Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Advanced Materials Engineering

This course offers you an advanced qualification in engineering and the opportunity to develop a specialised knowledge of materials engineering. It is one of very few such courses offered at Masters level in the UK, putting you at an advantage over other engineering graduates. The course covers the core materials topics of metals, polymers, plastics, ceramics and composites, but also explores the progressive areas of forensic engineering and product failure investigation, new and smart materials and use of materials in the generation of energy. You will gain exposure to the latest trends in design, materials, manufacturing processes, testing and advanced applications by taking full advantage of our modern technology and computing facilities.

Entry requirements

Bachelor (Honours) degree at 2.2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in physical science, engineering, physics, chemistry or sports science in order to be eligible for this programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry.

Course modules

Modules include: Metallic structures; plastic materials; ceramics and composites; smart materials and surfaces; forensic materials engineering; energy materials; MSc project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,510 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 570 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,875 per Credit module (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Merchiston Campus Edinburgh EH10 5DT Scotland

Key information

Information Office
Telephone number: 
0333 900 6040