Micro and Nanotechnology Enterprise, M.Phil. | University of Cambridge | Cambridge, United Kingdom
M.Phil. On Campus

Micro and Nanotechnology Enterprise

10 months
33831 GBP/year
12903 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Micro and Nanotechnology Enterprise at the University of Cambridge is intended for those with a good first degree in the physical sciences and engineering who wish to develop research skills and a commercial awareness in micro- and nanotechnology. It combines cutting-edge science with business practice skills, giving students knowledge and experience of a range of disciplines. 


Learning Outcomes

With the Micro and Nanotechnology Enterprise at the University of Cambridge students will:

  • be able to develop a discipline-specific terminology to describe and discuss relevant aspects of micro- and nanotechnology, as well as business;
  • be able to develop their scientific writing skills through lab reports, literature survey, project dissertation, and scientific communication skills through oral presentations;
  • be able to develop independence and critical thinking, as well as project management skills; and
  • have the opportunity develop team project skills.


The pass mark for the course is 60%. This is the minimum mark accepted for applications to PhD programmes in UK institutions, but many require higher marks, e.g. above 75%.

Programme Structure


  • The programme is modular in structure and lasts ten months. It is envisaged that students attend all modules, which consist of no more than 16 hours of lectures per module with additional discussion groups and personal study time. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK II.i Honours Degree. Relevance to physical or engineering sciences.
  • Two academic references 
  • Transcript 
  • CV/resume
  • Evidence of competence in English 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33831 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33831 GBP per year during 10 months.
  • National

    12903 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12903 GBP per year during 10 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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