Bangor University

Bangor University

Optical Communications

The taught provision has 4 distinct modules that concentrate on specific generic skill: modelling and design; introduction to nanotechnology and microsystems; project planning; mini project; after completion of the taught component, students undertake the major individual thesis.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree in electronic engineering, physics or a related scientific discipline, or equivalent; degrees in other disciplines are considered; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require TOEFL 560 (with TWE 4), IELTS 6.0, or Cambridge Proficiency Higher.

Course modules

Modules include: basic device operating principles through to matters of engineering design; issues in nonlinear dynamics of optical devices for chaotic optical data encryption; quantum information processing includes work on quantum computing and quantum teleportation.

Assessment methods

Research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01248 382683