The Master of Physics is a two years formation. The Master is intented for students who graduated with a Licence (French equivalent of a Bachelor of Science) in a relevant field, such as “physics” or “applied physics”. It corresponds usually to the 4th and 5th years of higher education.
The Master of Physics is meant to replace the former french DEA and DESS degrees, and has hosted its first class of students in September 2005.
Majors and specializations
- Astrophysics (R)
- Condensed Matter and Nanophysics (R)
- Physics of Radiation, Detectors, Instrumentation and Imaging (R)
- Subatomic Physics and Astroparticles (R)
- Instrumentation and Analysis Methods of Physics and Chemistry (P)
R: research oriented,
P: professional oriented.
Research oriented majors prepare the students for doctoral studies, while professional oriented specialization emphasize more on job-oriented skills and confer an immediate employability to the graduates.