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MSc Materials Science and Nanotechnology, 120 credits

Materials Physiscs

The Materials Science and Nanotechnology (MSN) master's programme is a competitive education program that specialises students in the area of new materials. The big leap of advances in modern technologies and products in recent decades relies to a large extent on the development of materials science and technology.

The importance of advanced materials in today’s technology is best exemplified by the highly purified semiconductor crystals, which are the basis of the "electronic age". Future implementations and applications of materials in electronics and photonics involve nano-scaled physics, molecular electronics and non-linear optics etc.

Programme facts

Degree: Master of Science with a major in Applied Physics or Physics
Language: English
Duration: Two years, 120 credits
Pace of study: Full-time
Campus: Linköping
Application code: LIU-91115
Application period: 22 Oct - 15 Jan
Start date: August

Tuition fees

Citizens from within the EU/EEA and Switzerland: No tuition fees

All others: SEK 140,000 (approx. USD 20,000/EUR 15,000) per academic year

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Programme specific requirements

Applicants shall have:

  • a bachelor's degree in physics, applied physics, materials science, electronics engineering or equivalent
  • at least 20 ECTS credits mathematics/applied mathematics and/or application of mathematics relevant to the program including courses in calculus, linear algebra, vector calculus, Fourier transform and differential equations
  • at least 20 ECTS credits in physics including courses in mechanics, wave physics, modern physics, electromagnetism, and thermal and statistical physics

Read more about entry requirements and the application process.


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Last updated: 2015-03-03