Advanced Master in Finance


Global structure of the programme: 30 weeks with 30% of core courses and 70% of specialisations.

Our goal is to provide thorough, high-quality training that spans all academic subjects and professional fields related to finance.

Participants benefit from an unusual international approach that covers the full range of financial concepts, tools, methods and techniques, and specialise in a professional field of their choice.

The Specialised Master® in Finance incorporates both theoretical concepts and practical training directly applicable to business contexts. It couples academic expertise with best practices to produce financial experts positioned for rapid international career development.

The full-time intensive format condenses and shortens the programme’s coursework to provide participants with immediate exposure to real-life responsibilities in finance. 

PHASE 1 - ESCP Europe Paris Campus: Core Courses

This course unit is designed to teach fundamental finance tools and concepts. Its goal is to ensure that all students have a same solid knowledge base and offer a global perspective on finance. It is also designed to solidify the group dynamic among the students. The first series of courses is dedicated to Financial Techniques and is aimed at providing students with tools and keys to understanding financial issues.

  • Principles of Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets Microstructure
  • Corporate Analysis and Valuation
  • Options Futures & Derivatives
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Theory
  • Financial Mathematics
  • VBA
  • Financial news

PHASE 2 - ESCP Europe Paris and London Campuses: Specialisations

In the second phase of the programme, each participant chooses a specialisation. The goal is to prepare students for specific finance professions. Coordinated by faculty members, these options rely heavily on the participation of external course instructors and lecturers who relate academic theories and concepts to practical application in the field. Most of these experts are graduates of the Specialised Master® in Finance who now work at major financial institutions.

Corporate Investment Banking

This option provides training for investment banking careers. It includes the following courses:

  • Accounting
  • Public Take Overs
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Advanced Valuation
  • Debt products
  • International Finance
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Leveraged Finance
  • Debt Capital Markets
  • ECM
  • Corporate Modelling
  • Project Finance
  • Private Equity
  • Strategy
  • M&A deals
  • Accounting for IB
  • Financial Advisory
  • Applied Financial Analysis
  • Financial Engineering


Financial Markets

This option provides training for investment management and covers:

  • MTA
  • Options
  • Portfolio Management
  • Exotic Options
  • Advanced VBA
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Modelling
  • Markets Risk Management
  • Credit derivatives
  • Mathematics of Financial Markets
  • Money Market
  • Commodities
  • Fixed Income
  • Hedge Funds
  • Equity Derivatives
  • Trading
  • Sales
  • Technical Analysis or Asset Management
  • Structured products

Faculty members & professionals

F. Bancel, C. Bonnier, P. Bunkanwanicha, H. Geman, A. Gazengel, E. Jurczenko, C. Kharoubi, D. Marteau, C. Moussu, S. Ohana, P. Raimbourg, A. Ruttiens, P. Spieser, P. Thomas, M. Troege and professionals.