• Grenoble Ecole de Management
    MSc Finance

    Award MSc Finance
    Locations London Bloomsbury
    Duration 2 Years (full-time) 
    Next Start To be confirmed
    Course Fees To be confirmed
       

    This course would appeal to anyone looking to work at the senior levels within an international environment of the financial sector, in areas such as banking, corporate finance, investment, asset management and consulting. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skillset needed to lay the foundations of a promising career in the financial sector. It is also appropriate for current employees in the sector looking to advance in their career.

    Grenoble MSc Finance graduates can apply to a range of positions across the financial sector. Typical roles include financial controller, investment banking manager, financial advisor and financial auditor. For those wishing to further their education, you may consider a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or the Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI) postgraduate qualifications.

    As well as fundamental aspects of finance, the course looks closely at topics such as financial management and financial markets, helping you on the way to securing a high level position within the industry. It will teach you all fundamental aspects of finance, and provide you with an in-depth knowledge on areas such as corporate finance and financial management. You will also develop an advanced understanding of the strategic impacts financial decisions can have. Industry focused classes combined with the opportunity to undertake work experience mean that you will graduate fully prepared for the world of work.   


  • Course structure

    During your first year you will cover all fundamental aspects of finance, from corporate finance and investment to international financial management. Everything you learn in your first year will prepare you for the Final Management Project, which will take place over the whole of your second year, offering you the chance to specialise in a subject closely related to your career aspirations. You are not required to complete your project on campus, which means you can choose to undertake a work placement, internship or work full-time in your second year.

  • Year 1 

    Four stages:

    Introduction Session (e-Learning Modules)

    • Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance 
    • Fundamentals of Excel and Statistics

    Stage 1 - The Fundamentals of Finance

    • Corporate Finance and Investment Decisions
    • Accounting and Financial Statements Analysis
    • Economics for Finance
    • Quantitative Methods for Finance

    Stage 2 - Mastering Financial Management

    • Mergers and Acquisitions and Company Valuation
    • Management Control Systems
    • International Financial Management 
    • Ethics, Professional Standards and Corporate Governance

    Stage 3 - Advanced Finance 

    • Derivatives
    • Fixed Income Investments
    • LBOs, Venture Capital and Financial Restructuring 
    • Asset Management

    Stage 4 - Capstone Course and Elective Modules

    • Serious Game
    • Research Methodology and Project Workshop
    • Integrative Case Study
    • Elective Module 1
    • Elective Module 2

  • Year 2

    Final Management Project

    At the end of the taught part of the programme each student will be required to complete a Final Management Project under the guidance of a tutor.

    To successfully complete the Final Management Project, you are required to address a particular research question or knowledge gap in the field of your study.

    This should be business oriented and coherent with your programme’s objectives. You may also choose to write your Final Management Project on a topic grounded in your internship experience.

    The Final Management Project is completed remotely and you are not required to be present on campus during the second year of the programme. You may also work whilst completing your Final Management Project.

    Electives

    London Campus

    VBA and Financial Modelling 

    • Principles of VBA (algorithms)
    • Using VBA for Financial Modelling 

    Project Finance

    • Overview of Project Finance
    • Understanding Key Project Risks
    • Evaluating and Structuring a Project

    Advanced Accounting

    • Audit and Risk Management 
    • Advanced Financial Statement Analysis

    Financial Strategy & Advance Valuation 

    • Detailed overview of the raising decision
    • Understanding factors influencing financial restructuring strategy
    Grenoble Campus 

    Corporate Financial Management 

    • Cash Management Tools and Techniques
    • Advanced Controlling Methods and Tools to Measure and Manage Strategic Performance

    Advanced Accounting 

    • Audit and Risk Management
    • Advanced Financial Statement Analysis 

    VBA and Financial Modelling

    • Principles of VBA (algorithms)
    • Using VBA for Financial Modelling

    Advanced Market Finance

    • Econometrics
    • Spefic Asset Classes

    Alternative Finance

    • Microfinance
    • Islamic Finance
    • Behavioural Finance
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