S4 Semester: Master thesis

During S4 the student continues the master thesis (30 ECTS), which would started by the bibliographical work during S3 through the Research Methodology module. The Research work lasts at least 5 months, from February till July, it is carried out under the supervision of a professor or a researcher of the IRCCyN, or under the direction of an external personality, after the acceptance of the master director,  from another research institution or from an industrial company. The Research work is finalised by a written report (English or French) of the Master Thesis and defended in front of a jury of experts.

The dissertation should demonstrate:

  • A comprehensive understanding of techniques applicable to the chosen topic of research;
  • Originality in the application of advanced knowledge;
  • The ability of the student to evaluate critically current research in the field of research topics and, where appropriate, to propose new hypothesis and solutions.

Mid-term presentation:

An oral presentation will take place in May to evaluate the progress of the thesis work.