Why study Nanotechnology?
Our program features lectures, seminars by leading practitioners and practical experience. Develop the skills needed to excel in the rapidly developing field of nanotechnology. Understand, create and control events on the scale of nanometres. The course has a strong research focus and top students work in the state-of-the-art research laboratories equipped with world-class fabrication and analytical technology.
Students have access to some of the best teaching and research facilities in the world with the construction of a new $94 million La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science (LIMS) building. LIMS focuses on training researchers to turn molecular science, biotechnology and nanotechnology research into medical solutions.
La Trobe designs its courses with your future career in mind and partners with a range of professional organisations for accreditation and registration. Refer to the detail for each course below to see what professional registration and membership options exist.
As a La Trobe graduate you may be eligible for our 10% Alumni Advantage when you apply for a full-fee postgraduate coursework program.
Graduates are prepared for work in nanotechnology ventures, advanced materials, semiconductor and microelectronics businesses, advanced medical diagnostics, mineral processing, and businesses involving chemicals, polymers or surface coatings. Read more about nanotechnology careers.
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Overseas study opportunities
Gain valuable overseas experience by studying with one of our global exchange partners. La Trobe has partnerships with over 100 universities in more than 30 countries in Asia, Europe, and North and South America. See our international travel page for more information.
Student and graduate profiles
Meet some of our nanotechnology graduates.
About the academic staff
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