Master's Degree in Future Processes & Robotisation

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Masters in Future Processes & Robotisation


Presentation of the Master's Degree in Future Processes & Robotisation

The Master's in Future Processes & Robotisation is a dynamic and innovative response to the growing demand in the aerospace and space industry. In a constantly changing world, where technology plays an essential role in optimising processes and boosting competitiveness, Compositadour is working with vocational training providers to offer a full range of training courses for operators, technicians and engineers in composite transformation processes, process automation and robotisation, and metal additive manufacturing. This training programme is positioned as a key player in training the next generation of industrial robotics experts.

One of the distinguishing features of our Master's programme is its network of solid partnerships with major groups in the aerospace industry. These partnerships enable our students to benefit from practical experience and immersion at the heart of the industry right from the start of their course. They have the opportunity to work on practical projects and learn from industry leaders, acquiring skills that are directly applicable in the professional world.

What's more, our Master's is the only specialised programme of its kind in the field of robotics for the aerospace industry. This uniqueness reflects our commitment to filling a gap in the higher education market by offering cutting-edge training that meets the specific needs of this fast-growing industry.

In this presentation, we invite you to find out more about our programme, its objectives, its faculty, and how it can help you acquire the skills and expertise you need to succeed in the aerospace and space industry.

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Attested skills

The course is organised by the Ecole Supérieure des Technologies Industrielles Avancées (ESTIA) and SIGMA Clermont. It draws on the expertise and resources of the Compositadour and Addimadour industrial platforms.

The degree is awarded jointly by SIGMA Clermont and ESTIA and is accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles.

For candidates on a professional training contract, a second "CQP Industrial Project Manager" diploma will be awarded jointly (with no additional teaching, costs included in the price of the PF&R Master's degree).

Pedagogical objectives

The aim of this Master's degree is to train multidisciplinary experts capable of meeting the complex challenges of the factory of the future. Our graduates have in-depth knowledge of materials, processes and robotics, which enables them to manage the development, deployment and implementation of advanced manufacturing solutions.

Aware of the quality, cost and lead-time imperatives that characterise modern industry, our graduates are able to guide technological choices and strategic investments upstream of development, thereby making a significant contribution to the growth and competitiveness of their companies.

Job opportunities

The career opportunities offered by the Specialised Masters in Future Processes & Robotisation are vast. Our graduates are sought after by major players in the aeronautics, automotive, space, sport and leisure industries. They can also bring their invaluable expertise to mid-sized companies (ETIs) and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) specialising in subcontracting in these strategic sectors.

Whether as project manager, R&D manager or reference expert, our graduates play a key role in driving technological innovation in processes, and are ready to take on increasing responsibilities within their companies, from initial development to managing production teams when processes are optimised.


Entry level :

  • Master's level 2 diploma,
  • Engineering degree,
  • Bachelor's degree with at least 3 years' professional experience (a VAP (Validation des Acquis Professionnels) may be required beforehand)
  • Foreign diploma equivalent to the French diplomas required above.

Profile :

  • Candidates who already have professional experience, who wish to specialise or retrain, and who are available for 12 months.
  • Working professionals wishing to follow the specialised master's programme as part of their continuing education.

Submitting an application

Applications can be submitted on the official ESTIA website

Selection process

Selection process :

  1. Submit your application including your CV and covering letter.
  2. Candidates whose applications are deemed admissible will be invited to an interview with the course coordinators.
  3. Final admission to the Specialised Master's programme is conditional on acceptance into a company to complete the professional thesis (professionalization contract or internship).


Selection procedures :

Application deadline: October 2024.

Calendar 2024/2025


Course duration :

1 year, alternating teaching (420 hours) and industrial thesis.

Start date: 7 October 2024

The course timetable is adapted for vocational training/continuing education and initial training.

The in-company periods allow time for the industrial thesis, which is defended at the end of the year.

Thesis defences :

Thursday 17 October 2025

Graduation jury :

Monday 4 November 2025

Graduation Ceremony :

Saturday 23rd November 2025

Additional information in video format : 


Presentation of Master's PF&R by Pierre Joyot, Head of Education


Presentation of the material ressources for the PF&R Master's, by Patxi Hacala, Head of Master's PF&R


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