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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    South Kensington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MSc in Optics and Photonics course draws on our experience as one of the largest centres for optics-based research and application in the UK. 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 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 industrial contexts, as well as in a research environment. They find employment with a variety of careers in industry and many moves on to doctoral studies at leading universities in the UK and abroad. Assessment involves the following: Coursework; Examinations; Oral presentation; Poster; Practical; Repots and Viva.

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£ 28,500per year

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University information

Imperial College London

  • University League Table

    5th

  • Campus address

    Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, Kensington and Chelsea, SW7 2AZ, England

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  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 49 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    201 87%

    6th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.56 71%

    47th

    3

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