Master’s 2 – IT, Image Synthesis and Computer Graphics (ISICG)


Initial course and ongoing training throughout life


five years of post-secondary education




2 semesters.

Course venue

Faculté des Sciences et Techniques
123, Avenue Albert Thomas

Contact details

Course supervisor



The aim of the open purpose (Research and Professional) Master’s in IT, Image Synthesis and Computer Graphics (ISICG) is to provide on the one hand a solid background in IT and on the other hand an advanced specialisation in the fields of image synthesis and computer graphics, combined with lessons for professional use.
At the end of the course, each student has a descriptive appendix entitled “Supplement to Degree” which provides a precise description of the university curriculum followed and the skills acquired during the period of study as well as a fair evaluation of progress made and skills acquired.

Number of ECTS credits: 120

Registration fee

Approximately 480 euros (including social security).

Campus France

The University of Limoges belongs to the agency Campus France and the facility CEF (Centre pour les Études en France). International students who live abroad (outside the EU, excluding BGE/BGF [holders of scholarships awarded by the French government and foreign countries, respectively]), wishing to pursue their studies in Limoges, must file their applications with the agency Campus France. A Centre pour les Études en France exists in the following countries: Algeria, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Comores, Gabon, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Japan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, Republic of Congo, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Syria (suspended), Taiwan, Tunisia, United States, Vietnam. The procedure is dematerialised: for more information, please click on the link below.

Campus France website

Organisation of the curriculum

Courses, tutorials, practical work and a work placement lasting a minimum of 5 months at a company or in one of the host laboratories of the Master’s in France or abroad.


Semester 3 Mandatory list

Preview of image synthesis
Modelling and animation
Organisation of the company
Visual production (“motion design”)
Development of software extensions

Semester 3 Elective list (minimum: 2, maximum: 2)

Curves and surfaces for CAD
Ergonomics and human machine interfaces
Simulation of physical models
Image processing and marking, information theory
Discrete geometry, image and vision


Semester 4 Mandatory list

Work placement at a company or research work in a laboratory

Further studies

Possible pursuit of studies for a doctoral thesis in IT, particularly in image synthesis.

Professional integration

Career opportunities : Project manager in IT services company, IT researcher, designer of video games, multimedia designer, lecturer, ergonomist, computer scientist, applications engineer, design engineer, multimedia integrator , web integrator, web designer

Industries : IT departments of large companies, IT services companies, communication agencies, micro enterprises (freelance developers), software editors in the field of image synthesis, graphic design, video gaming and virtual reality.