University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Photonic and Optical Engineering

The course gives students an advanced and comprehensive coverage of the fundamental principles of how light behaves, how it can be exploited and a broad and detailed coverage of photonic communication systems and technology. It provides a basis for engineers who wish to update their knowledge in this area, or students/engineers who wish to go on to do research or study for a doctorate, as well as 1st degree students who would like to enhance their training.

Entry requirements

A high 2.2 degree, or international equivalent, in electrical engineering or closely related subject. English language requirements: IELTS: 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any element).

Course modules

Modules include: project; digital signal processing for telecommunications, multimedia and instrumentation; digital signal processing for telecommunications, multimedia and instrumentation with project; instrumentation and measurement; instrumentation and measurement with project; integrated photonics: design and technology; photonic communications components; optical communications with project; photonics: modelling, analysis and design; mobile communications; mobile communications with project; imaging principles and technology with project; RF microelectronics; RF microelectronics with project.

Assessment methods

Most taught modules are assessed by examination and/or written work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,870 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Engineering Student Support Centre
Telephone number: 
0115 951 4081