Master+ in Banking and Finance

The Master+ in Banking and Finance is a unique opportunity to follow a standard Master program combined with a specific training delivered by a well-established Research Center LAPE dedicated to banking studies in Université de Limoges in France.

Teaching staff are active scholars in Banking or Financial Risk practitioners. The program also hosts international visiting professors who are leading experts in their fields.

This Master+ one-year program is fully taught in English. Applicants must provide satisfactory evidence that they have an adequate knowledge and understanding of written and spoken English. A minimum score of 90 on TOEFL IBT or 6.5 on IELTS is highly reccommended if the candidate does not hold an English-taught Bachelor degree.

  • Financial Economics
  • Bank Risk and Regulation
  • Bank Structure and Competition
  • Banking and Credit Risk
  • Banking and Market Risk
  • Econometrics of Banking and Finance
  • Portfolio Management
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Derivatives
  • “Journal-format” dissertation
  • Research Methodology
  • Communication and Exposure

Students will also follow the Intermediate module of the Research Training Program in Banking and Finance delivered by the LAPE research center with the aim of acquiring state-ofthe art skills to conduct an empirical research (Training on Writing Research Papers, Handling Datasets and Softwares, Research Seminar Series, etc.)

Candidates should submit the following :

1) E-candidate Application Form

2) Valid ID Card or Passport

3) Detailed CV

4) Support letter(s)

5) Transcript of records

6) English Certificate(s) (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.)

Applicants from a country using the CEF procedure need to apply only through CEF at the French embassy (campus France office) by mentioning that this is a totally English-taught program (French test not required).

Separate fees can be charged for the Research Training Program.

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