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Quantum Photonics and Nanomaterials

This masters by research course brings together the University of Sheffield's expertise in quantum photonics and nanomaterials.

There is a particular focus on the study of novel fundamental phenomena in condensed matter systems as well as applications in quantum information processing, photovoltaics and optoelectronics.

Entry requirements

You'll need a first class honours degree, or equivalent, in physics.

Course modules

Core modules

Optical Properties of Solids
Semiconductor Physics and Technology
Advanced Electromagnetism
Solid State Physics
Research Skills in Physics
Research Project in Physics

Examples of optional modules

Magnetic Resonance: Principles and Applications
Physics in an Enterprise Culture
The Physics of Soft Condensed Matter
Statistical Physics
Advanced Quantum Mechanics
Further Quantum Mechanics
Biological Physics

Assessment methods

Assessment includes: a project report, literature review, oral presentations, including a viva, formal examinations and short reports and essays.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 1 1 Years

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