University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Quantum Photonics and Nanomaterials

This masters by research course brings together the University of Sheffield's expertise in quantum photonics and nanomaterials. There is a particular focus on the study of novel fundamental phenomena in condensed matter systems as well as applications in quantum information processing, photovoltaics and optoelectronics.

Entry requirements

You'll need a first class honours degree, or equivalent, in physics.

Course modules

Core modules Optical Properties of Solids Semiconductor Physics and Technology Advanced Electromagnetism Solid State Physics Research Skills in Physics Research Project in Physics Examples of optional modules Magnetic Resonance: Principles and Applications Physics in an Enterprise Culture The Physics of Soft Condensed Matter Statistical Physics Advanced Quantum Mechanics Further Quantum Mechanics Biological Physics

Assessment methods

Assessment includes: a project report, literature review, oral presentations, including a viva, formal examinations and short reports and essays.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years

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Department of Physics and Astronomy
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