• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Equip yourself to be part of the exciting world of nanotechnology. The Nanotechnology  degree at Flinders University provides you with a background in physics, chemistry and biology, complemented by insights into business, enterprise management, commerce, and legal issues such as intellectual property – all vital components for scientists working in business and industry.


Why study Nanotechnology at Flinders University :

  • Flinders’ research in nanotechnology ranked well above world standard – 2015 Excellence in Research Australia rankings
  • Choose one of two streams in biomedical nanotechnology or quantum nanostructures
  • Join the first Australian university to offer an undergraduate degree in nanotechnology
  • Learn from highly awarded, leading researchers
  • Experience state-of-the art research facilities and instruments
Your career

Graduates will have many opportunities at the boundaries of traditional science due to the cross-disciplinary nature of their degree. Whatever the environment, commercial or research, these employment opportunities will be at the cutting-edge of technology. There are many opportunities for graduates who wish to work in a commercial environment.

Potential occupations include:

  • nanofabrication technologist
  • nanomaterial scientific officer
  • nanosystems research assistant
  • nanosystems scientist
  • microengineering process development officer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description
      Part-time only for domestic students.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Basis of Life  
  • Chemical Structure and Bonding  
  • Modern Chemistry  
  • Fundamentals of Nanotechnology  
  • The Nature of Science
  • Mathematics

        English Language Requirements

        • Minimum required score:


          The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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        • Minimum required score:


          The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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        General Requirements

        Biomedical nanotechnology: SACE stage two chemistry or equivalent. Quantum nanostructures: SACE stage two chemistry, physics and mathematical methods or equivalent

        CRICOS: 036372G

        Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

        • You are considered ineligible for admission
        • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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        Tuition Fee

        • International

          32900 AUD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 32900 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
        • National

          8646 AUD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 8646 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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        Living costs for Adelaide

        • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
          Living Costs

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