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MSc Financial Markets & Investments

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Track courses Sophia Antipolis campus


On the Sophia Antipolis campus, the MSc Financial Markets has a Trading, Structuring & Portfolio Management track  


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Mandatory courses, total credits: 30
  • Preschooling Applied VBA
  • Introduction to Stochastic Calculus
  • Tackling Country Risk Challenges in the Age of Globalisation
  • Employability & Career
  • Financial Research & Modelling with R
  • Financial Econometrics with R
  • Fixed Income 1: Pricing & Valuation
  • Equity Valuation & Financial Analysis
  • Derivative Valuation & Strategies
  • MS Excel VBA Programming
  • VBA 1: Pricing Techniques
  • SQL Programming

Mandatory courses, total credits: 16
  • Preschooling Stochastic Calculus Applied to Financial Models
  • Amplify Trading Simulation
  • Quantitative Portfolio Management
  • Employability & Career
  • Fixed Income 2: Investment Strategies
  • Credit Value Adjustment (CVA)
  • Portfolio Management Simulation
  • Compliance & Ethics
  • VBA2: VBA Quantitative Development

Elective courses (select seven), total credits: 14
  • Equity/FX Structured Products
  • Quantitative Modeling: Exotic Options
  • Commodities & Commodity Trading
  • Fixed Income Structured Products
  • Option Book Management
  • Quantitative Modeling of the Value at Risk
  • Traded Credit: CDS, CDO, CVA, Loans 
  • Python Proramming for Finance
  • Fintechs and other Banking Ventures in a Digital World

Courses in the second semester emphasise technical and quantitative issues so that students are ready for their first job interviews in February/March.

Total credits = 30 (semester 1), 30 semester 2), 30 dissertation = 90
These details are for information only and may be changed by the school without prior notice.

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