Analysis of the program by Campus-Channel

What we noted

SKEMA Business School

MSc in Financial Markets & Investments

The MSc in Financial Markets & Investments is a market-driven finance programme which aims at giving students practical expertise in the key areas of finance within the new post crisis (2008 and today again) financial environment. It focuses on different fields such as trading, risk management, sales, investment advisory, structuring finance… Experienced financial specialists provides their practical market experience in order to complete the strong academic skills. Besides, in-company projects and assignments are mandatory.

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Entry requirement: three or four years degree
Ranking&Accreditations: Master in Finance #6 worldwide (FT) / EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA
Duration: 12 months
Location: Paris (France), Raleigh (USA), Sophia Antipolis (France)
Language: English
Selection: online application + TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS + interview
Member of the Conférence des grandes écoles

Replays

2018-04-05

Analysis

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Participants:

  • Amaury Goguel - Directeur Scientifiques
  • 00:16

    The Pitch

    01:30

    What’s the difference in curriculum between the campuses?

    04:42

    Do we apply to a campus? Do we split the program between different campuses?

    07:46

    Hi. Are letters of recommendation obligatory? If we don’t have any, is our application automatically rejected?

  • 09:32

    Can you tell me more about how the Bloomberg terminals are integrated into the curriculum and what kind of access students have to them?

    13:07

    Why study financial markets and investments at SKEMA? What makes your program unique?

    16:16

    Three Words Max

    19:24

    Does this program address entrepreneurship in any way?

  • 21:26

    What analyst programs does Skema have access to at investment banks, credit rating agencies?

    23:51

    What business partners have you developed the program with and what is their contribution to enriching students?

    26:49

    What’s the typical profile of student you are looking for?

    28:45

    The Expert Question

  • 28:56

    The Expert Question: Technology and digitization are changing almost every aspect of everyday life – even money! Do you think bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will become viable financial tools and how does this program address this subject?

    33:14

    Hi! I'm actually thinking about joining SKEMA but I can't figure out which Master can be the best for a career in asset management between the Msc in Financial Markets & Investments and The MS in Asset management.

    34:37

    How much time should I plan to spend in class versus outside of school on studying and homework?

    36:31

    What’s the advantage of studying this program in Raleigh? It’s not exactly a world or even national financial center.

  • 38:06

    Conclusion