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Master of Applied Sciences (Nanotechnology)

New Intake: October 2023

Application Due date: 31st August 2023

Nanotechnology is an emerging field that plays a very important role as an advanced technology in many sectors. The industry needs expertise in this field to generate revolutionary technologies and products that improve the standard of living of local and international communities.

The Master of Applied Sciences (Nanotechnology) program is a program that is carefully crafted and highly relevant to the current needs of the nanotechnology industry. This program is capable of producing graduates who have in-depth knowledge as well as the necessary skills in the field of nanotechnology, in line with current developments. For the sustainability of the program, the syllabus for the courses offered will be evaluated from time to time according to the needs of the industry and sectors related to the application of impactful education practices. Feedback and surveys from graduates and employers are also used as a factor to assess the appropriateness of course offerings. This program is in line with the National Nanotechnology Policy and Strategy (DSNN) 2021-2030 and the National Policy of Science, Technology and Innovation (NPSTI) 2021-2030, with the aim to create a dynamic ecosystem and to drive Malaysia towards a high-income economy by 2030.


List of Subjects


​​​​​​Core Subjects

Research Methodology
Design, Synthesis and Fabrication

Elective Subjects
(Select 2)

Characterization Techniques
Nanosafety and Health
Environmental Nanobiotechnology
Nanobiotechnology in Food and Agriculture

Program Duration
One and a half year

Total Credit Hour

Estimated Programme Fees
RM24,555.00 (Malaysian)
RM43,335.00 (Non-Malaysian)

Career Opportunities
Scientist, Technologist, R&D engineer, industry expert and consultant, startup founder, chief technology officer, nanoscience and nanotechnology educator, and specialist at industry and governmental agencies.


For more info, please contact :

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ong Boon Hoong

Program Coordinator
Tel: +603 7967 7022 (ext:2930)

Dr. Marlinda Ab Rahman

Assistant Program Coordinator
Tel: +603 7967 7022 (ext: 2924)

Pn. Nur'Adilah Md Jelani

Nanocat Office
Tel: +603 7967 6959

Last Update: 19/05/2023