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Nanoscience and Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Nanoscience and Technology programme at the University of Copenhagen gives you a deep understanding of the concepts and methodologies of nanoscience and nanotechnology as well as basic knowledge within business innovation and entrepreneurship.


You will be taught in the many academic fields of nanoscience, including nanobiotechnology and nanoelectronics. You become an expert in applying scientific techniques in new ways and in communicating technical and conceptual issues across disciplines such as biology and physics.

The Nanoscience and Technology programme at the University of Copenhagen offers a unique opportunity to become a first-mover in China. In addition to the scientific education, the two years in China will also provide Chinese language skills, an in-depth understanding of Chinese culture and society plus a chance to develop a network in China.

Career Opportunities

With an MSc degree in Nanoscience and Technology, you will gain academic skills that allow you to work in various areas such as:

  • High-tech companies
  • Chemical plants
  • Biotechnology
  • Energy
  • Medicine
  • Materials Research
  • Food industry
  • Research Institutions

In addition to being able to work as a link between different professions, you will also have the advantage of knowing Chinese culture, traditions and language. This enables you to function as a bridging link between Danish and Chinese companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Unifying Concepts in Nanoscience
  • Nanocharacterization
  • Nanobiology 
  • Synthesis and Fabrication
  • Nano-electronics
  • Self-assembled bionanomaterials
  • Business (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) 
  • Nanomaterials

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

To be admitted to the MSc programme, you must have proficiency in English at a high level and a Bachelor’s degree in a natural science field such as:

  • Nano-Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biochemistry
  • Materials Science

According to national legislation in China, Chinese citizens cannot apply for admission to Nanoscience and Technology through a Danish university. Instead, Chinese Citizens must apply for admission through University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5362 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2681 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester 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.

Tuition fee: 20.000 DKK per semester

Living costs for Beijing

  • 6409 - 7850 CNY/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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