Applying for a French Master’s degree

When admitted for a French Master’s degree at UTC, you will have the opportunity to meet and discuss with lecturers of high international reputation about the major scientific problems that impact our day-to-day lives.

› The Master's degree specialties open to an M1 admission procedure can be accessed by students with at least a Bac+3 level, deemed equivalent to 180 ECTS credit points for any area considered preparatory to the UTC specialty sought by the applicant and proposed by UTC.

› Applicants whose mother tongue is French must be able to justify they have a minimum proficiency in English and for those whose mother tongue is not French, to justify a minimum proficiency in French.

› Direct admission to second year (M2) - but for certain specialties only - requires an evaluation of the applicant's file, provided the latter has a level of at least Bac +4 (Master degree M1, or final year of the engineering diploma cursus (see below), deemed equivalent to 240 ECTS credit points.

› Direct M2 admission is also open to final year student-engineers at UTC or the other two French universities of technology UTBM (Belfort-Montbeliard), UTT (Troyes) or any other higher education institution with whom UTC has signed a convention (notably abroad).

› Applicants whose mother tongue is French must be able to justify they have a minimum proficiency in English and for those whose mother tongue is not French, to justify a minimum proficiency in French.

If you are one of the following categories, training offered at UTC will depend on the Continuous Education programme

  • You interrupted your HE training for at least 2 years - and have held a professional salaried position, whatever its duration.
  • You are registered as an unemployed job-seeker (French Assedic regime or not, supported by the Picardie Region authorities' services for persons who reside is in this Region, with the provision that a decision in your favour is made by the relevant Regional Committee).

› Candidates who apply under the Continuous Education Scheme or via the VAE Programme (validation of previous professional experience) are invited to contact the UTC Continuous Education Department.

Annual fees for non-French students registering at UTC

For academic year 2019-2020, the specific registration fees for a Master's degree to be paid by non-French (not applicable for EU, European Economic Area (EEA) nationals, Swiss citizens and those resident in the Province of Quebec (Canada)) are set at 3770 €. The non-specific fees amount to 243 €. For all applicants admitted there will be an extra flat-rate contribution of 90 € to the CEVEC (Contribution to Student Affairs and Campus Life).

UTC does not recruit its students via Campus France -currently undergoing certification - consequently all international applicants (from outside the EU, the EEA, Switzerland and Quebec) are hereby invited to lodge their request via the French Embassy authorities in their respective countries of origin, if they wish to obtain a grant to pursue HE studies in France.

If your country of origin is among the following : Algeria, the Argentine, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, the Cameroons, Chile, PR China, Colombia, the Comoros, Congo Brazzaville, South Korea, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, the USA, Gabon, Guinea, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Maurice, Mauritania, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, PR Congo-Kinshasa, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, Taiwan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey and Vietnam, you can benefit from the Etudes en France Procedure. For such cases you are invited to approach the Embassy of your country of origin or in the country where you are currently resident, in order to lodge a grant application.

For all other cases, and should you be admitted you UTC, the university can exonerate you from to the specify course fees, either totally or partially, depending on compliance of your case with a set of general criteria established by the Academic Board.

Registration fees for international students and fee exoneration protocols for the specific UTC course fees.

Several cases

1. You are already a registered student, a national from one of the EU member states, from the EEA, from Switzerland or from the province of Quebec.

Specific course fees do not apply - you will be required to pay registration fees identical to those of any other student coming from an EU member state.

2. You have a resident permit in France or in any EU member state

Specific course fees do not apply - you will be required to pay registration fees identical to those of any other student coming from an EU member state.

3. You have the status of 'boursier du gouvernement français (BGF)' (grant holder)

You are exonerated of registration fees.

4. For academic year 2018-2019, you were already registered in a French HE institutions awarding a national diploma/degree

If you are following a pluri-year course (for instance, registered last year for M1 and pursuing to M2) you are not required to pay any specific course fees).

If you change courses (e.g., changing from L3 or ATS) and commencing M1, a specific fee exoneration decision can be made in your favour by the UTC authorities as a function of your situation and case details.

5. You have refugee status or benefit from French law subsidiary protection

You are exonerated of registration fees.

6. You are already registered with a UTC partner HE establishment

Specific course fees do not apply.

Contact

Cellule Master
Françoise Meresse
Phone : 03 44 23 79 53 | Contact by email

Formation Continue
Claudine Tabary
Phone : 03 44 23 46 29 | Contact by email

VAP - VAE
Magdalena Villette
Phone : 03 44 23 79 48 | Contact by email

Catalogue des Unités d'Enseignement Master (UE)

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Guide de l'Etudiant

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