Entry requirements

A first or second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in physics, chemistry or a related subject.

Months of entry


Course content

This taught MSc course gives you a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art research in nanoscience. It provides you with the opportunity to develop the skills necessary for this emerging area.

The course is mainly designed to equip you for a research-based career in industry but it can also serve as a way of progressing towards a PhD.

For more information on the course please see the website.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.0 (no individual score below 5.5) is required for all non-English speakers.

Fees and funding

UK students
Scotland £5,000 Rest of UK £6,000
International students
EU £5,000 Non EU £18,000

For funding information please see the website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
9 months
part time
18 months

Course contact details

Department of Physics
+44 (0)141 548 3362