University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Nanoscience

This taught MSc course gives you a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art research in nanoscience. It provides you with the opportunity to develop the skills necessary for this emerging area. The course is mainly designed to equip you for a research-based career in industry but it can also serve as a way of progressing towards a PhD. This course will be of interest to physical science graduates looking to work in the field of nanoscience. It's also suitable for those with an industrial background as a further training opportunity and a way of gaining insights into topics at the forefront of academic research.

Entry requirements

MSc: Minimum second-class honours degree, or international equivalent, in a physics or a related subject, eg Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Material Science, Nanoscience, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Biology. Applicants from an engineering or life science discipline need to have had sufficient exposure to quantum mechanics and solid state physics, eg by semiconductor technology courses, or need to demonstrate that they can acquire the necessary background. Contact us about your case and the possibility of conversion courses. You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5). Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: Minimum second-class honours degree, or international equivalent, in a physics or a related subject, eg Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Material Science, Nanoscience, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Biology. Applicants from an engineering or life science discipline need to have had sufficient exposure to quantum mechanics and solid state physics, eg by semiconductor technology courses, or need to demonstrate that they can acquire the necessary background. Contact us about your case and the possibility of conversion courses. You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).

Course modules

Research Skills; Project Training; Project; Introductory Nanoscience; Conversion Course; Advanced Nanoscience 1: imaging & Microscopy; Advanced Nansocience 2: Solid State Nanoscience; Advanced Nanoscience 3: Chemical & Biomedical Nanoscience.

Assessment methods

The final assessment will be based on your performance in exams, coursework, a research project and, if required, in an oral exam.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 19,500 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 8,100 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 19,500 per Whole course (International) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,100 per Whole course (Home/EU) 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 19,500 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 8,100 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde G1 1XQ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions - Faculty of Science
Telephone number: 
01415483623