UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Advanced Materials Science

With a growing world population, there is increasing need for scientific experts and entrepreneurs who can develop novel materials with advanced properties, addressing critical issues from energy to healthcare, and take scientific discoveries to the commercial world. This new degree combines frontline research-based teaching from across UCL to train next generation materials scientists.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: advanced materials characterisation; advanced materials processing and manufacturing; materials design, selection and discovery; microstructural control in materials science; research methodology; options: advanced topics in energy science and materials; biomaterials applications; mastering entrepreneurship; materials and fatigue/fracture analysis; nanoscale processing and characterisation for advanced devices; simulation methods in materials chemistry.

Assessment methods

Teaching is delivered by lectures, interactive tutorials, case discussions, and modelling projects. Assessment is by a combination of ongoing coursework, presentations, a group project and/or a written examination, a dissertation and a viva voce.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

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