12 months
5044 EUR/year
2701 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Photonics Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid is for students to acquire advanced scientific and technological knowledge about photonic devices and systems and related technologies.


At Photonics Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid students will be trained in a set of theoretical principles, formal methods and technological instruments that enable them to carry out the development of systems with a high component of photonic devices and subsystems in the professional environment, as well as to initiate research tasks and innovation in this area.

Students at Photonics Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid will gain knowledge about:

  • Optical Communications
  • Medical
  • Fabrication Processes 
  • Consumer Photonics 
  • Active And Passive Sensors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Photonics technologies
  • Distributed fiber optic sensing 
  • Optical communications systems 
  • Imaging systems 
  • Lidar system and applications 
  • Optical sensor networks 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 4 yrs or 3 yrs Bachelor Electrical Engineering or Physics (depending on curricula)
  • 4 yrs Bachelor in related topics depending on curricula (Biomedical, Aeronautical…)
  • 5 yrs Electronic Engineering, Communication Engineering, or similar.
  • Spanish national ID card, foreigner ID number, passport o Identify card.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Accredited degree certificate 
  • Transcript of records of your first degree 
  • Students applying for an accredited master's degree are obliged to submit a Level B2
  • English language proficiency certificate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5044 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5044 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2701 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2701 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Madrid

745 - 1260 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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