Graduates of the Nanotechnology specialisation, within the Bachelor of Science, will have many opportunities at the boundaries of traditional science due to the cross-disciplinary nature of their degree.

Where can our graduates go?

Nanotechnology impacts upon all aspects of industry including:

  • Aerospace
  • Computing
  • Environmental Remediation
  • Industrial coatings such as paint, wood and metal
  • Medicine
  • Solar Energy
  • The pharmaceutical industry
  • Telecommunications

Employment opportunities are at the cutting edge of technology in both research and commercial environments. Graduates have found research-based careers in the Defence Science and Technology Group, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation and universities within Australia and internationally.

Potential Occupations

Potential Employers

  • Assistant Production Planner
  • Examiner of Patents
  • Graduate Administrative Assistant
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Microengineering Process Development Officer
  • Nanofabrication Technologist
  • Nanomaterial Scientist
  • Nanomaterials Business Manager
  • Nanosystems Scientist
  • Nanotechnologist
  • Patent Examiner
  • Policy Analyst
  • Production Supervisor
  • Research Officer
  • Scientific Support Officer
  • Scientist
  • Technical Officer
  • Technical Officer - Nanotechnology
  • Technical Sales Representative
  • Trainee Patent Attorney
  • Alchemia Limited
  • Antaria Limited
  • AorTech Biomaterials
  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials
  • Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation
  • Australian Synchrotron
  • CAP-XX
  • Carl Zeiss
  • Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited
  • CeramiSphere
  • Cochlear
  • Coherent Scientific
  • CSIRO
  • Deakin University
  • Defence Science Technology Organisation
  • Dyesol
  • Ian Wark Research Institute
  • IBM
  • Intelligent Polymer Research Institute
  • IP Australia
  • Micronisers
  • MiniFAB
  • NanoChem
  • Nanomics BioSystems
  • Plantic Technologies Limited
  • PolyNovo Biomaterials
  • pSivida Corp
  • Sirtex Medical
  • Starpharma Holdings Limited
  • The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
  • Tyrian Diagnostics
  • University of Melbourne
  • Water Environment Biotechnology Laboratory