ENSTA Bretagne : projet étudiant de boucle navire en architecture navale

Specialized Advanced Master in Marine Engineering/Naval and Offshore Architecture

Following this Advanced Master, graduates go on to work as naval architects, project managers, design engineers, research engineers, business engineers, shipyard supervisors, etc.
They work for the shipbuilding industry (naval and offshore architecture, design, production and maintenance) within major groups, SMEs, naval architecture firms, offshore companies or research centers.

To train students to become naval architects capable of innovating and designing all types of more efficient and environment-friendly ships and offshore platforms.

  • Core courses
  • 2 majors to choose from:  
    • Ship Design,
    • Marine and Offshore Engineering


Time frame
From september to december

Core courses
These courses are taught on the ENSTA Bretagne campus and cover 6 to 7 disciplines.

from december to march

2 majors to choose from :
Marine and Offshore Engineering
Ship Design

From march to september

Industrial internshipThis applied project leads to a thesis submission and defense (in September).

ENSTA Bretagne : architecture navale, conception sur ordinateur d'un navire mixte de passagers

A choice between two majors to customize your training

This program allows you to choose between 2 majors:

  • Marine and Offshore Engineering (courses taught at ENSTA Bretagne, with access to 3 specialization courses - A part of this program is or can be taught in English. All students may take their exams in English.)
  • Ship Design (double degree with courses taught at ENSTA Bretagne until December and at ENSA Paris La Villette from January to March).

Who can apply ?

This is a unique program in France. It is intended for engineers, architects, master graduates or students who have qualified through validation of prior experience.

This Advanced Master program also offers a gateway to PhD studies.

Optimal training conditions
Brest's maritime cluster of excellence

The region of Brest, the European capital of marine science, is host to numerous organizations and companies in the maritime industry: Ifremer, SHOM, IUEM, France Énergies Marines, the Bretagne Pôle Naval cluster…

A renowned school

ENSTA Bretagne is the leading school of engineering for marine science. It offers programs that set an international standard in several fields: naval architecture, marine renewable energy, hydrography, oceanography, offshore observation systems, marine robotics…

Students enjoy a modern campus comprising research laboratories and all the equipment and facilities that are key to a first-class education: lecture halls, IT resources including specific software, sports facilities, a cafeteria, a media library…

Expert contributors

At ENSTA Bretagne, all courses are taught either by permanent academic staff members or by specialized engineers working in the industry:

  • Small businesses: AZUR OFFSHORE (UK), SHIPST, VPLP, HDS, CPA, Peter Heppel associates

NB: Classes may be held in common with the modules taught in other courses of this area of expertise.


Adélaïde Gaudron
Admissions Coordinator (French students)
+33 (0)2 98 34 87 01


Zacharie Malicoutis
Project manager - Incoming mobility