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Photonics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

At its founding in 1937, Queens College was hailed by the people of the borough as “the college of the future.” Now part of the City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College offers a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research. Students graduate with the ability to think critically, address complex problems, explore various cultures, and use modern technologies and information resources.

Located in a residential area of Flushing in the borough of Queens—America’s most ethnically diverse county—the college has students from more than 150 nations. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, Queens College is consistently ranked among the leading institutions in the nation for the quality of its academic programs and student achievement. Recognized as one of the most affordable public colleges in the country, Queens College offers a first-rate education to talented people of all backgrounds and financial means.

Programme Structure

Members of the department are engaged in experimental and theoretical research in such fields as  light propagation,  localization and emission in photonic  periodic, quasiperiodic and disordered materials, including random lasers; , optical microresonators and their applications  in sensing, optical logic elements, and new types of lasers,  optics and magneto-optics of semiconductor nanostructures such as quantum dots, quantum wires and quantum wells;  photonic nanostructures for biosensing and solar cell applications;  application of methods of condensed matter physics to biophysical problems,  and nanoelectromechanical systems.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • All candidates must have the bachelor of science, bachelor of arts degrees in physics or their equivalents. Consideration for admission will also be given to individuals with bachelor degrees in mathematics, chemistry, electrical engineering, material science, or computer science at the discretion of the Admission Committee.
  • All candidates must provide at least two letters of recommendation attesting to their academic abilities, motivation and work ethics. 

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    805 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 805 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    805 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 805 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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