Ad­vanced Stud­ies (100-120 cr)

Compulsory courses (45 cr)
MATR301 Introductory course to Materials Research (5 cr)
MATR302 Materials characterization (5 cr)
MATR364 Seminar in Materials Research (5 cr)
MATR350 Master's thesis (30 cr)
MATR399 Maturity test (0 cr)
Personal study plan (included in the Introductory course to Materials Research)

Optional course packages of advanced courses in Electronics and Industrial Physics (55-75 cr)

Electronics course package
MATR335 Electronics II (10 cr)
MATR336 Analogue electronics (5 cr)

Ultrasonics course package
MATR338 Ultrasonics (10 cr)
MATR320 Nanoacoustics I (5 cr)
MATR321 Nanoacoustics II (5 cr)

Optics and photonics course package
MATR329 Optics (10 cr)
MATR339 Photonics (10 cr)
MATR340 Label-free Bioimaging (5 cr)

Numerical material testing course package
MATR322 Scientific computing III (10 cr)
MATR333 Modeling of biological systems (5 cr)

Solid state continuum mechanics module
MATR307 Solid state continuum mechanics I (5 cr)
MATR318 Solid state continuum mechanics II (5 cr)

Personalized course package (0-25 cr)
Courses from other study lines and/or other programmes as agreed in HOPS (personal study plan).

 

Other stud­ies (0-20 cr)

Other studies (0-20 cr)
Other studies can include study modules or individual courses from other programmes as agreed in personal study plan. Also practical training and language studies can be included.

Ad­vanced Stud­ies (100-120 cr)

Compulsory courses (50 cr)
MATR301 Introductory course to Materials Research (5 cr)
MATR302 Materials characterization (5 cr)
MATR358 Inorganic materials chemistry (5 cr)
MATR364 Seminar in Materials Research (5 cr)
MATR350 Master's thesis (30 cr)
MATR399 Maturity test (0 cr)
Personal study plan (included in the Introductory course to Materials Research)

Compulsory advanced courses in Inorganic Materials Chemistry (40-60 cr)

MATR363 Research project in Inorganic Materials Chemistry (15 cr)
MATR344 Vacuum technology (5 cr)
MATR359 Solid state chemistry (5 cr)
MATR361 Thin films (10 cr)
MATR343 Microscope techniques in materials characterization (5 cr)
MATR362 Workshop on X-ray diffraction and thermoanalytical methods (5 cr)
MATR342 Determination of crystal and molecular structures (5 cr)
MATR308 Surface physics  (5 cr)
MATR341 Surface chemistry (5 cr)
MATR372 Nanocatalysis (5 cr)
MATR373 Atomic layer deposition and etching (5 cr)

Optional courses in Inorganic Materials Chemistry (10-30 cr)

Materials physics course package I
MATR305 Nanophysics and nanochemistry (5 cr)
MATR303 Solid state physics (10 cr)
MATR367 Fasta tillståndets fysik (10 cr) (lectured only in Swedish; choose this or the English version MATR303)

Materials physics course package II
MATR306 Materials physics (5 cr)
MATR304 Materialfysik (5 cr) (lectured only in Swedish; choose this or the English version MATR306)
PAP340 Physics of semiconductor devices (5 cr)

Ion beam based techniques course package
MATR314 Ion beam scattering techniques for materials characterization (5 cr)
MATR313 Elemental analysis by ion beams (5 cr)

Synchrotron based techniques course package
MATR311 Synchrotron light in materials science (5 cr)

Personalized  course package (0-25 cr)
Courses from other study lines and/or other programmes – especially from the UH Chemistry and Molecular Sciences and from Aalto university, as agreed in HOPS (personal study plan).

 

Other stud­ies (0-20 cr)

Other studies (0-20 cr)
Other studies can include study modules or individual courses from other programmes as agreed in personal study plan. Also practical training and language studies can be included.

 

Ad­vanced Stud­ies (100-120 cr)

Compulsory courses (45 cr)
MATR301 Introductory course to Materials Research (5 cr)
MATR302 Materials characterization (5 cr)
MATR364 Seminar in Materials Research (5 cr)
MATR350 Master's thesis (30 cr)
MATR399 Maturity test (0 cr)
Personal study plan (included in the Introductory course to Materials Research)

Compulsory advanced courses in Polymer Materials Chemistry (35 cr)
MATR345 Basics of Polymer Chemistry (5 cr) 
MATR346 Polymer Physics (5 cr)
MATR347 Synthesis of Polymers; Polymer Materials  (5cr)
MATR348 Laboratory Practicum (5 cr)
MATR334 Research Project in Polymer Materials Chemistry (15 cr)

Optional courses in Polymer Materials Chemistry (20-40 cr)
MATR351 Rheology (5 cr) 
MATR352 Light Scattering (5cr)
MATR353 NMR Spectroscopy of Polymers (5cr)
MATR354 Aqueous Polymers: Solutions and Dispersions (5 cr)
MATR355 Functional Polymers (5cr)
MATR356 Polymers in Medicine (5cr)
MATR357 Polyelectrolytes as Functional Materials (5cr)
MATR370 Amphiphilic Polymers (5 cr)
MATR371 Wood Chemistry (5 cr)

Personalized course package (0-25 cr)
Courses from other study lines and/or other programmes as agreed in HOPS (personal study plan).

 

Other stud­ies (0-20 cr)

Other studies (0-20 cr)
Other studies can include study modules or individual courses from other programmes as agreed in personal study plan. Also practical training and language studies can be included.

Ad­vanced courses (100-120 cr)

Compulsory courses (45 cr)
MATR301 Introductory course to Materials Research (5 cr)
MATR302 Materials characterization (5 cr)
MATR364 Seminar in Materials Research (5 cr)
MATR350 Master's thesis (30 cr)
MATR399 Maturity test (0 cr)
Personal study plan (included in the Introductory course to Materials Research)

Optional course packages of advanced courses in Medical Physics (55-75 cr)

Medical physics course package I
MATR319 Medical physics (5 cr)
MATR315 Radiation Dosimetry (5 cr)
MATR310 Laboratory exercises (10 cr)
MATR309 Radiation protection (5 cr)

Radiation detectors course package
PAP338 Gaseous radiation detectors and scintillators (5 cr)
PAP339 Semiconductor radiation detectors (5 cr)

Computational methods course package
MATR322 Numerical Methods in Scientific Computing (10 cr)
MATR323 Basics of Monte Carlo simulations (5 cr)
MATR324 Monte Carlo simulations in physics (5 cr)

Biophysics course package
MATR331 Introduction to biological physics (5 cr)
MATR332 Physics of Biological Systems (5 cr)
MATR333 Modeling of biological systems (5 cr)

Personalized course package (0-25 cr)
Courses from other study lines and/or other programmes as agreed in HOPS (personal study plan).

 

 

Other stud­ies (0-20 cr)

Other studies (0-20 cr)
Other studies can include study modules or individual courses from other programmes as agreed in personal study plan. Also practical training and language studies can be included.

Ad­vanced stud­ies (100-120 cr)

Compulsory courses (45 cr)
MATR301 Introductory course to Materials Research (5 cr)
MATR302 Materials characterization (5 cr)
MATR364 Seminar in Materials Research (5 cr)
MATR350 Master's thesis (30 cr)
MATR399 Maturity test (0 cr)
Personal study plan (included in the Introductory course to Materials Research)

Optional course packages of advanced courses in Computational materials physics study track (55-75 cr)

Programming and numerical methods course package
FYS2085 Scientific computing II (5 cr) (if not included in BSc degree)
MATR322 Numerical Methods in Scientific Computing (10 cr)

Simulation methods course package
MATR323 Basics of Monte Carlo simulations (5 cr)
MATR324 Monte Carlo simulations in physics (5 cr)
MATR325 Molecular dynamics simulations (10 cr)

Specialized courses in computational methods course package
MATR326 Tools for high performance computing (5 cr)
MATR327 Computational nanoscience (10 cr)
PAP334 Statistical Methods (5 cr)

Materials physics course package I
MATR303 Solid state physics (10 cr)
MATR367 Fasta tillståndets fysik (10 cr) (lectured only in Swedish; choose this or the English version MATR303)
MATR305 Nanophysics and nanochemistry (5 cr)

Materials physics course package II
MATR306 Materials physics (5 cr)
MATR304 Materialfysik (5 cr) (lectured only in Swedish; choose this or the English version MATR306)
PAP340 Physics of semiconductor devices (5 cr)

Surface science course package
MATR308 Surface physics  (5 cr)
MATR341 Surface chemistry (5 cr)

Biophysics course package
MATR331 Introduction to biological physics (5 cr)
MATR332 Physics of Biological Systems (5 cr)
MATR333 Modeling of biological systems (5 cr)

Personalized course package (0-25 cr)
Courses from other study lines and/or other programmes as agreed in HOPS (personal study plan).

 

Other stud­ies (0-20 cr)

Other studies (0-20 cr)
Other studies can include study modules or individual courses from other programmes as agreed in personal study plan. Also practical training and language studies can be included.

Ad­vanced Stud­ies (100-120 cr)

Compulsory courses (45 cr)
MATR301 Introductory course to Materials Research (5 cr)
MATR302 Materials characterization (5 cr)
MATR364 Seminar in Materials Research (5 cr)
MATR350 Master's thesis (30 cr)
MATR399 Maturity test (0 cr)
Personal study plan (included in the Introductory course to Materials Research)

Optional course packages of advanced courses in Experimental materials physics study track (55-75 cr)

Materials physics course package I
MATR303 Solid state physics (10 cr)
MATR367 Fasta tillståndets fysik (10 cr) (lectured only in Swedish; choose either this or the English version MATR303)
MATR305 Nanophysics and nanochemistry (5 cr)

Materials physics course package II
MATR306 Materials physics (5 cr)
MATR304 Materialfysik (5 cr) (lectured only in Swedish; choose either this or the English version MATR306)
PAP340 Physics of semiconductor devices (5 cr)

Surface science course package
MATR308 Surface physics  (5 cr)
MATR341 Surface chemistry (5 cr)

Laboratory exercises for materials research course package
MATR309 Radiation protection (5 cr)
MATR310 Laboratory exercises (10 cr)

Synchrotron based techniques course package
MATR311 Synchrotron light in materials science (5 cr)

Ion beam based techniques course package
MATR314 Ion beam scattering techniques for materials characterization (5 cr)
MATR313 Elemental analysis by ion beams (5 cr)

Experimental techniques course package
MATR342 Determination of crystal and molecular structures (5 cr)
MATR343 Microscope techniques in materials characterization (5 cr)
MATR344 Vacuum technology (5 cr)

Radiation protection expert course package
MATR309 Radiation protection (5 cr)
MATR315 Radiation Dosimetry (5 cr)
MATR316 Nuclear physics (5 cr)
PAP338 Gaseous radiation detectors and scintillators (5 cr) 
MATR319 Medical physics (5 cr)
MATR365 Radiation damage in materials (5 cr)

Solid state continuum mechanics course package
MATR307 Solid state continuum mechanics I (5 cr)
MATR318 Solid state continuum mechanics II (5 cr)

Personalized course package (0-25 cr)
Courses from other study lines and/or other programmes as agreed in HOPS (personal study plan).

 

Other stud­ies (0-20 cr)

Other studies (0-20 ects)
Other studies can include study modules or individual courses from other programmes as agreed in personal study plan. Also practical training and language studies can be included.