The Masters of Science (MSc) delivered by American or British universities is mainly designed for students willing to start a professional career in a relatively short time. It may also be followed as a first year in a PhD program (at the London School of Economics for instance).

The cost ranges from 10 000 to 40 000 euros. The investment may be worth it for students aiming to start their careers in British or American investment banks, in the US or in London.

Students should be aware of the difficulty they are likely to face to obtain a working visa for the US.