Presentation master JMIN

JMIN master’s degree

If videogames and interactive digital media are your passion, why not make them your chosen profession?

Students on the JMIN master’s degree major in one of 6 specialisations:

  • Game design

  • Visual design

  • Sound design

  • Programming

  • Ergonomics

  • Project management

A diploma of the highest standard

The master’s degree in games and interactive digital media (JMIN) is co-awarded by the Cnam and the University of Poitiers.
Which establishment delivers the diploma depends on your chosen specialisation.
Cnam-Enjmin is the sole point of admission for all the students.

This is a 2-year university course designed to train artists, designers and researchers working at the highest level in the field of videogames and digital interactive media.
It is open to students with a degree or equivalent diploma.

This master’s degree received an A+ when appraised by the higher education quality assurance organisation AREAS and is certified by the Syndicat National du Jeu Vidéo (national videogame confederation).  

The course is taught in Angoulême and student’s graduate with a master’s degree as detailed in the French national register of diplomas  Master (RNCP niveau I).

Students must chose which specialisation they want to major in (game design, programming, visual design, sound design, ergonomics, project management) when they apply for the entry exams.

The JMIN master’s degree is open to students in higher or in continuing education, but not for distance learning.

The diploma can also be awarded as part of a VAE, which is a French accreditation system to validate professional experience in a given field.


Higher education

Cost:  € 334 for the year 2019-2020.
This includes state health cover (the exact tariff is determined by the Ministry each year).
You may apply for a student grant from the CROUS

Continuing education

The annual cost is € 243.

What is a master’s degree?

  • The master’s degree is a national diploma, guaranteed and delivered on the state’s behalf. It is awarded to post-degree students, who have earned 120 credits over 4 semesters.

  •  The course includes theoretical, methodological and applied instruction and one or several work placements as required.

  • The course also introduces students to research: they are either required to write a thesis or work on personal projects.