Taught course


The University of Manchester · School of Materials

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.

Months of entry


Course content

This exciting new one-year Masters' Course provides research-focused teaching and training for graduates wishing to develop a career in the cutting-edge, dynamic field of nano and functional materials.

The NANO masters (MSc) Programme provides an in-depth understanding of the principles governing nano and functional materials properties and synthesis, their characterisation and their assembly into advanced functional devices, from photovoltaics to supercapacitors.

The master's covers a wide range of themes from advanced composites to graphene and functional nano materials. You will also gain hands-on advanced research training.

This course will prepare you to become an academic or industrial scientist with unique skills and expertise in nano and functional materials and related technologies.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Materials
0161 543 4020