Computer science engineering programme

ESIEE Paris offers a major in computer science within its engineering programme during the last two years of the course, accredited by the engineering titles commission (CTI).



2 years

Degree level
Bac +5 master's degree

Why should I become a computer science engineer?

This course leads to the acquisition of skills related to the bases of informatics (language, algorithm, physical and distributed architecture).

Becoming a software engineer, it's having access to a large range of positions with various problematics. ESIEE Paris trains engineers with the very latest advanced technologies. If you have always wanted to build the world of tomorrow and do your part in the digital age, this software course will allow you to achieve your goals!

What will the programme bring me?

  • Objectives 

    • To train high-level and highly versatile computer engineers
    • To acquire a sustainable foundation that allows for adaptability to new technology throughout the engineers career.
    • To be exposed to the most recent technology and scientific advances through the connections of the computer science department with the industrial and research world
    • To integrate human, ethical and ecological issues relating to computer engineering activities
  • Skills

    • Designing and developing computer applications and software
    • Analysing a problem and designing an algorithmic method to solve it
    • Specifying, documenting and testing software
    • Optimising programs for specific computer architectures

Professional opportunities

  • Examples of applications

    • Mobile app development
    • 3D real time mapping
    • Stock market flow management
    • Assessment of high-performance software
    • Development of security services, etc.
  • Professions / Positions

    • Software analyst / developer
    • IT project manager
    • Study and development engineer
    • Research engineer
    • Consultant
  • Sectors of activity

    • Services informatiques 
    • Web
    • Banque & assurances
    • Jeux vidéo
    • Aérospatial
    • Défense
    • Edition de logiciels
Companies that have recruited graduates from this sector

96 %
of the young graduates found their first job within 6 month after of graduating (promo 2021)

84 %
of our students even found a contract before the end of their training

42 072 €
is the average annual gross salary (France and International)

How is the programme structured?

At the end of the first year of the engineering cycle, students choose their field of study. The course of study is spread over two years with compulsory and optional scientific and technical courses, management courses and modern languages.


2nd year of the engineering cycle

The courses take place over two semesters, each one subdivided into two periods. The first semester consists of two teaching periods. The second semester is made up of one teaching period and an internship period of at least 12 weeks. From January to April, students must work in teams on multidisciplinary projects proposed by industrial partners, laboratories or ESIEE Paris teachers. All students may take optional modern language 2 courses.

  • UE - Advanced science and technology (330h - 27 ECTS)
  • UE - Open science and technology (90h - 10 ECTS)
  • UE - Management and human sciences (120h - 7 ECTS)
  • UE - Modern languages (76h - 4 ECTS)
  • Internship (12 ECTS)

3rd year of the engineering cycle

The courses take place over two semesters. The first semester consists of two teaching periods. In the second semester, students must complete an end-of-studies internship of at least 24 weeks (6 months) in a company or research laboratory.

  • UE - Advanced science and technology (180h - 18 ECTS)
  • UE - Open science and technology (60h - 5 ECTS)
  • UE - Management and human sciences (90h - 5 ECTS)
  • UE - Modern languages (42h - 4 ECTS)
  • Internship (30 ECTS)
  • Download the brochure (in french)
Conférence des grandes écoles
Commission des titres d'ingénieur
Label diplôme d'ingénieur

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