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Master of Science (MSc) Banking, Finance and FinTech

Develop a real expertise in the FinTech sector
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Open to international candidates
Last updated on 20/10/2022

Accredited by the French Conférence des Grandes Écoles and internationally recognised 5-year degree by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

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Master of Science in FinTech

In addition to giving students a solid skill set in banking and finance, the Master of Science Banking, Finance and FinTech develops real FinTech (financial technology) expertise.

 

The Master of Science Banking, Finance and Fintech has evolved in response to the interactions with bankers and Fintech entrepreneurs, and tackles some of the key issues in those sectors. Thanks to its unique and rounded approach, students become experts in finance, banking and technology while cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset. While traditional banks have struggled to address the needs of SMEs, FinTechs have successfully penetrated this segment, creating many job opportunities along the way for future graduates. For all these reasons, this programme will put you on a fast track to employment in all aspects of Banking, Finance, or for an entrepreneurial role in technology startups.

Paul GRIFFITHSPaul GRIFFITHSCV
Academic Director
Professor in Finance

Master Finance and FinTech

Why join a Master of Science in FinTech?

  • Acquiring a strong financial and banking culture and an understanding of new entrants in the FinTech sector, in-line with the expectations of business organisations.
  • Finding employment either in Corporate Finance or in FinTech.

 

Strong Points

  • 100% English-taught programme
  • Course near London: the world’s leading financial centre and global FinTech capital
  • Preparing students for an industry with growing need from companies and startups working with remote consultants, strategic analysts, web business developers, project manager roles and more!
  • EM Normandie Business School is authorised by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation to deliver a 5-year degree for this programme (Diplôme d’Etudes Spécialisées en Management International)

 

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Master of Science in FinTech programme

The programme of the MSc Banking, Finance and FinTech covers all aspects of technology applied to the Banking sector.

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Programme
Introduction to Programme
  • Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance
  • Business Analytics Applying
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
Banking I: Retail Banking
  • Introduction to Banking
  • Consumer and SME Banking
  • Managerial Accounting
Banking II: M&A for Investment Banking
  • Corporate Finance and Investment Decisions
  • Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
FinTech I: an emerging sector
  • Evolution and Industrial Organisation of the Fintech Sector
  • Entrepreneurship Applied to Financial Services
Connecting to the real world I
  • Banking Business Context: Root Causes of the Decline of the Western Order
  • Consulting Project 1: Fintech
Fintech II: Coding for Finance and Fintech
  • Object Oriented Programming: Methodology and Coding
Banking III: Investment Products
  • Financial Instruments (Derivatives, Fixed Income Investments)
Fintech III: Advanced Tools
  • Project Management in Technology
  • Blockchain
Banking IV: Compliance
  • Banking Regulations
  • Taxation and Legal Aspects in Banking
Banking V: Operational risk management
  • Audit and Risk Management
  • Banking IT systems: Architecture and Data Security
Banking VI: Fiduciary Responsibility
  • Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Asset Management
Connecting to the real world II
  • Banking Business Context: Scenario Planning in the New Order
  • Consulting Project 2: Banking
  • Professional Meetings Bank / Fintechs in London
Professional experience
  • 2 Consulting Projects: one with a bank and the other with a Fintech
  • 4-to-6-month company internship in France or internationally
  • Professional thesis
  • Career Path

Evaluation criteria for the course

All components of the student's education are evaluated: academic learnings, internships, missions, challenges, dissertations, study stays in partner universities. For academic learnings, continuous assessment generally accounts for 40% and the final exam accounts for the remaining 60%. Evaluations may also take the form of case studies, role-playing, group work, etc. Professionalisation (work-study, internships, missions, challenges) and, where appropriate, the corresponding report, will be evaluated jointly by the teaching team and the company.

Your admission to the Master of Science

Selection based on application file and individual motivation interview
User's guide for application form.

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Admission requirements

The programme is open to: 

Short Track

  • Students who hold a four-year bachelor degree or equivalent will join the 1-year MSc.

Long Track

  • Students who hold a three-year bachelor degree or equivalent will join the 2-year MSc.

Other profiles may be accepted on derogatory terms.

No English language test score is required for students holding a degree from an English-speaking university.

Language requirements for non-native speakers :
IELTS 6, TOEIC 790, TOEFL IBT 83 or proof that English was the candidate’s language of study or work for at least a year.

Due to the covid-19 situation and the closure of some Exams Centres, we do offer the possibility for the candidate to take a Language Test online if needed for their application to one of our programme ; don’t hesitate to contact us for more information: applyto@em-normandie.fr.

Admission procedure

  1. Application files submitted are reviewed with special attention paid to the seriousness of the file and the quality of the academic and/or professional profile.
  2. Shortlisted candidates are invited for an interview via Skype. This interview helps clarify the applicants profile, their projects, their objectives. The final admission decision (offered or denied admission) is communicated a few days after this interview.
  3. Admitted candidates are notified formally and invited to make a down payment, later on deducted from the tuition fees. This initial payment confirms the candidate's seat in the programme and an unconditional letter of admission is then issued.

In order for our students to benefit from optimal learning conditions, places in our programmes are limited. The number of remaining places is reviewed after each admission session. Whenever a cohort is full, admissions for the programme are closed.
The application deadline for the next 2022-2023 admission session is every 15th of the month.

In addition to the EM Normandy application form, international candidates must approach their local Campus France office to facilitate the process of obtaining their visa. Once the down payment has been received, the School will help International students with their visa procedures and search for accommodation.

handicapFor several years now, EM Normandie has been committed to the inclusion of students with disabilities and has been striving to make it as easy as possible for them to learn, to continue their studies, to live socially within the school and to find employment. Specific training for its teachers and support services, school facilities, digital accessibility, etc. EM Normandie promotes values of equal opportunities and respect for differences, through the sharing of an inclusive culture and the continuous development of its practices. Are you disabled or have a chronic disabling illness? We can provide you with comprehensive support, whether it be in the context of your classes/exams, your search for internships, work-study programmes or jobs, or even in preparing for your expatriation.
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General information about the employment

FinTech uses technology to meet the needs of clients working in Finance and Banking. The industry’s purpose is making optimum use of technology so that it guarantees a more efficient service than traditional approaches to banking. While there are fewer jobs available in traditional Banking institutions, FinTech start-ups are growing. In just one year, the Joblift study revealed an average 14.1% monthly increase in FinTech jobs in France.

Career Prospects

After your Master of Science in Finance, work in the sectors of Finance, Banking or FinTech. FinTech occupations range from starting a business to many other positions such as: 

  • Digital banking Project Manager
  • Product Manager at a Fintech
  • Financial Analyst at an investment bank
  • Corporate Analyst in a multinational
  • Financial Services startups Consultant at a professional services firm
  • SME Client Relationship Manager at a Fintech or Retail Bank

Employment data for 2018, 2019 and 2020 graduates (based on the 2021 employability survey):

  • 95% net employment rate
  • 100% in executive employment
  • 83% on permanent contracts
  • 83% of graduates found a job within 2 months
  • Average salary including bonuses for the last 4 year groups in similar roles: €45,100

Some examples of companies where our graduates work:

  • Mondelez International
  • Kantarmedia
  • Procter&Gamble
  • Thalès
  • Vivendi
  • Accor
  • BNP Paribas
  • KPMG
  • PwC

Master of Science FinTech tuition fees

Tuition Fees for 2023-2024

  • MSc Banking, Finance and FinTech: €17,000
  • €50 charged to candidates in order to study their profile
  • The contribution to CVEC (Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus), amounting to €95, by connecting to the dedicated plaftorm.
  • €575 membership fee for Association Alumni EM Normandie, which will give you access to all their services and a life membership (not compulsory).

Fundings

Various options are offered to students to fund their studies: 

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International payment methods

We are a partner of the Flywire platform. This online tool facilitates the procedures of international students by offering the following services:

  • Online tracking of transfers
  • Payment in the national currency, which reduces costs
  • Choice of many payment methods

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