MSc in Finance & risk management

Useful information
MSc Bac +5
Duration of study :
4 semesters
Place of study :
Berlin
Language of instruction :
English
Degree awarded :
MSc in Finance and risk management
Tuition fees :
Contact Admission service
French students
+33 (3)0 54 50 25 38
International students
+33 (3)0 54 50 25 25

Strengths of the programme

Finance industry

An understanding of the finance industry as a whole and how the different financial structures interact.

Focus

A focus on operational issues and new financial technology in France.

Finance's dimension

The behavioural elements that are incorporated at all levels, and finance's geopolitical dimension, unique to this sector.

Finance and risk management

Objectives

The MSc in Finance and Risk Management trains specialists in the finance industry and financial geopolitics. Most Master’s in Finance courses offer either training in the financial markets or corporate finance. The MSc has been designed to fill a niche – in the finance industry – with an emphasis on operational and behavioural issues as well as the strategic location of financial vehicles.

The program also looks at the interaction between different financial institutions, with a focus on the emergence of Fintech, Cyber Finance and changes in decision-maker behaviour. Once they have completed the program, students will understand the different business models and be prepared for employment in a variety of financial sectors: banks, funds, hedge funds, insurance and the strategic consultancy sector.

Modules

The program is built around module blocks which are designed to produce experts in Finance and Risk Management with an emphasis on the finance sector and financial geopolitics.

  • Group Accounts in an International Setting
  • Risk Management for Financial Institutions
  • Financial Data Analysis
  • Asset and Fund Management
  • Behavioral Finance and the Architecture of Finance
  • International Market Microstructure
  • Geopolitics of Finance
CAMPUs

BERLIN

Our new Berlin campus is located in the
heart of the Mitte district, right in the city
centre. The campus covers 500m2,
enough for 3 classrooms, a meeting room,
a staff room and a large reception hall.
ICN Berlin

Career outcomes

  • Risk advisory consulting.
  • Managing risk in the fund industry.
  • Specialists in structured hedge fund products.
  • Private equity fund analysts.
  • Private banking and asset manager.
  • Bank consulting.
  • Financial sector strategic consultancy.
  • Cyber finance consultant.

Partner companies

  • Ernst & Young Luxembourg.
  • Farad Group Luxembourg.
  • Alter Domus Luxembourg.
  • AM Best Products and Services Europe.

Admissions and tuition fees

Admission

  • For MSc1 admissions: 3-year higher-education degree (BAC+3).
  • For MSc2 admissions: 3 or 4-year higher-education degree (BAC+3/BAC+4) with extensive work experience in a company (preferably 3 years in a relevant field)
  • Proficiency in English essential.
  • Selection based on an application form and interview.

What our students think...

The tutorials gave me the tools and skills I needed to work in the consultancy sector, advising key Benelux Private Equity companies on the strategic challenges and operational issues that they currently face.
Rossella D'Amico
Strategy Regulatory and Corporate Finance analyst, Deloitte (Luxembourg)