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Program M1 at École polytechnique (2017-2018)

This program holds for the academic year 2017-2018. (The program for 2016-2017 is still available here).

The academic year is organised in 2 administrative semesters each made of 30 ECTS, and the courses are split in 3 periods.

The courses of the first two periods are taught in French, those of the last period in English.


SEMESTER 1 (30 ECTS)

Core Subjects in Experimental Physics (2x4 ECTS - period 1):
Elementary particle physics (4 ECTS) 
Stellar Astrophysics (4 ECTS)

Optional Subjects in Experimental Physics (1x4 ECTS - period 1):
Course among the general list of the Physics Department (4 ECTS)

Training Subjects in Theoretical Physics (1x4 ECTS - period 1):
Symmetry Groups in High Energy Physics (4 ECTS)

Language (2 ECTS - period 1):
Foreign language (2 ECTS), default English (french native speaker) or French (non french native speaker)

Core Subjects in Theoretical Physics (2x4 ECTS - period 2):
Introduction to Relativistic Field Theory (4 ECTS)
General Relativity (4 ECTS)

Optional Subjects in Theoretical Physics (1x4 ECTS - period 2):
Course among the general list of the Physics Department (4 ECTS)

 


SEMESTER 2 (30 ECTS)

Training Subject in Experimental Physics (1x4 ECTS period 2):
Experimental Aspects in Subatomic Physics and Astrophysics (4 ECTS)

For students of the Ingénieur Polytechnicien program (period 3):
Research internship (26 ECTS)
Courses of the preparatory training for M2 (see below) (optional but strongly recommended).

For other students (period 3):
Research internship (18 ECTS)
Courses of the preparatory training for M2 (see below) (mandatory).

Preparatory training for M2 (taught in English - period 3):
Quantum field theory 1 (4 ECTS)
Advanced Particle Physics (4 ECTS)