MSc, Master of Science Wine & Spirits Management

Experience the world of wine and spirits

Admission level

From Bachelor's degree - 3 years to Bachelor's degree - 4 years, Validation of Personal and Professional Experience (VAPP)




MSc, Master of Science


Full Time


September 2024




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Admission & Funding for the Master of Science (MSc) in Wine & Spirits Management

Studies level – required diploma:

What are the admission requirements for the MSc in Wine & Spirits programme?

Short Track (4 years + of higher education):
- Level of studies: M1 completed, or an International Bachelor's degree (Bac+4), or an equivalent of 240 ECTS credits,
- English level:TOEIC 850 / IELTS 7 / IBT 100 / Duolingo (130) / PTE (66) - exemption for native English speakers or candidates who have had more than one year's work experience in an English-speaking country.
Long Track (3 years + of higher education):

- Level of studies: 3 years of higher education attested by a diploma or an equivalent of 180 ECTS credits,
- Level of English: Language score is optional to enter the Long Track, but compulsory to enter the specialisation year of the MSc.

Validation of Personal and Professional Experience (VAPP)
You would like to resume your studies by integrating our MSc, Master of Science even though you do not have the diplomas normally required to access it? The Validation of Personal and Professional Experience (VAPP) allows people who does not have the required qualifications or diplomas to access the different levels of higher education. Find out more about the conditions required.

Selection dates

The selection period for the 2024 intake at KEDGE runs from October 2023 to July 2024. Two interview sessions per month are offered until the programme is full.

Month of selection Application deadline
Interviews Admission results
Application webinars
June 2024 - Session 1 May 29th June 10 to 14th June 17th to 18th June 27th
June 2024 - Session 2 June 19th June 24th to 28th July 1st to 2nd July 11th
July 2024 July 3rd July 8th to 12nd July 15th to 16th July 11th

New interview dates will be offered in the coming weeks subject to availability.

The selection period will end once the programme has filled its quota of new students for the next intake. Therefore, it is recommended to submit your application as early as possible during this selection period.

How to apply to the programme?


Online application on

Online application on

7 key steps to follow to apply online :  

    1.Create an applicant profile on
    2.Choose a programme
    3.Apply for a Merit Scholarship*.
    4.Answer motivational questions
    5.Download the required documents :  
       - A CV
        -A piece of identification (ID card or passport)
        -The last diploma obtained
        -Transcripts of the last training course taken
        -The certificate of schooling if you are in training.
    6.Download the optional documents :  
        -Proof of English score (TOEIC 850 / IELTS 6.5 / IBT 100)
        -Another diploma obtained
        -A letter of recommendation
        -A certificate of employment.
    7.Pay the application fee of 120€** per credit card to finalize the application.

* for international candidates only.
** Any application for which the fees have not been paid will be considered incomplete and will not be processed. This application fee is non-refundable and cannot be used for applications to other KEDGE programmes.


Eligibility results

The admissions team will review your application in order to declare you eligible based on the prerequisites and the academic and professional level required for the programme in question. A confirmation email will be sent to you within 5 working days from We invite you to check your spam and to add this email address in your address book to be sure to receive future communications.


Selection tests

In the case of eligibility, an invitation will be automatically sent to you via email from the address to connect to and reserve an interview date from those available. We advise you to book an interview date within 72 hours. This way, you will have the choice and time to organise yourself during a slot of your preference. After this period, the admissions team will contact you and summon you to the available slots of the next session.


Motivational interview:

Lasting 20 to 30 minutes in English for MSc and in French for specialised programmes. The objective of this motivational interview is to discover the personality, educational background, and professional project of the candidates to ensure its alignment with the DNA and content of the targeted programme. It is not intended to disturb or challenge the candidates but rather to clarify the programme's expectations and the candidate's skills to ensure a successful academic journey.


Written assignment (optional):

Before the motivational interview, a written assignment may be sent to you by email to prepare for your interview. These materials, to be returned by email to the jury before the motivational interview, will be used to assess the relevance of your application in relation to the desired profile. The nature of the written assignment varies depending on the programme: case study, text analysis, theoretical quiz, etc. Specific instructions for each programme will be provided in due course.


Admission results

Following the selection assessments, the admission decision will be communicated to you via email the following week (refer to the selection dates schedule) from the address You may be declared admitted, conditionally admitted, placed on a waiting list*, or not admitted, depending on the decision of the programme manager and their evaluating team. The programme's decision is final.


In the case of admission, your admission letter, validated by the programme director, will be enclosed with the response.


*For those placed on the waiting list, the final decision will be provided within a maximum period of 4 weeks.


Reception of your registration file

In the case of admission, you will receive an invitation to log in to your future registration space. Online registration is a mandatory step to confirm your place for the upcoming intake and access all resources at KEDGE.


To complete your online registration, you have a period of 10 days from the date of your admission letter to log in to your extranet (registration space), provide the requested information, and settle the deposit. Beyond this date, your admission will be considered void.


Information regarding deposits and refund procedures can be found here.


To assist you with these administrative procedures, we encourage you to refer to the website The programme management will then take over to better prepare you for your intake.

How to apply ?

Tuition fees

Specify your access :

Bachelor's degree - 4 years
Validation of Personal and Professional Experience (VAPP)

MSc, Master of Science

Bachelor's degree

MSc, Master of Science


At KEDGE, we strongly believe that students shouldn’t abandon their education projects because of funding problems.

This is why we have launched a financial support plan aimed specifically at helping international students:

  • Early Bird discount for early completion of your application: 10% before November 30 and 5% before February 29
  • Excellence scholarship based on merit
  • Solidarity Scholarship, a grant on social criteria
  • Diversity scholarship intended for students hailing from a range of international, cultural, or social backgrounds
  • Partner scholarship for applicants joining the school via a “pathway agreement” with a partner institution
  • Alumni scholarship for alumni wishing to pursue further education at the school
  • Welcome to France scholarship, for talented international students applying before April 10th

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