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MSc in Diamond Science & Technologies

diamond science

Why Diamond Science & Technologies?

Diamond possesses an amazing range of extreme properties suitable for commercial exploitation. This course allows you to research these properties through our dedicated multidisciplinary training centre. As an independent researcher, you will gain expertise in every aspect of diamond physics, from plasma science to building sensors. The MSc in Diamond Science & Technology offers you the opportunity to garner a detailed understanding of the fundamentals of materials science with an emphasis on diamond. This MSc will provide you with the theory, experience and problem solving skills needed to research, drive, manage and evaluate the advances in technology that underpin this field. This MSc is ideal for those looking to undertake further study or for a career in advanced materials.

Course Structure

The course spans 1 year, with the first 20 weeks being lecture-based, providing you with a diverse toolbox in diamond science to complete a successful 20 week research project.

Terms 1 and 2 (20 weeks):

  • Methods of Material Synthesis
  • Properties and Characterisation of Materials
  • Defects and Dopants
  • Theory and Modelling of Materials
  • Manufacturing the Future
  • Surfaces, Interfaces and Coatings
  • Devices and Fabrication
  • Diamond Photonics and Quantum Devices
  • Applications of High-Performance Materials
  • Electrochemistry and Sensors (Optional)
  • Biomedical Optics and Applications (Optional)

Research Project (20 weeks):
Undertake a project in our world-leading research groups either for one 20-week or two 10-week research projects

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Diamond Science and Technologies 2017-18

Essential Information

Full time: 1 year
Part-time: 2 years

Entry requirements:
2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Earth Science, Engineering or a related subject

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Location of study:
University of Warwick

Course fees:

Full time:
Home/EU: £9,010 per year
Overseas: £25,870

Part time:
Home/EU: £4,505 per year
Overseas: £12,935

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Additional information

This information is applicable for 2019 entry.