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ResearchZernike (ZIAM)EducationTop Master Program in Nanoscience

Curriculum outline

The Top Master programme in Nanoscience has a two-year curriculum (equivalent to 120 ECTS). New students can commence with the programme once each year, around 1 September. For a good overview, we present the two-year curriculum at a glance in this pdf-document. In short, the first year starts with lectures, self study, and exercises. The second year is mainly focussed on the master thesis project.

These are the main elements of the curriculum:

Below, an overview of year 1 and year 2 is provided.

The number between brackets indicates the number of acquired ECTS per course unit.

Year 1
Semester 1 Semester II
Period Ia wk 1-5 Period Ia wk 6-10 Period Ib wk 11-22 Period IIa wk 23-32 Period IIb wk 33-43
Guided Self-study in Nanoscience (6) Preparation of Nanomaterials and Devices (8) Research Paper (6)
Characterization of Nanomaterials (9) Small Research Project and Symposium (13)
Fundamental and Functional Properties of Nanomaterials (13) Electives

Year 2
Semester I Semester II
Period I a wk 1-10 Period I b wk 11-22 Period II a wk 23-32 Period II b wk 33-43

Master Thesis (45)

Scientific proposal (Nanoscience) (6) wk 8-26


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