MSc International Business Development – ESCE

3rd year undergraduate, 1st year postgraduate
September, February
Full-time, Fast-Track
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Why choose ESCE’s MSc International Business Development?

To respond to the economic, technological, social and environmental transformations of our time, companies have a growing need for qualified managerial profiles capable of adapting to any situation. Aware of this demand, ESCE offers the MSc International Business Development, a two-year course that will enable you to acquire the knowledge and skills in demand on the market.

You’ll learn how to lead ambitious international projects, evolve in a multicultural environment and manage an organization.

Combining management, marketing and international trade, this course will provide you with a solid foundation for exciting careers in France and abroad.

The MSc is taught in English and is available on the Paris campus.

What is the MSc International Business Development program?

There are two options for this MSc: you can take the traditional two-year course or the accelerated one-and-a-half-year course.

What is the full-time MSc program?

ESCE’s MSc International Business Development offers a wide range of courses in management, business, negotiation and marketing.

For example, you will have the opportunity to study the following subjects during your two years in the Master’s program:

  • big data
  • business start-up
  • cross-border logistics and sustainability
  • international contract law and geopolitics
  • cross-organizational management
  • intercultural management
  • e-commerce and export
  • intercultural negotiation in the business world
  • digital sales and marketing

A 6-month internship is planned in the final year of the Master’s program. This internship can be carried out in France or abroad.

In addition, meetings and conferences are organized throughout the curriculum to enable you to meet professionals and expand your network.

What is the Fast Track program?

ESCE’s Fast Track program is designed for students who have already completed their first year of a Master’s degree.

This program is designed to help you earn your MSc more quickly, and consists of coursework and work placements spread over four semesters.

These are designed as follows:

  • 1st semester (January to June): general courses ;
  • 2nd semester (September to January): Specialization courses;
  • 3rd semester (January to April): Specialization courses;
  • 4th semester (April to October): internship and dissertation.

The MSc International Business Development can be fast-tracked.

What is the diploma awarded by the MSc International Business Development?

By following this program, you will obtain an MSc degree at a 2nd year postgraduate level. This diploma is accredited by the CGE (Conférence des Grandes Ecoles) and enables you to assume positions of responsibility in a wide variety of companies and organizations.

What are the career opportunities for the MSc International Business Development?

  • product manager ;
  • marketing project manager ;
  • marketing research managers ;
  • market manager :
  • marketing and sales performance manager ;
  • sales manager ;
  • sales consultant ;
  • marketing manager ;
  • salesman
  • area manager ;
  • brand manager.

What are the admission requirements for the MSc International Business Development?

How to apply for the fill-time MSc program?

To apply for the first year of ESCE’s MSc International Business Development program, you need to have obtained 180 ECTS credits, i.e. a 3rd year undergraduate diploma in a related field.

You can also go straight into the second year of the MSc if you have 240 ECTS credits and a 1st year postgraduate diploma.

To apply, you’ll need to put together a dossier containing your resume, a letter of motivation, transcripts of your last two years of studies, copies of previous diplomas and an English language certificate. You will then be invited to an individual motivational interview.

What are the admission requirements for the MSc Fast Track?

To apply for the MSc Fast Track, you need to have completed a 1st year postgraduate or obtained 240 ECTS credits.

Is it possible to study abroad during the MSc International Business Development?

The MSc International Business Development does not include semesters abroad. However, you can gain international experience by completing a six-month internship with a foreign company at the end of your studies. In this way, you can discover new cultures, gain professional experience and travel as part of your studies at ESCE.

Apply to ESCE’s MSC International Business Development program


International application

ESCE’s MSc International Business Development is open to international students. Would you like to join us or find out more about the program and career opportunities?


French application

For French students, applications for ESCE’s MSc International Business Development must be made directly on the school’s website.

Program features

program type

This program prepares you for an MSc.

admission level

The required level to apply is 3rd year undergraduate or 1st year postgraduate

back to school

The Intake starts in autumn, in September or February.


This course is given in English.


This course can be taken at the Paris campus.

Tuition fees*

The annual fee for this course is

Full-time: €11,700
Fast-Track: €12,450

*International Student Pack: €490 mandatory fee for exclusive support services for international students.

Updated 22 January 2024