Whether you intend to gain skills and expertise that will enable you to take up a position in a key industrial sector or embark on further postgraduate research, you will find that our MSc Photonic Technologies will give you the solid intellectual foundation and hands-on practical and technical skills that you need for a successful professional career in science, engineering and related photonics-based industry.
Working in our new, state-of-the-art cleanroom complex with access to our extensive range of optical laboratories, as part of the course you will work with leading local and national photonics companies, and see first-hand their products and emerging photonics technologies.
Our broad programme will give you the solid intellectual foundation and hands-on practical and technical skills that you need for a successful professional career in science, engineering and related photonics-based industry, or to embark on further postgraduate research.
Semester one Compulsory modules: Lasers; Microfabrication; Photonics Laboratory and Study Skills Optional modules: Light and Matter; Matlab/Numerical Methods; Silicon Photonics
Semester two Compulsory modules: Solid State and Ultrafast Lasers; Photonic Materials; Plasmonics, Metamaterials and Nanophotonics Optional modules: Nanoscience Technology and Advanced Materials; MEMS Sensors and Actuators
Semester three Lab and cleanroom project; four-month, independent research project culminating in a dissertation
First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in an appropriate subject (eg physics, electronics, engineering, materials science or mathematics). English language: IELTS 6.0, with minimum of 5.5 in each component.
Recipient: University of Southampton
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