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University of Sussex: Nanomaterials and Energy

Institution University of Sussex View institution profile
Department Engineering and Design
Telephone 01273 876787
Study type Taught


Nanoscience and the study of nanomaterials bring together all facets of science to study, understand and apply all things small.

Nanomaterials have had a profound influence on the direction of research ever since the scaleable production of tiny materials became possible. Now, researchers apply nanomaterials in areas of research and future technologies that will solve many of our societal needs – from bone and muscular regeneration to new age batteries.

Materials physics and nanoscience are among one the fastest growing and most exciting areas of research at Sussex. Studying with us, you’ll learn how to apply the fundamentals of physics and chemistry to nanomaterials and their emerging technologies.

This course is for you if you have a physics, chemistry and/or engineering background and are interested in an academic or industrial career in nanomaterials.


We are a research-intensive campus university with an excellent international reputation, located within the vibrant seaside city of Brighton & Hove. We welcome spirited students who want to study in a creative and intellectually-challenging environment.

We have been ranked 1st in the world for Development Studies for four consecutive years in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017-2020.

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