MSc Nanomaterials / Overview

Year of entry: 2023

Degree awarded
Master of Science
Duration
12 months
Entry requirements

You will need at least a UK 2.2 Honours degree or overseas equivalent in Materials Science, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Nanoscience or Nanotechnology.Alternatively, a UK 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent is required in Physics, Mathematics, Civil Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Biochemical Engineering.

Other backgrounds may also be considered. For more details, please email pgt-materials@manchester.ac.uk

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online.

As there is high demand for this course we operate a staged admissions process with selection deadlines throughout the year. Please find more information in our Application and Selection section .

If you are made an offer, in order to confirm your place you will be required to make a deposit payment of £1,000 on or before the deadline date stated in your offer letter.

Please note, refunds are only given for a limited number of reasons, see our page on Acceptance deposits for more information.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc Y N N N

Course overview

  • Specialise in the field of nanomaterials and gain an in-depth understanding of their properties and characterisation.
  • Explore scale-dependant properties of materials and their link to functionality and applications.
  • Learn about strategies for nanomaterials assembly in 3D and nanocomposite fabrication with a view on their advantages and limitations.
  • Discover the potential socio-economic and environmental impacts of nanomaterials as a disruptive technology.
  • Undertake an extensive research project and deepen your knowledge in an area of your interest.
  • Study at a university ranked in the top 5 for Materials Science in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2021).

Open days

For details of the next University Postgraduate open day, please see open days and visits .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2023, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): £13,000
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £31,000

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

We offer a number of postgraduate taught scholarships and awards to outstanding UK and international students each year.

The University of Manchester is committed to widening participation in master's study, and allocates £300,000 in funding each year. Our  Manchester Master's Bursaries  are aimed at widening access to master's courses by removing barriers to postgraduate education for students from underrepresented groups.

For more information, see the Department of Materials  Fees and funding  page or visit the University of Manchester  funding for master's courses  website for more information.

Contact details

Department
Department of Materials
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
0161 543 4020
Email
Website
https://www.materials.manchester.ac.uk
School/Faculty

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