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Master Year 2 Foundations of Computer Science

Master Year 2 Foundations of Computer Science

Program information will be updated when admission opens.

Year

Master Year 2

Program

Foundations of Computer Science

ECTS Credits

60

Language

English

Orientation

Research

Location

Palaiseau Campus

Course duration

12 months, full time

Course start

September

Degree awarded

Master’s degree

WHY ENROLL IN THIS PROGRAM?

Asset n° 1 

Benefit from intensive exposure to contemporary research in computer science

Asset n°2

Prepare to pursue a PhD at Institut Polytechnique de Paris

Asset n°3

Build a successful career in academia or industry R&D

This 2-year Master’s program corresponds to the Parisian Master of Research in Computer Science (MPRI). The MPRI is a research-oriented Master’s program in computer science run jointly by the following institutions: University Paris Diderot (coordinator), ENS Ulm, ENS Paris-Saclay, Ecole Polytechnique, and Telecom Paris.

The program aims to train future scientists by plunging them into contemporary research in computer science. Most MPRI graduates pursue a PhD, while others directly embark on a career in industry.

Objectives

This two-year program enables students to:

  • Acquire core knowledge in the fundamentals of computer science, as well as specialized training to introduce research work
  • Gain practical experience through research internships
  • Shape their own program by customizing their two-year curriculum and choosing the type and number of internships

Students who successfully complete the two-year program will be equipped to:

  • Pursue a PhD leading to a career in academia: a teaching-research position at a university or a full-time research position at a research institution
  • Build a career in their field of expertise in the private sector e.g. R&D department

Course details will be available when admission opens.

Admission requirements

Academic prerequisites

Completion of the first year of a Master in computer science or related field at Institut Polytechnique de Paris or equivalent in France or abroad

Language prerequisites

English

How to apply

Applications can be submitted exclusively online. You will need to provide the following documents:

  • Transcript
  • Two academic references (added online directly by your referees)
  • CV/resume
  • Statement of purpose

You will receive an answer in your candidate space within 2 months of the closing date for the application session.

Fees and scholarships

Tuition fees will be communicated when admission opens.

Find out more about scholarships

Applications and admission dates

Admission page

Coordinator

François Morain,

Program office

Catherine Bensoussan,

General enquiries

master-admission@ip-paris.fr

Description

This 2-year Master’s program corresponds to the Parisian Master of Research in Computer Science (MPRI). The MPRI is a research-oriented Master’s program in computer science run jointly by the following institutions: University Paris Diderot (coordinator), ENS Ulm, ENS Paris-Saclay, Ecole Polytechnique, and Telecom Paris.

The program aims to train future scientists by plunging them into contemporary research in computer science. Most MPRI graduates pursue a PhD, while others directly embark on a career in industry.

Objectives

This two-year program enables students to:

  • Acquire core knowledge in the fundamentals of computer science, as well as specialized training to introduce research work
  • Gain practical experience through research internships
  • Shape their own program by customizing their two-year curriculum and choosing the type and number of internships

Students who successfully complete the two-year program will be equipped to:

  • Pursue a PhD leading to a career in academia: a teaching-research position at a university or a full-time research position at a research institution
  • Build a career in their field of expertise in the private sector e.g. R&D department

Course details will be available when admission opens.

Admission requirements

Academic prerequisites

Completion of the first year of a Master in computer science or related field at Institut Polytechnique de Paris or equivalent in France or abroad

Language prerequisites

English

How to apply

Applications can be submitted exclusively online. You will need to provide the following documents:

  • Transcript
  • Two academic references (added online directly by your referees)
  • CV/resume
  • Statement of purpose

You will receive an answer in your candidate space within 2 months of the closing date for the application session.

Fees and scholarships

Tuition fees will be communicated when admission opens.

Find out more about scholarships

Applications and admission dates

Admission page

Coordinator

François Morain,

Program office

Catherine Bensoussan,

General enquiries

master-admission@ip-paris.fr