On this English language master programme, you will learn about the various applications of light by examining what happens when light is sent through different materials.
You can specialise in subjects such as photonic materials and structures, optic communication components or lasers and light sources.
Graduates will be qualified to work for companies that manufacture optic components, lighting companies, in the hospital sector or for pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
Name: Photonics Engineering
Type: MSc Programme
Duration: 2 years
European transfer credits: 120 ECTS
About the programme
The master programme in photonics is about harnessing the qualities of light in various connections. You will learn how light spreads and can interact with materials it is sent through.
You can choose to specialise in one of four areas:
- Photonic Materials and Structure
- Optic Communication Components
- Bio-photonics and Sensors
- Lasers and Light Sources
Teaching varies between lectures and classroom instruction. In addition, there is often project work together with other students. Students are encouraged to participate in class discussions.
Read more about Danish teaching methods on www.studyindenmark.dk.
If you choose to complete the master degree programme, you will graduate with the academic title of Master of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Photonics Engineering).
To be admitted to an MSc programme, you must have a bachelor degree in a relevant subject.
In addition, documentation may be required verifying your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Contact the educational institution you wish to apply to for detailed information on entry requirements and required English proficiency levels. Apply directly at the university.
The application deadline for MSc programmes varies according to the educational institution. Contact the individual institution for further information regarding its application deadline and forms.
Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.
There is a tuition fee for all full-degree students, unless you are a student from an EU/EEA country, or from Switzerland.
Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.
Contact the individual institution for more specific information.
An academic year is made up of two semesters, which begin around September 1st and February 1st.
Technical University of Denmark
At the Technical University of Denmark, Photonics Engineering can be studied as a 2-year MSc programme (120 ECTS).
You can also take single courses or subjects within the programme.
Read more about the programme at www.dtu.dk.
Danish Qualification framework
The programme is graded at level 7 in the Danish Qualification Framework for Lifelong Learning. The Qualification Framework contains levels 1-8 and defines the expected learning outcome of an education programme. Read more about Qualification Framework for Higher Education.
For Further Information
You can find information on practical issues related to your study visit in Denmark with Danish Agency for International Education, using either of the following links:
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