Materials of Photonics International educational program ITMO University

Materials of Photonics

Place of Study: ITMO University
Outcome (diploma or credits): Master of Materials Science (ITMO University)
Duration: 2 years, 120 credits
Language: English
Application Deadline: 09 August 2021
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in the field of optical science, technical physics, materials science, photonics engineering with excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; the upper-intermediate level of English*
Tuition Fee: 286,000 rubles per year for Russian students; 306,000 rubles per year for international students

Please note that obtaining an invitation and a visa will take at least a month. We ask you to apply for the Master’s program before July 15, 2021, in order to take the entrance exams and receive your documents in due time.

Career Options

The program trains highly qualified professionals to pursue their future careers as leading engineers and technicians: development engineers, designers, and researchers in the fields of advanced materials and photonics technologies. Among the major Russian companies interested in the program’s graduates are Concern CSRI Electropribor, Special Materials Production and Research Corporation, and JSC OKB-Planeta.

Program description

The program is designed for those interested in materials science. Students study the microstructure and physical properties of various materials, as well as examine key aspects of modern materials science requiring advanced mathematical tools, computer modeling, and numeral experiments. Special attention is paid to optical, thermal, and mechanical properties of low-dimensional systems.

Students deal with the development and research of semiconductor materials and nanostructures in lasers, LEDs, quantum photodetectors, and solar cells. As a result, they receive fundamental knowledge and practical skills in the fields of modeling, design, synthesis, and research of photonic materials. 

Content of the Program

1st semester:

University-wide module (elective, 4 ECTS)

Soft skills (elective, 4 ECTS)

General scientific module

Professional training

2nd semester:

University-wide module 

General scientific module (3 ECTS)

Professional training

3rd semester:

4th semester:

*The applicants are required to pass an entrance examination successfully.

How to apply?

To apply, please follow our step-by-step application guide.

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