Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Photonics and Optoelectronic Devices

Major activities are based around optoelectronics, laser development, semiconductor physics, materials technology, ultra-fast phenomena, modern optics, and instrumentation; this course recognises the explosive growth of the UK and global photonics industry, fostered by the world-wide expansion in the exploitation of optical in telecommunications; students receive postgraduate training in modern optics and semiconductor physics tailored to the needs of the optoelectronics industries.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in physics, applied physics, electronic engineering, or equivalent qualifications; lesser qualifications combined with relevant industrial experience may also be suitable. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Sponsorship information

Various awards may be available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,120 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,880 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,390 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
PG Secretary
Telephone number: 
0131 4513023