ESSEC’s Advanced Master in Financial Techniques is Ranked No. 2 Worldwide; No. 1 in Asia

The Financial Times places ESSEC Business School’s Advanced Master in Financial Techniques in 2nd position in their 2013 global ranking of the top 40 Masters in Finance programmes.


Available in Singapore, this ESSEC’s Advanced Master course stands out particularly in the career ranking, international course experience and international mobility category.


This ranking makes ESSEC No.1 in Asia for Masters in Finance. Graduates from ESSEC’s Advanced Master in Financial Techniques are rated highly by international financial institutions and find jobs in major financial centres around the world.


“With its multicultural environment and because of its outreach to major financial centres, both in Europe and Asia, this Advanced Master attracts a large number of students from all over the globe, and offers them the richness and diversity which are key factors in gaining employment with financial institutions operating in London, Hong Kong and Singapore,” explains Michel Baroni, Professor from the Finance Department and Academic Director of
the Advanced Master in Financial Techniques.


For three consecutive years, ESSEC’s Advanced Master in Financial Techniques has been among the best Masters in finance in the world. This ranking comes as an official recognition of both the academic excellence of ESSEC’s Advanced Masters and of its professional relevance, demonstrated by the number of its graduates who found employment with the largest banks and financial institutions worldwide. Intake for this programme has seen remarkable increase of students across Asia and the Middle East.


“Students of ESSEC’s Advanced Master in Financial Techniques get early exposure to the financial markets in Europe and Asia, and to the most prestigious financial institutions in the world. Being among global financial experts has fast-tracked them to find employment in global financial centres such as London, Paris, New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore and the growing Asian centres in Beijing and Shanghai,” says Patrick Lecomte, Executive Director, Advanced Master Financial Techniques (Asian track), ESSEC Business School, Asia-Pacific Campus, Singapore.


ESSEC’s Advanced Master in Financial Techniques is renowned for high technical expertise and excellent teaching. This unique combination empowers ESSEC students to become immediately operational and perform well as soon as they get on the job.


ESSEC’s Advanced Master in Financial Techniques offers students the opportunity to gain expertise in corporate and market finance, in a way that matches the needs of companies, banks and financial institutions, and so making them eligible for expert positions within the financial industry.


In the course of the one-year programme, students must complete eight months of courses and seminars, undertake a four-to-six-month assignment in a company (investment banks, financial intermediaries, fund management companies or advising firms) and complete a professional thesis.

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