|Study location||United Kingdom, Southampton|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Bachelors honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant degree. i.e Physics, Electronics, Engineering, Materials Science or Mathematics
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each band)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
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The syllabus is designed to ensure that all students are exposed to the key subject areas in photonics and its applications, including leading-edge topics that are driving the photonics agenda, such as:metamaterials microfabrication nanophotonics
Optional courses provide an opportunity for choice between the light and matter interactions or modelling techniques, and between nanoscience technologies and MEMS sensors. Individual modules are assessed by a mixture of coursework, assignments and examinations, and students must take a total of 60 credits per semester.
The MSc runs for 12 months, with the compulsory and optional taught units taking place in the first two semesters.
Examinations take place at the end of Semester 1 (January), and Semester 2 (May).
If you successfully achieve 120 units of credit, you will progress to the research project, carried out over the summer. The project is an independent and individual investigation into a specific research topic, and will be supervised by senior academic and research staff mainly within the ORC.