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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The course provides the opportunity to explore and master a large range of optical technologies, enabling you to put devices in the context of an optical system and/or application. The course is based on the strong record of optical technologies across research divisions in the Department of Physics in collaboration with:

  • Optics Division (Physics)
  • Plasma Division (Physics)
  • Nanoscience Division (Physics)
  • Institute of Photonics
  • Centre for Biophotonics
  • Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering

You’ll put the knowledge gained in the taught components to use in a cutting-edge research project.

Careers

The course gives you a thorough basis for a successful job in the photonics, optical and life sciences industries. It provides the basis to excel in more interesting and challenging posts.

The course can also be an entry route into an optics-related PhD programme. Over the years, many of Strathclyde’s optics and photonics graduates have found successful employment at the large variety of local laser and optics companies as well as with national and international corporations.

Tuition fees

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£ 21,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Strathclyde

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G1 1XQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 49 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    189 82%

    10th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    42nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    25th

    15

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