Master On Campus

Thermal Science and Energy

University of Nantes

12 months
7500 EUR/year
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The Thermal Science and Energy program of the University of Nantes is an academic curricular of the Mechanics Master's Degree.


Through the Thermal Science and Energy program of the University of Nantes, students will acquire the scientific and technological knowledge, as well as the principal experience, to understand and contribute to innovative research and development processes in the energy field.


  • perform engineering design of industrial projects
  • conduct experimental and numerical analysis studies and analyzing results

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of heat transfer (Physics and engineering of heat transfer, Convective and radiative heat transfer)
  • Experimental and digital methods (Experimental methods, Digital methods)
  • Fluid mechanics (Fundamentals, Turbulence and turbulent flow, Hydrodynamic stability and Dynamic systems)
  • Heat transfer in solids and heterogeneous media (Heat transfer at interfaces, Heat transfer during composite injection, Heat transfer with phase change, Polymers and composite thermophysical properties)
  • Energy systems (Thermal energy storage)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Prerequisites for enrolment

  • Bac +4

Prerequisites training

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 is at least a 4-year degree in higher education (i.e. a 3-year Bachelor is not acceptable) and should be in one of the following fields: Applied Physics, MechanicalEngineering, Chemical Engineering.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate (from transcripts of their degrees) good knowledge in, not necessarily all, but in most of the following fields:

  • mathematics (tools for engineer)
  • thermodynamics
  • heat transfer
  • fluid mechanics
  • digital methods (coding)
The program mainly aims at international students and is taught in English. A good command of the English language is required (B2 score as defined by the Council of Europe).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nantes

600 - 650 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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