Swansea University

Swansea University

Materials Engineering

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). Materials Engineering underpins almost all engineering applications. Swansea University has 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. This course is accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).

Course modules

Modules typically include: composite materials; communication skills for research engineers; simulation based product design; aerospace materials engineering; additive manufacturing; structural integrity of aerospace metals; ceramics; environmental analysis and legislation; polymers (properties and design); polymer processing; physical metallurgy of steels; strategic project planning.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 18,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,150 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,050 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 9,750 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 3,800 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

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

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