESC Clermont Foundation:
Students of the Master programme will have the possibility to apply for a scholarship after the start of the programme. Various scholarships are offered to both French and international students based on their academic achievements and social backgrounds.
Scholarships to go abroad:
Erasmus+ scholarship: For students who are interested in doing their internship in Europe or those who would like to obtain the dual-degree from partner university in Germany, they will be able to apply for this scholarship allowing them to obtain a monthly stipend to finance their stay.
Conseil Régional scholarhsip: For students who do their internships outside France or those who will study in one of our two partner universities in Europe, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes offers the students a scholarship to support them in their living costs abroad.
Flexible payment plans
There are also flexible payment plans available to settle the tuition fees through multiple payments.
Companies that welcomed our students:
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Our partnership with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) will help you prepare the Certified Fraud Examiner assessment through the module entitled “Fraud Examination”.
After one year of study and 6 months of successful internship at Société Générale, I signed a two-year VIE contract to work in one of the bank’s fixed income desks in New York. ESC Clermont seduced me immediately with its major advantages: A committed faculty, composed of known and recognized professors and experts from the field; Class rich in ideas, cultures, experiences; An environment favorable to the intellectual curiosity and academic courses, corporate missions and individual monitoring.
Tuguldur DAVAADORJ Transformation Project Manager | from Mongolia
I believe it is because of this programme I was able to secure an internship as a Financial Analyst at the European headquarters of Nike in the Netherlands. During my Internship I applied aspects of what I learned quickly and effectively and ultimately add value to my team. As a result, I was offered a full-time position.
Thomas RUIGROK Key Account Finance Manager - Nike | from Netherlands