Program M1 at École polytechnique (2018-2019)
This program holds for the academic year 2018-2019. (The program for 2017-2018 is still available here).
The academic year is organised in 2 administrative semesters each amounting to 30 ECTS, and the courses are split in 3 periods.
Depending on the course, the teaching language is either English or French [it may be specified on the course homepage; follow the links].
SEMESTER 1 (30 ECTS)
Language (2 ECTS - period 1):
Foreign language (2 ECTS), default English (french native speaker) or French (non french native speaker)
SEMESTER 2 (30 ECTS)
Training Subject (1x4 ECTS period 2):
Experimental aspects in subatomic physics and astrophysics (4 ECTS) [recommended, mandatory if General relativity (physics) not chosen]
General relativity (math) (4 ECTS)
Black holes, neutron stars and associated phenomena (4 ECTS)