Analysis of the program by Campus-Channel

What we noted

ESSEC Business School

Global BBA

The ESSEC brand with its triple accreditation and its international exchange network of 162 partner universities worldwide offers a strong Global BBA. This program has the international aspect as one if its key strengths. Students choose to start their studies in one of our ESSEC Campuses either in France or Singapore. The programme focuses first on fundamentals of management, and students integrate work experience into their curriculum as they pursue their degree.
Entry requirement: High School diploma
Duration: 4 years
Location: France (Cergy, Paris area), Singapore, and Rabat
Language: English or French
Selection: academic dossier + TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS (for non-native English speakers) + interview
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Zooming in the interviews


The questions

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  • Corinne Peiffert - Director of studies
  • Niklas Muennighoff - 1st year Student
  • 00:15

    The Pitch


    Is this bachelor recognized the same as a bachelor from the US? I know the concept of a bachelor degree is fairly recent in France to attract international students.


    I am following a similar curriculum at ESCP Europe. Could I transfer my credits to your university for the 2nd Year?


    Hi Niklas. Can you tell me more about your background and why you chose this program for your undergraduate studies?

  • 06:27

    Is it possible to change campuses between semesters?


    Hola! What level French should I have to apply to this program?


    Hi Niklas, How are the professors at ESSEC?


    Do you have scholarships and financial support for economically disadvantaged students?

  • 14:04

    Three Words Max Taboo


    What are the costs associated with studying at a partner university?


    Can you tell me more about the IBEA track, please? Is it more difficult?


    Is there a difference in electives or core curriculum between the Singapore and Cergy campus?

  • 24:26

    Hi Niklas. What have you liked the most about this program so far?


    Is apprenticeship available at the bachelor level?


    Final Destination


    Does this bachelor have humanities classes? Such as sociology and history? In US universities, we are required to take such classes even if studying business.

  • 33:35

    What profiles are you looking to admit into this program??


    Do you have pre-designed elective sets or academic counseling to help us plan our studies?


    Hi Ms. Peiffert. What changes have you made to this program since last year?


    Can you give me an idea about the workload? How many hours in class?

  • 42:24

    I would like to study in France, but Singapore would also be very interesting. How would you describe the differences?


    Who am I


    How do students get their company placement? Does the school find our placements?


    Could I get a full-time professional contract with the BBA?

  • 50:50

    What kind of student associations does ESSEC have and organized activities outside of academics?


    Could I take a gap year between academic years to work or volunteer somewhere?


    What about living in Cergy? Do you recommend staying on campus or living in Paris?


    What are your plans once you graduate?

  • 57:30

    The Sweetest