Taught course

Advanced Functional Materials

University of Glasgow · Micro and Nano Technology

Entry requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree in Physical Sciences, Materials Science or Chemistry (with a significant component of Physical Chemistry). Applications will also be considered from candidates with

  1. a 2:2 in these subject areas,
  2. additional industrial experience.

For cases (1)-(2), applicants should refer to the PGT programme convenor.

Months of entry


Course content

The Masters in Advanced Functional Materials is an inherently multidisciplinary subject that spans Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science and Nanotechnology. It underpins many of aspects of modern life and its themes are at the heart of global technological challenges, including energy generation and storage, microelectronics and healthcare. University of Glasgow research in the area has spanned the development of photovoltaics for enhanced solar energy systems, next-generation data storage technologies and characterisation of alloys for nuclear reactor design.

Information for international students

We are proud of our diverse University community which attracts students and staff from over 140 different countries.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

For funding opportunities search the scholarships database.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Dr Donald Mclaren