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Nanomaterials Science, MPhil/PhD

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Lincoln, United Kingdom
Postgraduate research study in Nanomaterials Science at University of Lincoln provides an opportunity to engage in rigorous scholarly pursuit, and contribute original research to a body of academia.
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Students are able to advance their knowledge of nanomaterials science, while developing their research skills and working with specialists in the field. Throughout the programme, students may have the opportunity to develop national and international collaborations.

Specialist computational facilities and training programmes are designed to enhance research skills, together with support from dedicated academic supervisors. Students are encouraged and supported to submit papers to international scientific journals, present findings at conferences, and share knowledge with colleagues across the University.

Career and Personal Development

This research programme in Nanomaterials Science at University of Lincoln is designed to advance knowledge and expertise in an area of specific interest. It provides the opportunity to develop an in-depth foundation for further research, or progression to careers across the broad spectrum of computational physics-related industries and in academia.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      • MPhil: 1.5 - 3 years
      • PhD: 2 - 4 years
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      • MPhil: 2 - 4 years
      • PhD: 3 - 6 years
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Main Research Areas:
  • Nanostructured Soft Matter
  • Active Matter
  • Materials Science
  • Molecular Biophysics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • First or upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject.
  • An academic from the School of Mathematics and Physics will be in touch applicants to discuss their projects, followed by an invitation to attend an interview if the project is suitable.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16100 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4407 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4407 GBP per year and a duration of 18 months.
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  • Home/EU: £2,204/year
  • International: £8,050/year

Living costs for Lincoln

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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