Academic Prerequisites

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Artificial Intelligence & Advanced Visual Computing Master

Entry in Year 1 : Bachelor's degree in Mathematics or Computer Science. Applicants must have followed at least one Statistics course and at least one Algorithmics course. Applicants with other degrees may be considered, provided that they have a strong background in Mathematics and Computer Science.

Entry in Year 2 : Master’s degree in Computer Science (including classes in Machine Learning) or Statistics/Machine Learning (including classes in Programming). Applicants with other degrees may be considered, provided that they have a strong background in the above-mentioned subjects.

 

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Master Cybersecurity MSCT Ecole Polytechnique

Cybersecurity: Threats and Defenses Master

Entry in Year 1 : Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science. Applicants with other degrees may be considered, provided that they have a strong background in the mentioned subjects.

Entry in Year 2 : 1st year of Master’s degree in Computer Science with the following courses: Fundamentals of modern computer networking, Introduction to cryptology, Computer architectures and operating systems, Advanced cryptology, Information systems security, Network security. Optional courses among: data bases, machine learning, information theory.

 

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Master IoT Ecole polytechnique Programs

Internet of Things: Innovation and Management Master

Entry in Year 1 : Applicants must hold either a bachelor’s degree (or licence) in science, technology, engineering, mathematics to be eligible for the Program. Applicants from other educational backgrounds may also be considered provided that they have a solid skill set in the subjects mentioned above.

Entry in Year 2 : Applicants must hold a French Master 1 degree or have completed a year of study after receiving their licence degree (or equivalent). They must also have taken at least one class in networking and one class in electronics as part of their degree. It should be noted, however, that students may join the Program in Year 2 only in exceptional circumstances.

 

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Master Data Science Ecole Polytechnique

Data Science For Business X-HEC Master

The admissions process involves an online application. Applicants whose application files are successful are then required to attend an interview.

To enter this program, prospective students must have a Bachelor degree in Science, Engineering, Business or Economics. A strong background in Mathematics is mandatory as they will deal with data pool and will learn mathematical techniques for extraction and data visualization.

If you wish to apply for the joint degree program Data Science For Business, please note that applications must be submitted via our partner's website, HEC Paris. Read carefully the information on the application process and deadlines on their website.

The admission committee will assess the relevance and quality of the Bachelor's degree. The Graduate Point Average (GPA), the individual grades for the courses, class rank and any academic awards will also be taken into account.

 

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Master MSCT Economics Ecole Polytechnique

Economics, Data Analytics and Corporate Finance Master

Following the École Polytechnique’s tradition of excellence in the applied sciences, the Economics, Data Analytics and Corporate Finance Master builds on your scientific training to provide an economics-based understanding of strategy and competition. The program is primarily intended for students with comprehensive Mathematical and Economics training. However, it is open to students with a finance, or engineering background. Above all, a good command of mathematics is crucial to follow the highly quantitative-based approach of this Master's program. We especially welcome students who are open to international opportunities, regardless of their chosen area of study. See this page for further information about prerequisites.

Candidates with other degrees may be considered, provided that they have a strong background in the above-mentioned subjects. Please note that Ecole Polytechnique is ranked in the world's Top20 in Mathematics, therefore the level in Mathematics is particularly high in all academic programs. Do not hesitate to indicate in your personal statement all the relevant courses that you have followed (including courses in Mathematics). For applicants interested in the Economics, Data Analytics and Corporate Finance program, please read the list of prerequisites in Mathematics.The admission committee will assess the relevance and quality of the bachelor's degree. The Graduate Point Average (GPA), the individual grades for the courses, class rank and any academic awards will also be taken into account.

 

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Master Ecole Polytechnique Smart Cities

Smart Cities and Urban Policy Master

Entry in Year 1 : bachelor’s degree in economics, mathematics, civil engineering and/or transportation studies, or a French engineering degree (diplôme d'ingénieur).

Entry in Year 2 : master’s degree or M1 in economics, or a French engineering degree (diplôme d'ingénieur), with a background in quantitative economics. (See this page for further information about admissions requirements.)

 

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Master Ecotech Ecole polytechnique programs MSCT

Ecotechnologies for Sustainability and Environment Management Master

Entry in Year 1 : Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, or Biology. Applicants with other degrees may be considered, provided that they have a strong background in the mentioned subjects.

Entry in Year 2 : Master's degree or M1 in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Geology or Biology. A basis in the fundamentals of Chemistry is required.

 

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Master STEEM Ecole Polytechnique

Energy Environment: Science Technology and Management (STEEM) Master

Entry in Year 1 : Bachelor's degree in Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering or Physics or "Diplôme d'ingénieur".

Entry in Year 2 : Master's degree or M1 in Applied Physics or Mechanics, Energy or Environment or "Diplôme d'ingénieur" with a major in Energy, Environment, Physics, Mechanics or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.