UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course is designed for graduates from the physical sciences and relevant engineering disciplines who wish to develop skills in this new and exciting area. Nanotechnology is rapidly establishing itself as a key technology, in industries ranging from microelectronics to healthcare, with a consequent demand for appropriately trained graduates.

Course Modules

Core modules: physical science for nanotechnology; nanoscale processing and characterisation for advanced devices; instrumentation and physical techniques in the life sciences; experimental techniques for nanotechnology; nanotechnology and society; nanoelectronic devices. Options: quantum computation and communication; order and excitations in condensed matter; molecular biophysics; molecular physics; entrepreneurship: theory and practise; plastic and molecular electronics; physics and optics of nano'structures; nanotechnology in healthcare; innovation practices.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,440  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,090  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,725  Academic year. First year home fees
9 years
Full Time
PgDip
2 years
Part Time
PgDip