Admission Requirements

The following criteria must be fulfilled by students applying for the European Masters in Dependable Software Systems:

  • An honours degree in Computer Science or a related discipline with an average grade of 60% (equivalent to a B, II.1, or assez bien) or above. Extensive industrial experience may be considered as equivalent to academic qualification although such applicants will normally be subject to interview by the consortium.

  • English-Language certificate (for non-native speakers of English only). Since the language of instruction is primarily English, students whose first language is not English must provide proof of a minimum knowledge of English such as an IELTS certificate or equivalent obtained in the last two years.  An IELTS score of 6.5 or higher is required with a minimum of 5.5 in each indvidual component of the test.  Applicants who have previously completed part or all of their education through the medium of English are still required to provide a Certificate. You must upload a copy of your certificate before the close of applications or your application will be incomplete. 

The language of instruction in Université de Lorraine, Nancy is English. However, it is recommended that students who intend to study in France have a minimum knowledge of French to help them in their day-to-day living. Students who do not have such knowledge will have the option of studying the French Language through courses offered during the their course. Letters of motivation which form part of the application requirements should include information about the students willingness to learn the French Language.