Third (final) year of the "Diplôme d'Ingénieur" (i.e. 2nd year of the MSc. in Engineering programme)

Advanced specialisation courses

The third year of the Master of Engineering programme is dedicated to advanced specialisation courses focused on industrial applications. In this way, in addition to the general engineering training, the students will acquire an engineering profile targeted at a particular economic sector or field of know-how, in which they will generally begin their career.

Student has to choose one of the 12 advanced specialization courses.

In addition to the advances specialization courses (see below), student are required to choose an additional training, depending to their envisaged engineering career.

  • Expert engineer: for student wishing to start a career as a research and development scientist, the opportunity to specialize in a specific area is offered by pursuing, in addition to the ENSTA Paris courses, a second year of another MSc.
  • Entrepreneur engineer: for student interested in innovation an entrepreneurship, a program teaching essential skills and effective strategies for working in and managing innovative organizations – and for starting new ones is offered. It combined courses and the realization of an innovative project.
  • Design engineer: courses devoted to industrial strategy and management, together with the realization of a project tutored by a professional, are offered to student wishing to start a career in design department.

Economics, Humanities, Foreign Languages

Students continue to take economics, management, law and foreign languages throughout the first semester. They also benefit from specific training on job search and interview techniques.

Students have to choose a course in his specialization.

Final Project - Corporate Internship

The Master of Engineering programme ends with a final project ("PFE") which takes place during the entire second semester. It usually takes the form of a corporate internship as a junior engineer in a company, in France or abroad. It may also take the form of an advanced laboratory project in a research institute.