Grande Ecole Programme

Master in Management – Admission after a 2-year Prep Programme

Join our Master in Management and train for excellence! The goal: to build a future that is congenial to you thanks to adapted pedagogy, based on international orientation, professionalisation and personal development.
Degree accredited as a 5-year Master’s – Grade de Master


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CEFDG - Bac+5

Join the Master in Management (Programme Grande Ecole) after a prep programme via the BCE National Test Bank and follow the programme for 3 or 4 years.

Strong points

Key figures

semester with a partner university and up to 3 years spent abroad
10 to 24
months in internship
1 to 2-year
cooperative programme
specialisations in M2 including 7 taught in English
Double Degrees in France or abroad


The Master in Management has a pronounced international orientation to allow you, if you wish to do so, to take all your courses in a foreign language, to enrich your study path culturally and have many opportunities abroad.  

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Cooperative Track

The Cooperative Track is offered in M1 (General Management Option in 2 years) or in M2 (Specialised Option in 1 year). As 95% of Cooperative Track students find employment before graduation, this track is the ideal way to achieve a successful professional insertion. 

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Career Path Scheme

To optimise your professional integration and meet recruiters’ increasingly demanding selection criteria, the School supports you in your professional project (personalised coaching, workshops, etc.) with the Career Path Scheme.

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Internships and missions in companies

Thanks to the school's network of companies, multiply your professional experience in order to discover the world of business, gain in skills and acquire an expert's viewpoint in the fields that interest you.

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Programmes list
Acquisition of Managerial Competencies
Further Language Courses in preparation for the M1 Expatriation
4 tracks on offer: Expertise, Global, Cooperative, Excellence
Off-campus optional year
Acquisition of additional experience in a company in France and/or abroad
Courses from one of 17 specialisations OR Double Degree with a partner university OR Cooperative Track
Semester 1 & 2

Acquisition of Managerial Competencies 

Mandatory internship: 3 to 5 months in France or abroad.

Operational internship related to the chosen professional orientation


Courses 100% taught in English in Caen or Oxford*

Learning the basics of management and business management.

Semesters 1 & 2

4 tracks on offer

Expertise Track (Caen, Le Havre, Dublin, Oxford)

SI: core curriculum common to all students supplemented by a specialisation with two dedicated courses: Finance - Marketing - Supply Chain Management - Entrepreneurship/Innovation
S2: either on the Oxford and Dublin campuses of EM Normandy or in one of the 200 partner universities

Global Track (Le Havre, Dublin, Oxford)

S1: courses taught 100% in English in Le Havre or Oxford
S2: courses taught 100% in English in Le Havre or Oxford (possibility to study in Le Havre for the first semester and in Oxford for the second semester)
Or S1 and S2: abroad in one of 200 partner universities
+ optionnal internship: 1 to 3 months in France or abroad, to major in a specific field and prepare for the year of professionalisation in the final year (M2)

Excellence Track in 3 years (Le Havre, Dublin, Oxford)

Exclusive to twenty students depending on the ranking and level of English.

M1: hard skills strategy & financial management (S1) and hard skills growth management (S2)
2x6 months of high potential internships in companies between the M1 and M2 years with personalised support from the Career Path
M2: soft skills entrepreneur of change (S1) and consulting techniques and methodology dissertation (S2) M1, optional year and M2

Cooperative Track in 2 years (Caen, Le Havre, Paris)

1 week at school and 3 weeks in a company under an apprenticeship or professionalization contract


A professional optional year to supplement your professional path to suit your personal aspirations and objectives in France or abroad  

Semester 1 & 2

The choice of M2 will depend on the choice made in M1

Courses from one of 17 specialisations 
(Some offer a Cooperative Track)

Mission and challenge


Compulsory internship, 6 months, in France or abroad

End-of-study internship: entry into working life


Double Degree with a partner university or business school
(in France or abroad)

anglais Taught 100% in English at EM Normandie

* Limited number of places, section on the basis of academic and language proficiency level 

The BCE leads Classes Préparatoires students to Management Grandes Ecoles, including EM Normandie.

BCE Test Bank Dates

  • Registration: December 2018 - January 2019
  • Written Tests: April - May 2019
  • Admission to Oral Tests: June 2019
  • Oral Tests at the School: June 2019
  • Final Admission Results: July 2019

Written Tests

The BCE Test Bank operates some 10 test papers or so, specifically designed to cater for each option in the Economics and Business track or each of the Arts track. Further information

Oral Tests

Motivation Interview

  • 30-minute interview with a jury of 2 examiners minimum, comprising a full-time School staff member and a business professional.
  • The point is to find out about your personality, evaluate your potential for taking responsibilities in the future in business organisations and to gauge your motivation for joining EM Normandie. 
  • In preparation for this exchange, you should prepare beforehand the motivation file downloadable from the EM Normandie website. 

Foreign Language Tests

You should take these tests in any of the Schools which confirmed your admission to the Oral Tests.  

  • You will listen to a 4-minute dialogue on a general or socio-economic topic
  • Then, after a 20-minute preparation (unlimited number of rewinds and notes allowed), 
  • A 20-minute interview with an examiner. 

More about the BCE Test Bank 

Professional integration of Master in Management graduates
Professional integration of Master in Management graduates


Professional integration of Master in Management graduates

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for 2019-2020:

  • Year 1 (U3): €10,250 
  • Year 2 (M1): €10,250 (Cooperative Track: tuition fees paid by the host company)
  • Off-Campus Optional Year: €1,000 
  • Year 3 (M2): €10,250 (Cooperative Track: tuition fees paid by the host company)
  • Membership fee for EM Normandie Alumni Association (not mandatory): € 575. This membership fee gives you access to all services and a life membership.
  • Compulsory Contribution: CVEC (Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus): € 90. More about this

 Registration Fee for BCE Test Bank:

  • €130 (free of charge for state grant holders)


Various options are offered to students to fund their studies: 

  • Cooperative Track: Cooperative Track: total or part waiver of fees for 1 or 2 years possible 
  • Grants: Higher Education, Regional, Travel or Internship Grants 
  • Bank Loan: EM Normandie has agreements with some Banks
  • Paid student jobs offered by the School’s Junior Enterprise and Jobs Services

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What is the cost of registering for the BCE Admissions Tests?

 The alliance between EM Normandie, ESC Troyes, ESC La Rochelle, the ESC Clermont Group and ISC Paris will increase your chances of joining a Grande Ecole fivefold and decrease registration fees => One single fee for 5 Schools: € 130 and free for State Grant holders.

I live abroad or in one of the French Overseas Territories. Can I still take the BCE Admissions Tests ?

Written Test Centres are open in French Overseas Territories and abroad:  

  • Fort-De-France (MARTINIQUE)

However, for oral interviews you must come to EM Normandie. 

How are the oral admissions tests organised? 

For full details, click here or download the BCE Brochure 

Le campus où je passe mon oral défini-t-il mon campuWill I have to take my oral tests on the same campus I would like to study on? s de scolarité ?

No, once you have opted for EM Normandie, you will indicate which campus you would like to study on, (on condition there are places available) in a questionnaire.

How do you keep contact with your graduates?

The EM Normandie Alumni Association offers various services to all graduates (accessed on-line via the Association Alumni EM Normandie website) in order to keep in touch with them throughout their professional careers. 
EM Normandie students and graduates have access to: 

  • On-line directory
  • All internship and employment offers 
  • Personalised support throughout their course of studies
  • Meetings between alumni and students (gala night, business drinks, Professional Club meetings).

There is also the Career Path Scheme, a monitoring scheme which allows students to prepare recruitment interviews, search for information on occupations and exchange with alumni during meetings, seminars and talks. For more information on the Career Path Scheme

Are there financial aid schemes to help me pay for my studies?

EM Normandie has put some schemes in place tohelp as many students access the programmes as possible: 

  • Partnerships with banks: The school has developed partnerships with banking organisations in order to make access to loans easier for students. 
  • Grants: students who already hold a state grant may continue to benefit from this aid. Moreover, students without a grant may apply to the CROUS for one.
  • Solidarity Fund: Any student may access this fund on condition they support their claims with evidence of their financial difficulties. 
  • Cooperative Tracks: a total tuition fee waiver for 2 years, settled by the host company.  
  • Student Jobs: paid jobs proposed by the School’s Junior Enterprise club, and clubs such as Easy Job and Jobs Services.

Finally, you may enquire with your regional or departmental councils. Some local authorities have set up student mobility aids.

For further information on financial aid


Do you offer cooperative programmes?

Yes, cooperative tracks are offered in the Bachelor's, Grande Ecole Programme and Mastères Spécialisés (MS) programmes. 

Admission requirements, schedule, types of contracts, campuses, tuition fees, number of hours and course contents are detailed in the Cooperative Track Brochure.
For any questions, you may also contact Ms Julia Quenet, Cooperative Programme Coordinator,, T: +33 (0)2 35 24 57 90.

Does the school help us to find cooperative agreements?

Yes, the Cooperative Department gives you all the offers received from partner companies (over 5,000 per year) and organises recruitment sessions and specific coaching sessions, in addition to the Career Path Scheme activities.

The Alumni Association is also a good source of offers and opportunities.  

How many compulsory internships muststudents carry out before graduation?

Students joining the EM Normandie Grande Ecole Programme via the SESAME Test Bank may carry out up to 32 months of internship in France or abroad broken down as follows:  
•    1 to 3 optional months in Year 1 (U1)
•    3 compulsory months in Year 2 (U2)
•    3 to 5 compulsory months in Year 3 (U3)
•    1 to 3 optional months in Year 4 (M1)
•    2 x 6 month internships during the off-campus optional year
•    6 compulsory months in Year 5 (M2)

For students joining the EM Normandie Grande Ecole Programme via the BCE or PASSERELLE 1 Test Banks, it is possible to serve up to 26 months of internships in France or abroad, broken down as follows:
•    3 to 5 compulsory months in the 1st year (U3)
•    1 to 3 optional months in the 2nd year (M1)
•    2 x 6 month internships during the off-campus optional year
•    6 compulsory months in the 3rd year (M2)

For students joining the EM Normandie Grande Ecole Programme via the PASSERELLE 2 Test Bank, it is possible to serve up to 21 months of internship broken down as follows:
•    1 to 3 optional months in the 1st year (M1)
•    2 x 6 month internships during the off-campus optional year
•    6 compulsory months in the 2nd year (M2)

Are students helped in their search for an internship or employment? 

Yes, you are helped by the Corporate and Careers Service.
The Entreprises et Carrières Service and Association Alumni EM Normandie will help you with your search methodology, finalising your CV and/or preparating for motivation interviews.  

Many meeting events are organised with business organisations throughout the year.