Postgraduate Diploma Nanoscience

This taught 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. This course will be of interest to physical science graduates looking to work in the field of nanoscience. It’s also suitable for those with an industrial background as a further training opportunity and a way of gaining insights into topics at the forefront of academic research.


The final assessment will be based on your performance in exams, coursework, a research project and, if required, in an oral exam.

This course is rated as: Number 1 for Physics research in the UK (REF2014 GPA Scores, Times Higher Education). On completion this course leads to MSc in Nanoscience.

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  • Project
  • Introductionary Nanoscience
  • Conversion Course
  • Advanced Nanoscience 1: Imaging & Microscopy
  • Advanced Nanoscience 2: Solid State Nanoscience
  • Physics Skills
  • Experimental Laboratories
  • £21,850 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    9 Month


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time