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L'Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique

Location

L'École de design Nantes Atlantique, 44200 Nantes France

Ranking

# 201-230QS WUR Ranking By Subject

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3Undergraduate programs

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8Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

$9900Average tuition fee

About L'Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique

Partner of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Nantes, L’École de design Nantes Atlantique is a private institution for higher education dedicated to design professions, in association with l’Université de Nantes.
Founded in 1988 and recognized by the State, the school is a non-profit organization.

L’École de design Nantes Atlantique offers various degree programs, depending on the level of studies and the chosen course:

  • Le Diplôme de design Bac +5:
    All the masters in design (MDes) programs offered by L'École de design Nantes Atlantique lead to a truly recognized Master's level degree in design; certified by the French Minister of Higher Education and Research and registered in the Registre National des Certifications Professionnelles (the French directory for vocational qualifications or RNCP) as a Level 7 Master’s degree.

  • The DNMADE : National Diploma in Fine Arts, Crafts and Design :
    The DN MADE, National Diploma in Fine Arts, Crafts and Design is a state-controlled degree and leads to the award of an Undergraduate Diploma after three years of studies.
    The International Class / 3rd year of DN MADE
    is a one-year course taught in English which brings together students from all different design and cultural backgrounds in three DN MADE.

Our four core values

  • The recognition of creative workers as true professionals
  • The promotion of design as a strong economic asset
  • Design as a trigger for innovation
  • Design as a practice that tackles social, economic and environmental issues in a responsible way

Acquisition of professional design skills
The skills gained during the 2-year MDes programs are based on different abilities:

  • Use design in an innovative strategy
  • Encourage collaborative work
  • Follow the development of a product

To apply online: https://en.lecolededesign.com/apply/

Have any questions? Contact us: [email protected]

About L'Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique

Partner of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Nantes, L’École de design Nantes Atlantique is a private institution for higher education dedicated to design professions, in association with l’Université de Nantes.
Founded in 1988 and recognized by the State, the school is a non-profit organization.

L’École de design Nantes Atlantique offers various degree programs, depending on the level of studies and the chosen course:

  • Le Diplôme de design Bac +5:
    All the masters in design (MDes) programs offered by L'École de design Nantes Atlantique lead to a truly recognized Master's level degree in design; certified by the French Minister of Higher Education and Research and registered in the Registre National des Certifications Professionnelles (the French directory for vocational qualifications or RNCP) as a Level 7 Master’s degree.

  • The DNMADE : National Diploma in Fine Arts, Crafts and Design :
    The DN MADE, National Diploma in Fine Arts, Crafts and Design is a state-controlled degree and leads to the award of an Undergraduate Diploma after three years of studies.
    The International Class / 3rd year of DN MADE
    is a one-year course taught in English which brings together students from all different design and cultural backgrounds in three DN MADE.

Our four core values

  • The recognition of creative workers as true professionals
  • The promotion of design as a strong economic asset
  • Design as a trigger for innovation
  • Design as a practice that tackles social, economic and environmental issues in a responsible way

Acquisition of professional design skills
The skills gained during the 2-year MDes programs are based on different abilities:

  • Use design in an innovative strategy
  • Encourage collaborative work
  • Follow the development of a product

To apply online: https://en.lecolededesign.com/apply/

Have any questions? Contact us: [email protected]

University information

Applications are open from December 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 on our application website

They are organized in 6 sessions:
January session: until January 31, 2023
February session: from February 1 to February 28, 2023
March session: from March 1 to March 31, 2023
April session: from April 1 to April 30, 2023
May session: from May 1 to May 31, 2023
June session: from June 1 to June 30, 2023

The selection process is organized as follows:
1. Online application and payment of the application fees (€50);
2. Uploading all the required documents for application;
3. Application file review;
4. If your application is accepted, an interview will be organized.

L'École de design Nantes Atlantique is located near the city center of Nantes, in the heart of the creative district in a working area of more 11 500 m². L’École de design is open to students from Monday to Friday, from 7:30 am till 9:00 pm. Students have access to all classrooms and workshops, except when these one are not available during regular teaching classes.

Equipment accessible to the students:
›› Computer rooms: 120 workstations with DTP (Desktop Publishing), CAD(Computer Aided Designed) and CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing ) softwares & cintiq screens
›› Model-making workshop (300 m²)
›› Digital workshop (VR equipment)
›› Motion Capture studio
›› Sound studio
›› Photo studio
›› Cafeteria

More information about the school environment and our facilities on our website

Student life

For more information about the student life please go to the page "Studying in Nantes" on our website

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

8,900 EUR
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International Students

9,900 EUR
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Rankings & ratings

L'Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique is one of the top universities in 44200 Nantes, France. It is ranked #201-230 in QS WUR Ranking By Subject 2022.

Available programs

The International Class / 3rd year of DN MADE welcomes French students and international students of various nationalities who wish to complete a French undergraduate degree, through the third (which is the last) year of Bachelor level studies. 
Its purpose is also to welcome students from our partner schools for an academic exchange semester.
Students from all over the world who have completed a minimum of two years in spatial, interior, product, visual communications, interaction design or graphic design are eligible to apply.
Students are organized into one of three DN MADE programs, depending on their previous studies:

    •    3rd year International Class / DN MADE Digital Media Design
    •    3rd year International Class / DN MADE Retail & Interior Design
    •    3rd year International Class / DN MADE Industrial Products
  
The completion of this 3rd year program leads to the obtention of the DN MADE, National Diploma in Fine Arts, Crafts and Design which is a state-controlled degree and leads to the award of a bachelor degree after three years of studies.

   •    Le Diplôme de design Bac+5 is based on a five-year curriculum, divided into two cycles:
Undergraduate level: a three-year undergraduate studies in French
MDes, a two-year postgraduate course
 taught in English or French

The undergraduate course taught in French are organized over three years, as the first part of the five-year curriculum:

The 1st year of undergraduate studies
Dedicated to the basic learning of design and creation. 4 design and project methodology workshops are offered in Digital Design, Graphic Design, Space Design and Product Design.
These 7-week workshops allow students to refine their choices for their future careers and further studies in 2nd and 3rd year.

2nd and 3rd year levels of undergraduate studies:
The 2nd and 3rd year of the undergraduate course are organized around 4 major design specialization. Students will be able to personalize their course according to their skills and appetences through an option system, by choosing one design specialization, and one option related to the specialization.
Undergraduate course taught in French


MDes (master programs), a two-year postgraduate course: MDes programs taught in French or in English, based on thematic approaches
Postgraduate course taught in French or in English

All our master programs lead to the Master’s level degree in design, certified by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research and registered in the Registre National des Certifications Professionnelles (the French directory for vocational qualifications or RNCP) as a Level 7 Master’s degree.


Our master programs (MDes) are based on thematic approaches, organized in two years. All our master programs lead to the Master’s level degree in design, certified by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research and registered in the Registre National des Certifications Professionnelles (the French directory for vocational qualifications or RNCP) as a Level 7 Master’s degree.


We offer 4 programs taught in English, for students who completed 3 years of studies in design equivalent to 180 ECTS credits:

One program taught in Nantes, France:

3 programs within our international studios; focusing on the exploration and acceptance of different cultures within an applied, interdisciplinary context.

These MDes programs are taught in English, and are open to students who have completed Bachelor's degree or equivalent in industrial design, graphic, interaction, product or spatial design. A successful completion of this 2-year full-time programs leads to our Master's Degree in Design which is fully accredited and certified by the French Minister of Higher Education.

Completing a Master’s degree program at L’École de design means:

  • Obtaining an internationally and nationally recognized qualification;
  • Access to the corporate world through the alumni network, the school partnerships with companies and the innovation and design centers;
  • Opening to the world of research within the Design Labs and the associated research chairs;
  • The guarantee of acquiring a technical expertise in innovation in the areas covered by the MDes programs and gaining the management skills required for a young designer.

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