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Physics and Simulation in Civil Engineering, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #1058 (BCR) Anglet, France
This international master’s degree in Physics and Simulation in Civil Engineering delivered by University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour offers multidisciplinary key courses to achieve an advanced specialist level in the aforementioned fields.


The aim of this master is to train scientific experts in Mechanics and Physics high potential fields such as civil engineering structures, coastal engineering, geomechanics or physics of porous media. The master develops around two shared courses: Comlputations in Civil and coastal Engineering and Mechanics and Physics in Porous Media. Those two academic courses cover a wide spectrum of interests ranging in scale from a pore to a structure.

It is suited for students planning both an academic or an industrial career and provides the theoretical basis and the practical expertise required to pursue in research or R&D structures or companies.

The master is fully taught in English and is hosted at ISA BTP Engineering School in Anglet (France). ISA BTP is highly recognised by the scientific and the professional communities and certified by ISO-9001 and EUR ACE.

The Physics and Simulation in Civil Engineering program at University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour is carried out in close collaboration with SIAME and LFCR research laboratories where numerical and experimental practicals will be performed. Students will also benefit from the global research environment and administrative support of the University Pau & Pays Adour, the E2S I-site program and the research federation IPRA.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Statistical thermodynamics, adsorption & interfaces
  • Characterization of porous media by direct and indirect techniques 
  • Advanced mechanics and computational modelling 
  • Poromechanics, fracture and transport 
  • French as a Foreign Language, English 
  • Bibliography

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Applicants must hold an M1 (1st year of a master degree) or a 4-year Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science or equivalent.
  • Applicants must be fluent in English, both in writing and speaking. An applicant whose native language is not English has to take a recognized international English test.
  • Minimum required score: CECRL B2 level in English
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      640 EUR/year
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      Based on the original amount of 640 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

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    Living costs for Anglet

    • 640 - 950 EUR/month
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