First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in an appropriate subject (eg physics, electronics, engineering, materials science or mathematics). English language: IELTS 6.5, with minimum of 6.0 in each component.
Months of entry
Our MSc Optical Fibre Technologies programme offers a great opportunity to be taught, first-hand, by some of the world’s leading experts on optical fibre technology in areas ranging from fibre design and fabrication, fibre telecommunication, fibre lasers, and fibre sensors including fibre devices such as gratings and tapers. You will be taught the core concepts of these technologies and apply these in real-world settings, gaining hands-on experience of cutting-edge research.
Compulsory modules: Optical Fibre Technology I; Optical Fibre Technology II; Photonics Laboratory and Study Skills.
Optional modules: Enterprise Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing; Light and Matter; Lasers; Silicon Photonics.
Compulsory modules: Advanced Fibre Telecommunication Technologies; Optical Fibre Sensor Technologies.
Optional modules: Global Entrepreneurship; Innovation and Technology Transfer; MEMS Sensors & Actuators; Solid State and Ultrafast Lasers.
Core modules: Project (independent four-month optical fibre laboratory based project)
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Course contact details
- Physical Sciences and Engineering
- +44 (0)23 8059 2630