M1 presentation

The Master in Physics & Chemistry offers a first year of non-specialized and personalized training, complemented by local research and with an international orientation.

he Physics & Chemistry M1 offers:

Advanced-level, non-specialized training. M1 courses cover the entire spectrum of physics and chemistry, so as to allow students to make an informed choice from among the various research fields within these disciplines.

A personalized degree course thanks to a wide, diverse choice of optional courses in physics and chemistry. Students can also take courses in other disciplines at ENS Lyon, in the sciences, arts or social sciences, as well as at other institutions in the Rhône-Alpes region.

Numerous possible openings during the second semester: a semester of physics, chemistry and biology, a semester abroad, a long research placement, an opening toward another discipline, etc. 

A research internship in a laboratory. Lasting twelve weeks at the end of the second semester, this research placement is an integral part of the Master's research-based training.

Numerous internal training programme documents (course notes, tutorial texts, examination archives, evaluation questionnaires, etc.) are made available to M1 students via the "Studies Portal" (students must sign in to the ENS server).