Students can go on work placements and apply for Erasmus Mundus grants. This Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree in Photonics Engineering, Nanophotonics and Biophotonics (Europhotonics) programme is offered by Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC).Professional opportunities
At present, there is a recognised shortage of manpower for both research-related posts and industrial jobs in photonics-related technologies. In addition, the creation of small, tech-based, spin-off photonics companies is requiring an ever greater number of specialised professionals. Students will be put in touch with photonics-related research groups at partner institutions, which offer doctoral programmes with EU grants.CompetenciesGeneric competencies
Generic competencies are the skills that graduates acquire regardless of the specific course or field of study. The generic competencies established by the UPC are capacity for innovation and entrepreneurship, sustainability and social commitment, knowledge of a foreign language (preferably English), teamwork and proper use of information resources.Specific competencies
On completion of the course, students will be able to:
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The Erasmus Mundus Masters fees are determined by the University that organizes the studies. These fees are the same for all the participant universities.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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