This two-year master qualification provides students with specialized knowledge and professional engineering skills to prepare them for a career in the rapidly-growing field of photonics and optoelectronics. Photonics professionals work across a wide range of industries including research and development, telecommunications, sensing and remote detection and biomedical diagnostics. This program builds on ANU's interdisciplinary engineering focus and research expertise to give students the required skills to address complex multi-disciplinary problems, while at the same time providing advanced technical knowledge in photonics.
The program includes specialized courses in optical physics, fibre optic communications, optical sensing, biophotonics, optical instrumentation for astronomy, and photovoltaics. Students also have the opportunity to select electives from across the University.