M2 Materials Engineering: Development, Characterization, Applications (MEDCA)

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M2 Materials Engineering: Development, Characterization, Applications (MEDCA)

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Applications will be closed on April 24th, 2020

MEDCA (Materials Engineering Development, Characterization, Application) graduates will  attend theoretical and practical physics-oriented courses on materials that will include Life cycle assessment (recycling) and the environmental impact(eco-designing). They will then acquire skills in the fields of polymers,composites, nanomaterials, metallic materials and ceramics, 

 

Objectives

The MEDCA course objectives are: 

  • To give students Mastery of the characterization concepts and techniques of Materials Engineering with a view to training general managers in this industrial sector.
  • To help students acquire skills in the fields of polymers,composites, nanomaterials, metallic materials and ceramics,

Knowledge and skills

At the end of this program, the students in the "M2 Materials Engineering: Development, Characterization, Applications (MEDCA)" will be able to:

  • Participate in the development and implementation of various materials (polymers,composite materials, elastomers, nanocomposites, nanomaterials) for the development of products or prototypes via 3D printing.
  • Analyse material transformation techniques or processes in order to to optimize the production tool.
  • Carry out qualification and quality control tests to participate in the overall effort to improve the quality of production.
  • Write reports, projects, technical reports.
  • Carry out expertise missions on existing products in order to identify by example the origin of the degradation of parts under industrial operating conditions.

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Training content

M2 Materials Engineering: Development, Characterization, Applications (MEDCA)

Semester 1 (30 ECTS) - From September to December

MANDATORY COURSES (26 ECTS)

ECTS

  • Adhesion and adhesives (34hrs)
4
  • Thermoplastic elastomers & rubbers (26.5hrs)
3
  • Polymers and the environment (36hrs)
4
  • Designing parts 2 (56hrs)
6
  • Nanocomposites and nanomaterials (36hrs)
4
  • Processing of polymer materials (27hrs)
3

Elective courses (4 ECTS) Choose 2/3 courses

ECTS

  • Composites based on bio-resources (16.5hrs)
  • Business world  (21hrs)
  • Polymers for the living organisms (16.5hrs)

 Semester 2 (30 ECTS) From January to June

 ECTS

Compulsory internship

  • Internship in a company or a laboratory
30

Admission

Access condition

This course is intended for students originating from fields where physics, engineering, physics,,mechanical, construction, materials in the broad sense are predominant.

English Language requirements

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

 

Target group

International and national students

Expenses

Concerning the registration fees, the ministerial decree of 19 April 2019 sets the annual amount for non-European students enrolling in a Master's degree at €3770.
However, each French higher education institution has the possibility to partially exempt its students from these tuition fees.

For the year 2020-2021, the UPPA will apply this partial exemption to all non-EU students. Students benefiting from this partial exemption will pay an annual registration fee of 243 euros (2019_2020 price list as an indication)

And after

Job opportunities

At the end of this course, the graduate in a Master SGM-IMECA will be able to quickly integrate the following fields and sectors:

Sectors
  • Production
  • R&D
  • Expertise
  • Quality
  • Design office
Fields
  • Aeronautics
  • Automotive industry
  • Agri-food
  • Packaging
  • Railway industry
  • Water sports
  • Standardization and quality management

Reorientation

Doctoral thesis in an academic or industrial research laboratory.

Contact(s)

Administrative contact(s)

MAITRE DE CONFERENCES DES UNIVERSITES LEONARDI Frédéric

Responsable du M2 SGM-IMECA


Phone : +33 559407707

Email : frederic.leonardi @ univ-pau.fr

MAITRE DE CONFERENCES DES UNIVERSITES RUBATAT Laurent

Responsable du M1 SGM-IMECA


Phone : +33 540175013

Email : laurent.rubatat @ univ-pau.fr

More info

Internship Mandatory (4-6 months)

Registration
From October 18, 2019 to April 24, 2020