Master of Science (Research)

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Frontier Materials and Nanotechnology


Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

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This specialisation equips students with the skills to push forward the frontiers of technology through the development of new materials. Units are presented by experts in the fields of materials characterisation and modelling, and in the latest developments in natural, functional and structural materials. Students are also exposed to exciting new developments in nanotechnology with particular attention to materials for improved functionality, more effective energy generation and longer energy storage. Study areas include: foundations of materials modelling, advanced materials characterisation, frontier engineering materials, and frontier natural and functional materials.


FMB701Foundations of Materials Modelling

FMB702Advanced Materials Characterisation

FMB703Frontier Engineering Materials

FMB704Frontier Natural and Functional Materials *

* not available in 2017

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