Ingénieur ENSEA

Junior and Senior Years

In addition to a common core of classes that students take (1430 hours) over 4 semesters, a 180-hour project is required together with 150 hours of elective courses.

Summer internships

Internships account for 25% of the total curriculum. Two 6-8 week internships are required in the summer. Students are strongly encouraged to do one of them abroad.

Compulsory classes

Electronics and physics

• Atomic and undulatory physics, physics of components, semiconductors,

• Electronics (bachelor's level) : components use, amplification function, measurements
• Electromagnetism
• Electromagnetic compatibility
• Electronics (1st year master's level) : analog screening, nonlinear electronics, phase locked loops

Automation :

• Linear systems, looped systems
• Power conversion  : three-phase systems, switching components, converters, continuous and alternating machines
• Servo-control : linear servocontroled systems, correction, nonlinear servocontroled systems

Signal processing and telecommunications
• Mathematics : distribution and transformed curves, analytical functions, orthonormed systems
• Sampling, analog/digital conversion, discrete linear systems
• Probability - statistics
• Random signal modelling
• Signal processing : information theory, analog communications, digital communications
• Digital analysis

Computer science and digital techniques
• Computer science : Java, algorithms, C and C++ languages, use of work stations
• Digital electronics : VHDL language, operators, sequencers, figures and calculations representations
• Microprocessors : CISC and RISC families, LC3 (pedagogical RISC processor), ARM CortexM3 processor (released in 2006), developing application programmes (bachelor's level), STM32 microcontroler (1st year master's level)
• Systems with microprocessors : structures, in-and-out techniques, operating systems basics

Human sciences

• Project management
• Economics and management : microeconomics (accounting tools, marketing, production, corporative law, patents), macroeconomics (incomes, consumption, inflation, markets, domesting accounting, international environment)
• Communication : oral expression, self-control, written expression, CVs, job interviews
• Foreign languages : English + Spanish or German, French

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