Official title: Visual Computing

Polytech Nantes

Training duration

2 years

Average academic cost found without insurance

11 300€


Accreditation Provider: DGESIP

Prerequisite of the training

Bachelor (or equivalent)

Formation type

  • Initial education


  • Computing, Computer graphics, Engineering

M1 section is taught by

  • UFR Sciences et Techniques

M2 section is taught by

  • Polytech' Nantes

Training description

The Master 1 takes place at Nantes University and is taught only in French.
The Master's degree is a two-year degree. At Polytech Nantes, only the second year is accessible, so applicants should hold a degree which validates at least '-years in higher education (i.e 240 ECTS) and should be able to demonstrate (from transcripts of their degrees) good knowledge in, not necessarily all, but in most of the following fields:
- software design, software development, software engineering
- signal processing, basic image processing
- machine learning
- mathematics (algebra, statistics and probabilities)

Visual Computing

Language level prerequisites

The minimum language level required, namely : B2 in English will be verified no later than end of April, 2024 (to be confirmed in your academic offer)

Course language

Only English

Language requirement to graduate


M1 Part


UFR Sciences et Techniques
2, rue de la Houssinière - BP 92208
44322 Nantes Cedex 3

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Credits Hours Language
Graphes 2.00 24.00 French
Complexité et algorithmes 2.00 24.00 French
Anglais scientifique 2.00 20.00 French
Communication, connaissance de l'entreprise 2.00 12.00 French
Introduction à la recherche 1.00 12.00 French
Management à Visée Innovante et Entrepreunariale 3.00 25.00 French
Web des données, web sémantique 5.00 32.00 French
Web & Cloud and Datastores 4.00 24.00 French
Graphes II et Réseaux 4.00 24.00 French
Analyse des données 5.00 32.00 French
Langages de programmation de haut-niveau 3.00 24.00 French


Credits Hours Language
Machine Learning 2.00 24.00 French
Data Mining 2.00 24.00 French
Compilation 2.00 24.00 French
Ethique et numérique 2.00 12.00 French
Research Project 10.00 4.00 French
Anglais pour la communication scientifique 2.00 10.00 French
Applications industrielles sur les données 1.00 16.00 French
Bases de données évoluées 3.00 24.00 French
Choose 1 option(s) in 3 Bouquet
Bouquet 1: Programmation multi-coeurs / Decision Engineering 6.00 48.00 French
Bouquet 2: Systèmes temps réel embarqués / Ingénierie des réseaux 6.00 48.00 French
Bouquet 3: Probabilistic models / Interaction and applications 6.00 48.00 French

M2 Part


Polytech' Nantes
Chantrerie campus (Nantes)
Rue Christian Pauc
CS 50609
44306 Nantes cedex 3

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Credits Hours Language
Advanced Image and Video Processing 6.00 36.00 English
Perceptual Computing 6.00 36.00 English
Machine Learning for Computer Vision 6.00 36.00 English
3D Computer Graphics 6.00 36.00 English
Multimedia Communication 2.00 12.00 English
Human-Computer Interaction 2.00 12.00 English
French Langage and European Culture 0.00 24.00 French
Initiation to scientific Research 1.00 6.00 English
Scientific Talks 1.00 3.00 English


Credits Hours Language
Intrenship 30.00 Fr or En