Higher education in France is world-renowned for its quality and accessibility. The French government pays for tuition and health insurance at public schools. Admission and promotion is through a system of merit-based examinations. University studies are divided into three stages, called the Premier Cycle, Deuxième Cycle, and Troisième Cycles. Each university is divided into departments or UFR (Unités de formation et de recherche) which cover all disciplines, from science to the humanities. Course units called UV or Unités de valeur in each discipline, must be passed in order to graduate. University diplomas are nationally standardised and transferable between institutions.
Undergraduate education in France is renowned for fine arts. Undergraduate education in France is unsurpassed in quality, depth and the last few decades have seen huge changes in the number of pupils and students in the French education system.
Short duration, Summer Courses are offered by French universities during the summer season. The time period from May end to mid September is the ideal season to be in France. Most of the universities in France offer short term courses in different fields like Fashion, Photography, Language, designing, heritage studies, law& economics, agro health, Management, Material innovations for products and trends.
A lot of short duration courses are offered by French universities during the summer season. Most universities in France offer short term courses in fields like Fashion, photography, language, designing, heritage studies, law& economics, agro health, Management, and Material innovations for products and trends. For those who are not very fluent in French, there are many courses which are taught in English.
Some of the most popular courses in universities of France are as follows:
Education in France is funded directly by the state thus making the tuition fee affordable by most middle class families. As an approximation, tuition can cost anywhere between Euro 170 and Euro 15,000 per year, depending on the institution and the course selected.
The cost of education at a post-graduate level is considerably low as compared to other European countries. This is due to the fact that the education system is supported by a public institution with funds. The approximate cost of an entire program may be Euro 10,000 per year. There are many scholarships available for eligible students who cannot afford this amount.
The French Ministry of Higher Education and Research is the primary provider of finances for Ph.D. programs in France. Funding can be obtained by taking a short term employment contract called as ‘Doctoral Contract’, which makes the institute under which you are pursuing the degree, an employer. There are also other options where the Ph.D. host (company/university/laboratory) provides the candidate with funds, grants or associations.
BTS(Brevet de Technicien Supérieur)
BTS stands for Brevet de Technicien Supérieur. It is a two-year professional course, the equivalent of the UK HND (Higher National Diploma) and the French title means the same.
The difference between a BTS and, say a similar two-year post-bac course in an IUT (Institut Universitaire Technologique) is that although it is a university qualification, BTS courses are run by schools.
Its features include:
There are many different types of BTS. Some are full-time courses, with work experience during the holiday period. Others (BTS en alternance) alternate between work experience and study year-round. In such a case, the student has to work as an apprentice under an employer. If the student does well, then he or she has a good chance of being absorbed in the company, at the end of the two-year period of study, sometimes even obtaining the actual diploma is not necessary.
Generally, an MBA in Marketing Management is a 2 years full time degree. Some institutes may offer distance learning opportunities. Besides the core topics, aspects that are broadly taught are the following,
Instructors may choose from several modes of education like, discussion, case studies, computer based simulations, projects, presentations, video conference, e-learning etc. You may also get to gain practical experience from internships.
To be eligible to apply to these marketing courses,
Students must have 50% marks in bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
Executive MBA in Marketing programs are usually for professionals who want to enhance their skills and strategies and may require the candidate to have relevant work experience.
Almost all organizations need to emphasize on marketing to achieve a strong foothold among competitors. So after successfully completing your MBA, you can expect job roles in areas like
Major sectors requiring your service will be marketing companies, advertising agencies, FMCG companies, financial sector, IT companies and such. Some of the prime recruiters are Sony, Exim, Ranbaxy, Spencer’s Retail, KPMG, Tata Consultancy Services, Cognizant Technology and many others.