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Graduate Degree : three new programs and opening of applications period

Thanks to the success of its initial Graduate Degree programs launched in September 2016, École Polytechnique will offer seven new diplomas for the 2018-2019 school year. The 2018 applications period opened on November 6th, 2017.

These selective programs propose multidisciplinary courses taught exclusively in English and focus on variety of topics such as environmental issues, the digitization of society and the economic organization of territories.. The candidates must have a licence or bachelor degree in a discipline relevant to the chosen program. The 2018 applications period opened on November 6th, 2017. Graduate Degree programs are built on the strengths and assets of École Polytechnique: proximity with companies and the need of industries, multidisciplinary academic approach closely linked to research while including social sciences classes and sporting activities.

École Polytechnique offers seven different Graduate Degree programs:

The three new Graduate Degree programs

>Smart Cities and Urban Policy

The Smart Cities and Urban Policy Graduate Degree program is designed for students with a strong mathematical background and an interest in economics. It provides an in-depth understanding of new and transforming metropolitan areas and their competitive environments. Teaching is resolutely professional-oriented, relying on a combination of methodological teachings and real-world case studies to uncover the hidden trends guiding the evolution of metropolitan areas.

>Ecotechnologies for Sustainability and Environment Management

The Eco Technologies for Sustainability and Environment Management Graduate Degree program was developed in collaboration with internationally renowned scientists and experts from industrial research centers and with academic teams.  This program has been designed to answer the demand on a wide variety of sectors, from start-ups to the world’s leading groups, through governmental agencies. It aims to foster real-world technical expertise from resource diagnostic and innovative depollution engineering to integrative strategies for remediation and valorization.

>Cybersecurity : Threat and Defense

The Cybersecurity: Threat and Defense Graduate Degree program is designated for students who want to undertake a career in cybersecurity. This field needs a high-level technical multidisciplinary knowledge and a deep understanding of trade, legal and social issues. Two internships complete the formation.

The four Graduate Degree programs launched in 2016 and 2017

>Internet of Things : Innovation and Management

The Internet of Things: Innovation and Management (IoT-IM) Graduate Degree program covers the wide-reaching impact of digitization and connected objects on industry, business, technology and society. IoT-IM answers the growing demand for real expertise in connected objects among industry players and across large-scale networks. It’s a complete program for future entrepreneurs, engineers and IT/IoT consultants who are passionate about the internet of things and with the curiosity to investigate different sectors that overlap within its field.

>Energy Environment : Science Technology and Management (STEEM)

The Energy Environment: Science Technology and Management (STEEM) Graduate Degree program fosters real-world technical expertise at the intersection between environmental issues and the future of energy. The STEEM program combines management experience with first-class engineering and scientific training, making our graduates highly sought after. The numerous industrial and research partnerships ensure students will be suited to meet the 21st century’s energy and environmental challenges within a variety of sectors.

>Economics, Data Analytics and Corporate Finance

The Economics, Data Analytics and Corporate Finance Graduate Degree program offers students a unique opportunity to understand the transformations that are taking place across markets and competitive business environments, based on quantitative economic methods. Through high-level coursework, research projects and internships; our students acquire two complementary skill sets: how to apply quantitative methods including statistics and operations research to competitive environments in new and transforming markets and how to understand corporate strategy in situations of discontinuity and disruption from a sophisticated economics base.

>Data Science for Business (Double diplôme avec HEC)

The Data Science for Business Graduate Degree program is a double degree with HEC that offers a scientific training associated with high-level management in order to train a new generation of data managers able to deal with data and to take strategic decisions.

Who should apply to these Graduate Degree programs?

The École Polytechnique’s Graduate Degree programs are aimed for students with high potential desire to specialize in a specific area and to acquire the necessary theoretical knowledge and professional skills to succeed in today’s world. The cursus lasts two years and has two internships in an area of research or in a company. École Polytechnique proposes an interactive environment where students, researchers, professors and entrepreneurs work together.