Factory of the Future

Arts et Métiers offers the "Factory of the Future" master to Bachelor of Science or Engineering graduates, in two years : the first year is dedicated to fundamental sciences and industrial applications ; the second year is devoted to the specialisation.

Students have the opportunity to get acquainted with the different steps of scientific research project , thanks to scientific immersion within Arts et Métiers’s research units. They develop skills in project management while they are given in-depth education in Engineering Sciences .

When applying, students choose a specialisation among nearly 20 possibilities classified in 3 main orientations (calculation, communication and project management):

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Energy
  • Mechanical Engineering

The 1st year (60 ECTS) is taught on Paris campus. Fully taught in English, it involves 2 blocs namely calculation (Mathematics, Data processing, Numerical methods ), communication & organisation (Bibliography technics, Project management, Scientific communication in English,  Career Development and Foreign language (French or English) ).

Students also attend  required courses depending on the orientation of the specialisation. An intership in Industry (13 weeks minimum) is also complusory, to help develop professional skills.

A semester dedicated to master thesis

During the 2nd year (60 ECTS), specific theoretical courses are taught during the first semester. Students prepare then their master thesis during the second semester. Classes and master thesis depend on the chosen specialization amongst the 20 possibilities in 3 areas

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Energy
  • Mechanical Engineering

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  • Both foreign and French students are eligible to apply to the formation
  • Exchange students can only take this master course for the first semester, or for the whole academic year
  • Bachelor of Science or Engineering graduates only
  • Level of English: the minimum requirement is TOEFL iBT 81/120 (or equivalent) or IELTS 6.0
  • The selection is based on academic excellence, motivation of the candidate and professional project consistency.

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Tuition fees

First year (M1)

243 EUR / year (students from European Union and out of European Union)

Second year (M2)

243 EUR / year (students from European Union and out of European Union)