UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Integrated Photonic and Electronic Systems

The course aims to train students to PhD level in the skills needed to produce new integrated photonic systems for applications ranging from information display to ultra-fast communications and industrial materials processing.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Nanotechnology; biosensors; advanced photonic devices; photonic systems; solar-electrical power: generation and distribution; photonic sub-systems; broadband technologies and components; management of technology; strategic management; telecommunication business environment; solid state devices and chemical/biological sensors; display technology; analogue integrated circuits; robust and nonlinear systems and control; digital filters and spectrum estimation; image processing and image coding; computer vision and robotics; materials and processes for microsystems; building an internet router; network architecture; software for network services; optical transmission and networks; nanotechnology and healthcare; RF circuits and sub-systems; physics and optics of nano-structure; broadband communications lab; analogue CMOS IC design applications.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials, projects, seminars, and laboratory work. Student performance is assessed through unseen written examination and coursework (written assignments and design work).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,770 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 22,180 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

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