2023-2024 / SMEM0040-1

Research master thesis


Number of credits

 Master in physics, research focus (FAME+)28 crédits 
 Master in chemistry (120 ECTS) (AMIS)24 crédits 
 Master in chemistry (120 ECTS) (FAME AIS)28 crédits 
 Master in physics (120 ECTS) (AMIS)24 crédits 
 Master in physics (120 ECTS) (FAME-AIS)28 crédits 




Ngoc Duy Nguyen

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

All year long, with partial in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The student will work on an original research projet in one of the research groups involved in the Erasmus Mundus FAME Master.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Education to scientific research

The master thesis consists in a personal study on a subject related to materials science. This study concerns an original synthesis of recent research works putting into perspective a certain subject of study, a contribution to the development of ongoing research in the host laboratory, or  an original research work that may lead to the publication of results at the end of the work.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

A general education in chemistry corresponding to 240 ECTS

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Project conducted in a research laboratory within the chemistry department

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Organization determined by the master thesis supervisor

Recommended or required readings

Not relevant

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment based on the quality of the written research report, of an oral seminar and of the answers to the reviewers' questions.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Written work / report

Additional information:

The methods and criteria for evaluating the master thesis work will be those adopted within the framework of the corresponding master's degree organized by the department to which the student's annual program is affiliated.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Contact the head of the laboratory where research is conducted

Ngoc Duy NGUYEN, Professeur

Association of one or more MOOCs