Masters Programs in Optics

Compare 2 Masters Programs in Optics

Some people choose to earn a master’s degree after earning their undergraduate degree. A prerequisite to doctorates, master’s degrees often provide better opportunities for those who earn them. The degree typically takes between one and three years to complete.

What is a Master in Optics? Students who decide to obtain a master’s degree in optics learn about the behavior of light, sight and the properties of deflection and transmission. Some common courses that students may take while earning the degree include optical wave propagation, laser engineering, geometric optics and imaging systems, and integrated photonics. Some programs require a research report or thesis to graduate.

A degree in optics often teaches students a wide range of skills that may lead to better job opportunities and pay, such as expert knowledge in nanophotonics and spectroscopy. Many learn how to diagnose medical issues and diseases as well as how to utilize telecommunications in homeland security. The program also may teach skills that individuals can use outside of their career, such as better communication.

Students who wish to earn a postgraduate degree in optics often find that the cost varies. Some countries charge more for education, and each learning institution also charges its own price. In addition, some students will choose longer programs and therefore pay more.

A master’s degree in optics can lead to a range of career options. Students may become technical managers or engineers. In addition to medical and biomedical technology, graduates may choose to work in fiber optics and communications, manufacturing, consumer technology or hardware design. Universities, research centers and hospitals are common places to find employment, although small and large companies and government agencies often have positions as well.

Some students choose to attend university online to create more flexible opportunities. Those who wish to attend a physical location can find optics programs in universities around the world. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master Degree of Engineering in Optical Engineering

Harbin Engineering University (HEU)
Campus Full time September 2018 China Harbin

This Optical Engineering discipline is Master degree conferring site, there are 3 professors, 2 doctor tutors and 1 master tutors. Though the discipline was granted the right of conferring M.E until .... [+]

MEng Degree in Optical Engineering

This Optical Engineering discipline is Master degree conferring site, there are 3 professors, 2 doctor tutors and 1 master tutors. Though the discipline was granted the right of conferring M.E until the year 1996, the fibre technology academy was founded in 1985, it became the few teaching and researching site of Chinese universities (It is the single site that research fibre in north-east China). Much technology has stored in science and research field. In recent years, fibre transmission theory, fiber apparatus and fiber sensors are in developing. Several national defence pre-research funds and other funds are undertaken.

The discipline bears the responsibility of cultivating high-level intellects and teaching and research in fibre field. 5 projects of national and ministry level and 2 projects of industry sectors are undertaken, several leading research results have got in these years. Over 30 papers are published in important journals and conferences such as “Electrical Journal”, “Communication Journal”, “Photics Journal” and “Acoustics Journal”, etc. 7 papers have been indexed by SCI、EI、ISTP. 2 academy books had been published and a research group has come into being. Lab for teaching and researching is: Fiber and sensor lab. The discipline has opened 6-degree courses and required major courses for M.Eng and D.Eng candidates.... [-]


Master in Quantum optics and Nanosciences

Novosibirsk State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Novosibirsk

The Master Educational Program in Quantum optics and Nanosciences is realized at the physics department of the National Research Novosibirsk State University, by the Section of Quantum optics and Section of Quantum. [+]

The Master Educational Program in Quantum optics and Nanosciences is realized at the physics department of the National Research Novosibirsk State University, by the Section of Quantum optics and Section of Quantum electronics.

The main aim of the program is to form a bridge for motivated students between undergraduate and Ph.D. study.

The training period of the MEP in Quantum optics and Nanosciences proceeds two academic years.

One academic year includes two semesters (“autumn” and “spring” semesters), two test and examination sessions (“winter” and “summer” sessions). One “winter” and one “summer” holidays are also provided.

The academic year begins on September, 1.... [-]