Advanced Nanoscience and Molecular Structure (858C1)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Spring teaching

This module explores the latest advances in experimental and theoretical approaches to molecular structure and nanomaterials. It is based on recent developments in the subject, combining lectures and workshops, research talks, directed and independent reading and a critical work. Lectures will present current advances, with a focus on quantum methods in molecular structure calculations and experimental approaches to understanding the unique properties of matter at the nanoscale. Workshops will provide a discussion forum for problem-solving activities.

Teaching

85%: Lecture
15%: Practical (Workshop)

Assessment

30%: Coursework (Presentation)
70%: Examination (Unseen examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 26 hours of contact time and 124 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.