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Programme structure: Functional Nanomaterials (PhD) - what's running in 2018/19

Please note: It is possible that the information shown for future academic years may change due to developments in the relevant academic field. Optional unit availability varies depending on both staffing and student choice.

The following structure (and related specification) shows the taught units which form the first part of the PhD programme.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Functional Nanomaterials Lecture Course PHYSM0004 40 Mandatory
Advanced Tools for Nanoscience PHYSM3401 20 Mandatory
Industrial Training Module PHYSM3404 20 Mandatory
Exploratory Training Assignments PHYSM3402 30 Mandatory
Contextualisation PHYSM0005 10 Mandatory
Extended Project PHYSM3403 60 Mandatory
MRes Functional Nanomaterials   180  

Progression/award requirements

The assessment of the taught component of a doctoral degree is governed by the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and is assessed separately from the research project. Progression to the research project may be dependent on the successful completion of the taught component - please refer to the relevant handbook for the structure of the particular programme.

The pass mark set by the University for any level 7(M) unit is 50 out of 100.

Exit awards

It may be possible to exit the programme with a taught award. For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Research Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Additional progress information

Students may exit with an MRes award following successful completion of the taught component of the PhD programme.