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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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2019-04-29

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Participants:

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

    The Pitch

    01:38

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

    03:40

    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?

    06:07

    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?

    12:10

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

    13:52

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

    15:35

    Three Words Max Taboo

  • 17:41

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

    19:46

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

    22:05

    Does this program require a thesis or dissertation to graduate?

    24:35

    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?

    27:44

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

    28:32

    Final Destination

    29:20

    Does this master cover fintech or blockchain technology?

  • 30:39

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

    31:49

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

    33:38

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

    34:57

    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?

    37:19

    The Sweetest