University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Nanoscience

This taught course offers a comprehensive overview of the state of the art in nanoscience research and provides graduates with the opportunity to develop the skills necessary for this emerging interdisciplinary area; beginning with an introduction to the basic physics and chemistry of nanostructured materials, the course goes on to explore the nanoworld via the cutting edge research expertise that has been developed.

Entry requirements

MSc: A 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in physics, chemistry or a related subject; PgDip: Honours degree in physical science or a related subject; other qualifications may be considered for both the MSc and PgDip, including industrial experience; candidates may be invited for interview.

Course modules

Imaging and microscopy - Including fluorescence methods, single molecule imaging and microscopic techniques as well as scanning probe microscopies and electron microscopy. Solid state nanoscience - Covering all aspects of solid state physics as applied to nanostructured materials as well as computational modelling of nanostructures. Chemical and biomedical nanoscience - Featuring techniques including nanoparticle functionalisation and applications of nano-particles in sensing and detection.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,400 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,400 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (England) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 14,800 per Year 1 (International) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 18 months

Campus details

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

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