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Australian National University (ANU)

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Master of Engineering in Photonics

  • Masters (Coursework)

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.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
NENPH, 077326G
Fees
$34,560 per year / $69,120 total

About this course

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.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent in a cognate discipline with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0

Cognate Disciplines

Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Optoelectronic Engineering, Physics

English Language Requirements

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students.

Assessment of Qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met. Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au

ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.

Indicative fees Domestic International Annual indicative fee for domestic students $34,560.00

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students $45,600.00 Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Level of Study
Bachelor

Graduate outcomes

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Overall satisfaction
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Skill scale
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