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MScNanomaterials and Materials Science

Tuition fee £20,470 per year
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This course will provide you with the skills to become an expert in materials science with a specialisation in nanotechnology.

A nanomaterial is a material that has particles of nanoscale dimensions, or one that is produced by nanotechnology.

The first semester covers the fundamentals of materials science and engineering. Semester two gives you a comprehensive grounding in nanoscience and nanomaterials.

The course content and teaching methods reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the subject. We keep it flexible so you can specialise in what interests you the most.

That could be inorganic nanomaterials or biomaterials. Or anything from nanocomposite materials to nanomagnetic or nanoelectronic materials.

For the research project, you join a (nanomaterials-related) research group of your choice. The project represents one third of the course.

Programme structure


There may be some changes to these modules before you start your course. For the very latest module information, check with the department.

Core modules

Nanomaterials: Parts I and II
Nanoscale Magnetic Materials and Devices
Science of Materials
Materials Processing and Characterisation
Materials Selection, Properties and Applications
Technical Skills Development
Research project of your choice

Optional modules

Heat and Materials


Laboratory classes


Formal exams
Coursework assignments

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States