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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: 

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:

  • You start off the school year by acquiring exposure to multidisciplinary engineering and technology domains, completemented by management and humanities training.
  • The second semester is a professionalization semester on your desired concentration areas, where courses are taught by experts from specialized companies. Case studies and projects are taken from real technological and industrial problems.
  • Thanks to the different locations and concentration areas specific to each campus in France, you can choose where to study by preferred region, courses, or language of instruction.


TIP: Are you a student of one of Icam’s academic partners? Make the most of your time in France and go for a double degree in General Engineering!

By staying an additional year in Icam to do your thesis and perform an internship with a French company, you can acquire Icam’s Master in General Engineering diploma. Find out more about the complete program here.


Program highlights

  • A balanced dosage of the different academic and applied fields:
    • Multidisciplinary competencies in engineering and technology 
    • Management Training
    • Humanities 
    • Management training with emphasis on the decision making
  • You will be exposed to industry practices and realities on your chosen field of concentration, especially during the professionalization semester.
  • Includes an exciting 12-week Entrepreneurship project where you can get a 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. 


Program Structure

The program ensures a balance between engineering, management and liberal arts courses. 

As you see in the table, the program has three elective scientific and technical modules. 

The major concentration module has supplementary project hours and credits compared to the minor modules.

A full semester corresponds to 30 ECTS minimum.

Due to the close links with industry partners and the evolving industrial trends, parts of the content and ECTS distribution may vary depending on the Icam campus.

Fall Semester  Spring Semester


Admission and fees
  • Application deadline:  April 1 – May 30
  • Important dates: Consult the important dates in the Academic Section of this page.
  • Admission criteria
    • Open to students currently enrolled in a  scientific or engineering bachelor’s program, from Junior-level and above
    • Personal motivation
      • Eager to get exposure to the different engineering fields, and management practices
      • Interested in entrepreneurial projects
      • Keen to participate in case studies, hands-on group work, presentations to industry experts
  • Language requirement

A B1 level in English is recommended for Toulouse’s full English track. A B1 level is recommended for the French track available at all Icam France campuses. 

  • Tuition fees
    • Students from Partner Institutions: Students are bound by the general terms and conditions of registration at their home institution. Student exchange contracts stipulate that students will pay tuition and other administrative fees at the home institution. 
    • Students from non-Partner Institutions: N/A – This program is currently open to students coming from partner institutions.

All students are expected to cover the cost of their travel to and from the host university and their living expenses. To help estimate your essential expenditures, please refer to our sample budget. You may benefit from scholarships and grants, details of which are shown in this link.

How to apply

Please refer to the procedures proposed by your internationationalization department or your program advisor. Should you have any other questions, feel free to contact us below: