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Master of Mathematics and Applications (M1)


Understanding and mastery of advanced mathematics tools and methods. 

Career opportunities

 Further study:

  • Doctorate : research and/or lecturing career
  • Civil service competitive examinations for higher education: CAPES, agrégation
  • The M1 qualifies for admission to engineering grandes écoles

Career prospects:

  • Management level positions in the private sector.
  • Various engineering professions
  • Civil service competitive examinations


Level 1: 4 papers of 12 ECTS, 1 orientation paper of 6 ECTS and 1 language paper 6 ECTS, chosen from a list of papers according to the specialization envisaged in M2.

Level 2: The second year is organized into specializations (some specializations being further divided into programs) and includes the equivalent of one semester of theoretical classes and one semester of internship in a company or laboratory.

Admission to a specialization and/or program depends on the students level, educational history and the number of places available.

It is possible to undertake the M1 and a part of the M2 through distance education.
6 specializations are offered in M2:

  • fundamental mathematics
  • probability and random models
  • probability and finance
  • mathematics and modeling
  • mathematical engineering
  • statistics


Students with a solid bachelor’s level education in mathematics. Students from engineering schools with a sufficient level in mathematics, and students with an M1 from another university, may enter directly into M2. 


Enrolment applications for Master’s degrees can be made from mid-April to June. 

Contact Informations

Contact Informations

Administrative Manager
Besseddik Faouzia

Maison de la pédagogie, porte C110
4 place Jussieu 75005 Paris

Phone. 01 44 27 37 56


Learn more

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