Apply for master JMIN

Apply for the JMIN master!

If you have at least a degree or equivalent diploma or you work in the industry and have at least three years personal/professional experience, what are you waiting for?

2020 Calendar

  • Admission subject launch: February 7, 2020
  • Online application deadline: March 20, 2020 (3pm)
  • Admission to writing on line : April 30, 2020 (3pm)
  • Written tests: 16 May 2020 (9am-5pm) online (or at the Cnam-Enjmin, Angoulême)
  • Oral Admissions online : June 12, 2020 (3pm)
  • Oral examinations: from 1 to 3 July 2020 (Cnam-Enjmin, Angoulême)
  • Admission to the Master's program is now online : July 6, 2020 (3pm)

Due to the specificity of the training, both technical and artistic, a recruitment procedure is set up to evaluate the knowledge and motivation of candidates in the field of games and interactive media.

Whatever your status, your home institution, your nationality... you must follow each step of the procedure described below.

To apply for the Master's degree

Level required and justifications to be provided

Required level: 3 years of higher education: justification to be provided mentioning precisely the title of the training and the level. Only school certificates will be accepted.

  • If you don't have a bachelor's degree, you can apply for the Validation of Professional Acquired Skills (VAP)
  • If your degree is not recognized, you can apply for a Graduate Studies Validation (VES)

Supporting documents

Elements to be provided (in French)
Student status in 2019-2020  Other European Union Diploma Diploma outside the European Union
Certificate of schooling mentioning the title of the diploma and its level of training (3 years of higher education) French Diploma
If other diploma or certificate: certificate of recognition of level (3 years higher education) by the institution that issued the training course.
Certificate of the training establishment justifying the obtaining of 180 ECTS Certificate of recognition of the diploma obtained, equivalent to level II, to be requested from ENIC-NARIC:
Beware of delivery times: start the procedure in January.
Motivation letter Motivation letter Motivation letter Motivation letter
Creative brief Creative brief Creative brief Creative brief
For non-French speaking students: proof of level B2

Creative brief

To work on the creation of a game based on a given subject. 

The aim of this dossier is to show an interest and a capacity for reflection, innovation or creativity on the problems of interactive media in relation to the speciality requested.
It is therefore not a technical exercise on a video game project.

Topic for 2020 Recruitment: Online February 7, 2020

The candidate has complete freedom of interpretation of the subject as long as the relationship to the work is explicit.

Complete specifications : : the file "Dossier créatif 2020" will be online on February 7, 2020 / For information, here is the dossier créatif 2019

Deposit must be made online

You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt by e-mail to confirm that we have received your application and that it is admissible as soon as all the files have been studied.
If we need further information, we will contact you directly by email.
Your application will then be examined by a jury of teachers.

Administrative file

  • An information sheet will have to be completed online
  • You must then send to Cnam-Enjmin (138 rue de Bordeaux - 16000 Angoulême - FRANCE), by 20 March 2020 at the latest (postmark as proof), a cheque for 85€ made out to AG Cnam Nouvelle-Aquitaine, noting on the back your first name, surname, candidate number and the code MR130.

WARNING: If you wish to apply for 2 courses, you must put together 2 creative files and provide a cheque for 170€.

 If your application is successful

The list of eligible candidates for the written tests that take place online (in case it is not possible to take the tests online, we will organise a session in our premises) on 16 May 2020 (9am-5pm) will be posted on our website on 30 April 2020 (3pm).

The tests are: 

  • Analysis of linear or interactive audiovisual works
  • English test
  • Technical test according to the chosen courses

Note to candidates residing outside metropolitan France: the exams will take place in a single session from 9am to 5pm (UTC/GMT +1 hour).

 If you pass the written tests

The list of oral admissions will also be put online on 12 June 2020 (3pm).
You will be invited by email for an oral interview (15 to 30 minutes) which will take place in Angoulême between the 1st and 3rd July 2020. 

If your oral interview is conclusive

The list of candidates admitted to the master will be put online on July 6, 2020 (3pm) and you will receive a confirmation by email afterwards.

Once this email has been received, we will send you your application form mid-July 2020.