Master in Civil Engineering
This Master is internationally recognized and accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education.
The higher vocation of our Master is designed to prepare students for research in the public and private sector.
Language of teaching
During the first year, all the courses are in English (French language courses are also included).
The programme focuses on the following areas: Advanced experimental methods and numerical modeling, concrete durability, structural reliability geotechnical engineering and earthquake engineering.
The principal vocation of the Master of Civil Engineering is to develop scientific and technological knowledge.
The training is mainly provided by researchers from the Institute in Civil and Mechanical Engineering (GeM), the French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks (IFSTTAR - Nantes) and Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment (Nantes).
The supporting research institutes have important experimental test facilities for a static and dynamic characterization of materials and structures and a high tech computational center.
Students must hold a first university degree after at least three years of studies (Bachelor of Science or 180 credits in the European system or equivalent).
Conditions of admission
Applicants must be fluent in English, both in writing and speaking. An applicant whose native language is not English is required to pass a recognized international English test such as the TOEFL or another equivalent.
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Last updated July 23, 2018