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Master in Management – Admission for Secondary Education Exit Diploma Holders

Accredited as a 5-year Master's Degree in Management – Grade of Master
Join our Master in Management Programme and train for excellence! Build a future that is congenial to you thanks to adapted pedagogy based on international orientation, professionalisation and personal development
2nd of post-bac schools in the 2019 ranking of the Parisien Etudiant
Caen, Le Havre, Paris, Dublin and Oxford


Work-Study Track

Immediately apply what you learn in class, become an employee of a company and get a job before graduating


Work-study programmes have become the preferred route for students wishing to enter the professional world while continuing their studies. Accessible on the Caen, Le Havre and Paris campuses, the Work-Study Track allows you, in just two years, to follow a versatile course in M1 to develop your attractiveness, and to opt for one of the four majors offered (Purchasing/Supply Chain, Digital Marketing, Finance or Multi-Specialisation) during your M2 year to become an expert in your field.


M1 M2 Track Alternance

The M1 year of the Work-Study Track

The M1 year of the Work-Study Track is composed of versatile courses to continue building your profile before choosing your specialization.

The programme of the M1 Work-Study Track

Semester 1
  • Business Game
  • Finance/Control Management
  • Maketing/Sales
  • Excel
  • English
  • Balance Sheet and Income Statement
  • Brand Development
  • Labour Law
  • Starting a Business
  • Innovation and Economic Intelligence
  • Personal Development
  • Periods of three weeks per month in the company and one week per month in class
Semester 2
  • English
  • Cost Accounting and Budgetary Control
  • Digital Marketing Strategy
  • Quantitative Management Method
  • Fundamentals of International Trade
  • Management and Leadership
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Periods of three weeks per month in the company and one week per month in class

The M2 year of the Work-Study Track

The M2 year of the Work-Study Track is dedicated to preparing you for your future job. It is divided into two parts.

The first semester concludes your multi-specialised training if you choose to focus on a major in the second semester.


Semester 1
  • Cash Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Relationship Marketing
  • Fundamentals of Logistics
  • Starting a Business
  • Change Management
  • Openness to the World and Geopolitics
  • Career Path
  • English

The second semester allows you to choose from one of the following 4 majors:

  • Purchasing/Supply Chain Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Finance
  • Multi-specialised

Getting a place on a work-study programme at EM Normandie Business School

Depending on your location, there are various ways in which you can join an EM Normandie Business School work-study programme


Applicants from the following countries must provide the documents below: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus (Greece part), Croatia, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom (until the transition period after Brexit comes to an end) Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway - young nationals of the Swiss Confederation (SWITZERLAND).

  • A valid ID card or
  • A valid passport

Applicants from countries outside Europe may take work-study programmes subject to the following conditions:

  • They hold a "Vie privée, vie familiale" residence permit
  • They reside in France regularly and hold a valid residence permit
  • They reside in France and have a residence card which states “Student" and "travail à titre accessoire” (employment permitted as a secondary activity)

Obtaining a work permit

The residence permit stating “travail à titre accessoire” does not entitle students to work full time whilst on a work-study programme.

Before entering into an apprenticeship or professional skills development contract, applicants from outside Europe must first obtain permission to work and follow the application procedure below:

  • A CERFA no. 15186*02 form (see notice No. 51882-02) duly completed by the employer must be obtained
  • Once this application has been filled out, it must be sent to the applicant’s local DIRECCTE service (foreign labour department of the local employment authorities) at least three weeks before the start of the contract.
  • If all the required information is supplied and the applicant meets all the criteria, they will be sent a temporary work permit (APT) in the post.
  • Provide the valid residence permit stating "student"
  • Provide a stamped addressed envelope with the company's contact details
  • Supply a copy of the course certificate of registration or student certificate
  • Provide proof of address
  • Supply the work-study contract signed by both parties
  • The administration team may request further documents