Licences Professionnelles

Our multi-disciplinary Institution enables us to provide a range of Bachelor-degree level programmes. All Bachelor-level degrees are awarded after the third year of study or after obtaining 180 ETCS. We are pleased to offer 14 national courses (available in most French universities) and 4 courses specific to our university:


National Degree Programmes (Licence Pro)

  • LP MMS Metallurgy-Structuring-Wielding
  • LP RADS Audio-visual Design and Sound Engineering
  • LP CM Mechanical Design
  • LP TOSPI Object and Service Oriented Technology for IT Projects
  • LP BEPCB Energy Positive Building and Wood Construction
  • LP LOGIN Information Technology and Logistics
  • LP RPG3ER Electricity and Electronics
  • LP MATIS B to B Marketing for Industry and Services
  • LP ARIVE Automatic Control Systems, Industrial Networking, Vision and Ergonomics
  • LP ISAM Marketing and International Projects
  • LP CAGC Thermal Engineering Development and Management
  • LP ETR Management of Small Companies
  • LP AQ Quality Control Officer/Supervisor

 LP MMS Metallurgy-Structuring-Welding

This course is offered in partnership with the Lycée Paul Constans in Montluçon, and gives BAC+2 holders the opportunity to gain knowledge of the use and properties of new and complex materials. Students are also taught about the development of high performance products and are given the opportunity to employ their knowledge in practical situations:

  • Theory: 550 hours

Metallurgy (general knowledge and welding)
Shaping, Drawing and Special Forms
Material Behaviours (resistance, techniques and tools)
Durability (damage to steel, codes & regulations)
Business Techniques (communication and employability)
English

  • Practical training: 2 activities for students to apply practical skills
  1. Tutor-supervised Project (80 hours)
    In small groups, supervised by teachers, students practice taught skills, experiment the links between different disciplines and develop their personal motivation and initiative.
  2. Industrial Internship (4 months)

Carried out at the end of the teaching period, students must complete an internship with an industrial company. Aided by a tutor and teacher of business culture, students must also carry out research about the job market. The completed internship is evaluated by teachers and industrial professionals.


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LP RADS Audio-visual Design and Sound Engineering

The Licence Professionnelle in Audio-visual Design and Sound Engineering teaches image, digital integration and artistic creation. Taught on the Vichy campus, students have the opportunity to work on projects with local and regional broadcasting companies, and to contribute to the student-run radio station. The course programme is available here.


Course Leader: M. Didier MOYA
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Tel: +33(0)4 70 30 43 98

LP CM Mechanical Design

The Licence Professionnelle in Mechanical Design specialises in ecological, industrial and mechanical production and trains students to become supervisors, project managers and technicians. The usual course has the following format:

  1. 585 hours of teaching
    First Semester: Teaching about large industries and specialist trades (use of professional computer software, professional techniques concerning the motor and aeronautical industries, introduction to innovations in digital design, eco-design)
    Second Semester: Teaching about business culture and employability
  2. Part time teaching is also available with proof of part-time employment, where the course requires 140 hours of teaching and 16 weeks of work/internship

A list of companies recruiting part-time students, along with their contact details is available here.


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LP TOSPI Object and Service Oriented Technology for IT Projects

The LP TOSPI is a Computer and Software Systems degree with the specialist option 'Object and Service Oriented Technology for IT Projects.' The course is offered by I.U.T. d'Allier in conjunction with Pôle Universitaire et Technologique de Vichy (PUTV), the Lycée Presles à Cusset and le Greta du Bassin Dore Allier. Teaching takes place at PUTV.
The LP TOSPI is a design-oriented course, complemented by solid foundations in other I.T. domains such as internet, databases, interface design and I.T.-Project Management. Students also have the opportunity to collaborate professionally with software engineers and programmers. Students will be able to develop their roles as team leaders by organising their studies and professional responsibilities. For more information on the course, please download our leaflet.


Course Leader: Mme Marie BORNARD
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Tel: +33(0)4 70 30 43 95

LP BEPCB Energy Positive Building and Wood Construction

The LP BEPCB is a one-year-professionally-oriented course focusing on construction using traditional or alternative materials and wood. Some course topics include:

  • Performance analysis of building environments and the energy performance of the building and its construction
  • Design of building frameworks for low energy consumption structures, using renewable energy and evaluation of these frameworks in comparison with existing rules and regulations
  • Work with a team of town planners, architects, and designers within engineering consulting firms

The course is comprised of 500 hours of teaching, a 16-week internship and 70 hours of teaching in June about business culture and employability. Students will be able to benefit from small class sizes, and frequent assessment to ensure academic progress. For more information about the course, please download our booklet.


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LP LOGIN Information Technology and Logistics

The LP in Information Technology and Logistics specialises in design, development and use of I.T. tools to solve logistical problems, some topics of study include:

  • Flux analysis, optimisation and restructuring
  • Traceability
  • Warehouse location & Workshop sizing
  • Production planning & Routing optimisation
  • Decision making

Students are able to put their theoretical knowledge into practice using models and simulators, always using I.T. to run logistics. The course is divided into 6 modules of 80 teaching hours each including case studies, courses on different specialist software, a supervised project and a 16-week internship.

For more information about the course and how to apply, please download our booklet.

It is also possible for students to work and study part-time, providing there is an agreement between the employers and I.U.T. d'Allier. For more information about this, please visit the page 'Alternance en LOGIN.'

LP RPG3ER Electricity and Electronics

The LP RPG3ER specialises in electrical energy management for the production, distribution and energy storage sectors, as well as renewable energy and off-the-grid systems (electrical cars, stand-alone fittings.)
The course is comprised of 440 teaching hours, a supervised project, a 16-week internship and 70 teaching hours in June on business culture and employability. Students on the LP RPG3ER course will respond to needs specified by industrial professionals, who contribute to many parts of the teaching period. Students will also benefit from small class sizes and frequent assessment to ensure academic progress. For more information, please download our detailed course programme.

A foundation module of 80 teaching hours is also available at the beginning of the academic year for students who have previously studied in other specialist fields. It is also possible for students to work and study part-time, providing there is an agreement between the employers and I.U.T. d'Allier.

LP MATIS B to B Marketing for Industry and Services

I.U.T. d'Allier offers the LP in B to B Marketing for Industry and Services in partnership with the Lycée Paul Constans. The course focuses on buying and selling, marketing and management. Graduates will stand out to future employers with the foreign language skills and professional experience they will have gained from the course.
The LP MATIS could also appeal to those who already have professional experience and wish to validate this, or to those already employed in business and wish to gain expertise in Business-to-Business (B to B) negotiations.

The course is comprised of 440 teaching hours and 150 hours of work experience, of which 130 are allocated to a supervised project. Students will complete 6 modules linked to commerce, economics, social and cultural environments, and techniques in B to B marketing on a national, European and international level.

Semester one is dedicated to the larger topic areas specific to this field, and Semester two is dedicated to management, cultural and language skills.

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LP ARIVE Automatic Control Systems, Industrial Networking, Vision and Ergonomics

The LP ARIVE specialises in:

  • Automation equipment and industrial networks using innovative technologies
  • Automation equipment programming
  • Product quality control
  • Industrial standards of production
  • Finished product packaging and storage

The course features a 140 hour supervised project, a 16-week internship and a module on business culture (law, management, negotiation, economics and business set-up.)
The LP in Automatic Control Systems, Industrial Networking, Vision and Ergonomics may also appeal to those already employed in a managerial role in an industrial company, but who wish to acquire an expertise in the domains mentioned above. In this case, the LP ARIVE is available part-time, providing there is an agreement between the employers and I.U.T. d'Allier.

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LP ISAM Marketing and International Projects

The LP ISAM specialises in marketing in an international context, applicants must therefore have an adequate level of a modern foreign language.
The course features practical group work in different disciplines, and theoretical teaching provided by professors, researchers and working professionals. Theoretical and practical learning are combined to form 8 modules, all modules are marked and worth a fixed number of ECTS credits (subject to the mark awarded):

  • Business strategy, relationship marketing, E-marketing, marketing of the services, industrial marketing
  • Information theory, business strategy, researches in social sciences
  • Communication, modern foreign languages and I.T.
  • Law and politics, economic balance and globalisation
  • Tools and analytics of different sectors, intercultural marketing, cultures and civilisations
  • Project management, project financing and modern language development
  • Marketing studies, prospecting, distribution research and shares

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LP CAGC Thermal Engineering Development and Management

The LP CAGC specialises in climate control (heating, air-conditioning, air treatment and ventilation) and the optimisation of energy in buildings. Management is equally a key part of the course, where students will learn to plan and organise a building site, make blueprints and estimate the cost of works; always adhering to European regulations and implementing renewable energy where possible.
40% of the 585 teaching hours are taught by working professionals, and include topics such as communication in English, law, economics, management and strategy. Part-time work and study is also available providing there is an agreement between the employers and I.U.T. d'Allier.

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The course also features a 16-week internship after the teaching period. It is important to note that 50% of our students receive job offers after their internships. For more information about the course, please read our booklet.

Course Leader: Pierre HORMIERE
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Department Secretary: Brigitte MARIE
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LP ETR Management of Small Companies

The Licence Professionnelle in Management of Small Companies specialises on businesses typically in rural areas, and the economic and institutional needs required in order to revitalise such companies.
The teaching period lasts 18 weeks, in which time the course offers various methods of teaching, including an introduction course, partnership work with company personnel, company visits, conferences and simulations. Students will also benefit from specific professional insight provided by the teaching faculty, and work experience in the form of a dual internship:

1. January internship- Analyse and learn about the professional world, design a personal
research project

2. March-June internship- Apply initiative and finalise personal research project

Following successful completion of the course, graduates will be eligible for many types of employment including, but not limited to; future entrepreneur, employee administrator, company buyer, business advisor and local development officer.

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LP AQ Quality Control and Management

The LP in Quality Control and Management offers students a double expertise in management and quality in either the industrial sector or tertiary/health sector. This course in systems management and quality therefore produces specialists who are aware of the importance of staff training, and who have the knowledge to continuously improve levels of quality.

The course consists of:

1. 160 teaching hours
   - business environment and general knowledge

2. 160 teaching hours
   - quality guarantee and a module based on the chosen option

3. 160 teaching hours
   - total quality management and 'quality and people'

4. 150-hour personal project, supervised by a tutor

5. 16-week internship with a company relative to the chosen option

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