Master’s level Academic Year – Full Time
Program at a glance
This year-long program is designed to expose the future engineer to the various engineering domains critical in today’s complex interrelated environment, while experiencing French culture.
Technical training in Mechanical & Electrical engineering, Digital automation, are supplemented by subjects and projects in Industrial Management, Entrepreneurship and Social Sciences, equipping the student with skills needed for future decision-makers and leaders. Representatives from the industry also participate in some modules, ensuring a practical and applied notion of various concepts.
This option is Option 2 in the options below. Depending on their professional and academic goals, students may choose to participate in one of the following:
- Option 1a: Master’s Level Academic Semester – Fall
- Option 1b: Master’s Level Academic Semester – Spring
- Option 2: Master’s Level Academic Year (combination of Options 1a and 1b – Academic Fall and Spring Semesters shown above)
- Option 3: Master’s Level Scientific and Technical Research Semester (Fall or Spring Semester)
- Option 4: Icam General Engineering Dual Degree – 4 semesters, with 2 Academic Semesters + Research Semester + Internship (Option 2 + Option 3 + Internship)
Why choose this program?
Icam strongly believes that today’s increasingly complex and interconnected world needs engineers capable of seeing the bigger picture. A year at Icam can give you this helicopter view on the other fields of engineering that you might have had previous limited exposure to, as well as additional management training. You can also take advantage of the following experiences:
- The courses are taught by experts from specialized companies. Case studies and projects are taken from real technological and industrial problems.
- You have the opportunity to acquire both theoretical and applied knowledge and skills in your choice of concentration areas to be selected from the main themes below. The availability of topics are specific to each of the Icam campuses- contact us for more details.
- A concentration area will be designated as a Major, whereas 1 to 2 modules will be designated as Minor modules, depending on the campus.
- Major concentration areas have more course and project hours and credits compared to the selected minor concentration areas.
- Thanks to the different locations and concentrations specific to each campus in France, you can choose where to study by preferred region, courses, or language of instruction.
TIP: Make the most of your time in France and stay for a full year!
Invest a whole year at Icam with the first semester taught in English or French and a second Master’s level concentration semester in French at one of the 4 possible locations. It will let you truly experience French culture, gain valuable foreign language skills and have access to French companies.
- A balanced dosage of the different academic and applied fields:
- Multidisciplinary competencies in engineering and technology
- Management Training
- Management training with emphasis on the decision making
- Includes an exciting 12-week Entrepreneurship project
- Personalized coaching by a French entrepreneurial coach
Icam Pedagogical approach
This master’s level program calls on an interdisciplinary approach to solving problems thanks to the engineering and technical core courses that make up the undergraduate program.
For example, the business development project requires to combine skills in pluritechnological areas, project management as well as business creation abilities.
Students may enrol in an academic semester at one of Icam’s campuses in France: Lille, Paris, Nantes or Toulouse.
The program is in French, although students may choose to start the year with the Academic Fall Semester offered in English in the Icam Toulouse campus.
A B1 level in English is recommended for Toulouse’s full English track. A B1 level is recommended for the French track.