University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Applied Photonics

St Andrews is part of the Applied Photonics Engineering Doctorate Programme run jointly by Heriot-Watt, St Andrews, Strathclyde, Glasgow, and Dundee Universities. The EngDoc has a similar status to a PhD degree, but students spend much of their time working on research and development projects in industry, along with photonics and management teaching at the Universities.

Entry requirements

Minimum: 2.1 BSc, MPhys or MSci in physics or applied physics, or a BEng or MEng in electronic or mechanical engineering, or a cognate topic. Candidates who have an appropriate MSc qualification may be exempted from some of the coursework.

Course modules

Taught courses: 25 per cent and industrial project: 75 per cent. Selection of modules is tailored to the requirements of individual students and projects.

Assessment methods

Coursework and research project dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Studentships funded by EPSRC, STFC, SUPA; entrant accommodation bursary; recent graduate discount; Santander 600 scholarships; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
EngD Full-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Recruitment for Physics
Telephone number: 
01314513792