The graduates from this M2 program have a double expertise in risk management and asset management, skills they can apply in banking, insurance and asset management. They master the basic concepts related to the measurement and management of risks, on the one hand, and asset management, on the other. The theoretical expertise is combined with operational skills including several computer languages (VBA, R , SAS, ...) and the implementation of quantitative methods used in risk and asset management.
Place of instruction
Université d'Evry-Val-d'Essonne Boulevard François Mitterrand 91025 EVRY CEDEX
The lessons in M2 GRA are a gateway between asset management and risk management (market risk, credit risk, operational risk) in the fields of banking and insurance. The technical content makes it possible to make the link between financial engineering and the more transversal business lines of banking and insurance.
In addition to a solid general education in finance, the skills acquired include data management, statistics, financial econometrics and computer science. The courses offered in S3 and S4 are professionally oriented. The courses take place from October to March and the intership from April to November.
The Master in Finance has a trading room equiped with Reuters-Eikon computers. Allowing students to acquire the Reuters Eikon certification.
An introduction to research is shared by the different courses of the program and allows students who wish to continue their university studies to prepare a PhD in Economics or management sciences in on of the research centers associated to the Master program (EPEE or RITM).
- S3 - Semestre 3 GRA
UE obligatoires S3
Matières Ects Cours TD TP Conjoncture 3 24h - - Marché des capitaux et instruments financiers 2 9h - - Politique monétaire et marchés financiers 3 21h - - Produits financiers et Techniques actuarielles 2 15h 3h - Séries temporelles 3 21h - - Systèmes information/base de données 2 18h - - Gestion des risques 4 36h 15h - Assurance vie, assurance non vie, produits financiers de l’assurance 3 36h - - Risque systémique 2 - - - Allocation stratégique 3 24h - -
1 UE au choix S3
Matières Ects Cours TD TP Calcul stochastique 3 21h 12h - Calcul Stochastique(maths) 3 - - -
- UE obligatoires S3
- S4 - Semestre 4 GRA
UE obligatoires S4
Matières Ects Cours TD TP Anglais financier 2 - 24h - Anglais TOIEC 2 - 24h - Gestion de portefeuille 3 18h - - Atelier d'insertion professionnelle 1 3h - - Mémoire de stage et soutenance 15 - - -
1 UE au choix S4
Matières Ects Cours TD TP Méthodes numériques et programmation 3 24h - - Méthodes numériques de pricing 3 27h - -
1 UE au choix S4
Matières Ects Cours TD TP Risk-Based Investing & Asset Management 3 24h - - Produits dérivés et Trading Haute Fréquence 3 56h - -
- UE obligatoires S4
Graduates hold the positions of risk manager, portfolio management/trading assistant, quantitative analyst, financial engineering, project manager, information systems, market finance...
The Master's degree Risk and Asset Management allows students to pursue a doctorate in the fields of financial econometrics or macroeconomics. These issues make it possible to integrate EPEE & RITM wich is in the Graduate School of Human and Social Sciences of Paris-Saclay College. Professors from the mathematics department may supervise students wishing to develop thesis subjects with a deeper mathematical understanding.
Students who have demonstrated potential to conduct research by actively attending the S2 Research Seminar elective course will be encouraged to participate in the various seminars organized by the research centers related to the program, or even invited to do a research internship in one of them.
Each students are supervised by a researcher professor to make a dissertation. They are directed towards the most competent professor according to the dissertation topic.
Les modalités d'examen de la candidature sont les suivantes : Examen de dossier à déposer sur le site web de l'UPSaclay