A UK upper second-class honours degree, or equivalent, in a related subject such as physics, electronics, engineering, materials science or mathematics.
English language: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.
Months of entry
On this one-year masters degree you’ll gain specialist knowledge of technologies that harness the power of light, such as lasers and optical fibres. You’ll be taught by leading experts in the ORC, and learn how to design and create optical components and materials in the laboratory. You’ll also be prepared for research and product development roles in the fast-growing photonics sector, or for PhD-level study.
Compulsory modules include: Optical Fibres; Lasers; Photonics Laboratory; Advanced Fibre Telecommunications; Optical Fibre Sensors; Advanced Lasers; MSc Research Project and Dissertation.
Optional modules include: Bio/Micro/ Nano Systems; Light and Matter; Microfabrication; Microsensor Technologies; Nanoscience; Signal Processing; Silicon Photonics; Wireless and Mobile Networks
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Physical Sciences and Engineering
- +44 (0)23 8059 2630