Master of Corpotare Finance

International Professional Master Degree
MSc. Corporate Finance


University of Bordeaux 

IAE University of Bordeaux - IIE


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Professional Master in 
Corporate Finance

You have the opportunity to get a unique experience studying in the top ranked and prestigious International Professional Master in  Business Administration at the IAE of the University of Bordeaux
with local modules at home and a "Fast-Track" module during one month in France.

A Global Program with local courses 

Program in Brazil and 1 month in Europe from the Université of Bordeaux | IIE and with credit optimization with selected Post-Graduate program from PUC-Minas and Alumni COPPEAD.

Program in English

Lectures are taught in English.
The program is also available entirely in French and Spanish.

Adapted to professional life

Local courses are usually on 1-2 Saturdays a month / on extended holiday weekends.

"Fast-Track" in France

You will spend about 4 weeks in an intensive set of lectures and seminars in France at the University of Bordeaux.

Advanced knowledge on how to create and maintain sustainable corporate value.


The best of 
Corporate Finance

This Master program has been designed to meet today’s business knowledge requirements in a globally competitive field with knowledge based on real world experienced, to mature and interact with other globally minded professionals. The focus is the give the managerial knowledge for the best decision making possible, getting a sound basis on how to create value, how the corporate finance works, and how to market and manage innovation. This is a unique program that brings all the different aspects of business together and show how they can best work following integrated strategy.

 Master in Corporate Finance - University of Bordeaux

University of Bordeaux's
Business School (IAE)

University of Bordeaux Business School (part of IAE - 425,000 graduates since 1955) is recognized for its high-level teaching in management and for the quality of its research. The Business School has more than 50 full-time professors, 39 researchers, and more than 300 professionals working there. The IAE is located in a modern building and is only about 10 minutes from downtown. 

Prestigious Degree

A diploma from the University of Bordeaux.

Practical Focus

The MSc. focuses on real managerial issues with practical outcomes and knowledge. 

A dynamic International Group

The Msc's seats are limited which allows the formation of cooperative atmosphere among the professionals. This helps to builds up motivation in exploring one's topic of interest from the beginning to the end.

Professors and Professionals

The lectures and seminars are given by a mix of professors and professionals. This allows to see the important interlink between theory and practice.

Consortium's international partners:


The University of Bordeaux

Ranked among the top universities in France, the University of Bordeaux is renowned for the quality of its academic courses and research. The University of Bordeaux welcomes over 50,000 students and nearly 6,000 staff members.

Bordeaux ia a city renowned for many good things: listed as part of the UNESCO World Heritage, it was described as "an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble”, has been ranked the number #1 city in France for quality of life, and last but not least, is the wine capital of the world.

City of Bordeaux


Who will I learn from?

IAE - University of Bordeaux

Faculty members are from highly experienced professional horizons and engaged in rigorous academic research on a wide range of business-related subjects. Some faculty members come from an international professional field to share their experiences as well their theoretical knowledge. The core courses are taught through mainly lectures.

You are encouraged to ask questions so the lectures can be highly interactive. You will also be recommended prior and further readings to consolidate your learning. The program will require you to participate in collaborative learning environment.

Program Content

Below is the description of the seminars and courses.
IIE* | IAE -University of Bordeaux

Corporate Valuation

Financial markets I

Treasury Management

Business Strategy

Advanced Financial Analysis

Alternative Finance

Bank Relations Management

Research Methodology 



Investment & Portfolio Management

Risk Management

Financial markets II

International Finance

Financial Regulations

Decision-making and Corporate Finance

Thesis Dissertation


  • Local Seminars & Lectures
  • Intensive "Fast-Track" in Europe
  • Thesis Dissertation
  • Conclusion | Diploma

Local seminars & lectures

You have a series of seminars on Innovation Management and lectures locally through out the year with also Professors from the University of Bordeaux. 

4 weeks in Europe

Than you have a series of intensive seminars and lectures in France. All lectures are in English.

Professional Thesis Dissertation

A professional thesis thesis dissertation is expected at the end of the program.

MSc. Diploma

Upon successful completion of the program. You receive 6-12 months later your Master Diploma.

  • Sample Timeline


    "Fast-Track" format in English

    In the "Fast-Track" Master's format all courses are in English and occur, in a four weeks period of time with a series of intensive seminars.

    To successfully complete the program, in addition to completing the seminars, students must submit at the end a Thesis Professional Master Dissertation.

    Sample calendar only


In order to join this International Master Program you will need to provide the following documents:

Your CV in English.


Copy of your passport.

 Valid passport ID.

Copy of your Diploma

Copy of your Bacherlor's Degree.

Copy of your Post-Graduate Transcripts

MBA or equivalent.

English proficiency

A proof of English proficiency may be required
TOEIC: min. 750.

University Enrollment form

(Need to provide  at later stage). 

Photo ID

3cm x 4cm with white background / passport format.
(Need to provide once approved at the interview). 

Proof of Insurance

Civil Liability Insurance valid for the European Community.
(Need to provide at later stage).

What are the requirements and how do I apply?


Check the requirements

You must have:
- A bachelors degree (4 years or more)
- Be fluent in English
- Post-Graduate Certificate from IIE | Consortium Partners.
- Be able to travel to France for at least four weeks.


Submit your
online application

You can apply online. You will have to submit :
- personal and contact information;
- a CV (in English);
-upload a scanned copy of your Diploma, and;
- a copy of your passport. 
- photo ID


Schedule an interview

If your initial application is accepted, we will schedule an interview over Skype. If you are part of a University partner of the IIE Consortium that organizes the interview locally, you will be contacted by the local coordinator.



If your application is successful, you will be able to join the Master's program.


Local courses optimized
with your schedule

Rio de Janeiro | Brazil

Seminars in Rio de Janeiro occurs at Alumni COPPEAD.

Bordeaux, France

Students are expected to spend 4 weeks at Bordeaux in June.


Please check Alumini's COOPEAD to schedule your interview.

"Fast-Track" month


The "Fast-Track" format Master program requires a four weeks presence in Europe for a series of intensive lectures and seminars.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Master Diploma from the University of Bordeaux

Yes, this is a full European Master Degree from the University of Bordeaux.

Where can I stay at Bordeaux

Most international students coming for a short stay at the University find accommodation through websites like AirBnb (, which offers several options usually located in or around the city center. Some, however, opt to rent privately, or find a hotel more suitable to live in.  

How far is Bordeaux from Paris?

Bordeaux is only 2 hours by train from Paris.
The Faculty of Business is only 15 minutes by tramway from the Train Station and 15 minutes walk from downtown.

Do you have any type of scholarships?

No. Programs in English are not subsided by the French state.

Do I need to be fluent in English?

Yes. All courses are taught by professors or professionals in English.

Do I need to provide any type of proof of proficiency  English?

Yes. A TOEIC certificate with a minimum of 750 points
is requested.

Is there a cafeteria at the University?

Yes. At the University there is a Cafeteria where you can take your lunch. Light meals and snacks are available.


Professional Master in Business

IAE Université de Bordeaux

Program in English