Taught course

Optical Technologies

Institution
University of Strathclyde · Department of Physics
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

First or second class Honours degree, or equivalent, in physics or a closely related subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The versatile field of optical technologies underpins many aspects of modern society and is expected to be a key enabling technology of the 21st century. The course is based on the strong record of optical technologies in all research divisions of the Department of Physics, the Institute of Photonics (a commercially orientated research unit at the interface between academia and industry), the Centre for Biophotonics and the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.

Students can choose taught elements relevant to their career interests from a wide range of topics in photonics, nanosciences, optics at the physics-life sciences interface, information technology and quantum optics.

Fees and funding

Financial support might be available on a case-by case basis. Please contact the department for details.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Lynn Gilmour
Email
pgt@phys.strath.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)141 548 3362