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Nanoscale Science and Technology PhD

Nanoscale Science and Technology PhD

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Full time | Newcastle University | 36 months | 18-SEP-23

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Full time


36 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

Nanoscale Science and Technology research students in nanoLAB cross the traditional disciplinary boundaries of medicine, engineering and the physical sciences.

Your development

There are opportunities for you to develop your business awareness and skills. This includes training in topics like intellectual property protection. NanoLAB also hosts regular research seminars, conferences and workshops.

Each faculty offers a researcher development programme for its postgraduate research students. We have designed your programme to help you:

  • perform better as a researcher
  • boost your career prospects
  • broaden your impact

You'll build your transferable skills and increase your confidence. This will be through workshops and activities. You’ll cover:

  • techniques for effective research
  • methods for better collaborative working
  • essential professional standards and requirements

Your programme is flexible. You can adapt it to meet your changing needs as you progress through your doctorate.

A PhD is a doctorate or doctoral award. It involves?original research?that should make a?significant contribution to the knowledge of a specific subject. To complete the PhD you will produce a substantial piece of work (80,000 – 100,000 words) in the form of a?supervised thesis. A PhD usually takes three years?full time.

Our Careers Service

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers. We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through our ncl+ initiative.

Tuition fees

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a master’s degree would be advantageous.

University information

Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. The university is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. In recent years, Newcastle University has also developed a presence in two similarly vibrant and globally connected locations, Singapore and Malaysia. These provide opportunities for global...more

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