Double Degree in Engineering and Architecture

A dual culture in engineering and architecture at the crossroads of civil engineering, environment and architecture

Students follow a four-and-a-half year curriculum, broken down as follows:
  • The first 2 years of the engineering programme at Centrale Nantes, comprising a core curriculum and a specialisation in one of the following fields: Construction, Building and Urban Physics, Digital Society and Urban Issues. This part of the programme includes 120 hours of architecture courses. 
  • 2 years at ensa Nantes (to Master level)
  • Final 6-month internship

Selection of applicants

During the first year of the engineering programme, applicants for the double degree take part in architecture courses and exercises for two months. At the end of this period, they are selected based on their application form, results and interview.

A double degree

Successful completion of the double degree programme leads to dual certification in engineering (certifié CTI - commission des titres d'ingénieur) and in architecture (certifié CCST - commission culturelle, scientifique et technique pour les formations en architecture)

What our graduates say

Anaelle V. Class of 2016
DD Engineering-Architecture
Construction Engineer - BOUYGUES Bât IDF

Originally from Angers, I joined ensa Nantes in 2009 where I followed the double degree programme in Architecture and Engineering...… I am currently a Construction Engineer working on the redevelopment of the Louvre Post Office in Paris. I am in charge of the Metal Framework Lot, for a budget of €7 M... The double-degree programme in architecture and engineering confers a real capacity to work in group and better responsiveness to a problem. In particular, I participated in the Solar Decathlon Europe contest to design, construct and maintain a low-energy housing unitread more

Published on March 9, 2017 Updated on February 18, 2020