Imperial College London
Theory and Simulation of Materials
This course adresses issues facing society today, such as energy supply; global warming; health and security.
A 1st Class Honours degree or equivalent in physical sciences or engineering; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O-level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.
Modules include: Mathematics for theory of materials and computational methods; equilibrium in materials; transformations of matter; electronic structure of materials; classical field theory of materials; methods of simulating materials from electrons to finite elements. Optional modules: methods of characterising materials; advanced continuum theories of microstructural evolution; polymers and soft condensed matter physics; advanced continuum field theory of defects; strengthening mechanisms and fracture; advanced electronic structure of materials and metamaterials; continuum theory of static and dynamic plasticity; advanced techniques of materials simulation.
Assessment of the taught courses is by a combination of coursework and written examinations, and the research project is assessed through an oral presentation and a thesis.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 28,000 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|South Kensington Campus||Kensington and Chelsea||SW7 2AZ||South East|
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