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Photonic Communications Engineering

University of Arizona

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Photonic Communications Engineering degree offered by the University of Arizona was created to educate engineers for modern photonic engineering challenges with an emphasis on entrepreneurship and industrial relevance. 

Overview

 The M.S. in PCE, unlike theM.S. in Photonic Communications Engineering degree offered by the University of Arizona, has a core curriculum; it pairs classes in systems-level engineering, marketplace demand and the technology commercialization process with course material in leadership dynamics, technology management, ethical professionalism and communication.

Distance Option

All required lectures are available via distance learning. Students choosing distance learning classes will attend, via streaming video, the same classes as on-campus students, communicating with their professors and fellow students through email, Desire to Learn discussion boards and Web chat rooms. Distance learning students buy the same textbooks, use the same professional software, complete the same homework and sit for the same exams as on-campus students.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Mathematical Methods for Optics and Photonics
  • Solid-State Optics
  • Photonics
  • Lasers and Solid-State Devices Laboratory
  •  Optical Physics and Lasers 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic Applicants:

  • Fall: July 15 (on-campus and online)
  • Spring: December 10 (on-campus and online)

International Applicants:

  • Fall: May 1 (on-campus) / July 15 (online)
  • Spring: September 1 (on-campus) / December 10 (online)

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3.0 GPA
  • GRE general test
  • TOEFL or IELTS for international students
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Updated CV
  • Unofficial transcripts at time of application/Official transcripts if admitted

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5969 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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