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Master Economie du Développement parcours International Economics and Finance

The MSc in International Economics and Finance is a one year program (“master 2” level) offered jointly by the School of Economics and the School of Management. The first semester is dedicated to studies, while the second semester is dedicated to internship or master thesis. Three tracks are available: development economics, international finance, and international audit. Foreign students will attend a “French as a Foreign Language” course, in order to help them better integrate and be able to appreciate French culture.
 

Objectives

  • Access to professions in accounting, finance and economics in international private companies (big 4, banking sector...) or public institutions (government administration, international organizations…)
  • Acquire skills to analyze real-life situations by combining theoretical models, statistical methods and econometric tools
  • Consider a context characterized by larger trade openness, increasing financial complexity and transparency (study of US Gaap and IFRS)
  • Provide an integrated vision of economics and finance 


Language

The master is entirely taught in English. French as a Foreign Language (FLE) course is mandatory.

Orientation

Graduates from the MSc in International Economics and Finance will find positions in economics, accounting and financial services in large listed companies, auditing firms, bilateral development agencies (GIZ, NORAD…), government bodies, international organizations, NGOs…
 

Admission and entry requirements

  • Candidates must have succesfully completed 4 years in Higher Education Institutions, in order to entry a master’s degree second year: either a four year bachelor’s degree, or a three year bachelor’s degree and one first year of master’s degree.
  • An upper second class Honors bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, accounting or a related discipline. Candidates are expected to have received a good training in either economics and/or finance/accounting and to have more than basic knowledge in calculus and statistics.
  • Candidates who are not native English speakers will match our English Language Requirements by holding an English language qualification to the right level: IELTS: 7; TOEFL IBT: 75, Cambridge English advanced certificate, TOEIC 850.

Application: the process depends on your nationality

1. If you are a resident of one of the countries listed hereunder, contact Campus France office of your country: www.nom du pays.campusfrance.org, example: www.algerie.campusfrance.org. You are also invited to apply on line: https://pastel.diplomatie.gouv.fr/etudesenfrance

Algeria
Argentina
Benin
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Chile
Colombia
Comoros
Congo Brazzaville
Coast of Ivory

Gabon
Guinea
India
Indonesia
Japan
Lebanon
Madagascar
Mali
Maurice
Mexico

Morocco
Peru
Russia
Senegal
South korea
Taiwan
Tunisia
Turkey
USA
Vietnam


2. If you are not a citizen of one of those countries, please fill in the application file 2018-2019 and e-mail it with the required documents to: Claudine.belot@uca.fr

More on why you should study this course

  • The University Clermont Auvergne is regularly ranked amongst the best French Universities, The School of Economics is leader in France for teaching Development Economics and the School of Management is accredited IAE France.
  • The School of Economics and the School of Management are combining their expertise to offer a unique program..
  • The CERDI (sponsored by CNRS and IRD) is recognized as a leading institution in research dedicated to international development economics.
  • The CRCGM focuses its research on Governance, which includes research on accounting and finance.
  • A helpful and enthusiastic staff will welcome you and help you deal with all different issues: housing, insurance…

Selection criteria

Eligible applications (with all supporting documents) will be assessed by a commission of faculty members from both schools (School of Economics and School of Management). Assessment will be based on academic merit (the relevance of the degree/courses studied and overall grades), motivation, references/recommendations),  curriculum vitae and language skills
  • Candidates will be selected by a committee of professors from both Schools.
  • Candidates must send their applications to the School of Economics for the track Development Economics (3c) and to the School of Management for the tracks International Finance (3a) and International Audit (3b).

Tuition fees

National tuition fees. 256 euros in 2017--2018

Program

The advantages of studying at the University of Clermont Auvergne

In a unique, natural setting located at the crossroads of Europe, the University of Clermont Auvergne is a multi-disciplinary institution centered on five major fields: law-economics- management / Life sciences, health and environment/ Humanities/ tehnology and engineering/ basic sciences.

Some figures: 35000 students, 1300 professor-researchers 35 research centers.
  • The university is regularly ranked amongst the best French Universities.
  • A very helpful and enthusiastic staff will welcome you and help you deal with all different issues: housing, insurance…
  • Situated in the valley of Auvergne’s volcano park, the university offers excellent conditions for study and work in a green region overflowing with a vibrant cultural and sporting life.

Situated in Clermont-Ferrand, in Auvergne’s volcano park, the university offers excellent conditions for study and in a green region with a vibrant and vigorous cultural, sports and community life.



APPLICATION FILE