University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Optical Fibre and Photonic Engineering

On our MSc Optical Fibre and Photonic Engineering programme, you will work alongside some of the world's leading specialists in optical fibres and photonics, and spend time conducting novel research in our state-of-the-art facilities. You will cover the fundamental concepts of optical fibres and photonics, and their application in real-world engineering settings. Through our specialist modules you can explore optical telecommunications, optical fibre sensors, active fibre devices such as fibre lasers and amplifiers, silicon photonics, and nonlinear applications of optical fibres.

Entry requirements

MSc: A UK upper second-class honours degree or higher in a related subject such as physics, electronics, engineering, materials science or mathematics. See international equivalent qualifications English language: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components..

Course modules

Compulsory modules include: Optical Fibres; Lasers; Photonics Laboratory; Advanced Fibre elecommunications; Optical Fibre Sensors; Advanced Lasers; MSc Research Project and Dissertation Optional modules include: Bio/Micro/ Nano Systems; Light and Matter; Microfabrication; Microsensor Technologies; Nanoscience; Signal Processing; Silicon Photonics; Wireless and Mobile Networks

Assessment methods

Coursework, examinations and project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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