You'll need a first or second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in physical science or electronic & electrical engineering. You'll also need suitable references and acceptance by one of our partner companies to carry out the Master project work with them.
Please also provide a CV and a statement detailing your interests and motivation and send these in with your application.
Other qualifications may be considered for the MSc, including industrial experience.
You may also be invited for an interview.
Months of entry
This course will train physicists and engineers in the area of photonics, which is a key enabling technology, underpinning many areas of industry.
You'll have the opportunity to undertake a three-month research or development project based with one of our industrial partners such as M Squared Lasers.
We have a long tradition of cutting-edge photonics research, which supports our courses. Much of this work has resulted in significant industrial impact through our spin-out companies and academic-industrial collaborations.
You'll also have the opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial skills by taking courses delivered by the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship.
For more information please see the course page.
Information for international students
Please see the English language requirements.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dept of Physics
- 0141 548 3362