04/05/2020

The fascinating world of nanotechnology in Mechanical Engineering

Nanotechnology is a term used to describe the dimensions and tolerances of atoms and molecules less than 100 nanometres. It is an interface technology that includes many different sciences and applications. 

Nanotechnology is showing signs of becoming economically beneficial in the future. Developments and popularity of smart household appliances and the streamlining of the manufacturing of many goods including medicines, textiles and cosmetics, mean the industry for nanotechnology is booming. 

With more companies than ever investing in research and development to further streamline their processes, having a degree in mechanical engineering with knowledge of nanotechnology could leave you in high demand within many industries. 

Being in demand for specific essential growth industries is a sure-fire way of ensuring an excellent salary from the moment you graduate.

What degree do I need to get into nanotechnology?

You can study for a degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bolton. Using state-of-the-art facilities, you can explore an entire world of Mechanical Engineering. The Institute of Mechanical Engineers has awarded the University professional accreditation, which can be extremely encouraging to future employers.

Whether you’re passionate about a career in nanotechnology or other forms of Mechanical Engineering, you can get the skills you need to develop a fast-paced and fascinating career. An exciting career as a product designer, machinery designer and mechanical engineer are just a few of the jobs you could end up with when you graduate with a Mechanical Engineering degree. 

It would be a good idea to focus on getting good grades in mathematics and science if you're currently sitting your GCSEs or A-Levels as the skills gained in this subject will be highly useful during your degree studies. Of course, throughout your studies, you will build upon this knowledge so you can hit the ground running when it comes to equipment.

 

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