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Année Préparatoire pour un MSc en alternance

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Created specifically for students who want to continue their education after earning a three-year Bachelor’s degree or for those who have not had any management training. This Preparatory Year opens the doors to part-time Master of Science programmes at NEOMA Business School.

This programme can expand your career prospects in France and abroad. Over a twelve-month period, you will develop and fine-tune your skills in strategy, management, leadership and administration. Upon successful completion of this preparatory year, you can enter one of the 5 specialised programmes that you’ve previously selected to become an expert highly sought after by various companies.

5 good reasons to join the programme

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Perfect and/or expand your knowledge in key management subjects while developing your leadership skills

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Enter the Master of Science programme of your choice

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Enter the Master of Science programme of your choice

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Prepare yourself for a professionalisation part-time programme

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Build your professional career and join the NEOMA Alumni network

Imène HAOUET

Head of programme

A springboard for accessing a high-level specialisation

Performance indicators

88% Satisfaction rating on instruction

Sources : Course Evaluations 2021-2022

Programme presentation

FIRST YEAR – FULL TIME – Paris Campus
FIRST SEMESTER

  • Team Building seminar
  • Management control and performance guidance
  • English for Business
  • Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Innovation and digital transformation
  • Strategic company management
  • Business development
  • Statistics and data analysis
  • Big Data
  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Project management
  • Human resources management and leadership
  • Corporate communication
  • Introduction to coding via the Coding School
  • Shape your career

SECOND SEMESTER

Mandatory six-month Internship or professional training post

  • Shape your Career (E-learning)
  • Business Case (E-learning)

SECOND YEAR – PART-TIME – Paris Campus
SPECIALISED MSc PART-TIME PROGRAMMES

  • MSc Analyse Financière Internationale
  • MSc Business Development et Clients Grands Comptes
  • MSc Communication d’Entreprise
  • MSc Supply Chain et Transformation Digitale
  • MSc Management de Projet

Programme highlights

Team building seminar

This seminar at the start of the school year represents a genuine week of class integration. It’s aim is give students the opportunity to meet one another and learn to cooperate, just as they will have do to during the programme and in their professional life, while also learning about how a company operates.

Individual coaching session

CV and covering letter creation, professional interview preparation, part-time programme research…

Participation in company forum

Meet with companies attending events organised on the Rouen and Reims campuses.

MANDATORY SIX-MONTH INTERNSHIP OR PROFESSIONAL TRAINING POST

Coding school

Introduction to coding

Adapted programme for high-level athletes and artists

High-level athletes and artists may benefit from an adapted programme in order to pursue both their studies and their passion.

Continued studies

Once you have completed your preparatory year, you can enter on of our 5 specialised programmes that you select before registering:

Admissions

The preparatory year for Masters of Science is open to French and international students. Beyond the minimum eligibility criteria, the programme is aimed at applicants who are motived in acquiring a specialisation and a high level of key expertise and who want to advance and develop their professional prospects.

This programme is accessible to people with disability.

Eligibility

  • 3-year Bachelor’s degree from a business school (180 ECTS credits validated)
  • 3-year Bachelor’s degree (Applied Foreign Languages, Psychology, Economics, Management, International Trade, Logistics, Law, etc.)

2nd stage: Admission tests

Applicants deemed admissible after review of their applications then have a motivation interview.

Definitive admission is communicated to each candidate within 7 days of the date of the motivation interview. Application fee: 100 €

Calendar

Motivational interviews take place once or twice a month from January to September. The schedule of admission session dates for the 2023 school year is the following :

  • Tuesday, December 6th 2022
  • Tuesday, December 20th 2022
  • Thursday, January 12th 2023
  • Thursday, February 16th 2023

Evaluation procedures

The programme is recognised through a dual validation:

  • Ongoing assessment: evaluations conducted throughout the length of the programme in the form of individual or collective reports to be submitted
  • A final evaluation: performed at the end of the course, it can be done under different forms – it is, for the most part, individual

At the end of the programme, the programme participants have to validate 60 ECTS credits.

If some modules were not validated and thus no credits were earned, the programme participant can redo the evaluation during a period set up for this purpose.

Testimonial

Amandine PRAT - Student in the Preparatory Year - Class of 2023

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For more information, contact our international team:

Practical information

  • Format:

    Full time

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Tuition fees:

    €10,200

  • Campus:

    Paris

  • Teaching language:

    French

  • Course start date:

    September 2023 (application possible from October 14, 2022)

  • Entry level:

    3-year Bachelor’s degree

  • Degree awarded:

    Validation of 60 ECTS credits

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Practical information

  • Practical information
    • Format:

      Full time

    • Duration:

      12 months

    • Tuition fees:

      0€

    • Campus:

      Paris

    • Teaching language:

      French

    • Course start date:

      January 2023

    • Entry level:

      3-year Bachelor’s degree

    • Degree awarded:

      Validation of 60 ECTS credits