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Photonics, Micronanotechnology, Time-Frequency Metrology, and Complex Systems (PICS)

University Bourgogne Franche-Comté

24 months
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243 EUR/year
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The Master Photonics, Micronanotechnology, Time-Frequency Metrology, and Complex Systems (PICS) program from University Bourgogne Franche-Comté provides a comprehensive program of courses covering theoretical, experimental and engineering aspects of photonics, micro/nano technologies, time-frequency metrology, information theory and complex systems.

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Overview

The Photonics, Micronanotechnology, Time-Frequency Metrology, and Complex Systems (PICS) is delivered by the University Bourgogne Franche-Comté in the city of Besançon. 

It is designed to cover a selection of topics at the interface of physics and engineering sciences, closely integrated with domains of research excellence developed in the Region of Bourgogne Franche-Comté (BFC). 

Future career prospects

Photonics and micro/nano technologies are very dynamic industrial sectors in Europe and hold the potential for huge market growth. It has a substantial leverage effect on the European economy and workforce: 20-30% of the economy and 10% of the workforce depend on photonics, directly impacting around 30 million jobs.

The master program offers intensive educational activities based on high level research activities in these domains. It focuses on fundamental & applied research mainly targeting careers in industry (R&D engineer) or for future PhD level studies either in academic institution or industry.

Programme Structure

Curriculum
  • The program has an extensive international flavor, with all courses taught in English, except two modules of 3 ECTS in semesters 1 and 3 that will introduce French culture and language for foreign students, and organized in close connection with another master’s programs. We offer the opportunity to obtain French language certification (B2 at minimum).  
  • The teaching staff are highly qualified researchers with international recognition and all teaching staff are fluent in English, with many at native or near-native level.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students eligible to the master PICS program must have obtained a degree equivalent to or higher than a Bachelor of Science. 
  • Background knowledge in general physics, optics, electromagnetism, electronic and quantum physics is mandatory. Candidates must have very good academic qualifications and a very good practice of English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    243 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 243 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    243 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 243 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Paris

1195 - 1778 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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