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Do I have the profile that fits?

  • have you graduated or will soon graduate from a top university/school with a strong degree (Bachelor/M1) in engineering, mathematics, statistics, business, economics, etc.?
  • do you have little or no work experience?
  • do you have a good level of English and are wanting to study entirely in English in France?
  • are you looking to combine technical and managerial skills to become an expert and a leader?
  • are you a problem solver? intrigued by big data?

The application deadlines

 

Online application
closing date

Final admission
results

Round 1

October 24th, 2016

November 30th, 2016

Round 2

January 4th, 2017

February 23rd, 2017

Round 3

February 23rd, 2017

April 7th, 2017

Round 4

April 3rd, 2017

May 12th, 2017

Round 5

June 6th, 2017

June 20th, 2017

STEP 1: Prepare the tests

As part of the application file, you will need to provide:

  • a management aptitude test: GMAT, tage-mage or GRE
  • an English proficiency test*: TOEIC (minimum score of 850), IELTS (6.5), TOEFL (90)

These can take several months to prepare and to register for an exam slot, so keep this in mind before starting your application as without these test scores, it will be incomplete.

* The English test is not required if the candidate is a native English speaker or has spent the last 3 years in an English speaking university.

STEP 2: Start your online application

The application form is to be filled in online. Create your account then you will receive an e-mail with your login and pin number. These are required each time you sign in so don’t lose these! You can fill in the application form at your ease and come back to it at any point.

Apply online

STEP 3: Upload your supporting documents

Together with the online application form, you will need to provide official or authenticated copies of the following:

  • your academic transcripts of each year of university
  • your degree certificate or an attendance certificate if you are still studying
  • your CV
  • a motivation letter (1 page max)
  • your passport or ID card
  • a recent ID photo
  • your English test score if applicable: TOEIC,  TOEFL or IELTS
  • your management aptitude test score: GMAT, GRE or Tage Mage
  • the €75 application fee, payable online & non-refundable
  • recommendation letters which should be sent directly to the admissions team by your references (admissions-mscs@essec.edu). 1 of these should be a professional reference

All documents must be provided in English or French. Official translations will also have to be provided for documents in other languages.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be studied. All the documents required must be provided on time (before the AOL deadline).

STEP 4: Submit your application

Once you have completed your online application and have attached all the supporting documents, the final step is to submit your online application.

Please keep in mind that there are 5 rounds of admissions. The deadlines to submit your application are listed in the table above.

STEP 5: Get your results

Your application will then be fully studied by the Directors of the programme and an admissions committee. Results will be published online in your application summary.

Results will be announced on the dates communicated in the table at the top of this page.

If you have been successful, you will then be contacted by a member of the admissions team who will tell you how to go about confirming your place in the programme. Welcome to ESSEC!

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