For this interational track, specific fees are applied.
This International Master’s Course in Materials Science and Engineering is a program aimed at pre-paring qualified graduates to deal with contemporary challenges of intellectual and societal importance in the fundamental science of materials and engineering through innovative solutions.
This training is mostly oriented to chemical aspects of material science.
Projects related to materials are proposed at the beginning of the year. Students will have the opportunity to work within a research team in one of about ten laboratories. This activity will cover one semester.
The majority of courses takes place at Ecole Centrale Paris (CentraleSupélec).
- S1 - Semestre 1 Material Chemistry trac
Mondatory courses S1
Matières Ects Cours TD TP Solid state chemistry 5 18h 18h - Humanities 5 32h - - Foreign language (French for non-French speaking students) 5 30h - -
1 optional course S1 from Groupe 1
Matières Ects Cours TD TP Structure, symmetry & spectroscopies 5 18h 18h - Atomic and molecular physics 5 18h 18h -
1 optional course S1 from Groupe 2
Matières Ects Cours TD TP Physics of solar cells 5 18h 18h - Surfaces molles 5 18h 18h -
1 optional course S1 from Groupe 3
Matières Ects Cours TD TP Material design 5 18h 18h - Matériaux actifs 5 18h 18h - Matériaux complexes 5 8h - 28h Experimental project 5 - - 36h
- Mondatory courses S1
- S2 - Semestre 2 Material Chemistry trac
Mondatory courses S2
Matières Ects Cours TD TP Research internship 10 - - -
3 optional course S2 from Groupe 1
Matières Ects Cours TD TP Polymer chemistry 5 18h 18h - Material science for energy 5 18h 18h - Nanomaterials: electronic&energy applications 5 18h 18h - Inorganic chemistry 5 18h 18h -
1 optional course S2 from Groupe 2
Matières Ects Cours TD TP Frontiers in chemistry 5 - - 36h Functional thin films & active surfaces 5 17h 18h - Experimenta approach of photovoltaics 5 18h 18h -
- Mondatory courses S2
Projects and practical works related to materials are proposed at the beginning of the year. Students will have the opportunity to work within a research team in one of about ten laboratories. This activity will cover one semester.
This training is based not only on the research laboratories of the member institutions in the University Paris Saclay, but also on strong industry partnerships through their involvement in many educational aspects. Follow-up will to assist each student in the construction of their professional project throughout the year. Industrial partners are involved in training and in particular in the "project" and "Case Studies".
The aim is to provide international students a high level of training in the field of materials by providing them basic lessons in physics, chemistry and structure of matter. These bases are used to address more specialized courses of the second year. An important part is allowed to the case studies and projects in research teams.
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This master's programs offer additional services. These programs require specific tuition fees in addition to the mandatory fees.
Tuition fees for this master: 6 000 €
Some students may be eligible for a fee waiver.
For international students. The selective admission of French students is possible as well.
Pièces justificatives à joindre à la candidature en ligne / List of documents you have to join to the online application :
- CV/Curriculum vitae (Obligatoire/Obligatory)
- Lettre de motivation/Letter of motivation (Obligatoire/Obligatory)
- Tous les relevés de notes des années/semestres validés depuis le BAC à la date de la candidature / All transcripts of the years / semesters validated since the BAC at the date of application (Obligatoire/Obligatory)
- Attestation de niveau d'anglais (obligatoire pour les non anglophones) / Certificate of English level (compulsory for non-English speakers)
- Curriculum UE (descriptifs des UE suivies) des deux dernières années / EU Curriculum EU descriptions for the last two years (Obligatoire/Obligatory)
Dossier VAPP (obligatoire pour toutes les personnes demandant une validation des Acquis Professionnels et Personnels pour rentrer dans le diplôme)
La capacité d'accueil de cette formation est de 10 étudiants
Les modalités d'examen de la candidature sont les suivantes : Examen de dossier à déposer sur le site web de l'UPSaclay
Date d'ouverture de campagne 1 : 22/12/2017
Date de fermeture de campagne 1 : 15/02/2018
Date d'ouverture de campagne 2 : 15/03/2018
Date de fermeture de campagne 2 : 15/05/2018
Date d'ouverture de campagne 3 : 01/06/2018
Date de fermeture de campagne 3 : 30/06/2018
A bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution in Engineering, Physics or Chemistry, or related field is required. Sufficient background knowledge and understanding of Maths, Physics and Chemistry to be able to understand first year lectures in Materials (Basics in physics, chemistry and mechanics : quantum physics, statistical physics, electromagnetism, ...). An ability to understand and appreciate the interdisciplinary nature and applied scientific approach inherent in Materials Science. The language of instruction is English and candidates will be expected to be of a high enough standard in written and spoken English to complete all aspects of the course.
International students should have a Bachelor’s degree in materials science, physics, chemistry, from a reputable university and have excellent academic records.