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Nanoscience to Nanotechnology

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - winner of the 'Postgraduate' category at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards 2017. The Master's course in Nanoscience to Nanotechnology utilises facilities that include a state-of-the-art nanotechnology laboratory suite (500m2) housing cutting-edge fabrication and characterisation facilities.

Entry requirements

Usually a first or second class honours degree in Engineering or similar relevant science discipline. Students whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (with a minimum 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules may include: Colloid and Interface Science; Communication Skills for Research Engineers; Wide Band-gap Electronics; Research Dissertation; Strategic Project Planning; Probing at the Nanoscale; Soft Nanotechnology; Nanoscale Simulation; Nanoscale Structures and Devices; Bio-nanotechnology; Principles of Nanomedicine; Micro and Nano Electro-Mechanical Systems.

Assessment methods

The award of the MSc is based on satisfactory performance in examinations, continuous assessment and research dissertation. The examinations are taken in January and May/June and, if passed satisfactorily, students move on to the full-time research project during the summer. The research dissertation is submitted in September and is examined externally.

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