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MSc Sustainable Finance & Fintech

SKEMA Business School
Program overview
1-2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Paris
September 2021

Paris
September 2022

Paris
September 2023

Program description

MSc Sustainable Finance & Fintech

  • This MSc offers a qualification in the area of traditional financial theory with additional skills in fintech and sustainable finance management.
  • The program is designed for students seeking specialised training in these complementary fields at managerial level. It prepares students for a career with a new approach in finance by offering a foundation in traditional financial theory with the skills to carry out sustainability and digitalisation analyses in every sector of finance: banks, corporate, investment funds, asset management etc.
  • Careers in sustainable finance and fintech are undergoing critical changes in the global economy. Practitioners have to face new demands and challenges and become true business partners at decision-making levels.
  • The program aims at providing participants with solid technical knowledge and skills, as well as the transversal competencies which are required to manage new sustainable finance situations in an international environment.

Admission requirements

Two-Year MSc:

  • Eligible to apply: students who hold a three-year university degree or equivalent.

MSc (one-year):

  • Eligible to apply: students who hold a four-year university degree or equivalent + two months minimum of professionnal experience. In some cases, a three-year degree with substantial professional experience can be accepted.
  • Students will be required to reach the necessary level for the MSc before moving to year two.

English language test required for all students:

In some cases, the English test can be waived (for English native speakers or degree holders from an English-speaking country)TOEFL (530), TOEFL IBT (71), TOEIC (810), IELTS (6)


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Program content

First Semester

  • Induction day - Webinar - ”Sustainability and Digitalisation: jobs market opportunities” (online)
  • Accounting prerequisite
  • Corporate Finance prerequisite
  • Python II (asynchronous course) for spring intakers

Fundamentals 1

  • Sustainable Finance, CSR risk.
  • Integrated Thinking & Impact Investment.
  • Big Data and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Sustainable Banks and Neobanking.
  • CSR & Green Business.
  • Financial Inclusion and Digitalisation.
  • Fintech seminar.

Transversal Skills With Online Tools

  • Programming with Python I.
  • Financial modelling I (Machine Learning and Statistics).
  • Applied Research Methods for Master Thesis.
  • Employability & Career.

Second Semester

  • Induction day - Webinar - “Sustainability and Digitalisation: Jobs Market Opportunities”
  • Python I (asynchronous course) for spring intakers

Fundamentals 2

  • Venture Capital & Values Creation.
  • Asset Management, Green Bonds & ESG Integration.
  • Corporate Integrated Reporting.
  • Digitalisation, M&A and Corporate Restructuring Strategy.
  • Extra Financial Performance & Refinitiv ESG database.
  • Governance, regulation & Ethics.
  • Digital Financial Regulation, Blockchain and Crypto assets.

Transversal Skills With Online Tools

  • Programming with Python II.
  • Financial modelling II (Excel + VBA).
  • Sustainable and digital Job Market Opportunities.
  • Employability & Career.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Program delivery

Program taught in English at the Paris campus. September intake

Continuing studies

Graduates of the MSc Sustainable Finance and Fintech will be able to find positions in a variety of fields: fintech, financial advisor and consulting, data analyst, corporate financial solutions, banking and digital finance, CSR specialist, ESG (environmental, social and governance) rating specialist, ESG analyst/consultant, ESG risk analyst, SRI (socially responsible investing) fund specialist, SRI private equity manager, new energy finance specialist, green bonds expert.

The MSc's teaching approach is practical and reality-based so that graduates are operational from the very start of their careers.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the MSc Sustainable Finance and Fintech will be able to find positions in a variety of fields: fintech, financial advisor and consulting, data analyst, corporate financial solutions, banking and digital finance, CSR specialist, ESG (environmental, social and governance) rating specialist, ESG analyst/consultant, ESG risk analyst, SRI (socially responsible investing) fund specialist, SRI private equity manager, new energy finance specialist, green bonds expert.

The MSc's teaching approach is practical and reality-based so that graduates are operational from the very start of their careers.

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About this institute

SKEMA Business School

SKEMA is a global business school, which creates the necessary material and human resources to deliver an educational program that reflects the global economic environment perfectly. It has seven campuses worldwide on five continents.  SKEMA is multi-accredited – EQUIS, AACSB...


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Why study at SKEMA Business School

SKEMA aims to become the reference for global business schools. We are based on five continents. Our international strategy is to train management leaders in the knowledge economy by developing :

  • A school with one identity on its different sites, with campuses set up in the heart of scientific hubs. The school’s culture fosters an international outlook, excellence and innovation.
  • Multi-site education programs offering mobility, professional expertise and interdisciplinary programs (technology-management).
  • Synergy with the school's local environments both in terms of research and in business partnerships. Cross fertilisation within science hubs (but also among these hubs) that will give an overall view of innovation and the needs for specific skills in the world’s different regions.
  • Systematic involvement of global companies with the school (governance, programs, incubators, research, students).
  • The school is managed according to the values of excellence, humanism, diversity and innovation.
  • SKEMA contributes to the local environment and economic fabric wherever its campuses are located.

Contact info

SKEMA Business School

Avenue Willy Brandt
59777 Lille
France

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www.skema.edu


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