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Business & Management Studies

Energy and Environmental Finance - MSc

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
  • Duration
    1 year
  • Tuition fees per year
    13,900 EUR
  • Language taught in
  • Start date

Program Overview

What Montpellier Business School says about their program:
"The energy and environmental finance sector is a very rapidly-developing global industry with actors of all kind and size (multinationals, public institutions, start’ups…) investing huge amount of money (i.e trillions of USD annually) to meet current and projected energy demand and supply challenged, ensure energy transition technologies development, address evolving competitive markets and regulation changes,…

Our Msc will provide with a holistic vision of the energy business and also advance the understanding of finance theory, with a specific focus on the practical aspects of energy-environmental financial markets, encouraging you to develop creative, entrepreneurial and analytical approaches to frame issues in the energy-environment sphere as well as enhance your interpersonal skills.

Our Msc allows in-depth understanding of the economic and financial processes and procedures associated with the energy and environmental markets sector through a solid foundation in energy economics, markets and trading, transportation, renewable energy, electricity and fossil fuels….

Aimed at rapid professional insertion, our Msc also develops the professional and personal knowledge and skills necessary for a career in the energy, financial energy, renewable energy and broader environmental markets.

The energy transition challenge creates a strong demand from graduates and employees having gained the skills required for a changing and increasingly agile and complex energy industry. Our MSc in Energy and Environmental Finance is a 10-month program preparing students to become agents of this revolution in the energy industry and/or participate into energy entrepreneurial ventures. MBS offers students a true multi-cultural and international experience in our campus based in Montpellier, South of France.

To address the challenges, our Msc provides with a rare opportunity by bridging relevant and non-overly technical aspects of energy management, energy transition economics, environmental finance and commodities, finance and ethics. It benefits from both relevant and applied theoretical and practical contributions, facilitated by both seasoned professionals and internationally recognized top academics."

Admissions requirements

Please see below the admissions criteria required in order to apply at Montpellier Business School.

TOEFL 80 / IELTS 6.0

Montpellier Business School English Test (free). Students can choose to take this test during the application.

International admission assessment is required for candidates who hold a foreign degree or an equivalent qualification. The International admission assessment is open to candidates who have previously studied in a non-French educational institution, regardless of their nationality.

Depending on the education level, you can integrate into the bachelor's program as follows:

  • Admission in the first year is open to holders of a high school degree equivalent to the French baccalaureate, ex

    high school diploma;

  • Admission in the second year is open to holders of 60 ECTS credits or one year of higher education, or another qualification considered equivalent;
  • Third year (one year) admission for holders of 120 ECTS credits, two years of higher education and IELTS minimum 6/9 (with 6/9 in each sub-test)

The L1 and L2 years are taught in French and English. Non-French-speaking candidates who wish to attend courses in French are required to have at least a B2 certificate of French as a Foreign Language on the scale of the European Council. Candidates who wish to take the courses in English must have a B2 level in English or a minimum IELTS score of 5.5/9.

The L3 year is taught in English. L3 candidates must provide an IELTS score of at least 6/9 or a TOEFL with a minimum score of 80/120.

September Semester - application deadline June 30

Fees and funding

For five years, under the guidance of the Fondation de France, Montpellier Business School Foundation has been leading initiatives for deserving students from France and developing countries and supporting the School’s young graduates in their business start-up projects.

This is done by offering merit-based scholarships, international scholarships and business start-up scholarships.

The Foundation also funds hosting internationally renowned teacher-researchers for conferences and specialized seminars.

Up to €2,000 scholarships according to admission results

Visa requirements for Montpellier Business School

Many international students will require a visa to study in France, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.