KEDGE Business School

Corporate and Sustainable Finance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English


Finance has a role: to finance the real economy in promoting economic, environmental and social development. Finance is not a science, but rather a tool that serves the economy and social relations. 

This is the aim of MSc in Corporate and Sustainable Finance: to train professionals with a perfect understanding of this tool and both the financial and extra-financial expertise that is becoming indispensable as careers in finance evolve.Come explore finance from a different angle with well trained, expert faculty and a network of strong partners to facilitate job placement.

Enrolling in the MSc in Corporate and Sustainable Finance delivered by KEDGE Business School means learning about finance as it is today and as it will be tomorrow through a differentiated, innovative approach. Stay a step ahead!

Programme Highlights

  • Stand out by practising 'finance reconsidered' but still focusing on finance first!
  • A core curriculum with two second-year career specialities that are the acknowledged market leaders
  • An international, multi-campus scope
  • A cutting-edge faculty
  • An extensive network of partners
  • At the forefront of educational innovation
  • A multi-sector approach to the financial environment
  • Financial expertise and working knowledge of financial tools with a strategic view
  • Extra-financial expertise that gives you a differentiating advantage
  • An international vision of business and social relations


Corporate Finance – Financial Engineering

All professions in the long-term financial management sector:

  • Financial analyst
  • Investment banking, investment fund
  • Financial auditor, transaction services
  • M&A/LBO adviser
  • Corporate financing and structured financing adviser
  • Risk manager
  • Capital investor (venture capital, private equity), fund raising
Sustainable Finance – ESG Engineering, Asset & Risk Management

All professions in investment and asset management, including additional extra-financial expertise associated with the transformation of financial careers in the sector:

  • ESG/SRI or extra-financial analyst in investment fund, brokers (sell-side), asset management companies (buy-side) or specialised rating agencies
  • Responsible portfolio manager for asset management or investment fund-Impact investor, capital investor
  • Sustainable and responsible finance' strategy consultant, manager at a consulting firm specialising in sustainable/responsible financing strategy
  • Consultant on extra-financial communication strategy and integrated reporting
  • Social or environmental auditor in specialised auditing firm ('Big Four': EY, Deloitte, KPMG, PwH) or in a corporation
  • Compliance officer
  • CSR and SRI relations manager

All financial careers that require dual expertise in financial and extra-financial issues: financial analyst, CFO, risk manager, portfolio manager, etc.



On july 1st 2013, KEDGE Business School was born out of the merger of BEM-Bordeaux Management School and Marseille-based Euromed Management, two leading French business schools with triple Equis/AMBA/AACSB accreditation.

KEDGE Business School is commited to creating new modes of teaching and personnal development, connecting and strengthening its global community network and promoting responsible management practices.

KEDGE Business School is engaged in an ambtious and fst-paced programme of international development:

  • Already one of the most active European players in China, our long-standing presence in Shanghai is he perfect gateway to other Asian countries.
  • Close ties with students and businesses in the MENA countries (Middle East North Africa).
  • A major innovation: POP-UP Campuses.

With POP-UP Campuses, which will open from 2014 onwards -notably in Latin America- , KEDGE Business School aims to focus on key promising areas for progress in higher education.

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Financial Economics Framework
  • Advanced Finance
  • Financial Markets and Sustainable Finance Environment
  • Financial Diagnostic and Peer Analysis
  • Portfolio Management Skills
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Financial Modelling & Preparation to M&A and Venture Capital: Case Studies
  • Business Valuation for Financial Engineering
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A): Case Studies for Corporate Restructuring
  • ESG Risk Analysis & Responsible Asset Management
  • Capital Raising & Business Plan
  • Venture Capital: Crowdfunding Projects
  • Climate Change Issues
  • Sustainable Accounting & Integrated Reporting
  • Business and Intangible/ESG Asset Valuation
  • ESG Risk Analysis & Labelling (professional case studies)
  • Responsible Management Skills (professional case studies)
  • Capital-Investment & Social Impact (professional case studies)

For more information please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    You can apply online throughout the year. Admission sessions are regularly organised. International students should also apply at the earliest possible moment.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements


  • CV
  • Copy of your passport
  • Highest degree certification
  • Certificate of achievement or transcript of your current studies
  • TOEFL >= 550  / IBT >= 90 / TOEIC >= 780 /  IELTS >= 6.5 or equivalent Except for students who have studied in English abroad (at least 2 years)
  • Except for students who have studied in English abroad (at least 2 years)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 2 years MSc - €21000

Living costs for Marseille

710 - 1000 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


At KEDGE Business School, we strongly believe that students shouldn’t abandon their education projects because of funding concerns. That is why we have launched a financial support plan aimed specifically to help international students.

4 types of scholarships are available:

  • Early Bird waiver
  • Distinction scholarship
  • Achievement scholarship
  • Outstanding student trophy

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.