Cardiff University

Cardiff University


Students study the interface between laser optics, cell biology and medicine. The programme covers the fundamental understanding and hands-on experience necessary for this field. Much of the research in this area is inter-disciplinary in nature, drawing on expertise from different areas across the life science, physical science and engineering disciplines.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree in a biological or physical science or engineering; applications from students in subjects such as physics, chemistry, material sciences, electrical engineering, biology, optometry and pharmacy are welcomed. Applicants should possess a minimum of a 2nd class Honours degree or equivalent in a physical, biological or engineering science, plus research proposal. 2 academic references and copies of full transcripts are required. Applicants whose 1st language is not English are normally expected to meet the minimum university requirements (e.g. 6.5 IELTS).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,560 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,780 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 8,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

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Key information

Telephone number: 
029 208 75112