ESSEC ranks 2nd int'l in Top 40 Masters in Finance program

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

The Advanced Masters in Financial Techniques, taught at the school’s campuses in France and Singapore, thereby confirms its leading position in this standard reference ranking.

The “Top 40 Masters in Finance programmes” ranking, published on June 24, 2013, by the Financial Times, places ESSEC Business School’s Advanced Masters in Financial Techniques in 2nd position in the general ranking, and in 1st position for Asia. 


The Advanced Masters in Financial Techniques, taught at the school’s campuses in France and Singapore, thereby confirms its leading position in this standard reference ranking. The FT highlighted the performance of ESSEC’S program in the following categories: Career Rank, International course experience and International mobility.  


“Thanks to its multicultural environment as well as its outreach to major financial centers both in Europe and Asia, this Advanced Masters attracts a large number of students from all over the globe. 


The program offers both richness and diversity, key factors in gaining employment with financial institutions operating on both continents and in major business centre including London, Hong Kong and Singapore.” explained Michel Baroni, Professor from the Finance Department and Academic Director of the Advanced Masters in Financial Techniques.  


For the third year in a row, ESSEC’s Advanced Masters in Financial Techniques is among the best Masters in finance in the world. This ranking comes as an official recognition of both the academic excellence of ESSEC’s Advanced Masters and of its professional relevance, demonstrated by the number of its graduates who find employment with the largest banks and financial institutions worldwide.  


Key Success Factors 


Three main strengths explain the outstanding success of ESSEC’s Advanced Masters in Financial Techniques: 


  • in one year, students acquire all the knowledge and skills necessary to be eligible for front-office positions in the financial industry 


  • it facilitates, mainly through the “Financial Engineering Asia” track sited at the ESSEC Asia Pacific campus in Singapore, students’ access to all the major financial centers worldwide and more specifically in Asia 


  • this program, with its twofold general and technical pedagogical approach, opens the door to a wide range of careers, both in market and corporate finance, and guarantees graduates’ employability.  

ESSEC’s Advanced Masters in Financial Techniques offers students the opportunity to gain expertise in corporate and market finance, in a way that matches the needs of companies, banks and financial institutions, therefore making them eligible for expert positions within the financial industry. In the course of the one-year program, students must complete eight months of courses and seminars, undertake a four-to-six-month assignment in a company (investment banks, financial intermediaries, fund management companies or advising firms) and complete a professional thesis.



 

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