MSc Nanomaterials / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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.
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- 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.
- Undertake an extensive research project and deepen your knowledge in an area of your interest.
- We are ranked 4 th in the UK, and in the top 25 in the world, for Materials Science (QS World Rankings 2023).
- Accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).
- Learn in our brand-new Home of Engineering and Materials . A purpose-built space for innovation and creativity that is transforming the way our students study, research and shape the world.
Fees for entry in 2024 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2023 were as follows:
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).
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.
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