University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Optical Technologies

The course is a taught Master's in the versatile field of optical technologies which underpin many aspects of modern society and is expected to be a key enabling technology of the 21st century; the course is based on the strong record of optical technologies in all research divisions of the department of physics; students can choose taught elements relevant to their career interests from a wide range of topics in photonics, nanosciences, optics at the physics-life sciences interface, information technology and quantum optics; the knowledge gained in the taught components is then put to use in a cutting edge research project.

Entry requirements

The applicant should possess a degree (in the case of direct entry to the degree of MSc, a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree) in physics or a sufficiently related degree in science or engineering, or any international degree or industrial experience equivalent.

Course modules

Laser physics, laser optics and nonlinear optics; optical design and systems; photonic devices; material sciences; nanoscience and imaging; quantum optics; ultrafast physics; optical communication networks.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 14,800 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,400 per Year 1 (International) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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0141 548 3195