Research course

Nanotechnology

Institution
Swansea University · College of Engineering
Qualifications
MSc by researchMPhilPhD

Entry requirements

The entry requirements is a first or upper second class honours degree in Engineering or similar relevant science discipline. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

At Swansea University, the emphasis of our nanotechnology research is on the development of applications-driven research and the transfer of technology from the laboratory to the workplace or health centre.

Interaction with industry is a key component of the centre’s strategy. We are a world-leader in power electronics, telecommunications, nanotechnology and biometrics and modelling of nanoelectronic devices research.

Recent PhD theses supervised in the area of Nanotechnology at Swansea University include:

  • The application of semiconductor technology for effective single cell studies
  • Cellular uptake and trafficking of nanoparticles
  • Micro and Nano particle drug delivery systems
  • ''Practical network coding schemes for energy efficient long term evolution radio access networks''
  • Synthesis, characterization and modelling of nanoelectromechanical systems
  • Analysis of clinical flow cytometry data using systems approaches
  • Advanced flow cytometry for cell population analysis
  • Study of the uptake of nanoparticles by cells
  • Nanoplasmonics biosensing based on dipole nanoantenna

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

MPhil

full time
24 months

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Name
College of Engineering
Email
engineering@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295514