Taught course

Optical Fibre Technologies

Institution
University of Southampton · Optoelectronics Research Centre
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

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.

Semester one
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.

Semester two
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.

Semester three
Core modules: Project (independent four-month optical fibre laboratory based project)

For further information, please visit our website.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Email
fpse-mscapply@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 2630