MSc Financial Markets & Sustainable Investments


A new deal... At the start of 2020, financial markets were in a unique situation influenced by the impacts of the public health crisis and the data science explosion. Investors suddenly found themselves in need of new points of reference involving more data and transparency and access to financial experts capable of adopting and then submitting the results of genuinely responsible and sustainable strategic approaches.

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Key Information

Degree Earned: Master of Science

Language: English

Duration: 24 months, full-time

Programme Start: September

Eligibility See Admissions Pathways for full eligibility requirements, programme options and tuition


Audencia’s MSc in Financial Markets and Sustainable Investments integrates these major developments and new contexts to train you to:

  • Manage alternative asset, derivative and investment valuations/Master the valuation of assets, derivatives and alternative investments
  • Develop advanced knowledge of sustainable investment tools and best practices/develop an advanced knowledge of tools and best practices, including ESG factors, for sustainable investments
  • Acquire/Implement risk management techniques

In this programme, you will have a wide range of professional facilities at your disposal, including open access to trading rooms with Bloomberg terminals for direct real-time contact with global financial markets. You will also have the opportunity to explore Refinitiv Eikon, a financial data platform that provides the same market data and analysis tools used by experienced professionals.

On completing Audencia’s MSc in Financial Markets and Sustainable Investments you will have recognised professional expertise in asset evaluation, risk management, securities/shares/monetary operations analysis, the use of derivatives, setting up investment strategies, integrating ESG factors and applying data science to asset management.

Here are some examples of teaching modules in the MSc in Financial Markets & Sustainable Investments:

  • The theory and practice of portfolio management
  • Asset evaluation and management: (securities, shares, derivatives)
  • Credit risk assessment
  • Evaluation and use of derivatives
  • Alternative investments
  • Smart Beta Investment Strategies
  • Integrating ESG factors (environmental, social and corporate governance): analysis, evaluation and integration into portfolio management
  • Data science and financial econometrics: empirical modelling and statistical inference
  • Python and VBA for finance


Here are a number of examples of positions you could occupy after completing an MSc in Financial Markets and Sustainable Investments:

  • Sales

  • Structured financial products manager,

  • Financial advisor

  • Portfolio manager

  • Asset manager

  • Responsible investment consultant

  • Credit analyst

  • Risk manager

  • Market economist

Graduates may find work in a variety of sectors, including in equity/capital markets, financing structures, investment banks, private banks, pension funds, insurance companies and responsible investment consulting.

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Master in Managent and MSc programmes: 

  • Proficiency in English
  • 3-year degree in any field


See Admissions Pathways for full eligibility requirements.

You may begin your online application at any time; you can save it and make changes before submitting. Admissions are open until the programme is full; however, we strongly recommend applying by the early application deadline of 31 January for the September intake.


See Admissions Pathways for a full list of required documents, and detailed admissions process.

2-year MSc programme (all specialisations) 

  • €25,000

2-year Master in Management programme (including MSc specialisation)

  • €33,000


Study abroad option*

For study abroad and summer terms, additional tuition fees may be applied by partner institutions according to the number of credit hours taken. If additional tuition fees apply, these fees will be paid directly to the partner institutions.

*Available to Master in Management students only.

There are a range Audencia scholarships you may be eligible for, as well as an extensive number of external scholarships. 


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