03.04.02 Physics

'Functional Nanomaterials and Advanced Technology' full-time master's degree programme
Programme aims
The Programme aims to prepare you for a future in research and development with a focus on nanomaterials and biological systems.
You will learn how:
to carry out basic and applied research
to formulate research problems and work at the frontier of science
to use cutting-edge instrumentation
to work at innovative companies and research institutions, to apply for research grants
to commercialise R&D and to create, and file patents for, intellectual property; supervise the research of young talents
The structure of the Programme – Learning streams:
STREAM 1: Biomedical Applications
STREAM 2: New Magnetic Materials
STREAM 3: Optics and Photonics
Programme details
Duration of the Programme: 2 years
Type of the Programme: full-time
Degree awarded upon completion: Master's
Language: English
Availability of state-financed study places: yes
Number of state-financed study places: 15
Tuition fee: 130,800 roubles per year
ECTS credits: 120

Year 1
Selected Chapters in Solid-State Physics
Selected Chapters in Optics and Photonics
Functional Nanomaterials and their Applications
Selected Chapters in Nanotechnology
Advanced Computational Methods
Scientific Communication, Presentation of Findings, and Business Skills
Foreign Language (English)
Foreign Language (Russian)
Advanced Scientific Methods. Experiments
Advanced Scientific Methods. Theory
Microscopy: Micro- and Nano-Scale Visualisation Techniques
Physical Chemistry of Nanoparticles
Nanomaterials and Biological Systems. Bionanotechnology
Selected Chapters in Biology and Chemistry
Special Chapters in Nanomaterials Science
Multiferroics and Smart Materials
Nanophysics of Surfaces and their Phase Boundaries
Аdditive Technology: From Macro- to Nanoscale
Magnetic Materials Applications
Special Chapters in Nanomaterials Science
Special Chapters in Photonics and Nanophotonics
Laser Physics
Molecular Photonics
Holography and Image Processing
X-Ray Optics
Science for Future Presidents

Year 2
Career opportunities
Upon completing the Programme, you will have a competitive edge when looking for roles in:
  • research and research management;
  • technology development;
  • metrology;
  • non-destructive testing.
As a programme graduate, you may enter a PhD programme in:
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Optics
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Radiophysics
  • Mathematical Physics

How to apply?
Type of the Programme
Requirements of applicants
Possession of a bachelor's degree

Successful completion of admissions tests in a foreign language and physics

Additional requirement:
Evidence of personal achievements

If you submit an international language certificate equivalent to A2 level to the Admissions Office, you will be exempt from the foreign language test.

Contact person
Programme manager
Anastasiya A. Talatay,