Eligibility and selection

Master's Programme, Photonics, 120 credits (TPHOM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2011

Last edit: 04/10/2011
Approved: 04/10/2011

The basic requirement for admission to a master’s program at advanced level is a national university degree at basic level (undergraduate, first cycle) of at least 180hp or an equivalent international degree.  The specific prerequisites for admission to the master’s program in Photonics are previous courses in wave theory and theoretical electromagnetism at a level corresponding to a “kandidatexamen” in electrical engineering or an equivalent international degree (bachelor of science in electrical engineering).

A good knowledge of English, equivalent to Eng B or TOEFL paper based test, total of 575, 4.5 writing section, TOEFL internet based test, total of 90, 20 writing section, IELTS score of at least 6.5, no band lower than 5.5 (only academic training accepted).

 The admission of students in the master’s program in Photonics follows an evaluation of merits based mainly on the applicant’s knowledge, previous education, the university where the studies have been performed, especially meriting previous subjects, study motivation, and references. The knowledge of the applicant is given preference in this evaluation. Eligible applicants are ranked according to the evaluation and admission is granted according to the number available positions determined for the program. The evaluation of applications is performed by the Program Advisory Group consisting of one member from each of the universities in the consortium.