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Full-time format, career-oriented, in-depth technical and internationally focused program, the MSc Finance, Investment and Wealth Management provides rigorous training in finance and helps you develop your analytical skills.

The programme puts a strong emphasis on real estate and all its features as well as the preparation of the CFA® examinations.

The Neoma BS MSc in Finance is highly selective designed to offer high quality training to high quality students.

Layout of the programme: Two Tracks

two-tracks

CFA Track

Students interested in earning the CFA chart will be prepared for the CFA Level I and II exams in an intensive way during the Spring semesters, their objective would be to clear these examinations by the end of the semester (May-June). The MSc curriculum maps 100% of the CFA CBOK (Candidates Body of Knowledge). This track also offers an introduction for the Level 3, which brings students closer towards earning the CFA Chart – Chartered Financial Analyst. Students are expected to sit the official CFA Level I examination at the end of May (3 other dates are possible) and CFA Level II examination in June of the following year.Real Estate & Wealth Management Track:A niche market, the Real Estate sector requires very specific skills and uses financial tools applied to Real Estate valuations and project engineering.

Real Estate & Wealth Management Track:

A niche market, the Real Estate sector requires very specific skills and uses financial tools applied to Real Estate valuations and project engineering.


Spring Semesters CFA Track: Preparation of the CFA examinations

Spring Semesters CFA Track: Preparation of the CFA examinations

From January till April of both Spring semesters, courses that map the CFA curriculum at 100% :

  • Ethics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • Quantitative methods
  • Economics
  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Derivatives
  • Portfolio Management
  • Alternative Investments
  • Mock exam training and coaching

Note: Awarding of the MSc Finance, Investment and Wealth Management diploma is not dependent on clearing CFA Level I or II official exams.

Students in the MSc Finance, Investment & Wealth Management – CFA Track are required to sit for the CFA Level 1 examination at the end of the first semester. Clearing the Level I entails students to a better grade in 5 CFA Level I courses (20 ECTS).

The CFA candidates must register to pass the exam on www.cfainstitute.org

Fall Semester - both Tracks

Fall Semester - both Tracks

Time for implementing financial technologies and innovative approaches.

  • Behavioural Finance,
  • FinTech & Digitalisation
  • Financial Programming & Data Analysis (VBA & Python)
  • Sustainable Finance
  • Estate and Wealth Planning

will open the student’s mind to alternative approaches of finance while providing them with new technologies and advanced programming skills.

Spring Semester - Real Estate and Wealth Management Track

Spring Semester - Real Estate and Wealth Management Track

It highlights transactions and estate planning while focusing on the real estate in the asset allocation process. It equips students with all the features to understand perfectly this challenging and performing investment.

  • Real Estate Valuation
  • Real Estate Industry
  • Real Estate Law & Taxation
  • Ethics & sustainability in the Real Estate Industry
  • Corporate Finance
  • Portfolio Management
  • Alternative Investments

A trip to PriceWaterhouse Luxembourg will take place during the semester.

Note : this track does not encompass a CFA preparation. However, if you have already cleared the CFA Level 1 it is possible to begin in September and switch to the CFA Level II preparation in the second semester of the program.

Other features of the curriculum - both Tracks

Other features of the curriculum - both Tracks

  • Writing an equity investment note
  • Managing a portfolio for a family office: Investment Policy Statement, Capital Market Expectations, Strategic Asset Allocation, Portfolio Performance calculation, final report
  • On-hands company experience
  • Soft skills and career training

Professors in the MSc Finance, Investment & Wealth Management

Professors in the MSc Finance, Investment & Wealth Management

CFA TrackReal Estarte & Wealth Management Track
75% of the professors are CFA charterholders 65% of the professors are Profesionals