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Master Year 1 International Track in Physics

Master Year 1 International Track in Physics

Program information will be updated when admission opens.

Year

Master Year 1

Program

Master International Track in Physics

ECTS Credits

60

Language

English

Orientation

Research and/or Industry

Location

Palaiseau Campus

Course duration

12 months, full time

Course start

September

Degree awarded

Master’s degree obtained on completion of a second year of Master

WHY ENROLL IN THIS PROGRAM?

Asset n° 1

Design your own curriculum with guidance from faculty members

Asset n°2

Prepare for a PhD

Asset n°3

Acquire strong theoretical and applied knowledge in a wide range of physics fields

The International Track in Physics Master’s program is a two-year “à la carte” interdisciplinary program designed for motivated and talented students who want to pursue a career in academia. Students will be advised by the team of faculty members coordinating the different topical Master offers to build a coherent curriculum in line with their professional project. Most students pursue a PhD at the end of this Master’s program. 

Fields potentially available to International Track students cover all the areas of fundamental and applied physics offered at Institut Polytechnique de Paris including theoretical and experimental condensed matter physics, mathematical physics, plasma physics, as well as topics at the interface between physics and chemistry, materials science, applied mathematics and biology.

Objectives

This Master’s program enables students to:

  • Design their own curriculum
  • Access a wide range of fields in fundamental and applied physics 
  • Prepare for a PhD

To complete the Master’s degree, first-year students can enter the following second-year programs:

Students graduating from this program will be equipped to:

  • Pursue a PhD
  • Following their PhD, access a prestigious academic career in a university or major research organization in France (CNRS, CEA, IN2P3) or abroad

Course details will be available when admission opens.

Admission requirements

Academic prerequisites

  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science with highest honors at Institut Polytechnique de Paris or equivalent in France or abroad
  • Applicants must present a personal project coherent with the philosophy of the International Track - applicants are advised to contact faculty members in their field of study well ahead of the application deadline with a statement on their scientific interests to coordinate their proposed study program
  • Due to the highly selective nature of the program, applicants are strongly encouraged to also apply to one of the topical Master tracks at Institut Polytechnique de Paris

Language prerequisites

  • English
  • Working knowledge of French will enhance the range of options available.

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

Coordinators

Program office

Nouria Gabelli,

General enquiries

master-admission@ip-paris.fr

Description

The International Track in Physics Master’s program is a two-year “à la carte” interdisciplinary program designed for motivated and talented students who want to pursue a career in academia. Students will be advised by the team of faculty members coordinating the different topical Master offers to build a coherent curriculum in line with their professional project. Most students pursue a PhD at the end of this Master’s program. 

Fields potentially available to International Track students cover all the areas of fundamental and applied physics offered at Institut Polytechnique de Paris including theoretical and experimental condensed matter physics, mathematical physics, plasma physics, as well as topics at the interface between physics and chemistry, materials science, applied mathematics and biology.

Objectives

This Master’s program enables students to:

  • Design their own curriculum
  • Access a wide range of fields in fundamental and applied physics 
  • Prepare for a PhD

To complete the Master’s degree, first-year students can enter the following second-year programs:

Students graduating from this program will be equipped to:

  • Pursue a PhD
  • Following their PhD, access a prestigious academic career in a university or major research organization in France (CNRS, CEA, IN2P3) or abroad

Course details will be available when admission opens.

Admission requirements

Academic prerequisites

  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science with highest honors at Institut Polytechnique de Paris or equivalent in France or abroad
  • Applicants must present a personal project coherent with the philosophy of the International Track - applicants are advised to contact faculty members in their field of study well ahead of the application deadline with a statement on their scientific interests to coordinate their proposed study program
  • Due to the highly selective nature of the program, applicants are strongly encouraged to also apply to one of the topical Master tracks at Institut Polytechnique de Paris

Language prerequisites

  • English
  • Working knowledge of French will enhance the range of options available.

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

Coordinators

Program office

Nouria Gabelli,

General enquiries

master-admission@ip-paris.fr