Taught course

Nanoscience and Functional Nanomaterials

University of Bristol · Faculty of Science

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in a science or engineering discipline, (eg chemistry, physics, biology, biochemistry, materials science or chemical engineering)

Months of entry


Course content

This interdisciplinary MSc programme will provide you with the skills, knowledge and expertise to become a practitioner in nanoscience, whether in industry or academia. The programme provides innovative and novel training, and will support you in the next phase of your career. To date, all of our graduates have been successful in obtaining either a PhD place or full-time employment. Just over fifty per cent have taken up PhD places in Bristol, other leading UK universities or in top universities around the world.

The Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials (BCFN) represents more than 100 academics from 15 departments in the faculties of science, engineering and biomedical sciences. This rich and diverse support network ensures your training and research is at the cutting edge and is truly interdisciplinary.

The structure of the programme, with two short training projects and one research project means that you will have direct contact with many different academics and areas of research. You will choose your extended research project after having explored BCFN's network of research.

The programme has been designed to provide feedback on both technical and professional skills, including research skills, presenting, writing, teamwork, creativity and entrepreneurship.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

BCFN Manager
+44 (0) 117 92 87485