Photonics and Optical Physics Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Southampton 88% 0% 9% £9250 £22760 169 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 76% 4% 10% £9250 £22760 152 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews 76% 4% 10% £9900 £24240 152 St Andrews On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 76% 4% 10% - - 152 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Related subjects - UK degree programs:
  • M.S. Degree in Photonics
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  • Optics and photonics at Fraunhofer IOF
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Student Reviews

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Photonics and Optical Physics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27538 £28439 £32804
25-75 percentile range £23982 - £31543 £22409 - £35540 £26124 - £43263

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28260 £28338 £34135
25-75 percentile range £24271 - £32171 £23163 - £35292 £26932 - £44315

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Photonics and Optical Physics

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Photonics and Optical Physics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Photonics and Optical Physics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Photonics and Optical Physics (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Photonics and Optical Physics at Imperial College of Science

31% Information Technology Professionals
14% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
14% Finance Professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
9% Natural and social science professionals
5% Legal professionals
4% Administrative occupations
4% Teaching Professionals
2% Managers, directors and senior officials
2% Engineering professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Photonics and Optical Physics in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Photonics and Optical Physics

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Photonics and Optical Physics studies:
  • Master of Engineering (Honours) - MEng (Hons)
  • Master of Physics - MPhys
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Science (Engineering) - MSc (Eng)

The median salary of graduates of Photonics and Optical Physics was £27538 15 months after graduation, £28439 3 years after graduation and £32804 5 years after graduation.

Electronic Engineering with Photonics at University of Southampton received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 88 out of 100 among 105 respondents.