This double degree is specifically designed to combine financial expertise with a sound understanding of the scientific and engineering challenges associated with the transition to a low-carbon economy. Energy transition will require the development of a wide range of new financial instruments and innovations. This massive change will have profound implications for markets, companies, intermediaries and investors. Our programme taught entirely in English, will prepare the next generation of financial professionals for this energy transition, giving them the right skill set to ensure that the financial industry can provide long-term support to environmental needs.
By choosing our MSc in Climate Change & Sustainable Finance, you will become part of an elite group of financial professionals equipped with the skills and passion to incorporate environmental, social and governance factors in the financial decision-making process. You will be awarded an MSc in Climate Change & Sustainable Finance from EDHEC and a specialised diploma in Finance and Climate Change from Mines ParisTech.
Completion of the MSc will provide you with the valuable competencies:
- To help companies reinvent their businesses in a sustainable way
- To assess the consequences of financial decisions in the light of climate-change
- To address the challenges of the financial industry’s adaptation to climate change
- PROGRAMME LENGTH
Sept-May: academic courses / June onwards: work experience*
- HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAMME
♦ Full-time programme taught entirely in English
♦ Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD)
♦ 4-6 month internship/work placement
♦ Master Project
- EXAMPLE OF ELECTIVES
♦ Carbon allowances and trading
♦ Innovation in cleantech and climate-change solutions
♦ Private equity and project finance for sustainability
- 4-6 MONTH INTERNSHIP
The personal and professional benefits of an internship are immense and long-lasting. Expanding your global contact network is no different. During your internships abroad you will develop valuable business relationships which will take your career goals to an international level. Many students find their jobs as a result of internships during their time at EDHEC.
- MASTER PROJECT
The Master Project allows you to put acquired knowledge and skills into practice. If you prove your ability to perform high-quality research, EDHEC faculty or members of its research centres may working under their supervision, offer you the opportunity to deliver your Master Project in the form of applied research.
*Depending on your background, you may be required to take some remote and self-paced courses in July-August prior to arriving on campus.
- Host Institution EDHEC Business School
- Department / Institute Financial Economics
- Course Name MSc in Climate Change and Sustainable Finance
- Course Type Degree program
- Course Mode Full time
- Start Date 01 September 2023
- Application Deadline 16 June 2023
- Course Level Master's
- Duration 1 years
- For information on course fees please see university website.