Please note this list is indicative of the structure of the degree and may be subject to change.

Unless specified, the number of ECTS credits are per period.

Year 1 (70 ECTS)

First Term - September to December

One mandatory refresher course: 0 ECTS
PHY530 Refresher Course in Physics


Select three mandatory elective scientific courses from the list below: 3 x 4 ECTS
MEC558 Hydrology: global changes and their impact on water resources
MEC559 Mechanics for Wind Energy, an Introduction
MEC655B Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Challenges and Observations
PHY555 Energy and Environment
PHY558B Photovoltaïcs Solar Energy
PHY559B Power Electrical Engineering for Renewable Energy

One mandatory management course: 4 ECTS
MIE559 Energy Industry Value Chain

One mandatory scientific course: 4 ECTS

MAP502 Refresher Course in Maths and a Project on Numerical Modeling Done in Twos

Second Term - January to March

Two elective scientific courses: 2 x 4 ECTS
INF569 Decision Theory, with Applications to Energy Systems
MEC565 Meteorology and Environment
MEC662 Hydro, Wind and Marine Resources
MEC668 Geological Storage of Energy and Wastes
PHY563 Material Science for Energy Conversion and Storage

One elective course in economics or management: 4 ECTS
ECO569 Environmental Economics 2
MIE569 Sustainable Strategy and Business Models

One elective advanced experimental course: 4 ECTS
MEC583 Projects in Solar and Wind Energy: Resource and Performance Analysis
PHY585 Experimental Work in Environmental Physics
PHY589 Laboratory Course in Photovoltaics

Optional class

PHY556 Python for Beginners

Transverse courses

  • PHY612 - Coriolis conferences and industry visits: 0 ECTS per year
  • Two modules of Humanities and French Culture (HFC): 3 ECTS per year
  • Sports activities: 2 ECTS per year
  • Language (French as a Foreign Language, or others): 3 ECTS per year

Third Term - March to August

PHY598 - 16-week research or industrial internship (up to 20 weeks): 26 ECTS

Year 2 (70 ECTS)

First Term - September to December

Select three mandatory elective scientific courses from the list below: 3 x 4 ECTS
BIO653 Nature-Based Solutions to Substitute Fossil Resources and Address Global Change
CHI661C Chemical Storage of Energy
MEC557 Machine Learning for climate and energy
MEC655C Introduction to Atmospheric Composition: From Processes to Modeling and Air Quality Regulations
MEC655D Sea States, Wave Propagation and Ocean Wave Energy
PHY652B Organic-Based Materials for the 3rd Generation of Solar Cells
PHY657 Building and Using Models for the Energy Transition

One mandatory management course: 4 ECTS
MIE669 Designing Projects and Managing Operations in the Energy Industry

Second Term - January to March

Select two mandatory elective scientific courses from the list below: 2 x 4 ECTS
CHI661L Renewable Thermal Energy
MEC662F Wind Power
MEC666 Climate change and Energy transition
MEC667 CO2 Emission Reduction: Substitution Paths, Negative CO2 Emissions and CCUS
PHY661A Thin Film Photovoltaics
PHY661I Smart Grid for Renewable Energy

Select two Economics/Management courses among the following: 4 ECTS
(IMPORTANT: it can be 2 MIE courses OR a combination of an ECO course and MIE course OR select only 1 MIE course in the list below and a "elective scientific course" among the above list)
MIE609 Technology development for a sustainable future for all
MIE565 Managing sustainable innovation
ECO567A Energy Economics with a Geography Focus

Select one mandatory elective course in Physics: 4 ECTS
PHY661K Advanced Experimental Smart Grids
PHY661B Photovoltaic Technologies in Industry

Transverse courses

  • PHY612 - Coriolis seminars: Energy research and environment: 2 ECTS per year
  • Two modules of Humanities and French Culture (HFC): 3 ECTS per year
  • Sport activities: 2 ECTS per year
  • Language (French as a Foreign Language, or other): 3 ECTS per year

Third Term - March to August

PHY698 - 20-week research or industrial internship (up to 24 weeks): 24 ECTS