End of applications for My Master: “The problem is the complexity of the files and the different demands from one training to another”

An application phase that was uneventful but not without stress. While students have until Sunday to submit their files on the My Master platform, the Ministry of Higher Education and Research is pleased with a step that, for the moment, has taken place ” without difficulty “. The application submission phase, in 2023, was marred by numerous technical glitches (training missing from the platform, request for unnecessary documents, etc.) that led the ministry to grant students an additional forty-eight hours to apply. .

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For this second edition, the national platform, a kind of Parcoursup des masters, was the subject of a series of technical improvements, in particular optimized ergonomics. News well received by the candidates interviewed by The world, who recognize the practical aspect of My Master, which allows them to consult the entire training offer and submit their application directly on the site, to the 3,500 master’s degree holders.

Daniel Langgartner, 22 years old, a law student at the Faculty of Nancy, already knew how the site works since, repeating a year, he had gone through this system in 2023. “The platform has really been improved, observes the young man. Last year, the site was frequently under maintenance for several hours, which was very restrictive. » If the student admits to being “broken in”He remembers that it was not always easy for his colleagues to get familiar with the platform.

“Weighing of requested files”

“A month to complete our files is really too short”, says Augustin (the people cited by name requested anonymity), a graduate in political science from the Catholic University of Lille. He would have liked the documents requested for each training course to be delivered as soon as the platform was opened, on January 29 – students could, from this date, consult the training offer – and not at the time of submitting the applications. . “We only discovered on February 26 that finally, for the master’s degree we had identified, we had to do a three-page research paper, find a tutor, make a bibliography, summarize all our academic work… and all in one. go record and for about ten training courses », laments the young man. As in 2023, students have the possibility of submitting fifteen wishes for traditional training and fifteen for work-study courses.

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