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Master of Science in Risk and Financial Technologies

NEOMA Business School (Eng)Paris - FRANCE

Field(s) of study: Banking - Finance, Risk Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 100 €
Course cost: 16 900 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Financial assistance or scholarships awarded by the institution
  • Personal or family funding

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:

Available slots: 

Available spots: 25
Places available per academic year: 25

Program Language

  • English

Course length: 

  • 2 years (24 months)

Start of the program: 


Level of entry: 

A Level+3 years
A Level+4 years
A Level+5 years



This challenging program prepares students for a rewarding career in financial risk management, the science of measuring risks, and the art of managing them.
NEOMA Business School future graduates can expect to start or boost their career in prestigious banking and corporate institutions across the world (such as HSBC, Bank of China, ICBC, JP Morgan Chase…).
A few of the possible positions you can aspire in the field of risk management:
Risk Management Manager, Risk Analyst, Portfolio Analytics Manager, Quantitative Analyst, Financial Advisor, Compliance Manager…

  • Foundations of risk management
  • Quantitative analysis and R, Valuation & risk models, Behavioural risk management, derivatives pricing, fixed income & currency markets
  • Financial simulation
  • Data science for finance with R, Market and credit risk in a Big Data world, Operational & integrated risk management, Risk and investment allcation, Fintech
  • Capstone seminar: current issues in risk management

Course format: 

The MSc in Risk and Financial Technologies is divided into two semesters:

Semester 1 starting from September till December :

Students focus on fundamental disciplines (quantitative methods and foundations of risk) delivered in five courses; they cover the FRM Level I curriculum with a greater depth on the treatment of derivatives products and markets.

Students also focus on human and psychological factors driving risk taking, thanks to a course on Behavioural Risk Management.

Semester 2 starting from January till May :

Students move to advanced concepts, with four courses covering the FRM Level II curriculum and focus on the use of new technologies, such as data analytics, which are powering the growth of the FinTech Sector.

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

  • Risk Manager,
  • Risk Analyst,
  • Financial Advisor,
  • Compliance Manager,
  • Portfolio Analytics Manager,
  • Quantitative Analyst,
  • Financial Investment Manager,
  • Investment Portfolio Manager.

Entry requirements

4-year Bachelor's degree (or Master 1 degree) prior coursework in either finance, law or numerate disciplines (such as mathematics, statistics, engineering…) is highly recommended.
3-year Bachelor degree for the Two-Year M.Sc. (non-business and/or management background, literature, psychology etc.)
Proof of your English ability is required during the online application process (language score in English equivalent to TOEIC 800,TOEFL (ibt) 83, (cbt) 220, IELTS 6).

Admission criteria: 

All candidates must complete an online application ( ) with required documents, such as CV, letters of reference, transcripts, diploma and English test score (Tests TOIEC, TOEFL, IELTS…). Once applicants are pre-selected, they should take a video interview. An extra English test may be required if necessary.

Course cost description: 

One-year MSc: €16,900
Two-Year MSc : €26,400