Swansea University

Swansea University

Materials Engineering

The programme has access to key research strengths in materials for aerospace applications and steel technology. Students will be provided with the depth of knowledge and breadth of abilities to meet the demands of the international materials industry. The course provides training and experience in a broad range of topics including: metallurgy and materials selection; modern methods used for engineering design and analysis; the relationship between structure, processing and properties for a wide range of materials; materials and advanced composite materials; structural factors that control the mechanical properties of materials, and modern business management issues and techniques.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above in Engineering or a related discipline. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules typically include: composite materials; communication skills for research engineers; simulation based product design; aerospace materials engineering; structural integrity of aerospace metals; ceramics; environmental analysis and legislation; polymers: properties and design; physical metallurgy of steels; research dissertation; Master's research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,750 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,650 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bay Campus, Swansea Swansea SA1 8EN Wales

Key information

College of Engineering
Telephone number: 
01792 295514