• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
INSA Lyon, one of France’s top engineering universities is running an International Bachelor’s programme in Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering in cooperation with ECAM Lyon and the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, UK), one of Britain’s leading technological universities.
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Why choose the International Bachelor - Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering (IBMMAE) at INSA Lyon ?

  • A Bachelor’s degree structure corresponds to a recognised standard for undergraduate studies worldwide. 
  • On completion of the 3-year programme, it offers students the possibility of either entering the job market or continuing with further studies.
  • The IBMMAE provides the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies in fast-expanding engineering sectors. Real technical expertise is acquired as of year 1 and mandatory internships and real-world projects favour direct contact with industrial needs rendering students highly employable.
  • The IBMMAE course implements interactive pedagogy focused on personal work and projects, to develop problem-solving techniques and foster quantitative and collaborative skills prized by employers. Classes are taught by internationally recognised experts in the fields of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering.


A degree in Mechanical Engineering provides a passport to interesting, challenging and well-paid careers worldwide. The main areas of employment are in design and manufacture, research and development, management, project engineering and technical support as well as in sales and marketing.

The 3-year IBMMAE programme has been created in response to the need(s):

  • for highly qualified technicians at the Bachelor’s level especially in France,
  • of companies actively seeking to recruit professionals who can be operational in multi-cultural/linguistics environments.
  • of the aerospace and aircraft industries which will continue to expand and recruit in the foreseeable future. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Engineering covering Applied Mathematics
  • Mechanics
  • Materials
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Design
  • Thermodynamics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Fluid Mechanics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

The Bachelor in Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering is tailored to English-speaking students of all nationalities who have an interest in Technology, Applied Sciences and Aeronautics. A good level in Mathematics and Physics is a pre-requisite. 

No minimum French level required.
  • A-levels: AAB (Maths A, Physics A)
  • IB: 32 (with either Maths HL5 or Physics HL5)
  • French Baccalaureate: S (Maths: 13, Physics: 13)
  • USA: Strong High School Diploma combined with strong SAT I and II scores and/or APs with grades at 4 or above
  • India: 75% in all subjects taken at level XII (Maths and Physics are required)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Lyon

  • 891 - 1300 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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