Research course

Applied Photonics

University of Glasgow · College of Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

Our EngD is an alternative to a traditional PhD aimed at students looking for a career in industry. Students spend about 75% of time working directly with a company in addition to receiving advanced-level training from a broad portfolio of technical and business courses.

The Centre for Doctoral Training in Applied Photonics works with companies developing photonics-enabled products and services, from consumer technology and mobile computing devices to healthcare and security.

Each of our collaborations is built around an EngD or PhD student, providing them with masters-level technical and business qualifications, along with an industrially-connected doctoral research project.

Further information from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Applied Photonics.

Information for international students

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)

  • 6.5 with no sub-test under 6.0.
  • Tests must have been taken within 2 years 5 months of start date. Applicants must meet the overall and subtest requirements using a single test.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • EngD
    full time
    48-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    96 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details