Master in Management – HEC Paris
HEC Paris’ Master in Management is the international students’ gateway to the prestigious Grande Ecole program, created in 1881, and a fantastic world of opportunities. The Grande Ecole program is designed for high potential students from all backgrounds with little or no professional experience, driven to become influential leaders in tomorrow’s world.

Key information

Language of instruction: English
Length: 2 or 3 years
Degree: MSc (Master of Science) in Management Grande École
Tuition fee: €33,800  for EU citizens - €37,800  for non-EU citizens
Location: 1 Rue de la Libération, 78350 Jouy-en-Josas

  • Proficiency in English
  • Being under 30 years old
  • Holding a degree obtained  outside France after at least 3 years of higher education (Licence, Bachelor, Benke…)
Master program

The program is divided into a generalist phase and a specialization phase. The first phase concentrates on business fundamentals while the second one focuses on acquiring expertise around the professional goals of the student. The nature of the specialization determines the Master’s degree that the student will finally receive: Management, Management & Business Law, Management and Public Affairs…

The program consists of:

M1: mandatory foundation courses in general management, electives and a managerial behavior seminar
  • Business Performance Management
  • Company Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Decision and Data Modeling
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Markets
  • Leading Organizations
  • Marketing
  • Methods of Cost Analysis
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Statistics
  • Strategy
  • Language courses (including a compulsory French course in the first semester of M1).
+ One of the following courses:
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Corporate Tax Management
  • Ethics & Sustainability
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Management of Information Systems
  • Modeling and Data Analysis with Excel
M2: a specialization, an optional certificate and an in-depth research paper

Students have access to 7 groups of specializations, which lead to 7 different Grande Ecole master’s degrees (see list below).
  • Management
  • Business Law (requires French proficiency)
  • Public Affairs
  • Sustainability and Social Innovation
  • Media, Arts and Creation (requires French proficiency)
  • Cognitive Science (requires French proficiency)
  • Journalism (requires French proficiency)
Optional gap year

Between M1 and M2, students have the opportunity to take a gap year.

Choosing to take a gap year can make a real difference in your curriculum at HEC Paris.

Though optional, this experience is an opportunity to enrich your résumé with a solid professional experience. Discovering the reality of the business world in a specific field of your choice (marketing, finance, consultancy, communication…), you’ll be able to sharpen your career goals.

HEC Paris opens to various possibilities. You may choose to complete a one-year internship in a single company in order to get a solid professional experience in a function. But you also have the option of undertaking 2 6-month internships so you can discover different jobs and sectors.

This real life experience will also help you to widen your perspective, to ensure that you are on the right path to achieve your objectives. You will then pursue your course at HEC Paris with a more accurate vision and a renewed determination.

Not to mention that this gap year is the perfect way to improve your French and to soak up even more of the French culture.

  1. Start an online application
  2. Upload your documents
  • Transcript of records
  • Diploma or school certificate
  • Written test (Tage Mage/ GMAT/ GRE)
  • English test (TOEIC/ IELTS/ TOEFL)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • ID photo
  • Résumé (CV)
  • ID card
By applying through Join a School in France, you apply to HEC Paris but also to 4 other schools (Audencia BS, emlyon BS, ESCP Europe, Skema BS). Finally, you choose the school you wish to attend. Thus, you increase your chances of being selected.

Career opportunities

97% of graduates of the Master in Management are employed 3 months after their graduation. 45% are employed by a company outside of their home country.
The Master in Management prepare students for the following professions:
  • Financial services: 35%
  • Consulting: 31%
  • Information technology: 7%
  • Consumers services: 6%
  • Industrial, utilities: 6%
  • Consumers goods: 5%
  • Luxury: 4%
Partner companies
  • AccentureA.T. Kearney
  • Accuracy
  • Air Liquide
  • Bain & Company
  • Barclays
  • BearingPoint
  • BNP Paribas
  • Deloitte
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Eurogroup Consulting
  • EY Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Kering
  • KPMG
  • L’Oréal
  • LVMH
  • Mc Kinsey & Company
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nomura
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Rocket Internet
  • Roland Berger
  • Rothschild
  • Schlumberger Business Consulting
  • Societe Generale
  • The Boston Consulting Group
  • Unibail Rodamco
  • Unilever