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Faculty Website: Faculty of Science
Department: Department of Chemical Sciences
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MSc in Nanoscience (Coursework)
Programme Code: M2058Q
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
The primary purpose of the MSc minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework Master of Science degree consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation. The degree demands a high level of intellectual and theoretical knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of critical reasoning, formulation, analysis and evaluation of a specific problem in the field of study.
Admission to the Masters in Nanoscience requires an Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry, Physics or Biotechnology, with an aggregate final mark of 60% or higher. Admission is subject to approval by the relevant Head of Department and the Faculty of Science.