Taught course


University of Strathclyde · Department of Physics

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Entry requirements

Minimum second-class honours degree, or international equivalent, in a physics or a related subject, eg Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Material Science, Nanoscience, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Biology.

Applicants from an engineering or life science discipline need to have had sufficient exposure to quantum mechanics and solid state physics, eg by semiconductor technology courses, or need to demonstrate that they can acquire the necessary background.

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.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)141 548 3623