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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is taught by some of the world’s leading experts on optical fibre technology. Areas of study include: fibre design and fabrication, fibre telecommunication, fibre lasers and fibre sensors including fibre devices. You will learn and apply the core concepts of these technologies in real-world settings, gaining hands-on experience of cutting-edge research.

Semester one
Compulsory modules:
Optical Fibre Technology I; Optical Fibre Technology II
Optional modules (provisional): Introduction to MEMS; Signal Processing; Silicon Photonics; Light and Matter; Lasers

Semester two
Compulsory modules: Advanced Fibre Telecommunication; Optical Fibre Sensors; Photonics Laboratory
Optional modules (provisional): MEMS Sensors and Actuators; Wireless and Mobile Networks; Solid State and Ultrafast Lasers

Semester three
Compulsory module: Optical Fibre related four-month laboratory-based project. Industrial Showcase event.

Information for international students

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international.page

Fees and funding

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding/pg-fees-funding.page

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