From the beginning of the next academic year, the students of the ESCP MSc in International Food & Beverage Management and other 18 ESCP MS and MSc programmes will obtain a 120 ECTS master’s degree, certified by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.
This new academic recognition represents a further added value for the MSc in International Food and Beverage Management. The programme, taught in English at the ESCP Turin and Paris campuses, was recently ranked number one worldwide by Eduniversal as the best specialist programme preparing for an international career in this sector.
At the end of the Master, each student will obtain two Diplomas: one from the ESCP Business School for the Specialisation and the other the French Advanced Studies Diploma in International Business Management (DEAMIE – Master’s degree, level 7).
DEAMIE is a new programme of excellence that will bring together, from September 2021, 19 MS and MSc specialisations from ESCP’s Paris, London, Madrid and Turin campuses.
ESCP will confer the degree of Master thanks to the favourable opinion given by the French Commission for the Evaluation of Management Training and Diplomas (CEFDG).
This double diploma will positively impact the CV and employability of the graduates. It does not change the hands-on approach of the MSc in International Food & Beverage Management. Students must still complete a Company Consultancy Project and an in-company internship of at least four months during their studies. Both are opportunities for practical application of the theoretical concepts learned in class. The key idea is to encourage proactivity in the transition from school to work, from training to practice in the Food & Beverage sector.
“The granting of the master’s degree enables hundreds of young Europeans and international students to benefit throughout their professional lives from a master’s degree awarded by France”, declared Prof. Frank Bournois, Dean of ESCP Business School.
“This new accreditation gives to our master an additional formal recognition of the quality of the programme. Our students will certainly benefit from this new diploma, as it is also better rated by companies and it will give them more opportunities. It is a formal recognition, which complements the value of our master, that is rooted in the excellence of the program and its contents, in the singularity of the experiences offered and the uniqueness of the pedagogy adopted, in the creativity that we develop in our student’s way of thinking, and in nurturing plurality as a value. The food & beverage sector is an extremely dynamic area, with a relevant impact on the life of each single individual in the world, on society and on the economy. For this reason, more than many other sectors, it needs brilliant, prepared, open-minded, responsible, and collaborative young professionals, who will have a positive impact on the world, with a special attention to sustainability” said the Academic Director of the ESCP Master in International Food and Beverage Management Francesco Venuti.
This recognition obtained for the academic and professional character of the programme, which guarantees very high employability of the graduates, is a significant step forward in ESCP specialised training offer and represents the culmination of a profound evolution of MS and MSc programmes offered by the business school.
The degree will provide students with a diploma with high added value and a strong international edge.