Study Management Programs at EDHEC Business School, France
Disclaimer: The following conversation transpired in May 2018
In conversation with Nilesh Gaikwad, EDHEC Business School; Shiksha.com discussed the prospects of pursuing an MSc in Management programs offered by EDHEC Business School. Gaikwad from the EDHEC Business School spoke at length about the college ranking and accreditation, the admission process, eligibility criteria, course and fee structure, and career opportunities after pursuing management programs.
Following are the excerpts of the conversation
Q. What are the popular courses offered by EDHEC Business School?
A. The EDHEC Business School offers two main degrees to its students. Master in Management (MIM) and Master of Science (MSc). Students are required to select a track of studies and then opt for their degree. Tracks include Finance or Business Management studies. In finance, students can opt from specializations like Corp Fin, Financial Markets, Auditing, Risk, etc. Business Management students can pick from specializations like Marketing, Strategy Consulting, Data Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Creative Business, and Global Business. For an entire list of courses available at the EDHEC Business School, Click Here.
Q. What are the eligibility criteria for popular courses at EDHEC Business School?
A. The eligibility criteria for students wanting to study popular courses at EDHEC Business School are a bachelor’s degree with 60% or more aggregate, a GMAT score of 550 or above or equivalent GRE scores. The GMAT score requirement for Business Management studies is 640 and for finance, it is 690 or above.
Q. What is the course duration at EDHEC Business School?
A. MIM students are required to study for three-years which includes a one-year internship in-between the entire duration of the course. The MSc lasts for 15 months which only includes the course duration.
Q. Is learning French mandatory to take admission to EDHEC Business School?
A. No learning French is not mandatory for your education at EDHEC Business School. However, it is advisable for you to learn French as this gives you more prospects of securing employment in France.
Q. What are the tuition costs for popular courses at EDHEC Business School?
A. Students wanting to pursue MIM are required to pay € 34,200 for the entire duration. Students wanting to pursue MSc would be required to shell out anything between €19,100 to 23,500 depending on the choice of specializations.
Q. Are there any scholarships available at the EDHEC Business School?
A. Value-based scholarships are available in the form of 15% or 20% tuition fee waivers. To be considered for the scholarship students are required to apply for them alongside their application. There are no need-based scholarships provided by the EDHEC Business School.
Q. Does EDHEC Business School provide accommodation to international students?
A. On-campus accommodation is available at the Lille Campus of EDHEC Business School. Moreover, the school also provides assistance to international students through their student office to secure housing prior to pursuing their course.
Q. Does EDHEC Business School provide assistance with jobs and what are the stay back policies under the France Student Visa regulation?
A. It is the job of the student to find a placement. The EDHEC Business School guarantees no placements. However, they have a dedicated team that assists students with placements across Europe. However, if unsuccessful, the School tries to provide employment opportunities in India to its students. As per France Student Visa regulations, students who are pursuing MIM are allowed two years of stay back period. Students pursuing MSc are not provided with stay back options after the completion of their course.
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