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ESITC Caen

Post-Master Program Expert in Maritime and Port Structures

This Advanced Master taught in English aims to train students in port activities (traffic, maintenance…). It has been designed for people who want to work in engineering or in construction projects. The program focuses on six main themes: Ports activities and requirements, ports and coastal structure, renwable marine energy integration, project management, specific science and technology, and finaly geotechnics.
The program also includes professional role-play projects and ends with a professional thesis in industry.
Entry requirement: 5 year-degree in engineering or 4 year-degree with 3 year of professional experience
Duration: 1 year (6 months in class and 6 months internship)
Location: Caen (France)
Language: English/French
Selection: academic application
Member of the Conférence des grandes écoles

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2019-06-04

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Participants:

  • Guillaume Carpentier - Program Coordinator at ESITC Caen
  • Esteban - Alumnus
  • 00:31

    The Pitch

    02:01

    What's the typical profile of participants? Are all of them engineers? Are most of them French or from abroad?

    04:56

    Were you considering other programs? What made you choose ESITC ?

    08:32

    The training involves "professional role play projects" - can you talk more about what that entails?

  • 11:36

    Where are some of the places students have gotten jobs after the program? Do they mostly stay in France or go elsewhere?

    14:27

    Can you tell us more about the life in France, and in Caen? How does it looks like?

    16:07

    Three Words Max Taboo

    18:57

    Are the courses mainly theoretical or do you also work on concrete projects?

  • 20:31

    What is ESITC's reputation abroad? Is it known for any particular specialty?

    21:49

    Where are some of the places students have done their 6-month internships? Does it have to be in France?

    23:25

    I want to focus more on Coastal protection and development. Is it mandatory to study the Increase in maritime traffic flows as well? Thanks.

    26:38

    What is the admissions process like for international students versus for French students?

  • 28:12

    The program is very small - only 8-12 students. What is the group dynamic like? Does everyone spend time together outside of studies?

    29:28

    Final Destination

    32:14

    Many partners are mentionned on your website (engineering firms, construction companies…). How does it impact the program? Can we work with them?

    33:30

    All of the classes are taught in English, but the brochure says comprehension of French is also mandatory. Why is that?

  • 37:16

    What are the backgrounds of the teachers? Are they permanent faculty or professionals in the field?

    38:29

    The Sweetest