Research in Finance - 104 - 2nd year of master's degree

Program Objectives

Research in Finance aims to give students an in-depth knowledge of finance in both theoretical and operational terms. It is entirely taught in English. With an education through research approach, it covers the main areas of finance: corporate finance, capital markets, derivatives valuation, portfolio management, quantitative tools,… With the range of courses on offer, each student can create their own tailor-made study course.

Skills Acquired :

  • Understanding the key variables of economics, finance and financial regulation
  • Analyzing the trends of financial markets
  • Understanding and applying economic and financial modelling
  • Building a critical mind and a scientific curiosity, in order to be able to collect pertinent financial information, create and manage databases, analyse academic literature
  • Reach the frontier of knowledge, ask the relevant questions and apply research methods with scientific scrutiny
  • Foster the autonomy in learning, in order to be able to write a Master’s thesis (research or applied) ; in the case of an applied Master’s thesis, a 3-months Internship is required
Types of education
Initial training
ECTS Credits
60 credits
12 weeks
Type of Diploma
Diploma from a major institution conferring the Master's degree
Academic Year

After Dauphine

2 month

Average duration of job search

94 %

Net employment rate

45 500

Median salary


  • Delphine Lautier

    University Professor

    Director of the Master’s degree

  • Corinne MALBOROUGH

    Teaching assistant

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