Postgraduate Courses

MSc in Micro and Nanotechnology: Engineering, Managment and Society

This course was developed in collaboration with both the Management School and Social Sciences Department at Lancaster University. It consists of six taught modules (each two weeks long) and a long project that is worth half of the graduation mark. Taught modules are: ENGR550 Micro and Nanotechnology ENGR551 Nanoscience and Nanomaterials ENGR552 Design for manufacture and reliability testing ENGR553 The High Technology Entrepreneurial Venture ENGR554 Management of the Technology Based Enterprise ENGR555 The Ethical and Societal Dynamics of Nanotechnology Each module is based on lectures, seminars, discussion groups, practical classes, modelling workshops or simulation games geared to enhance the learning process.

Institution: Lancaster University
Department: Engineering
Entry: The minimum criterion for acceptance is an Honours degree in a subject such as Physics, Engineering, Material Sciences, Chemistry or Computer Sciences. Candidates should have: at least a 2:1 Honours degree from a British University or CNAA or a degree of a comparable standard from a university or recognised degree awarding body in another country or a relevant professional qualification at an equivalent level. Prospective students with substantial industrial experience in a senior position, in lieu of academic qualifications, will also be considered; they should identify a senior executive in their organisation who would be prepared to support their application.
Funding: £2500 discount per year to Overseas students only with 1st class Honours or equivalent, or other "exceptionally well qualified students" at discretion of the admissions tutor.
Address: Postgraduate Admissions Office University House Lancaster University Lancaster Lancs LA1 4YW
Telephone: 01524 592030/2/3
Contact: Evelyn Shaw,, +44(0)1524594058
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