• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Based on a solid understanding of basic materials science, the Nanotechnology programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology aims to establish an understanding of size-dependent materials, device and system properties, and also how these properties can be tailored by a controlled manipulation of the microstructure down to the atomic or molecular level. 

About

Furthermore, it aims to provide a good knowledge of various nano-scale devices as well as their applications and fabrication methods. Special emphasis is paid to the understanding and usage of advanced characterisation methods to assess detailed materials and device properties. 

The Nanotechnology programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is closely linked to the extensive research activities at the KTH Electrum laboratory, a world-leading resource for the education, research and product development related to micro and nanofabrication.

The final term degree project gives students an opportunity to carry out an in-depth study within their specialization and to demonstrate the skills acquired during their studies. It can be carried out at an academic or industrial institution, needs to be relevant to the main field of study for the MSc degree, and is scheduled for the last term of the programme.

Career

The master's programme in Nanotechnology prepares you for a career in a wide range of areas in materials science, semiconductor, microsystems, and applied physics. Applications related to, for example, the Internet-of-Things and life sciences offer plenty of interesting job opportunities in high tech companies. The strong programme focuses on advanced nanoscale characterisation tools, and the unique experience of a state-of-the-art academic cleanroom environment will make you very competitive on the job market. 

Students with a specialisation in nanoscale materials will be well equipped to handle the sustainability challenges of modern society. Nanotechnology is also a major academic research field, and the programme provides a solid foundation for graduate studies at highly ranked universities, including KTH.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Methods and Instruments of Analysis 
  • Nanofabrication Technologies 
  • Introduction to Nanotechnology 
  • Solid State Physics 
  • Chemistry for Nanotechnology
  • Quantum Materials and Devices 

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

Programme specific admission requirements

Bachelor's degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Materials science, Chemistry or equivalent, including courses in mathematics corresponding to at least 20 ECTS credits and courses in physics corresponding to at least 30 ECTS credits.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14952 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29893 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: The tuition fee for the full programme is SEK 310,000
  • EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: There are no tuition fees for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens

Funding

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