Master of Science in Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology


Programme

Master of Science in Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology
理學碩士(材料工程及納米科技)

Award Title

Master of Science in Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology
理學碩士(材料工程及納米科技)

Offering Academic Unit

Department of Physics

Mode of Study

Combined mode



Normal Period of Study


- 1 year (full-time)
- 2 years (part-time/combined mode)

 

Maximum Period of Study


- 2.5 years (full-time)
- 5 years (part-time/combined mode)

 

Credit Units Required for Graduation

30

 

Programme Aims


This programme aims to provide an opportunity for the university graduates in physical science or engineering to obtain specialized knowledge in materials engineering and nanotechnology. It also provides an opportunity for applied scientists and engineers in industry to pursue in-depth studies in various aspects of materials engineering and nanotechnology. 

 

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)


Upon successful completion of this Programme, students should be able to:

1.     Have extensive knowledge of and possess analytical ability in the field of materials engineering and nanotechnology.

2.     Have the ability to apply the knowledge of materials engineering and nanotechnology to generate creative ethical solutions in the working environment.

3.     Capable of communicating effectively in materials related professions. 

4.     Design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

5.     Identify, formulate, solve engineering problems and generate new ideas in materials engineering and nanotechnology.

6.     Recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

 

Programme Requirements


1. Programme Core Courses: (9 credits)

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Units

AP5301

Instrumental Methods of Analysis and Laboratory

3

AP5302

Nanomaterials

3

AP5303

Structure and Deformation of Materials

3

2. Programme Electives: (21 credits)

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Units

AP6120

Microelectronic Materials and Processing

3

AP6121

Thin Film Technology and Nanocrystalline Coatings

3

AP6126

Functional Ceramics

3

AP6171

Electronic Packaging and Materials

3

AP6172

Simulation and Modelling in Multidisciplinary Sciences

3

AP6173

Biomedical Materials and Devices: From Engineering to Clinical Applications

3

AP6176

Energy Materials Design for the Current Century

3

AP6177

Smart and Functional Materials for Advanced Students

3

AP6179

Nanotechnology for Biological and Medical Applications

3

AP6180

Modern Scattering Methods in Materials Science

3

AP6181

Photonics in Nanomaterial Systems and Devices

3

AP6182

Polymer & Composite Materials 3

3

AP6265

Emerging Semiconductor Devices in 21st Century

3

AP6303

Corrosion and Surface Engineering

3

AP6305

Failure Analysis and Case Studies

3

AP6306

Dissertation

6

AP6307

Building Materials

3

AP6309

Advanced Research

9


3. Additional Notes:


Intermediate and other awards:

PgD in Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology (24 CUs)

深造文憑(材料工程及納米科技)

PgC in Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology (12 CUs)

深造證書(材料工程及納米科技)

 

For the PgD award, students are required to complete the three required courses (9 CUs) and 15 CUs electives to make up the total of 24 CUs.

Entrance requirement: same as MScMEN


For the PgC award, students are required to complete the three required courses (9 CUs) and 3 CUs electives to make up the total of 12 CUs.

Entrance requirement: same as MScMEN