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You have now the opportunity to join this program in January 2021! For more information, contact our Admissions Team!

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MSc Financial Markets and technologies

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The objective of the programme is to prepare students for a challenging and rewarding career in financial markets, to learn the art of managing risks thanks to technological tools and master the science of measuring risks.

Discover the Neoma Business School difference : the 3D Risk Management

Why join this programme

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    Earn a degree in Financial Markets and Technologies most sought-after by risk management banking and financial institutions

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    Acquire a winning combination of innovative technical & managerial skills blending Psychology and Technology.

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    Learn how to structure, price and hedge the risk of financial instruments.

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    Immerse in real case studies (capstone seminar, financial simulation, MSc Project)

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    Prepare for the Financial Risk Manager® professional certification (FRM) and benefit from the partnership with the Global Association for Risk Professional (GARP), the largest professional association in Finance

Note : Because the programme is RNCP recognised (French National Framework of Qualifications), students who graduate from this programme are eligible to apply for an APS (temporary residence autorisation).

 

 

Become a skillful risk management professional capable of communicating the savviest and most effective decision to stakeholders worldwide

Curriculum

Challenge & innovation

The MSc Financial Markets and Technologies provides key insights in risk management and it gives students an in-depth know-how of the main concepts of theories and practices in finance related to equity, bonds, currencies, derivatives and other alternative investments.
With the current transformations in finance, the programme also provides a first knowledge on technological tools which are revolutionizing the financial industry, including Artificial Intelligence (providing automatic trading), Robo-Advisers (providing advice in investment process and decision) and Big-Data (providing information to make investment decision more efficient).

The MSc Financial Markets and Technologies programme will guide students in their preparation of the internationally recognised Financial Risk Manager® professional certification, backed by the world’s largest association in finance : Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).

Students will learn leading edge topics to upgrade their understanding of finance and technology and better communicate with investors and stakeholders who seek to leverage their assets and control risks.

  • Data Science for finance : the applications of statistical learning, machine learning and artificial intelligence to finance and risk management. NEOMA Business School’s approach links theory, implementation using R, and application to financial data.
  • Behavioural finance : the application of psychology and sociology to enhance decision-making.
  • Fintech : how financial technologies are changing the financial landscape, and reshaping career paths.

Layout of the programme

SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2
  • Big Data for Finance
  • Financial Data & Machine Learning
  • Financial Data Visualization
  • Fintech & CryptoFinance
  • Market Microstructure
  • Python for Finance
  • Shape Your Career
  • Leadership Seminar
  • Credit Risk
  • Fintech Regulation
  • Liquidity Risk
  • Market Risk
  • Mock Training Part II
  • Operational Risk & Resiliency
  • Final Simulation

Professional experience

  • Internship
  • Mission
  • Employment
  • Business creation thanks to NEOMA BS incubator.

Careers

Driven by a strong and rising global demand for risk management professionals, financial technological innovation and changes in the regulatory landscape, Price-Waterhouse-Cooper, Deloitte and the CFA Institute agree on the fact that risk management is a key trend for Investment Management. The MSc Financial Markets and Technologies prepares for an international career in risk management, investment banking, asset management in market activities (sales, structuring, trading, operations) or research.

Positions future graduates can aspire :

  • Financial Investment Manager,
  • Investment Portfolio Manager,
  • Risk Manager,
  • Risk Analyst,
  • Financial Advisor,
  • Compliance Manager,
  • Quantitative Analyst,
  • Financial Investment Manager,
  • Investment Portfolio Manager.

Focus on the FRM certification

The internationally recognised Financial Risk Manager® professional certification, backed by the world’s largest association in finance : Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).

 

Field : Financial risk management
Established in 1996, USA
Members : 150,000

  • 29% The Americas,
  • 47% Asia Pacific,
  • 24% EMEA.

Professional certification : Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), since 1997, for professionals with 2 years experience

 Top 10 companies employing the most FRMs*:

  1. ICBC
  2. Bank of China
  3. HSBC
  4. Agricultural Bank of China
  5. Citigroup
  6. KPMG
  7. Deutsche Bank
  8. Credit Suisse
  9. UBS
  10. PwC

*companies ordered by the number of FRM employees

 Top 10 global banks employing FRMs:

  1. ICBC
  2. China Construction Bank
  3. Agricultural Bank of China
  4. Bank of China
  5. JP Morgan Chase
  6. Wells Fargo
  7. HSBC
  8. Citigroup
  9. Bank of America
  10. Banco Santander

Admissions

The MSc Financial Markets and Technologies programme is designed for French and international students or professionals who either seek to gain further specialisation in financial markets or risk and financial technologies or even access a higher professional level.

We are looking for sharp candidates who have an openness to the world, a good dose of curiosity, and who are determined to learn. You are keen on doing “a little” statistics (and probability), use computers and you aim at reaching excellence in your career in France or worldwide.

Ideally, you are from a finance related background or business background with quantitative knowledge and skills.

  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree. Prior coursework in either finance, law or numerate disciplines (such as mathematics, statistics, engineering, physics, economics or accounting) is highly recommended.

Proof of your English ability is required during the online application process (language score in English equivalent to TOEIC 800,TOEFL (ibt) 83, (cbt) 220, IELTS 6).

Calendar

Recruitment is carried out on a rolling admissions basis. However, given the limited number of places, candidates are advised to apply as early as possible.

Admission is decided on the application to be filled out online.

Application fees: €100

For more information, contact our international team:

Practical information

  • Format:

    Apprenticeship, Full time

  • Tuition fees:

    16 900 €

  • Campus:

    Rouen

  • Teaching language:

    English

  • Course start date:

    September/October 2021

  • Entry level:

    4-year Bachelor's degree

  • Degree awarded:

    Master of Science / "Grade de Master"

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Practical information

  • Practical information
    • Format:

      Apprenticeship, Full time

    • Tuition fees:

      16€

    • Campus:

      Rouen

    • Teaching language:

      English

    • Course start date:

      December 2020

    • Entry level:

      4-year Bachelor's degree

    • Degree awarded:

      Master of Science / "Grade de Master"