All about the Bachelor in Finance

Clearly, a company’s financial situation determines to a large extent its degree of sustainability. This is why it is so important for companies to recruit executives with expertise in all aspects of financial, accounting and tax management. To achieve this level of expertise, it is necessary to have completed quality training, such as a Bachelor’s degree in finance. To learn more about this program, follow this guide developed by IGEFI.

Who is the Bachelor’s degree in Finance for and how do I get into it?

Certified by the RNCP, the Bachelor’s degree in Finance is a three-year degree equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree. Spread over 3 years of study, it is accessible to holders of a baccalaureate from the first year, and to holders of a BAC+2 in the BTS Banking, BTS Finance, BTS Accounting and Management of the organization, DUT Management and Administration of the financing of companies, who to validate this qualification will have to pass the 3rd year (parallel access). This course, which can be run on a sandwich basis, is particularly appreciated by profiles interested in accounting or management control.

To qualify for a Bachelor’s degree in finance, a complete application form must be submitted, including a letter of motivation, academic results, a CV and previous diplomas. Diplomas in modern languages such as TOEFL, IELTS or TOEIC can also add value to the application. The latter will be validated or not depending on the results of the written tests and the motivational interview that the candidates must pass.

What are the opportunities for a Bachelor’s degree in finance?

The Bachelor’s degree in finance is a high quality program, which costs between 3,000 and 7,000 euros per year depending on the institution chosen. Nevertheless, the return on investment is assured as it opens up multiple career opportunities for the graduates. Indeed, they can aspire to better qualifications by integrating high-level training such as :

  • Master of finance ;
  • Master in management ;
  • Master of Commerce ;
  • MBA Accounting ;
  • MBA Insurance, Banking, Finance ;
  • MBA Finance des marchés ;
  • etc.

Also, it is possible for them to apply for positions of responsibility in the financial or insurance sectors:

  • Financial Analyst;
  • Chartered accountant; Insurance consultant
  • Insurance consultant;
  • Etc.