Financial Markets - 203 - Master's Year 1

Program Year

Knowledge of financial markets (Core fundamental)

  • Financial Derivatives
  • Fixed income I
  • International finance
  • Investment and financial markets

Modelling of financial Markets (Core fundamental)

  • Financial Econometrics I
  • Derivatives pricing & Stochastic calculus I

Professional competencies (Core fundamental)

  • VBA Programming
  • Careers in Finance
  • Ethics, Professional standards & Compliance
  • Training for Interviews in English

Professional competencies (Core fundamental)

  • Internship
  • Master Thesis

Academic Training Year 2021 - 2022 - subject to modification


Teaching Modalities

The faculty team uses all kind of teaching methods and practices: course, case study, firm visits, teaser at the beginning of the courses, cross-cutting projects, hackathon, master thesis, Interview preparation etc.

The track is mainly a 2-Year program (M1-M2) but it is also accessible to students that already have a first year of master in Economics, Finance, Mathematics or equivalent. These students follow the 1-Year program directly starting at the M2 level. Recruiting practices in past years have favoured students with a first front office experience.

The 2-Year program is made of 3 full-time courses semesters as well as two 4 to 8 months internships and a Master’s thesis. The 1-Year program is made of 2 full-time courses semesters as well as a 4 to 8 months internship.

  • 1st semester – September to January: Fundamental modules
  • 2ndsemester – January to September: Master thesis and internship
  • 3rd semester – September to January: A mixe of advanced core and elective modules
  • 4th semester – February to November: A mixe of advanced core and elective modules and final internship

Internships and Supervised Projects

Students must complete an internship of at least four months between mid-January and the end of August.