Nanotechnology is the branch of technology that deals with the manipulation of individual atoms and molecules.
Nanotechnology is expanding into many different industries and researchers, engineers and scientists who understand the commercial side of Nanotechnology are all in high demand.
Here’s our roundup of 10 of the best Nanotechnology Masters Degree courses that you can currently study in the UK and Europe*.
Cost: £11,460 for UK and EU students / £27,828 for international students.
What You Will Study: This course at the University of Cambridge is aimed at students with a strong background in both the Physical Sciences and Engineering. Students gain research skills along with an understanding of the commercial aspects of Nanotechnology. The course is completed in 10 months with full-time study.
Cost: CHF 1,298 total tuition fees for all students.
What You Will Study: The MSc in Micro and Nanosystems course at ETH Zurich is offered in conjunction with the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering and the Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering. Modules include Energy Conversion and Quantum Phenomena, Material Surfaces and Properties, and Devices and Systems. Students study the program for two years full-time and the course is completed in English.
Cost: £11,400 for UK and EU students / £31,800 for international students.
What You Will Study: This Masters by Research ay Imperial College London is a one-year intensive study into Nanomaterials. Recent projects have included Recent Advances in Catalytic Transformations Involving Copper Acetylides and Nonmetal Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Carbonyl Compounds.
Cost: £4,098 total cost for all students.
What You Will Study: Students at the University of Oxford complete this course in two to four years on a part-time basis with a number of modules studied, in part or in full, online and other modules completed on campus. Modules include The Fundamental Science of Nanotechnology, Nanomedicine – Science and Applications, and The Wider Context of Nanotechnology.
Cost: €895.20 to €3898.20 for Italian and EU students dependent on income / €3898.20 for international students.
What You Will Study: This MSc at Politecnico di Milano in Italy is studied in English in two years as a full-time program. Students can specialise in a number of areas including; Micromechanical Engineering, Engineering Applications, Surface Engineering, Polymer Engineering, and Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology.
Cost: €2,083 for Dutch and EU students / €18,750 for international students.
What You Will Study: The MSc in Nanobiology at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands is a combination of biology and physics, and students require a good understanding of both disciplines. Students complete this course in two years with full-time study and study in English.
Cost: There are no fees for Swedish and EU students / SEK 310,000 total tuition fees for international students.
What You Will Study: Modules on the Masters in Nanotechnology at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden include Nanofabrication Technologies, Chemistry for Nanotechnology, and Quantum Materials and Devices. This course is conducted in English and takes two years with full-time study.
Cost: No fees for Danish and EU students / €30,000 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: This course at Technical University Denmark is based on experimental research and students specialise in one of the following areas; Nano-scale Materials Physics, Biophysics and Complex Systems, Quantum Engineering, Nanosystems Engineering, Physics and Nanotechnology for Sustainability and Energy, and Optics and Photonics. Students complete this course in English with full-time study over two years.
Cost: £11,000 for UK and EU students / £23,500 for international students.
What You Will Study: The MSc in Nanomaterials at the University of Manchester is research focused and aims to provide students with a sound basis for a future career in researching in Nanotechnology. Students take one year to complete this course with full-time study.
Cost: £12,750 total tuition fees for UK and EU students / £26,110 total tuition fees for international students.
What You Will Study: Students wanting to study the MSc in Nanotechnology at UCL must come from an Engineering or Physics background. Modules include Experimental Techniques for Nanotechnology, Photonics in Nanosystems, and Nanotechnology and Society. This course takes two years with part-time study or one year with full-time study.