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Science and Technology of Bio and Nanomaterials, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #751 (QS) ,
Why enrolling in this programme? 1. It provides with chemical, physical and biological knowledge that allows you to interact with experts from different scientific fields.2. The skills acquired will help you to proactively deal with the research topics of nano-medicine, bio-nano-materials and nanotechnologies in general.


Language of instruction: English


Graduates are prepared to work in all of the technical areas of companies that deal with the manufacturing, processing and development of both structured and functional bio/nanomaterials. Possible career opportunities include:

• Chemist

• Chemical information management specialist

• Industrial and commercial consultant

• Specialist consultancy

• Researcher


• Candidates must be assessed to confirm their possession of the minimum curricular and experiential requirements.

• A certified B2-level knowledge of English is required.


Professional Master's Programmes (1st and 2nd level) and PhD programmes

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Colloids And Interfaces
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Microscopy And Structural Characterization Techniques
  • Nano-biomaterials And Laboratory
  • Simulation Of Molecular And Periodic Systems

      Detailed Programme Facts

      • Programme intensity Full-time
        • Full-time duration 24 months
      • Credits
        120 ECTS
      • Languages
        • English
      • Delivery mode
        On Campus

      English Language Requirements

      • Minimum required score:


        The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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      • Minimum required score:


        The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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        The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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      General Requirements

      • An adequate personal preparation
      Personal preparation is understood as an adequate acquisition of knowledge and understanding of the basic disciplines (mathematics, physics and chemistry) and understanding and abilities, whether theoretical or experimental, in merit to processes of transformation, synthesis and analysis of materials, and biological transformation.
      • Specific curricula requirements, matured with the obtainment of a definite number of credits in certain disciplinary fields
      • Understanding of English language at level B2

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        2100 EUR/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 2100 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
      • EU/EEA

        2100 EUR/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 2100 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
      Depending on the nationality, the fees range from 700 to 2,100 Euros.

      Living costs for Venice

      • 600 - 950 EUR/month
        Living Costs

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


      • In order to ensure that everyone effectively has access to higher education, Ca' Foscari offers students a variety of financial aid: scholarships, exemptions and reduction of fees, student loans, prizes for outstanding dissertations and other forms of concession.
      • Some of the student loans involve agreements with banks allowing students to pay tuition fees on favourable terms. The most deserving students are entitled to an interest-free advance repayable a year after graduation.  
      • Students are also given the opportunity to participate in forms of student collaborations involving paid jobs within the university. 

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