Programme courses

The content of the courses is the same for both universities. For some courses students can follow teleclassing.

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MASTER YEAR ONE

The first semester is devoted to core photonics courses, the second semester to engineering skills and photonics applications.

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Semester 1 - compulsory

Course
ECTS
LOCATION

* UGent students who followed this course during their Bachelor should choose another course.

4 ECTS

Semester 2 - compulsory

Course
ECTS
LOCATION

Students following the online track will do the 4 ECTS version of Laboratories in Photonics Research (Laboratories in Photonics) at the start of master year 2.

Ghent

Brussels

ECTS

The details on each subject can be found in the study guides of UGent and VUB.

MASTER YEAR TWO

The first semester is focussed on advanced photonics courses and engineering clusters. You write your master thesis in the second semester. All can be done in Ghent, Brussels or at a partner university, depending on availability.

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Semester 1 - compulsory

Course
ECTS
LOCATION

Semester 2 - compulsory

Course
ECTS
LOCATION

30 ECTS

Advanced Photonics Electives
Course
ECTS
SEMESTER
LOCATION

4 ECTS

1

4 ECTS

1

6 ECTS

1 or 2

5 ECTS

1 or 2

10 ECTS

1 or 2

Multidisciplinary Electives / Minors
LOCATION

Choose other multidisciplinary engineering courses from the programmes of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (Ghent University) or the Faculty of Engineering (VUB), possibly but not necessarily linked to the thematic clusters above. Subject to approval by the faculty.

The details on each subject can be found in the study guides of UGent and VUB.

TUITION FEE

€ 961,90

/ACADEMIC YEAR *

* SUBJECT TO CHANGES