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  EPSRC CDT MRes + PhD in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology


University of Cambridge    Faculty of Physics and Chemistry

Full time See Course Other, MRes 1+3 years full-time
Chemistry (6) Engineering (12) Physics (29)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the EPSRC CDT MRes + PhD in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. This innovative programme is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of nanoscience and nanotechnology, preparing them to make a significant impact in both industry and academia. The MRes year offers advanced training through lectures, practical sessions, and research projects, leading to the selection of interdisciplinary PhD projects. Students will develop a wide range of practical skills, learn about nanomanufacturing challenges, and explore opportunities for innovation and commercialization. The programme also emphasizes science communication, teamwork, and effective project management. Graduates go on to pursue successful careers in various fields, including setting up their own startups. To qualify, applicants must hold a UK First class Honours Degree in a relevant discipline with a strong foundation in physics, chemistry, materials, or engineering. Join us and become part of a vibrant research community dedicated to pushing the boundaries of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

About the course

The vision of this MRes+PhD is to deliver bespoke training in key areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology to translate exploratory nanoscience into impactful technologies, and to stimulate new interdisciplinary interactions that support our vision. The MRes year provides high-quality advanced-level training through lecture courses, hands-on practicals and two short and one longer experimental projects, prior to final selection of interdisciplinary PhD research projects between two research groups in the Departments of Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Materials Science or another relevant department across the University.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK First class Honours Degree.

If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.

Degree must be in a relevant discipline, with sufficient elements of physics, chemistry, materials or engineering sciences.

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