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Engineering degree in 5 years+ (master grade)

An integrated training in 5 years+

With this unique programme, applicants with a degree of Secondary Education and a beginner level in French, can apply for a Integrated Engineering Degree (master grade) in France with full n+i assistance.

Application possible for 19 programmes proposed by "n+i" institutions

Aims of the programme

This program is intended for all students after Secondary Education wishing to:

  • Get an Engineering degree (master grade) in 5 years+ after Secondary Education,
  • Get an international experience in France, a major European country

Advantages of the Integrated programme to the Engineering Degree in 5 years+

  • A discovery of French culture in a high-level scientific and technical environment,
  • Benefit from the 20 years experience of Network n+i in welcoming and preparing international students to engineering trainings
  • All Engineering Degrees (master grade) are fully accredited by CTI (French National Comitee for Engineering degree accreditation)
  • A better preparation for studies in France with the "n+i" foundation period,
  • During the integrated training leading to Engineering Degree in 5 years+ students are accommodated in reserved residences.

Duration and credits

The total duration of the programme is a minimum of 5 years and a half, with:

  • a foundation period of 5 months (TCF A2 level in French required)
  • after 3 years, some institutions may deliver a bachelor degree with 180 ECTS
  • after 5 years, the institution will deliver an Engineering Degree (master grade) with 300 ECTS

Requirements

  • A degree of Secondary Education (or more), as for exemple: French Baccalauréat (France), HuiKAO or GaoKAO (China), Higher Secondary Certificate (India), Bachillerato (Mexico) etc.
  • French Language: the required level is the TCF level A2 (recommended equivalent TCF 250pts) to join the "n+i" foundation period
  • The "n+i" foundation period leading to Engineering Degree in 5 years. At the end of the foundation period, student must get a B2 level in French to continue on an Engineering Degree in 5 years in the recruiting institution.

The "n+i" foundation period before the engineering training (master grade) :

from March to August:

  • Intensive French courses (major part) adapted to the level of the student courses to reach a B2 level in French at the end of August.
  • Other courses will include:
    • A continuation of intensive French courses with scientific vocabulary,
    • Methodology courses (note-taking, report writing, oral presentation, ...),
    • Courses that can be taught in French and English, theoretical (maths, sciences) 
    • Cultural visits and industrial sites

Requirement: a A2 TCF level* (recommended equivalent TCF 250pts) in French is required to join the "n+i" foundation period.

* If the student does not have the required A2 level in French before the "n+i" foundation period, he can reach it by following courses locally (Alliance Française, etc.), or in France with the Extended Package of Linguistic Integration (Ext. PIL) (for a tailor made duration, upon french level).

Cost of the programme: Engineering Degree in 5 years+

  • Cost of the welcome and foundation programme: €9 400* (price in 2020) with:
    • Registration fees (selection process, orientation, assistance and follow-up, etc.),
    • The PIC integration package in France, on begining of March, 2020
    • The courses of the foundation period: one semester in France from begining of March 2020 to end of August,
  • Academic cost of the integrated training: Engineering Degree in 5 years+ (master grade)
    From €1 700 per year to €7 000 per year (average cost). Academic cost vary according to the recruiting institution and must be paid directly to the institution.
    Specific academic cost are available on the: List of programmes

Not included: any specific preparation to get to A2 level before the "n+i" foundation period, living expenses (accommodation, food etc.) for the duration of the n+i foundation period and during the engineering training in 5 years, air tickets, visa fees.

*See the n+i price list

Schedule for Engineering degree programme in 5 years+

When should I register ?

This program is intended for all students after Secondary Education wishing to get an Engineering degree (master grade) in 5 years+ in France after Secondary Education.

One single period of application until end of October 2019 for an arrival in France on begining of March, 2020 with A2 level in French.

A A2 level in French is required before December 5, 2019 to confirm the project of study in France.

If the student does not have the A2 level in French before applying to "n+i", he can reach it by following courses locally (Alliance Française, etc.), or in France with the Extended Package of Linguistic Integration (Ext. PIL) for a tailor made duration, upon french level (upon request to n+i).

2019

Engineering Degree in 5 years+ (master grade)

  • 27

    OCT

    End of application (online), required documents must be uploaded

  • 12

    NOV

    End of interviews and Publication of institutions offers to be answered by students before 17th of november

  • 5

    DEC

    Reception of A2 level in French certificate (recommended: TCF 250pts equivalent) and payment of invoice (in full).
    Without the A2 certificate in French, the project of study will be cancelled.

  • 2020

  • MAR

    Arrival in France, begining of the "n+i" foundation period for 1 semester.

  • AUG

    End of the "n+i" foundation period.

  • SEP

    Beginning of the engineering degree training in 5 years (master grade). B2 level in French required.