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Master of Photonic Integrated Circuits, Sensors and Networks (PIXNET) -1 year
Master of Photonic Integrated Circuits, Sensors and Networks (PIXNET) -1 year

Master of Photonic Integrated Circuits, Sensors and Networks (PIXNET) -1 year

  • ID:AU440179
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

English Requirements

  •  IELTS 6.0 with each band at 5.5

Course Information

PIXNET is our masters course where you’ll learn about the design of communications systems, focusing on photonics integration, sensing and switching. 
During this one year course, you’ll benefit from the involvement of industrial partners who will give you the opportunity to see how your academic knowledge can be practically applied. This will be especially helpful as you work on your masters project. 
We also run a two year ERASMUS-funded joint Masters course in partnership with three universities across the world. This course includes spending time at different locations to maximise the expertise across the four universities. 

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Core modules:

•    Radio Systems and Personal Communication Networks
•    Optical Networks
•    Modelling and Characterisation of Fibre Photonic Devices
•    Optical Communications Systems
•    MSc Dissertation

You will need to choose four of the following module options:

•    Machine Learning
•    Introduction to Parallel Programming Techniques
•    Broadband Wireless Networks
•    Strategic Management and Finance
•    Digital Communication and Information Theory
•    5G Signal Processing
•    Project Management
•    Internet of Things

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As a key technology that plays a vital and growing role within many modern industries, including ICT, biomedicine, sensor technologies and aerospace, this course will equip you with both the theoretical knowledge as well as the transferable skills necessary to forge an exciting career in the field.

There is high demand from industry for graduates with these skills, and those graduating from similar courses have gone onto further study at prestigious European institutions or into senior level roles in industry.

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Insurance- Single: 300 GBP/year

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