Master Financial Markets – PGE

Master Financial Markets - PGE
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THE MASTER Financial markets of the Grande Ecole program

The Master Financial Markets is a specialization of the Grande École Program which allows you to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge to understand and act on the various aspects of financial markets.

Also note that students pursuing this course have the possibility of taking the AMF certification. The teaching of this specialization takes into account business financing methods. Generally, integration and salary levels are on average very high.

  • Rhythm: Classical
  • CAMPUS :Paris
  • DIPLOMA : Grade de Master
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Master Financial Markets
International campuses London
International campuses London

Presentation of the program: MASTER financial markets

This specialization dedicated to financial markets is based on 5 main pillars:

  • How to invest funds in different financial securities
  • How to calculate the rate of return and risk of financial assets
  • Identify risk hedging strategies
  • Calculate the value of a company and carry out a merger and acquisition transaction
  • Manage a portfolio of risky and risk-free assets.

Master Financial Markets : the advantages of the specialization

the courses

  • Financial markets
  • Bank
  • Methodology for Financial Markets
  • Funding Decisions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Risk management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial and ESG reporting
  • Master Thesis Methodological Guide


  • Summarize how financial markets work
  • Investment decision-making: bonds, stocks, derivatives
  • Calculate the beta of an asset and a portfolio
  • Fundamental approach to portfolio management
  • Determining an investor’s financial strategy
  • Operational impact of mergers and acquisitions
  • Evaluate investments with real options
  • Understand how banking and monetary policy work
  • Identify banking risks and weaknesses

Opportunities And Missions in business

Trader  / Broker

Buy and sell financial assets (stocks, bonds, currencies, commodities, etc.) on financial markets.

  • Traders/brokers attempt to make profits by exploiting price fluctuations.

Middle-office / back office Manager

Supervise activities related to the middle office and/or back office.

  • The Middle-Office / Back Office Manager has an enormous diversity of missions such as: managing trading operations, verifying transactions, managing operational risks, and coordinating with other departments to ensure the smooth running of activities, post-negotiation.

Financial planner

Collaborate with clients to develop personalized financial plans.

  • Financial Planners assess clients’ current financial situation, set financial goals, propose investment strategies, plan for retirement, and provide advice to achieve those financial goals. They take into account things like debt management, insurance, and tax planning.

Analyst Controller

Analyze and control the financial aspects of a business.

  • Controller analysts review financial data, identify trends, perform profitability analyses, and ensure compliance with accounting standards.

Account manager

Manage relationships with the company’s customers

  • This involves understanding customer needs, ensuring customer satisfaction, developing new business opportunities and maximizing the value of customer accounts.

Financial analyst

Analyze company financial data to provide useful information for decision-making

  • This may include preparing financial reports, evaluating past and current performance, financial modeling and recommending improvement strategies.

Portfolio manager / asset manager

Manage clients’ investment portfolios or financial assets.

  • This involves making investment decisions, portfolio diversification, risk management and communicating with clients to meet their financial goals and maximize returns.

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Head of Admissions Grande École Parallel Admissions Program

The Master’s in Financial Markets introduces us to the world of investment and banking, and helps us to understand how they work.
The Financial Derivatives course develops our analytical and methodological skills, as well as our performance management and reporting skills, so that we can be operational and draw up a detailed innovation plan.

Steve Nandogongar

Etudiant en 5ème année en spécialisation Financial Markets

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Updated 8 April 2024