24 months
4417 USD/year
2208 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Nanoscience and Nanotechnology MSc course is offered at University of Peradeniya introduces students to fast growing areas which span the entire spectrum of science and technology including next generation electronics, engineering materials, advanced materials and coatings, devices, computers, medicine, textiles, sports equipment, polymers, biology, agriculture, food science, etc.  


The Nanoscience and Nanotechnology MSc course offered at University of Peradeniya will cover a broad range of disciplines to enable the trained graduates to make an objective judgment of the scientific importance and technological potential of developments in micro- and nanotechnologies and to perform a range of activities related to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. The study programme will thus prepare the student to take the challenge of meeting not only national needs in diverse areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology but also to continue toward advanced studies anywhere in the world.

Students at Nanoscience and Nanotechnology MSc course is offered at University of Peradeniya will:

  • gain a sound theoretical foundation on important techniques of nanotechnology and nanoscience.
  • get the training in using, troubleshooting and maintenance of nanotechnological experiments, research and applications.
  • gain strong knowledge on synthesis, characterisation, and analysis of nanomaterials leading to appropriate nanotechnological application.
  • gain adequate knowledge on the principles of nanotechnology and nanoscience. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 
  • Physics for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  • Nanochemistry 
  • Characterization Techniques for Nanomaterials 
  • Biochemistry related to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  • Carbon Nanotubes and Particles 
  • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Laboratory 
  • Applications of Nanomaterials in Local Industries

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

    A Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Surveying or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized university, acceptable to the PGIS.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4417 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8835 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    2208 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4417 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Local candidates - Rs. 350,000
    • Foreign candidates -  Rs. 700,000


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