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Optics and Photonics - MSc


Imperial College London Physics

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

About the course

Optics is of key importance to many industrial sectors including medicine, ICT and high-tech manufacturing, and Imperial is one of the largest centres for optics-based research and application in the UK.

Imperial has offered an advanced course in optics for over 80 years and the current MSc in Optics and Photonics draws on our experience as one of the largest centres for optics-based research and application in the UK.

The programme includes substantial laboratory and project work, often based within industry. There is also a chance to undertake a self-study project in an area of your choice. You finish with a four-month, full-time project, which may be in industry, an academic research group, or abroad.

Graduates of this course are well qualified to apply their knowledge in a wide range of

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Entry Requirements

Our minimum requirement is a 2.1 degree in physics, mathematics or electrical engineering.

Evidence of appropraite qualifications may also be considered.

We also accept a wide variety of international qualifications.

All candidates must demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency for admission to the College.


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