Master Program in Natural Sciences in France

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Natural Sciences

The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

The natural sciences deal with the understanding of natural phenomena through observations and predictions. The scientific method and the laws of nature may be covered. Natural science branches include areas such as physics and biology, and there are many more.

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.

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Dual International Masters in Mathematical Informatics

West Catholic University - Université Catholique de l’Ouest
Campus Full time 24 months September 2018 France Angers

The Dual International Masters in Mathematical Informatics is unique programme delivered by two academically renowned Universities in Europe: Liverpool Hope University, UK and the Université Catholique de l’Ouest, France. [+]

MSc Computer Science and Informatics - Liverpool Hope University, UK MSc Applied Mathematics - Université Catholique de l’Ouest, France

The Dual International Masters in Mathematical Informatics is a unique programme delivered by two academically renowned Universities in Europe: Liverpool Hope University, UK and the Université Catholique de l’Ouest, France.

By utilising the teaching knowledge, research excellence and first class faculties of two leading European institutions, the Dual International Masters in Mathematical Informatics provides a world class academic curriculum and practical learning experience for the technology and scientific graduates of the future.

The Dual International Masters in Mathematical Informatics programme provides students the opportunity to study both in the UK and in France where they will gain two degrees in less time and at a lower cost than it would take to earn the degrees independently.... [-]


Master Hydrogeology And Transfers

University of Poitiers
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Poitiers

The Master Hydrogeology and Transfers of the University of Poitiers aims to train high-level hydrogeologists, able to apprehend the major environmental problems [+]

The Master Hydrogeology and Transfers of the University of Poitiers aims to train high-level hydrogeologists able to apprehend the major environmental problems of groundwater resources management both quantitatively (optimization of the implementation of drilling, determination of the volumes that can be sampled) than qualitative (physicochemical quality of water, pollution problem, ...).

Real practical field work and a competent teaching team

Hydrogeological Experimental Site of the University of Poitiers

HEU is a unique research and training infrastructure in Europe. Thirty holes of more than 120m deep are located on land belonging to the University of Poitiers. These boreholes intercept an aquifer (hydrogeological reservoir) limestone fractured and karstified.... [-]


Master Flavor & Fragrance Industry

Université Côte d’Azur (UCA)
Campus or Online Full time 2 years September 2018 France Nice

The aim of this 2-year Master’s degree is to train tomorrow’s flavor and fragrance professionals in innovation and industry-specific expertise. The program, based in Grasse, offers an innovative interdisciplinary program, and fosters skill development in different fields such as law, marketing, and science. [+]

Flavor & Fragrance Industry Key Elements of the Program

Two year program 100% English trackTwo 6-month internships (one in France, and one international) Fees: €4000/year

Introduction

The aim of this 2-year Master’s degree is to train tomorrow’s flavor and fragrance professionals in innovation and industry-specific expertise. The program, based in Grasse, offers an innovative interdisciplinary program with a major-minor structure, and fosters skill development in different fields such as law, marketing, and science.

Grasse is the global capital of perfumes, and hosts all aspects of the flavor and fragrance industry, such as the cultivation of aromatic and medicinal plants, and the transformation and creation of fragrances and essences. The industry generates approximately 3000 jobs in the region.... [-]


International Master in Advanced Clay Science (IMACS)

University of Poitiers
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Poitiers

IMACS is an integrated Master of Science designed by 4 institutions with a wide range of leadership in clay science. [+]

ENVIRONMENTS- ECONOMIC GEOLOGY-SOIL MANAGEMENT-GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING-GEOMATERIAL-NANOMATERIAL

IMACS is an integrated Master of Science designed by 4 institutions with a wide range of leadership in clay science :

the University of Poitiers (UP) in France (co-ordinator), the University of Aveiro (UA) in Portugal, the Technical University of Crete (TUC) (Chania) in Greece, the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) (Porto Alegre) in Brazil.

Why clay minerals ? Interest in clays results from their common availability, and their unique physical and chemical properties. No other minerals currently attract so great an interest.

In addition to their conventional ancient use as bricks, tiles, ceramics and for paper coating and waste management more recently, clays have found many novel applications. Clay minerals have provided a boost in technology, because they are inexpensive nanomaterials, and as such, they have a huge potential for the synthesis of polymer nanocomposites with superior mechanical and thermal properties. The optimisation of adsorption, colloidal and rheological properties also opens prospects of using clay minerals for medical uses, pollution control, and environmental protection. Clay minerals play a role in economic geology (both as important mineral resource and in energy resource exploration) and soil management. Clays also have many negative effects in geotechnical engineering, manifested in the form of landslides, mudflows, and the deterioration of clay-based construction materials.... [-]


Masters in Formulation Chemistry Engineering - IN FRENCH

ITECH Lyon
Campus Full time 3 - 3  September 2018 France Lyon

Formulation Chemistry allows making complex polymer combinations in order to create adhesives, inks, paints or cosmetics. [+]

Formulation Chemistry allows making complex polymer combinations in order to create adhesives, inks, paints or cosmetics.

Adhesives, which are always invisible yet present, don’t just limit themselves to the general public: they are indispensable in many different fields such as furnishing, medical prosthetics, bridges, airplane structures, domestic appliances, etc. Inks are everywhere: in printing of course, but also in packaging, electronic appliances, etc. Paints must combine many different qualities: impermeable and decorative for walls, non-toxic for food, and furniture, complex for aeronautics, etc. Cosmetics, which have been around since time and memorial, bring together extremely rigorous sanitary constraints which demand a thorough knowledge of chemistry and polymers for anyone dealing with the domain. ... [-]

Masters in Formulation Chemistry Engineering - IN ENGLISH

ITECH Lyon
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 France Lyon

As of 2014, ITECH now offers to French and foreign students to follow the Formulation Chemistry major in English. with scholarships to win. [+]

ITECH LYON: European School of Formulation Chemistry

A unique engineering program in English

ITECH and CEPE (European Council for Paints, printing inks, and art color industries) are offering the NEW European Master program for paints and inks (Engineering degree).

The Formulation Chemistry major offered by ITECH Lyon covers many aspects of polymer sciences in order to produce complex combinations applied to the fields of paints, inks, adhesives, cosmetics and many other formulated products. Along with basic chemistry and physics, practical knowledge, and business and management skills, the whole makes for a degree in high demand for the paint industry, which shows promising career opportunities for young engineers.... [-]


Masters in Plastic Materials Engineering

ITECH Lyon
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 France Lyon

ITECH engineers distinguish themselves from those of other chemistry schools through advances in the manufacturing of plastic materials, on top of fundamental knowledge. [+]

ITECH engineers distinguish themselves from those of other chemistry schools through advances in the manufacturing of plastic materials, on top of fundamental knowledge. ITECH plastic manufacturing engineers complement their speciality with aspects of the other majors: coating different plastic materials (Formulation Chemistry); composite materials used in transport, sports and leisure, and geo-textiles (Textile Materials). From hygiene to aeronautics, automotive to sports, many sectors make use of plastic manufacturing engineers who can work as much with raw material suppliers, as with “formulators”.

Admission for Students outside France

1st year admission:

Graduate studies in chemistry (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent , 180 ECTS) A satisfying level in English: B2 CERF + interview with ITECH 2nd year admission: ... [-]

Master in Atmosphere, Water and Environment (U-ENV AWE)

Centrale Nantes
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Nantes

This Master offers a world-class education to future engineers and town planners by providing the skills necessary to address environmental and health issues in the context of sustainable urban development, in research and in urban engineering. [+]

This Master offers a world-class education to future engineers and town planners by providing the skills necessary to address environmental and health issues in the context of sustainable urban development, in research and in urban engineering.

The programme is designed to provide the scientific theoretical knowledge and tools necessary to understand and address the environmental physical problems resulting from the ever increasing urban population. Various key disciplines such as urban hydrology, urban atmosphere, building heat transfer and pollution of air water and soils are taught through advanced lectures and research work in laboratories renowned in these fields.

The Master programme is fully recognized by the French Ministry of Higher Education and the network of contacts established by the researchers engaged in the programme guarantees international exposure for the students. ... [-]


Masters Degree Course in Nuclear Physics

Erasmus Mundus - JMD - Nuclear Physics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Caen

NucPhys is a two-year Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree Course in Nuclear Physics. This Course is based on the expertise of a consortium of Spanish Universities (Seville, Autónoma de Madrid, Barcelona, Complutense de Madrid and Salamanca) plus Universities of Caen Basse-Normandie, Padova, and Catania. [+]

General Info

NucPhys is a two-year Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree Course in Nuclear Physics. This Course is based on the expertise of a consortium of Spanish Universities (Seville, Autónoma de Madrid, Barcelona, Complutense de Madrid and Salamanca) plus Universities of Caen Basse-Normandie, Padova, and Catania. The programme further benefits from the participation of the associated partners: CERN: European Organization for Nuclear Research (Geneva, Switzerland), CNA: Centro Nacional de Aceleradores (Seville, Spain), CMAM: Centro de Microanalisis de Materiales (Madrid, Spain), CIEMAT: Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (Madrid, Spain), CSIC: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spain), INFN-LNL: Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro (Legnaro, Italy), HGS-HIRe: Helmholtz Graduate School for Hadron and Ion Research for FAIR (Darmstadt, Germany), GANIL: Grand Acceleateur National d’Ions Lourds (Caen, France), INFN-LNS: Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (Catania, Italy) (includes AOUP: Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Policlinico di Catania), CNRS-In2p3-LPC: Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique- Institut National pour la Physique Nucléaire et des Particules- Laboratoire de Physique Corpusculaire (Caen, France), ENSICAEN: Ecole Nationale Supérieure, (Caen, France), TALENT: Training in Advanced Low Energy Nuclear Theory (EU-USA), HVM: Hospital Virgen Macarena (Sevilla, Spain), CETIR: Image Diagnostic Company (Barcelona, Spain), AAA: Advanced Accelerator Applications (Ibérica) S.L (Barcelona, Spain), NUCLEOPOLIS: Pôle Nucléaire Normand pour la Santé et l’Energie (Caen, France), ARCHADE: Advanced Resource Center for HADrontherapy in Europe (Caen, France),INFN-LNF Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati (Rome, Italy), CAEN SpA and CAEN SyS Electronic instrumentation, systems and spectroscopic solutions (Viareggio, LU, Italy).... [-]


Masters in Atomic Scale Modelling of Physical, Chemical and Bio-Molecular Systems
 (ATOSIM)

Sapienza University of Rome
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 France Lyon

AtoSiM is a two-year Physics or Chemistry Masters degree focused on computer modelling of physical, chemical and biomolecular systems. [+]

AtoSiM is a two-year Physics or Chemistry Masters degree focused on computer modelling of physical, chemical and biomolecular systems.AtoSiM is operated jointly by:

Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon, France Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands Università degli studi di Roma, "la Sapienza", Italy

This two-year degree provides a high-level qualification in the rapidly expanding field of computer modeling in physical, chemical and bio-molecular sciences. This highly integrated Course covers a full range of techniques: from quantum mechanical atomistic descriptions to coarse-grained mesoscopic models. Particular fields of application include condensed matter and statistical physics, chemistry, physical chemistry, materials science and theoretical bio-molecular science.The study program is divided into four parts. All students follow courses first in Amsterdam, then in Rome, and finally in Lyon to obtain a triple diploma. The forth semester is devoted to research in laboratories either in Amsterdam, Rome, Lyon or one of our 21 additional partners.Students obtain a triple degree. Admission into the master degree is decided on the basis of academic excellence by a selection committee composed of representatives from each partner institution. Applicants should have at least three years of prior studies majoring in physics, chemistry, engineering, applied mathematics or bio-informatics. Proof of English proficiency is also required.... [-]


University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Nanoscience, Materials and Processes: Chemical Technology at the Frontier Master Programme

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 France Bordeaux

The aim of this programme is to train new professionals specialised in the field of Nanotechnology, Materials and Chemical Engineering (coming from undergraduate degrees in any of the branches of experimental sciences and technologies: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Physics, Quantum Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Microbiology,...) with a clear orientation towards research... [+]

Nanoscience, Materials and Processes: Chemical Technology at the Frontier Master Programme

The aim of this programme is to train new professionals in the field of nanotechnology, materials and chemical engineering. It is of particular interest for graduates in any of the branches of the experimental sciences and technologies (chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, biotechnology, physics, quantum chemistry, biological chemistry, microbiology, etc.) and it clearly prepares them for future research.

The students will acquire the skills required for them to join universities, research institutes, industry and services with a strong sense of innovation, development and entrepreneurial vision.... [-]


University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 France Bordeaux

This master's degree aims to reach the second level of education in chemical engineering. Graduates will have a high ability to design products and processes related to chemical engineering. They will also have a strong professional grounding because their work placement and master's theses will be conducted primarily in the chemical industry, i.e. in companies and organisations outside the university... [+]

Master's degree in Chemical Engineering

This master's degree aims to take graduates beyond their bachelor’s degree and acquire a higher level of expertise in chemical engineering. Graduates will be highly trained in designing products and processes related to chemical engineering. They will also have a strong professional grounding because their work placement and master's theses will be conducted primarily in the chemical industry (i.e. in companies and organisations outside the university).

Career opportunities

Graduates in the Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering will be able to provide their leadership, management and entrepreneurial skills in:

Industries such as petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and food processing Engineering companies (advising on new projects) Auditing (energy, environmental, etc.) Wastewater treatment plants Public administration Service sector and commercial sector R&D laboratories and institutes (public and private) Language ... [-]

University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Quaternary Archaeology and Human Evolution (Erasmus Mundus)

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Bordeaux

This master's degree has three main areas: research into human palaeoecology and prehistory, palaeoanthropology, geology and palaeoontology of the Quaternary; archaeological intervention; and the management, conservation and socialisation of archaeological heritage. It shares objectives and educational activities with the degrees in History and Anthropology and Human Evolution through introductory subjects to... [+]

Master in Quaternary Archaeology and Human Evolution (Erasmus Mundus)

This master's degree has three main areas: research into human palaeoecology and prehistory, palaeoanthropology, geology and palaeoontology of the Quaternary; archaeological intervention; and the management, conservation and socialisation of archaeological heritage. It shares objectives and educational activities with the degrees in History and Anthropology and Human Evolution through introductory subjects to a specialisation in archaeology.

It offers a specialised, career-oriented degree designed to prepare students for research in the field of Quaternary archaeology without neglecting the important demands of society and the labour market. It aims to train students to evaluate and draw up reports on archaeological interventions so that they can work as specialists in the field of archaeology or in the management of archaeological heritage... [-]


Master of Science and Techniques in Atmosphere, Water and Urban Environment

Centrale Nantes
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Nantes

This Master offers a well-balanced education to future engineers and town planners by providing the skills necessary to solve environmental and energy issues [+]

Master in Atmosphere, Water and Urban Environment

This Master is internationally recognized and accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education.

This Master offers a well-balanced education to future engineers and town planners by providing the skills necessary to solve environmental and energy issues through an integrated approach, combining technological development together with the consideration of human, social and urban constraints.

Language of instructionThe language of instruction and examination is English during the first year, including 160 hours of French language courses.During the 2nd year, courses are in French but Master's thesis can be either in French or English.... [-]


Master Degree in Advanced Spectroscopy in Chemistry (Erasmus Mundus Joint)

University of Lille
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Lille

The ASC network aims at preparing students to become experts and develop international skills towards professional industrial careers in spectroscopic characterization of matter and/or doctoral studies. [+]

The ASC Master’s Course is jointly operated by the following universities (the ASC consortium):

University Alma Mater of Bologna, Italy; University of Helsinki, Finland; Jagiellonian University of Krakow, Poland; University of Leipzig, Germany; University Lille1, France (Coordinating institution) OBJECTIVE

The ASC network aims at preparing students to become experts and develop international skills towards professional industrial careers in spectroscopic characterization of matter and/or doctoral studies.

The ASC program has reached a high level of harmonization, with a single Master program scheme applicable at each partner institution and thus yielding to a better integration into the European scheme.... [-]