MSc International Corporate Finance – ESCE

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

If you want to understand exactly how companies and investors make financial decisions, then ESCE’s MSc in International Corporate Finance is for you.

Based in Paris and taught entirely in English, this course gives you the skills and knowledge you need to design a relevant financial strategy, analyze a company’s potential financial risks and finance projects to create value.

Throughout the program, conferences and meetings are organized with industry professionals to help you broaden your knowledge and network.

What is the MSc in International Corporate Finance 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?

The MSc in International Corporate Finance courses are taught by PhD-holding lecturers and professionals familiar with corporate finance issues. This strikes the right balance between the acquisition of fundamental theoretical knowledge and the development of skills that meet market needs.

During your two-year Master’s degree, you will take the following courses, for example:

  • corporate finance
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • financial derivatives
  • international banking regulations
  • integrated company analysis
  • sustainable financial strategies
  • working capital management
  • fixed-income securities

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.

It allows you to obtain your MSc in a year and a half instead of two, and includes periods of classroom study 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 Corporate Finance can be taken as a Fast Track course.

What is the degree awarded by the MSc in International Corporate Finance?

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 prospects for the MSc in International Corporate Finance?

This MSc prepares you for careers in companies, banks, insurance companies and consulting firms.

With this diploma, you can apply for the following jobs:

  • financial analyst ;
  • treasurer ;
  • account manager ;
  • Chief Financial Officer.

What are the admission requirements for the MSc in International Corporate Finance?

How to apply for the fill-time MSc program?

To apply for the first year of the MSc International Corporate Finance program, you need to have obtained 180 ECTS credits, i.e. a baccalaureate +3 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 in International Corporate Finance?

The MSc International Corporate Finance 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.

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International application

ESCE’s MSc International Corporate Finance 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 Corporate Finance 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 21 January 2024