Pass-world entrance exam
The first year entrance exam for the Master programme of Novancia
(for the holders of a non-French degree)
Entrance to the first year of the Master programme for holders of a non-French degree is gained through an exam administered within the context of the Pass-world admission procedure, which is aimed at holders of a non-French degree attesting to a 3-year minimum higher education course of study.
The exam comprises a written test and motivation interview (in French or English). At the end of the exam an examining committee within each school will determine whether a student will be admitted, subject to the number of available places.
For information, application procedures and Pass-world exam enrolment go to:
The written test
Candidates must take an international written test (GMAT, TAGE-MAGE, etc.) to complete their Pass-world application.
The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test):
Ce test est destiné aux candidats ayant décidé de suivre leur formation en anglais.
Go to www.mba.com to enrol for the test.
The TAGE MAGE (Aptitude test for management studies):
This test is aimed at candidates wishing to study in French.
Pass-world organises a test day for the TAGE MAGE in each country.
The test can also be taken without using Pass-world by going to: www.tagemage.fr.
Alternative test are available, such as the GRE (For more information please contact your local representative).
Once test results are obtained, enrolment on Pass-world can be completed, and candidates will be asked to list schools in order of preference. Eligible candidates will then take the oral test.
The oral test
This takes the form of a motivation interview in English or French with representatives from Pass-world. The interviews take place either in the candidate’s native country or in the nearest test centre.
Only one interview session is required for application to all the schools within the Pass-world system.