MSc Corporate Finance

Useful information
MSc Bac +5
Duration of study :
Regular track : 2 ans - Short track : 1 an
Place of study :
Paris, Berlin
Language of instruction :
Degree awarded :
MSc ICN degree or MSc-Master of Science certified CGE degree / DESSMI - Level 7 RNCP qualification (French National Directory of Professional Certifications), sheet n° 37475
Tuition fees :
Contact Admission service
French students
+33 (3)0 54 50 25 38
International students
+ 33 (3) 54 50 26 33
+ 33 (6) 35 81 31 10
Finance d'entreprise / corporate finance

Programme overview

The MSc in Corporate Finance provides students with the skills in Financial Analysis and Management which they will need to manage companies at national or international level. 

It has been designed to meet the skill requirements of CFOs and finance managers who recruit young graduates into their teams. 

The know-how acquired will cover investment and risk management, company valuation, the setting up and management of strategic financing, cash management, the preparation of business plans, the management of mergers and acquisitions, the preparation of financial packages, etc. 

Choose the CGE-certified
path of excellence

The path of excellence

In addition to the DESSMI, you'll be preparing a double Master of Science degree
by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles.

This course includes at least 50% of classes in English.

Find out more about the CGE Master of Science program

Work-study format

Students on the programme in Paris can gain industry experience by combining their studies with a work placement as part of an apprenticeship. Doing an apprenticeship can boost your employability and is an excellent way to develop hard and soft skills that are highly valued by employers.

Apprenticeships will also allow you to be entirely waived of your tuition fees. The host company pays you a monthly salary for the duration of the contract according to a scale based on the gross monthly minimum wage.

In Berlin, the work-study rhythm will enable you to work part-time in a student-job for 8 to 20 hours per week. This is a great opportunity to expand your skill set. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset, you can also use your free time to build your own project!

Finally, at ICN, nearly 150 partner companies are ready to meet you during our career forums, which will open the doors to work-study opportunities with major companies.

The MSc Corporate Finance is highly professional, with courses taught by professionals in corporate finance and law, in line with industry expectations.


First year of the program - M1

Admission Bac+3 for a 2-year course (M1 and M2) - Only available in Paris

Semester 1 :

  • UE1 - Strategy & innovation 
  • UE2 - Project management : toolbox and techniques 
  • UE2  - Business functions (simulation) 
  • UE3 - Group accounts in an international Setting
  • UE3 - Business Valuation and financial diagnostic 
  • UE4 - #ATM1 Challenge : CreaCthon product design 
  • UE5 - Explore Your Career Options
  • UE5 - English for Business Functions
  • UE0 - French as a foreign language (optional) 

Semester 2 :

  • UE1 - Innovation, Agility & Design Thinking
  • UE1 - Sustainable development and CSR at the Digital Age 
  • UE2 - Digital transformation & Data security 
  • UE2 - Big Data et Business Analytics
  • UE3 - Business planning and cash flow management 
  • UE4 - #ATM2 Challenge : CreaCthon event design 
  • UE5 - Professional and specialised micro-certificate 
  • UE5 - English for Specific Purposes
  • UE0 - French as a foreign language (optional) 

Second year of the program - M2

Admission Bac+4 / Bac+5 for a 1-year course (M2 direct entry) - Available in Paris and Berlin

Semester 1 :

  • UE1 - CreaCtive Learning Expedition 
  • UE1 - Management 4.0 & Leadership 
  • UE2 - Advanced IFRS Standards 
  • UE2 - Financial fundamental analysis 
  • UE2 - Financial Engineering 
  • UE2 - Mergers and acquisitions and financial structuring 
  • UE3 - Professional and specialised micro-certificate 
  • UE4 - Research methods & Data Analytics 
  • UE Quitus - Professional experience M1
  • UE0 - French as a foreign language (optional) 

Semester 2 :

  • UE3 - Professional experience M2 
  • UE4 - Company-based research project 


Our Paris campus is located in the heart of 
La Défense business district, a stone's 
throw from the head offices of the largest 
French companies. It’s a place for learning, 
but also a place where students, 
businesses, teachers and graduates can 


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.

Career opportunities

The MSc in Corporate finance prepares you for a successful career in the financial management field. Roles are available within major groups, SMEs, banks, financial organisations and consulting firms.

Specific roles :

  • Credit manager
  • Treasurer
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial advisor (especially in mergers and acquisitions)
  • CFO

100% of graduates are in employment within 6 months of finishing their degree!

CACEIS // CIC // BNP Paribas // Banque Populaire Alsace Champagne Lorraine // Caisse d'Epargne // Crédit Mutuel // Crédit Suisse // EY // ING // KPMG // LCL // Deloitte // Natixis // Numbr // Edmond de Rothschield // PwC // Yzico

What our students think

The MSc in Corporate Finance equipped me
with new skills and knowledge, particularly in relation to tax and law. I am now working
full-time as a Finance Manager in a start-up and I handle various tasks related to finance, management control, human resources, law and administration.
Stéphane NemÚs-Lecreff
Finance Manager France, Facelift bbt


Interested in the MSc Corporate Finance?

Don't hesitate to apply!

Course registered with the CGE under the name: Management by Innovation
Course registered with the RNCP under number RNCP 37475 until 31/08/2026