UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course aims to train students to PhD level in the skills needed to produce new integrated photonic systems for applications ranging from information display to ultra'fast communications and industrial materials processing.

Course Modules

Nanotechnology; biosensors; advanced photonic devices; photonic systems; solar'electrical power: generation and distribution; photonic sub'systems; broadband technologies and components; management of technology; strategic management; telecommunication business environment; solid state devices and chemical/biological sensors; display technology; analogue integrated circuits; robust and nonlinear systems and control; digital filters and spectrum estimation; image processing and image coding; computer vision and robotics; materials and processes for microsystems; building an internet router; network architecture; software for network services; optical transmission and networks; nanotechnology and healthcare; RF circuits and sub'systems; physics and optics of nano'structure; broadband communications lab; analogue CMOS IC design applications.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £22,180  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £4,770  Academic year. First year home fees