Master of Science Programmes

Specialise in Your Area of Interest

Audencia provides a wide range of MSc programme options to allow student to specialise in your area of interest and accerlerate your career.

Students can elect to complete and MSc in the second year of their Grande Ecole Master in Management programme, or specialise directly by completing a 1-year or 2-year MSc.

By joining an MSc programme directly, students are guaranteed the specialisation of their choice.

Key Information

DEGREE EARNED

Master in Science

LANGUAGE

English

ELIGIBILITY
  • Proficiency in English
  • Bachelor’s degree from a non-French institution 
What if I hold a degree from a French institution?
PROGRAMME STARTSeptember 2023
DURATION
  • 1 year, full time (accelerated path)
  • 2 years, full time (standard pathway)
LOCATION & FORMAT
  • Coursework: In person learning in Nantes, France
  • Internship: Anywhere in the world
TUITION
  • 1 year: Varies by MSc programme
  • 2 years: €25,000

Specialise

Your Master of Science programme offers you the ability to specialise in your area of interest, while developing your knowledge in general business and management practice.

Programme Options

  • 1-year accelerated path, for students who have completed a 4-year degree in science, engineering or business
  • 2-year standard path, for student who have completed a 3-year degree in any field

Curriculum Choices

  • Choose from one of 20 MSc programmes
  • Guarantee the ability to specialise in your area of interest

2-Year MSc Programme

With Audencia's 2-year MSc programmes, students have the opportunity to concentrate their studies in a specific domain, and develop their careers to align with their passions. Learn from top-performing faculty with expertise in accounting, marketing, finance, statistics, logistics, project management, languages and more. Join us at top-ranked, triple-accredited, and corporately connected Audencia. 

In this first year of study, you will gain a solid understanding of the foundational principles of international management and develop relevant skills in problem solving and innovation through core courses. You will also complete core courses through Gaïa, Audencia's School of Ecological and Social Transition.

Our graduates are well-rounded professionals. In the first year of your studies, you’ll gain comprehensive training in the fundamentals of international management – accounting, marketing, finance, statistics, logistics and project management. You’ll also take advanced French as a foreign language and a sport course. All courses listed are available in English or French.

  • Marketing Strategies
  • Financial Analysis
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Strategy and Entrepreneurship
  • Business Simulation
  • Business Project
  • French as a Foreign Language
  • Sport

This semester, dedicated to the management of the ecological and social transition, will provide students with key skills to integrate societal and environmental issues into their future careers in finance, marketing, consulting, supply chain, HR...

More and more companies, whatever their size and sector, are mobilizing to develop sustainable and responsible approaches across all their businesses.

For more information and a full course list, see Gaïa Semester.

In the second year of the 2-year MSc programme, and the one year of the 1-year MSc programme, students have the option of 1 of 20 MSc programmes, divided into 5 overarching themes.

Choose from one of the following options:

Explore various specialisations in Business & Society, including the following MSc programmes:

Entrepreneurship & Innovation For Impact
Responsible Procurement And Supply Chain Management
Management For Sustainable Business

Explore various specialisations in Marketing & Sales, including the following MSc programmes:

Brand Strategy & Product Management
Digital Marketing
Business Development & Growth Hacking
Data Science For Marketing

Management

Explore various specialisations in Management, including the following MSc programmes:

Public Policy & International Cooperation
Digital Business & Data Management
Human Resource Management & People Development
International Management & Business
Business Strategy & Consulting

Other Specialisations

Explore this broad theme of specialisations, including the following MSc programmes:

Food & Agribusiness Management
Sustainable Luxury
Cultural & Arts Management

During this mandatory four- to six-month internship, you'll apply your new expertise within your areas of specialisation. This internship serves as a springboard for entry into professional life. It allows you to build connections with our network of corporate partners in France and abroad, as well as strengthen your international portfolio and employability.

You'll secure your internship with a company of your choice (with the assistance of our internal job board). The internship is guided by a faculty member so that you'll gain a hands-on practical understanding and an academic one – something that looks good on any résumé. Internships in France are paid; this will vary from country to country, depending on local laws.

Here are just a few examples of places graduates have interned:

  • Airbus
  • Bayer AG
  • Coca-Cola
  • Deloitte
  • Henkel
  • KPMG SA
  • Nestlé
  • Société Générale
  • Volkswagen Group
  • Warner Bros.

You’ll turn in a report on your experience following the required four- to six-month internship. You’ll have the support of an academic mentor at Audencia throughout the writing and evaluation of your internship report.

2 Year MSc Programme Structure

1-Year MSc Programme

With Audencia's 1-year MSc programmes, students have the opportunity to concentrate directly in a specific domain. Learn from top-performing faculty with expertise in accounting, marketing, finance, statistics, logistics, project management, languages and more. Join us at top-ranked, triple-accredited, and corporately connected Audencia. 

Students enter directly into their specialisation of choice in the 1-year MSc programme. For the 2023-2024 academic year, students can select from one of four 1-year MSc programmes. Additional 1-year MSc options will be available for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Choose from one of the following MSc Programmes:

  • MSc Data Management for Finance
  • MSc Responsible Procurement & Supply Chain Management
  • MSc International Management & Business
  • MSc Food & Agribusiness Management

During this mandatory four- to six-month internship, you'll apply your new expertise within your areas of specialisation. This internship serves as a springboard for entry into professional life. It allows you to build connections with our network of corporate partners in France and abroad, as well as strengthen your international portfolio and employability.

You'll secure your internship with a company of your choice (with the assistance of our internal job board). The internship is guided by a faculty member so that you'll gain a hands-on practical understanding and an academic one – something that looks good on any résumé. Internships in France are paid; this will vary from country to country, depending on local laws.

Here are just a few examples of places graduates have interned:

  • Airbus
  • Bayer AG
  • Coca-Cola
  • Deloitte
  • Henkel
  • KPMG SA
  • Nestlé
  • Société Générale
  • Volkswagen Group
  • Warner Bros.

You’ll turn in a report on your experience following the required four- to six-month internship. You’ll have the support of an academic mentor at Audencia throughout the writing and evaluation of your internship report.

1-Year MSc Programme Structure

Admissions & Finance

For a full breakdown of programme pathways, eligibility requirements and application procedures, see: Admissions Pathways.

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