Master of Science in Physics - Nanoscience

Lund University

Program Description

Master of Science in Physics - Nanoscience

Lund University

Programme overview

On the nanometer scale, the distinction between disciplines such as physics, chemistry and biology becomes less clear. Characteristic for nanotechnology is therefore a large degree of interdisciplinary. The nanoscience Master´s programme at Lund University has its scientific base in a physics description of nanoscale phenomena, but in addition to nanophysics you can, depending on your background and interests, choose to specialize in fields such as nanoelectronics, materials chemistry or biophysics. The programme is part of the Nanometer Structure Consortium, one of the world´s leading nanoscience research centres. You will interact with cutting-edge research throughout the programme, starting in the first semester and building up to the Master´s project. Moreover, by taking advantage of the wealth of courses offered by Lund University, you will be able to explore the cross-disciplinary nature of nanoscience.

Career prospects

There is an increasing demand worldwide for people knowledgeable in nanotechnology. Nanoscientists are not only needed in specialised nanotechnology companies but also in more traditional industries, with more and more nanotechnology being incorporated into products. Thanks to the close connection to world-class research, the Master's programme also provides excellent preparation for doctoral studies and an academic career.

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Why Lund University?

Founded in 1666, Lund University is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. Ranked among the world's top 100 universities in the QS Ranking 2016/2017, the University is the #1 choice for international students coming to Sweden – one of the world's most innovative, creative and democratic countries.

If you want a truly global classroom experience where you can start your international network, Lund University is a great option to consider. Experience a different way of learning in a country ranked as the second best in the world at providing higher education. Group work and informal teacher-student relationships facilitate an in-depth level of learning.

The University is located in Lund - a charming and compact university city in southern Sweden, only 35 minutes from Copenhagen. The city is famous for its vibrant student life and is home to many world-leading research facilities and international companies.

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Last updated October 13, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Sept. 2017
Sweden Lund
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