Taught course


Imperial College London · Department of Physics

Entry requirements

As many of the students registering for the MRes will be continuing to PhD studies the entry requirements for the MRes match those for PhD studies in the Department, namely a First Class Honours degree, or an equivalent overseas qualification, in Physics or a relevant engineering subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Photonics is an exciting area of physics, which enables developments in fields as diverse as biomedical imaging and high power fibre lasers.

The Department of Physics has a long and successful research record in imaging and photonic. This 12-month MRes, built on our renowned MSc in Optics and Photonics, usually forms the first year of the four-year (MRes+PhD) research training programme in the Photonics Group.

Fees and funding

UK students
For up-to-date information please visit out website http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/studentfinance/tuitionfees

We offer a range of scholarships for postgraduate students to support you through your studies. Try our scholarships search tool to see what you might be eligible for.

For more information on the Postgraduate Master's Loan scheme and other funding opportunities that are available, please visit our Fees and Funding website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Professor Mark Neil
+44 (0)20 759 4 7862