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Advanced Masters

Degree accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles

The Advanced Masters is a postgraduate vocational course offering:

  • a specialty
  • double skills
  • professional training in an emerging role.

It provides unique knowledge in a specific role or sector for which companies have a real need.
The close links between the schools' research laboratories and the business world guarantee rigor, technique, and management ability that fits companies' needs.
The Advanced Masters is a collective label belonging to the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles and awarded to specific courses organized by Conférence member schools.
The very rigorous accreditation procedure ensures the lasting excellence of the degree courses.

The program for a Advanced Masters course consists of:

  • 350 hours of theoretical teaching, practical work and group work
  • individual study and research work prepared during a period in industry, leading to a presentation and a vocational thesis (at least 4 months). Students with professional experience can choose to spend this period at a research center or laboratory.

Organized into small working groups, the students benefit from flexible, evolving teaching.
The minimum length of a Advanced Masters program is 4 semesters.
Successful candidates have the status of student or continuing professional trainee.

About 15 Advanced Masters programs

These courses are given in one of Arts et Métiers eight campus or three Institutes.


  • Engineering degree accredited by the Engineering Qualifications Commission (CTI)
  • Degree from business and management schools authorized to award master's degrees
  • University degree at Bac+5 level (Master 2, DESS, DEA etc.)
  • Master 1 or equivalent degree plus at least three years' professional experience
  • Equivalent foreign degree

Admission criteria

Admission is decided on the basis of an application and an interview with a panel of teachers and professionals from the world of industry.
Depending on the specialty, fluency in English may be required.

Cost and funding

Between 7,000 and 12,000 euros depending on the specialty.
Ask the Masters coordinators for more information.