Imperial College London

Imperial College London


This programme is aimed at students who wish to develop their research interests and skills in photonics, this course offers the opportunity to undertake a major, individual, project and reporting the results in a full scientific report and presentation; it trains students: In appropriate research methods; to develop written and oral communication skills for both specialised and non-specialised audiences.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a relevant subject. IELTS score of 7.0 overall (minimum 6.5 in all elements).

Course modules

Modules include: Imaging; optical communications physics; lasers; optical measurement and devices; laboratory work; self-study project; 9-month research project. Optional modules: biomedical optics; fibre optics; laser optics; laser technology; non-linear optics; fibre communications; optical design; optical design laboratory; optical displays; optoelectronic components and devices; photonics structures; quantum optics.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on examinations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DIC Full-time - 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 24,000 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 9,000 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

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Key information

Photonics Group
Telephone number: 
020 7594 7512