Master Degree in Aviation in France

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Aviation

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Aviation studies the many aspects of flight including design, production and use of aircraft. Many aviation courses deal with heavier-than-air aircraft, but there is also the study of lighter-than-air aircraft, such as blimps.

France is currently among the 20 best performing countries in terms of the economy due to their excellent results-oriented higher education learning. Most of the courses at universities are offered in the French language. France has 60 public and 100 private universities.

Top Master Programs in Aviation in France 2017/2018

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Master Advanced Manufacturing Processes for Aeronautical Structures (AMPAS)

IMT Mines Albi
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Albi

The Advanced Master course AMPAS, is designed by Mines Albi and ISAE with the support of aeronautical industry partners. [+]

Best Masters in Aviation in France 2017/2018. Master Advanced Manufacturing Processes for Aeronautical Structures (AMPAS) A booming industry After a short recession period, the Aeronautical industry market is facing a rapid and continuous increase worldwide as shown by the record breaking contracts recently signed by both Airbus and Boeing. These two industry leaders forecast an increase of close to 5% in activity over the next years and estimations indicate that the annual increase of large commercial airplanes will induce a doubling of the number of aircraft by 2030. Nearly sixty percent of the turnover is subcontracted all over the world and concerns mostly production and manufacturing activities. As a consequence most aeronautical subcontracting companies will have to increase their production rates but also to keep up to date with technological changes; moving from metallic processes toward composite materials processes. Moreover the aircraft manufacturers have changed their supply chain structure in the last years, and subcontractors are now required to manage more complex parts and to take over, on their own, the qualification processes. At the heart of Europes Aerospace Valley The Midi-Pyrénées is home to the global headquarters of Airbus and over 600 subcontracting businesses, employing more than 60,000 employees. The French space agency (CNES), as well as Thales and EADS Astrium are also present in the area along with their lot of subcontractors. The Ecole des Mines d’Albi and Institut Supérieur de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace (ISAE), have both a proven track record of leading research and working alongside... [-]

Advanced Master Unmanned Aircraft Systems Services and Management

ENAC
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2017 France Toulouse

Enac, the first European Aviation School, innovates by creating this new UASSM master to allow its students to acquire all skills to future professionals of this promising business sector. ENAC benefits of its long history in education and research. [+]

UAvs are nowadays essential and unavoidable component of civil aviation activities. Needs of the various actors, operators, major purchasers, manufacturers or legislators, have evolved considerably. This fast evolution faces numerous challenges: encouraging UAVs development and their new applications while ensuring an optimal level of safety of air transport. Wishing to take up this challenge, Enac, the first European Aviation School, innovates by creating this new UASSM master to allow its students to acquire all skills to future professionals of this promising business sector. ENAC benefits of its long history in education and research. Particularly ENAC research program "UAVs Systems” addresses UAV’s integration in global Air Traffic, as well as in their applications. Air transport, surveillance, goods transportation, agriculture domain, defence industry as well as the energy sector are seeking experts in the new technology and its management. ENAC Advanced Master Unmanned Aircraft Systems Services and Management gives students key tools and techniques to understand the technology while ensuring the transformation of upcoming challenges into opportunities. Graduates of MS UASSM will be able to grasp "UAVs System sector as a whole. UAV’s manufacturers: MS UASSM graduates intends to integrate their design teams. They will bring their technical and operational skills to offer solutions that are perfectly suited to the needs of operators and in compliance with all regulatory requirements. UAV’s Operators: MS UASSM graduates will establish company's strategy in relation to "UAvs" activity, conduct economic studies, study needs, and develop the best technical and operational solutions, Preparation, execution and / or... [-]

Advanced Master Air Navigation System Engineering and Operations (MS ANSEO)

ENAC
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2017 France Toulouse

The MS ANSEO integrates the topics of the former masters by offering a systematic and global approach of the Air Navigation systems: on-ground (communication systems, navigation systems, surveillance systems, automated air traffic control systems), on-board (Satellite and avionics systems), and its operational methods (Air Traffic Management). [+]

Best Masters in Aviation in France 2017/2018. As part of the policy on continuous improvement and adaptation of its master program to meet technological evolutions, air transport jobs, and to better answer to the needs of the global Air Navigation Industry, ENAC created a new Advanced Master Air Navigation System Engineering and Operations which replaces 3 former advanced masters: MS aviation and Air Traffic Management, MS Air Ground Collaborative System Engineering and MS Communication Navigation Surveillance. The MS ANSEO integrates the topics of the former masters by offering a systematic and global approach of the Air Navigation systems: on-ground (communication systems, navigation systems, surveillance systems, automated air traffic control systems), on-board (Satellite and avionics systems), and its operational methods (Air Traffic Management). Aims of the MS ANSEO: Commercial air transport Business should double before 20 years according to the most realistic forecasts. Therefore ICAO, States, Authorities of the Civil aviation should anticipate and prepare technically and operationally this growth by, establishing and implementing an effective global air navigation services system, absorbing the air traffic growth by a more integrated flight management into their different phases, reducing waiting times on the ground or during flight, and implementing new optimized operational concepts for eco-effective trajectories. Training program objectives The new advanced master “Air Navigation Systems Engineering and Operations ", MS ANSEO, is based on a systemic approach of Ai Navigation System, on an unique and integrated program with opened to three operational options: ATM, CNS/GNSS and Avionics. The MS ANSEO role is... [-]

Master Programme in Spatial Engineering

ESTACA
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 France Paris

The French and European space programmes are economically and strategically important for the future: the development of access to space, with applications such as Earth observation or telecommunications, activities related to research in a zero-gravity environment, the presence of man in space, the continuation of development of the large families of satellites such as Spot, development of mini and micro-satellites, preparation of various interplanetary probes and the missions to Mars, all of these are subjects that are currently being developed. Becoming an engineer in the space sector means working on the construction of launchers, spacecraft (satellites, probes, shuttles, orbital stations) and thrusters, and also taking part in the launch and operation of satellites. [+]

The French and European space programmes are economically and strategically important for the future: the development of access to space, with applications such as Earth observation or telecommunications, activities related to research in a zero-gravity environment, the presence of man in space, the continuation of development of the large families of satellites such as Spot, development of mini and micro-satellites, preparation of various interplanetary probes and the missions to Mars, all of these are subjects that are currently being developed. Becoming an engineer in the space sector means working on the construction of launchers, spacecraft (satellites, probes, shuttles, orbital stations) and thrusters, and also taking part in the launch and operation of satellites. SPECIALISED TRAINING AND PRIVILEGED CONTACT WITH COMPANIES more than 400 hours of courses are provided by engineers from CNES, EADS, ONERA, ArianeSpace, the SAFRAN Group, etc. at least 4 implementation projects are performed during the curriculum, for example: launcher architecture design office; calculation of the performance of the force provided by different propellants; dimensioning satellites for particular missions; programme for launch into orbit 12 months of work-experience courses obligatory: Discovering the company course in 1st year at EADS Astrium: management of documentation and nomenclature; Engineer's work-experience course in 4th year" at CNES: research into the characteristics of Martian soil from information collected during a mission to Mars; End-of-studies work-experience course in 5th year at EADS Space Transportation (Astrium): research into new architectures for navigation systems for development of the control of launchers. visits to sites and conferences:... [-]

Master Programme in Aeronautical Engineering

ESTACA
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 France Paris

Reduction in the weight of aircraft, reduction in polluting emissions, increase in aircraft capacity, development and integration of electrical commands: innovation is constant in the aeronautical sector, to reconcile economic and technical performance, in complete security. Being an engineer in aeronautics means working on the design and operation of aircraft (aeroplanes, helicopters, balloons), and embedded systems. [+]

Best Masters in Aviation in France 2017/2018. Reduction in the weight of aircraft, reduction in polluting emissions, increase in aircraft capacity, development and integration of electrical commands: innovation is constant in the aeronautical sector, to reconcile economic and technical performance, in complete security. Being an engineer in aeronautics means working on the design and operation of aircraft (aeroplanes, helicopters, balloons), and embedded systems. This might mean the technical conduct of the development programme, carrying out tests on the ground or in flight, developing production methods, optimising quality processes, or prospecting and negotiating contracts. SPECIALISED TRAINING AND PRIVILEGED CONTACT WITH COMPANIES more than 400 hours of courses are provided by engineers from Dassault, Safran, EADS-Airbus, Thalès, etc. at least 4 implementation projects are performed during the curriculum, for example: preliminary design of Aircraft architecture (modelling); determining the weight of an airliner's wing; dimensioning an exhaust nozzle; study on functional safety for landing gear. 12 months of mandatory work-experience courses, for example: Discovering the company course in 1st year at EADS MOROCCO: Design of a computer program for monitoring aircraft maintenance; Engineer's work-experience course in 4th year at EUROCOPTER JAPAN: Research on optimising stocks of helicopter replacement parts and proposing new solutions; End-of-study work-experience course in 5th year at DASSAULT AVIATION: Study on improving acoustic comfort in the cabin of the Falcon 7X; visits to the Toulouse aeronautical sites (Airbus, CEAT test centre, etc.) and conferences ASSOCIATIONS FOR EXPRESSING YOUR INTERESTS Reconstructing the first seaplane, which made its maiden voyage in 1909:... [-]

Post-Master Degree Aeronautical Operations & Maintenance

ESTACA
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 France Paris

The modern air transport industry needs engineers who have more than the traditional technical skills. The airlines need to ensure global security at an affordable cost. Their Engineers need a global view of the legal and economic environment as well as an in-depth understanding of operation and maintenance processes in order to cope with growing international competition and a complex regulatory framework. [+]

AN INNOVATIVE PROGRAM CLOSELY ALIGNED WITH INDUSTRIAL REQUIREMENTS The modern air transport industry needs engineers who have more than the traditional technical skills. The airlines need to ensure global security at an affordable cost. Their Engineers need a global view of the legal and economic environment as well as an in-depth understanding of operations and maintenance processes in order to cope with growing international competition and a complex regulatory framework. ESTACA offers a Post-Master program in aeronautical operations and maintenance that applies to Airline, MRO operators, Airport operators Aeronautical logistic and air manufacturing companies. The aim of this one-year program is to offer students the means to understand the organization and the economy of the air transport industry. They will be in close contact with our partners (Aircraft manufacturers, Airlines, MRO operators, Airport operators, so they will be able to apply their theoretical knowledge directly to real cases. The Air Rules are the cornerstone of this course and are studied with different approaches. AIM Acquire the skills to understand the organization and the economy of the air transport industry PROGRAM BENEFITS Teaching faculty heavily involved in the industrial sector Global overview of the air transport industry SKILLS ACQUIRED Implementation and execution of aircraft maintenance and airline operations from the perspective of a manufacturer, maintenance operator and airline. Ability to work within the constraints of aeronautics regulations Understanding of European (EASA) and US (FAA) regulations Understanding of relationships between airworthiness authorities, manufacturers, airlines, airports and MRO operators SYLLABUS : 400 HOURS... [-]

Advanced Master in Safety Management System in Aviation - MS SMS-A

ENAC
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 France Toulouse

The ENAC Advanced Master Safety Management System in Aviation is designed for current or future SMS managers in charge of the development, deployment, or improvement of SMS in organisations that must comply with ICAO safety requirements. [+]

Best Masters in Aviation in France 2017/2018. Content and Objectives ENAC Advanced Master SMS in Aviation is designed to train SMS managers who will lead the structural and administrative changes within their organisation, moving it from reactive thinking to predictive thinking. In an effort to reach the next level of aviation safety, international civil aviation authorities (ICAO, EASA, FAA) as well as IATA require organisations and institutions alike to implement a Safety Management System (SMS) for the management of safety risks. The corresponding fields include: aircrafts design and production, air operations, aeronautical maintenance, air traffic services, airport and training organisations. SMS represents the next step in the evolution of safety processes in the aviation industry worldwide, at the organisational level. SMS complements the requirements and regulations in human or technical safety already implemented during the past decades. SMS is the formal systemic and pro-active approach to anticipating and managing safety risk, as well as to initiating and achieving the necessary transformation of organisational structures, accountabilities, policies, procedures, standard practices and regulations. SMS is a structured process that requires organisations to apprehend possible safety issues with the same level of priority that other core business topics are managed, and to continuously analyze them, in conjunction with state institutions within their State Safety Program (SSP), as well as with their industry counterparts. The objective is to provide future SMS managers with the fundamentals of how to systematically monitor and improve aviation safety using the Safety Management System described in ANNEX 19 of... [-]

Advanced Master in Aviation Safety Aircraft Airworthiness

ENAC
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Toulouse

The main objective of air transport is to ensure the safety of the passengers, crew and people on the ground which is mainly done through aircraft airworthiness activities. Such [+]

Advanced Master in Aviation Safety Aircraft Airworthiness The main objective of air transport is to ensure the safety of the passengers, crew and people on the ground which is mainly done through aircraft airworthiness activities.

Such activities must be considered as a coherent process running from the design of the aircraft to the monitoring of its technical condition in airline service. This Mastère Spécialisé covers both the technical aspects of certification, i.e the compliance with applicable requirements and the legal implications and obligations. This course has been designed to give future managers a broad understanding of the issues and priorities which, as far as aeronautical construction is concerned, have an international dimension.... [-]


Master in Aeronautical Engineering

Carlos III University of Madrid
Campus Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 France Paris + 1 more

The Master in Aeronautical Engineering (MAE) is the official program of UC3M providing, at a time, full professional accreditation as Aeronautical Engineer in Spain and an internationally-focused high-level education enabling individuals to develop their professional career in all sectors of the aeronautical and space industries, agencies, and research centers. [+]

Best Masters in Aviation in France 2017/2018. Master in Aeronautical Engineering The Master in Aeronautical Engineering (MAE) is the official program of UC3M providing, at a time, full professional accreditation as Aeronautical Engineer in Spain and an internationally-focused high-level education enabling individuals to develop their professional career in all sectors of the aeronautical and space industries, agencies, and research centers. In order to achieve these two goals the MAE syllabus combines a core, covering all fields of Aerospace Technology, with focus on high-potential areas such as Integral Aircraft and Satellite Design, Aeronautical and Space Propulsion, Aerospace Navigation and Control, Experimental Techniques and Advanced Computational Methods. The Master consists of 90 ECTS, including a Thesis, distributed in 3 semesters. Optional extensions of up to 30 ECTS will be available for individuals wishing a deeper specialization or enrolling in a PhD program. The MAE is most adequate for individuals with a BSc-level background in aerospace engineering and, in particular, its syllabus has been built upon the knowledge and experience acquired in the BSc in Aerospace Engineering (BAE) at UC3M. As the BAE, the MAE is imparted totally in English and non-Spanish students and faculty are most welcome. All together, a multinational environment is expected to be created, proper not only of the aerospace industry, but of most innovative fields, professions, and universities. A class limited to 40 students and a faculty team pertaining to a unique UC3M department assures a close monitoring of students and excellent coordination among courses. Furthermore, full-time, research-experienced... [-]

Master of Space Studies

International Space University
Campus Full time September 2017 France Strasbourg

The ISU Master of Space Studies (MSS) program is designed for students looking for the competitive edge that will help them obtain a career in the space sector, professionals interested in making a career move into or within the space sector, and researchers wishing to broaden their knowledge or make the move from academic life into the space industry. [+]

Renewing the future – ISU Master of Space Studies Program

ISU is pleased to announce that over the coming months it will be conducting a reimagining and renewal of its highly successful Master of Space Studies (MSS) program.

Since its inception in 1995 this core ISU program - encapsulating ISU’s international, intercultural and interdisciplinary approach to space education - has produced multi-skilled graduates able to meet the demands of the space sector, whether in government, industry or academia. As the MSS approaches its 20th year, ISU is committed to reviewing its achievements to date, promoting its most successful aspects and identifying new areas for innovation in order to provide its graduates with the maximum opportunity to develop their subsequent careers.... [-]