MSc in Accounting & Finance

The MSc in Accounting & Finance is an advanced programme designed to give you the foundational tools and skills you need to embark on a career in the field of finance or advisory services.

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Language
English
Campus
Nice
Duration
September–May: on-campus academic courses* /June onwards: work experience
Accreditations
AACSB, AMBA, CEFDG, EQUIS
Credit value
120 ects

Start date

Early September 2023

 

Application deadline

16 June 2023

*Depending on your background, you may be required to take some remote and self-paced courses in July-August prior to arriving on campus.

 

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The MSc in Accounting & Finance is an advanced study programme that will give you the knowledge, skills and tools you need to embark on a career in finance or advisory services, perhaps as an auditor, accountant or financial controller. You will learn to handle complex international accounting and reporting issues, design internal control mechanisms, and steer managerial performance. You will also learn about corporate valuation and restructuring, enabling you to make sound corporate financial decisions for international organisations.

EDHEC seeks talented candidates from diverse backgrounds, with a primary degree in a numerate discipline, a history of academic achievement, and demonstrated potential for growth and professional success. You will require a minimum three-year bachelor’s degree in a numerate discipline (maths, sciences, engineering, accounting, business or finance, for example) and have a strong analytical appetite. You’ll also need to be comfortable with the basics of Excel and be proficient in English.

The programme lasts 18 months in total – one year of academic courses, followed by a 4-6-month professional internship or work experience.

You will take three foundational courses in financial analysis and valuation, corporate finance and asset markets, and strategic management. Your core modules will include international accounting, leadership and managerial skills, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), advanced financial accounting, business cases with PwC, audit and internal control, regulation and ethics in finance, research methodology, and sustainable finance. You will be able to choose elective courses from the following: enterprise resource planning with SAP, financial modelling, and strategic management control.

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