Master's Degree in Laser and Photonics

Ruhr University Bochum
Herne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Master's Degree
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August October
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Entry Requirements

Qualified are students that have at least 6 semesters (three years) university studies and a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, chemistry or similar. The overall average grade (GPA) should be at least “good” (for example at least 73% out of 100%). A proof of English knowledge should also be provided.

The acknowledged test agen­cies are: TOEFL (score at least 70 out of 120 iBT and 505 out of 677 PBT or 175 out of 300 CBT), IELTS (over­all score at least 4 out of 9) or PET (at least a pass) or level B1 of CEFR (com­mon European Frame­work of Reference for Languages (GeR)). Test re­sults should not be older than two years when applying for LAP. Students who have had English with a grade of at least "ausreichend" (5 points) in the German Abitur (university entrance diploma) have an accredited English language level of B1. Candidates having gained a Bachelor’s degree in an Anglophone Bachelor’s programme also comply with the English language requirements.

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • related subjects such as Material Science


Ob­li­ga­to­ry mo­du­les include:

  • English
  • La­sers
  • Metrology
  • Optoelectronics and Photonics
  • Master Thesis

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