"ESSEC’s Advanced Master in Financial Techniques is Ranked No. 2 Worldwide"25.06.2012
FT RANKING 2012 of the World’s Top 35 Global Masters in Finance
“The top 35 pre-experience Masters in Finance programmes” ranking 2012 published on June 18 by the Financial Times places ESSEC Business School’s Advanced Master in Financial Techniques in 2nd position worldwide. Available in Singapore, this ESSEC’s Advanced Degree in Financial Techniques stands out particularly in the international mobility and international course experience category.
“With its multicultural environment and because of its outreach to major financial centers, both in Europe and Asia, this Advanced Master attracts a large number of students from all over the globe, and offers them the richness and diversity which are key factors in gaining employment with financial institutions operating in both continents” explained Michel Baroni, Professor from the Finance Department and Academic Director of the Advanced Master in Financial Techniques.
For two years in a row, ESSEC’s Advanced Master in Financial Techniques is among the best Masters in finance in the world. This remarkable achievement affirms ESSEC’s position as the Business School preferred by recruiters and companies. On average the students mix comprises 27% from Asia; 55% from Europe and 18% from the Middle East. Students from Asia are seen to be rising steadily and this trend is expected to continue. Providing exposure to both Europe and Asia, The Advanced Master of Financial Techniques aims to attract the best students from Asia.
"By exposing students to the best of Europe and Asia, ESSEC Advanced Master in Financial Techniques opens doors to the most prestigious financial institutions and enables students to become global financial experts, thereby meeting the need of an increasingly transnational finance industry. Over the last three years and despite a difficult environment, graduates of the Singapore based track have worked in financial centers worldwide, including London, Paris, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo." said Patrick Lecomte, Executive Director, Advanced Master Financial Techniques (Asian track), ESSEC Business School, Asia Pacific Campus, Singapore.
ESSEC Advanced Master in Financial Techniques is renowned for high technical expertise and excellent teaching. This mix empowers ESSEC students to become immediately operational and perform as soon as they reach the job market.
Key Success Factors
ESSEC’s outstanding result is founded on three main strengths:
ESSEC’s Advanced Master in Financial Techniques offers students the opportunity to gain expertise in corporate and market finance, in a way that matches the needs of companies, banks and financial institutions, and so making them eligible for expert positions within the financial industry. In the course of the one-year program, students must complete eight months of courses and seminars, undertake a four-to-six-month assignment in a company (investment banks, financial intermediaries, fund management companies or advising firms) and complete a professional thesis.
As a leading financial centre in Asia, Singapore is poised to be the centre for training financial expertise. ESSEC Advanced Master in Financial Techniques teaches sophisticated financial techniques and the latest financial products, producing financial specialists with a foresight and comprehensive understanding of the complex global economy.
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