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Graduate Admissions

The programme is intended for those with a good first degree in the physical sciences and engineering who wish to develop research skills and a commercial awareness in micro- and nanotechnology. It combines cutting-edge science with business practice skills, giving students knowledge and experience of a range of disciplines. This should enable students graduating from the course to evaluate the scientific importance and technological potential of new developments in the field of micro- and nanotechnology and provides an unparalleled educational experience for entrepreneurs in these fields.

Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • be able to develop a discipline-specific terminology to describe and discuss relevant aspects of micro- and nanotechnology, as well as business;
  • be able to develop their scientific writing skills through lab reports, literature survey, project dissertation, and scientific communication skills through oral presentations;
  • be able to develop independence and critical thinking, as well as project management skills; and
  • have the opportunity develop team project skills.

Continuing

The pass mark for the course is 60 per cent. This is the minimum mark accepted for applications to PhD programmes in UK institutions, but many require higher marks, eg above 75 per cent.


Departments

This course is advertised in the following departments:

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Key Information


10 months full-time

Master of Philosophy

This course is advertised in multiple departments. Please see the Overview tab for more details.

Enquiries

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Dates and deadlines:

Michaelmas 2018

Applications open
Sept. 4, 2017
Application deadline
June 30, 2018
Course Starts
Oct. 1, 2018

Some courses can close early. See the Deadlines page for guidance on when to apply.

Graduate Funding Competition
Dec. 6, 2017
Gates Cambridge US round only
Oct. 11, 2017

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