The course is suitable for appropriately qualified students with a first degree in physics, mathematics or electrical engineering, or for candidates who show other evidence of appropriate qualifications.
Months of entry
The course includes substantial laboratory and project work, often based within industry. There is also a chance to undertake a self-study project in an area of your choice.
You finish with a four-month, full-time project, which may be in industry, an academic research group or abroad.
Graduates of this course are well qualified to apply their knowledge in a wide range of industrial contexts, as well as in a research environment.
They find employment with a variety of careers in industry and many move on to doctoral studies at leading universities in the UK and abroad.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||46|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||18|
|Dissertation||36 (20000 words)|
Course contact details
- Dr K Weir