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Do I have the profile that fits?

 

  • Have you obtained or are currently pursuing a Master/4-year bachelor/3-year bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, mathematics, business or economics from a top university/school?
  • Are you a high-potential candidate with an excellent academic record?
  • Are you open-minded, career-oriented and exhibit leadership potential?
  • Are you looking to pursuit a career in the world’s major financial centers?

For holders of a Master or 4-year Bachelor degree, the length of the program is 1 year.

For holders of a 3-year Bachelor degree, or a Licence 3 en Economie/ Banque/ Finance/ Assurance/ Management/ Ingénierie/ Mathématiques, the length of the program is 2 years.

Admissions calendar

Application deadlines for the academic year starting September 2020 are below.

 

ONLINE APPLICATION DEADLINE 

ADMISSION RESULTS 
NO LATER THAN

Round 1

October 24th, 2019

November 29th, 2019

Round 2

January 7th, 2020

February 26th, 2020

Round 3

March 3rd, 2020

April 22nd, 2020

Round 4

April 28th, 2020

June 10th, 2020

Admission process

STEP 1: Prepare the tests

You will need to provide:
- 1 Aptitude test score - mandatory
- 1 English test score - exempted if native-speaker or have spent last 3 years in a 100% English speaking university

TEST 

VALIDITY

 

  Aptitude Test
GMAT 5 years Select "ESSEC Business School-Master in Finance"
GRE 5 years Institution Code: 0839
CAT 1 year For Indian applicants
Tage-Mage Test scores taken from September 2017  
  English Test
TOEFL iBT
Test scores taken from September 2017
 Minimum score 95 - Institution Code: 0520
IELTS  Minimum score 6.5
Cambridge  Minimum score 175
TOEIC Listening and Reading - minimum score 850

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

STEP 2: Start your online application

Create your candidate account. You can fill in the online application at your own pace and come back to it at any point.

You can only apply once per program each academic year. Once validated, your campus choice is final.

STEP 3: Upload your supporting documents

A complete application file includes the following items. Incomplete application will not be processed. 

ITEMS

DESCRIPTION

Curriculum Vitae  
Motivation Letter 1 page maximum
Degree(s) obtained Authenticated copies of official degrees since high school (school leaving). 
While applying, if you do not have your final diploma that makes you eligible for the program, you can apply with an Enrolment Certificate. 
Important: By mid-December of your starting year at ESSEC, you will have to provide a copy of your final diploma (or a certificate of completion/attendance). 
Transcripts/Grade Sheets Official or authenticated copies from all colleges and universities attended since high school, including exchange programs (simple copies will not be accepted). 
Grading System details must be provided.

2 x Recommendation Letters

One academic and one professional reference is recommended. 
It is the applicant's responsibility to enter details of both the referees as soon as possible to allow them to send the online letter of recommendation on time. Once you enter their details and save, a link is sent to them immediately to fill out the letter online.
1 Aptitude Test  Copy of official score

1 English Test
1 Identity Card Passport or National Identity Card.
1 Photograph A recent ID photo
Application Fee Non-refundable fee of:
100 € Cergy campus
SGD 160 Singapore campus 
*Exempted for CROUS scholarship holders with attestation, current students of ESSEC Global BBA, holders of B2M Alliance Passport, and current students from partner schools: AgroParis Tech, ESTP & EISTI
All documents must be provided in English or French.
Official translations will also have to be provided for documents in other languages.
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 several 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 Academic Directors and the admissions committee. Results will be published online in your application summary.

Results will be announced on the dates communicated in the table above.

 If you have been successful, you will be contacted by a member of the admissions team, who will tell you how to confirm your place in the programme.

STEP 6: Secure your seat

Soon after your acceptance letter:

  • Confirm your place in France by paying the 5,000 EUR non-refundable deposit.
  • Confirm you place in Singapore by paying the 7,000 SGD (including GST) non-refundable administrative fee.

           This amount will be deducted from your tuition fee.

 

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