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Rennes School of Business

MSc in International Finance

Financial expertise and in-depth knowledge in finance have become crucial to have a good understanding of how international financial events may affect a company and what steps can be taken to protect companies from harmful effects.
In accordance with Rennes School of Business’s (RSB) mission to provide high-quality education, the department of Finance and Accounting at RSB offers the Master of Science in International Finance.
This programme produces leaders in the field of Finance. It is full-time, one year and half conducted entirely in English. It aims to equip students with both knowledge and skills in Finance.
Entry Requirements: Bachelor degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or International Trade
Duration: 18 months (including 6 months internship at least)
Location: Rennes
Language: English (TOEFL > 80 (ITB) or TOEIC >750 or IELTS > 6.5 or equivalent, or native) 
Selection: Application form + Interview (possible by phone)




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The questions

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  • Dr.Taoufik BOURAOUI - Programme Director of MSc. International Finance
  • Maria BRAVO LOPEZ - Student
  • 00:16

    The Pitch


    What’s the difference between your program and an MBA in Finance?


    Why choose Rennes for this program as an international student when this similar programs are offered in larger job markets such as Paris and Frankfurt?


    Hi Maria. What made you choose Rennes for this master? What do you want to do after?

  • 09:33

    As an international finance program, how does this program address financial market regulation policies in different regions? EU vs. US vs. Asia for example?


    What kind of job opportunities can one expect after obtaining an MSc in international finance?


    Do you consider students who don’t have a finance or business background from undergrad?


    Three Words Max Taboo

  • 17:41

    What’s the advantage of getting the Bloomberg Market Concepts certificate offered by your program?


    Is it possible to specialize in this program, such as in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions?


    Does this program require a thesis or dissertation to graduate?


    What kinds of practical application does this program have to reinforce concept learning?

  • 26:16

    What are my options for the winter session abroad? What’s covered during this module?


    I would eventually like to do a PhD in finance. Is this program appropriate to prepare me for my future research pursuits?


    Final Destination


    Does this master cover fintech or blockchain technology?

  • 30:39

    Maria, how would you describe Rennes as a city to live for international students?


    Is this program useful if I want to work in finance in the nonprofit / NGO sector, or should I focus my studies otherwise?


    Is it possible to work part-time during this program in order to finance my studies?


    Can you tell me more about typical assignments we have to validate? Research papers? Group projects?

  • 35:47

    Hi Maria! Has there been anything missing from the program you hoped would be covered? Any disappointments?


    The Sweetest