Call for Applications: Master in Banking, Finance & (3rd cohort)

TUEsday - 25/04/2023 09:04

International Francophone Institute, Vietnam National University, Hanoi (IFI) is currently recruiting applicants for an international Master's program in Banking, Finance and Financial Technology (FINTECH) taught in English. The degree is issued by EM Normandie Business School (EM Normandy, France).



The program provides learners with: (1) in-depth knowledge of banking and finance; (2) skills in applying Fintech tools in the banking and finance sectors; and (3) the knowledge, skills, and spirit of entrepreneurship. The program aims to train high-quality human resources in the fields of banking, finance, Fintech, and related fields in the era of the Industrial Revolution 4.0.

Strong Points: This is the program

  • European Standards, Global Recognition;
  • Pioneering in Vietnam and 2nd in Southeast Asia
  • 50% of the program is taught by highly qualified professors from France and the UK with work experience in London-Fintech Capital of Europe;
  • Attractive career opportunities in the banking and finance industry in the age of digital transformation;
  • Student exchange opportunities and internships in France, UK.
  • Scholarship opportunities for excellent students.


Program content

75 European ECTS credits, with 16 knowledge blocks. The subjects of the program belong to the following knowledge blocks:

  • Introduction to program
  • Banking I: Retail banking
  • Banking II: M&A for investment banking 
  • Fintech I: Emerging sector
  • Fintech II: Coding for finance and fintech
  • Connecting to the real world I
  • Research methodology and dissertation outline
  • Banking III: Investment products
  • Banking IV: Compliance
  • Banking V: Operational risk management
  • Banking VI: Fiduciary responsibility
  • Fintech III: Advanced tools
  • Connecting to the real world II
  • Career path
  • Internship
  • Dissertation 

For detailed program: Here

The program is taught simultaneously in IFI and the Oxford campus of EM Normandie, UK. The opening ceremony of Session 1 took place at IFI on March 26, 2021.

EM Normandie Business School
EM Normandie Business School

Teaching Method

  • Combine classroom teaching (lecturers; seminars by experts from the business) with professional experience; internship and thesis


Admission scale & procedure

Admission scale: 35 students / class / course

Admission procedure: File review and Interview

Admission Criteria

  • Qualifications: Students who hold a four-year bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor of major groups: Economics, Business, Finance - Banking - Insurance, Accounting - Auditing, Information Technology, and Computers.
  • Candidates who do not have the above knowledge or are not accepted by the admissions committee need to take an additional knowledge course organized by IFI.
  • English: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Candidates who do not comply with the English language requirements may participate in the pre-Master language preparation program organized by IFI.


Submission: August 30th, 2023 (or until it reaches the quota)

Opening: 10/2023.


FinTech uses technology to meet the needs of clients working in Finance and Banking. The industry’s purpose is making optimum use of technology so that it guarantees a more efficient service than traditional approaches to banking.. FinTech occupations range from starting a business to many other positions such as:

  • Digital banking Project Manager
  • Product Manager at a Fintech
  • Financial Analyst at an investment bank
  • Corporate Analyst in a multinational
  • Financial Services startups Consultant at a professional services firm
  • SME Client Relationship Manager at a Fintech or Retail Bank


Tuition: 175.000.000 VND (~6.500 Euros)

Admission fee: 1.050.000 VND (~40 Euros) 


- President's Scholarship for international students (2 scholarships: 100% tuition fee waiver, housing support in the dormitory of VNU, for students from countries with priority in foreign policy of IFI)
- Free housing support for international students (in the dormitory of VNU, open to all international students, the duration is based on the actual time studying in Vietnam)

For more detailsclick here

Application form

Call for applications 2023




Center for Management of University Programs and Continuing Education, IFI

Room 207, Building E5, 144 Xuan Thuy, Cau Giay, Hanoi (Vietnam)

Tel :   +84 24 37549505  Hotline: +84 96 235 1619




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