Post-Master Program Expert in Maritime and Port Structures
This Advanced Master mainly 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.
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
Guillaume Carpentier - Program Coordinator at ESITC Caen
Adeline Dumas - Student of the Post-Master Program Expert in Maritime and Port Structures
What are the typical profiles that you accept into this master’s? I’m not an engineer, but I have a master’s 1 in physics.
Do I need to have professional experience to apply for this program?
Hi Adeline. Can you tell me about your background and why you chose this program? Did you consider any others?
What is the degree that is awarded in a “post-master” program? Is the degree recognized outside France?
The site says this program is *mainly* taught in English. Are we required to speak French?
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You don’t have any information on your site about the organization of the program. How is this program structured?
How many students do you accept each year? Is it mostly French?
Are the teachers all academics? Where do they come from?
What is the course content and what’s the mix of theoretical and practical?
Does the program include real-world projects?
Your site lists a bunch of “partners.” What do all these companies and firms mean for students?
The Expert Question
The Expert Question: Your site lists several challenges the maritime engineering industry faces. What do you think is the biggest issue professionals face and how do you prepare your students to tackle it?
What kinds of site visits are planned in the program? Do we have access to firm and site at the Caen port?
What kinds of jobs are we qualified for after graduation?
Is it possible to stay in France for work after graduating if I am not an EU citizen?
Will you tell me more about the campus, please? Is it situated on the port?