MSc Finance and Risk Management at ISC Paris

A multi-disciplinary program that trains high-level responsible finance professionals

The key points

  • Admissions requirements Hold a three, four, or five-year undergraduate degree
  • Accreditations Recognized by the French Conférence des Grandes Ecoles
  • Languages: 100% in English
  • Schedule: Classroom and work/study
  • Length Regular track 18 month / Fast track 12 month
  • Tuition 21 500 € Regular track / 13 350 € Fast track
  • Next start date September 2024 and January 2025
  • Campus Paris

Overview of the MSc Finance and Risk Management program

The MSc Finance and Risk Management at ISC Paris gives you all the keys you need for a brilliant career in France or abroad. Both theoretical and practical, this program alternates between courses and in-company immersion. This comprehensive course teaches you to understand and master general and financial risks, so that you can become a key player in the world of corporate finance. You will develop a solid financial culture suited to companies, banks, insurance companies and consulting and audit firms, while discovering how to lead and manage teams through the prism of finance. 

This dual skill set, combining management and budgetary control, is highly valued by employers looking for business management experts. The MSc Finance and Risk Management at ISC Paris will enable you to stand out from the competition thanks to this dual specialisation and the know-how and interpersonal skills required for these roles. Our aim is to strengthen your ability to analyze financial data so that you can optimize the performance of the company that employs you! On the job market, your MSc Finance and Risk Management is a real added value for recruiters, who want operational and competent profiles.



Career paths after the ISC Paris MSc Finance & Risk Management

After earning your MSc, you can embark on a career in a corporate finance department. Your broad skill set and overview of the corporate world will allow you to perform an analysis and share your expertise with decision-makers. You will be able to take on a role with a high degree of responsibility, and to supervise teams. With a specialization in responsible finance, you will know how to provide valuable advice, to tailor your company’s work to the emerging needs of the market and of your clients. You will be prepared for a role such as:

  • Administrative controller
  • Financial Reporting Analyst
  • Head of Financial communication
  • Business Analyst
  • Internal auditor
  • Cash manager

Instructional objectives

  • Understanding and managing financial risks, using a pragmatic approach to tools and techniques, while developing solid financial knowledge applicable to any corporate, banking, or consulting firm situation.
  • In this context, the MSc Finance and Risk Management takes a broad view of the financial techniques that are required to work and grow within a corporate administration and finance department, a finance and investment bank, or a junior member of an auditing firm.

MSc prerequisites and admissions requirements

There are three levels of entry depending on your profile:


If you have 3 years’ higher education: you join the Regular Track of the MSc and continue directly with the Fast Track.

If you have 4 years’ higher education: you will join the Fast Track directly.

If you have 5 years’ higher education: you can join the Fast Track directly.

Admissions procedures

Online competition: throughout the year.


Applications are selected throughout the year, subject to availability.

Two start dates for the MSc: September and January


The criteria assessed during the motivation interview are open-mindedness, curiosity, openness to the world, common sense, personal culture, ability to project oneself professionally, perseverance, proactivity, agility, ability to work in a team, personal qualities, depth of thought and quality of expression, organisational skills and rigour, professional project and its relevance, maturity.


The application fee is €45.

Three-step admissions process.

Online application

Complete your application on our online portal


Administrative review of each candidate’s application by our admissions director;


Personal interview (30-40 minutes) for selected applicants

How much does the ISC Paris MSc Finance & Risk Management cost?

MSc – Regular Track

EU students: €21,500 

Non-EU students: additional fee of €1,500 


MSc – Fast Track 

EU students: €13,350

Non-EU students: additional fee of €1,500 

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