University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Science and Engineering of Materials

This is an EPSRC-sponsored programme that comprises a major research project, which can be based in the university or in industry, and 6 taught modules (4 compulsory and 2 optional).

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (minimum 2.1) or equivalent in physical science or engineering.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Introduction to materials; effective project management; materials characterisation; presentation and communication skills/team skills development; plus optional modules from: advanced electron microscopy; biomaterials; design against failure; environmental degradation of alloys; functional materials; intermetallics, metal matrix composites and ceramic matrix composites; materials in microsystems engineering; materials for sustainable environmental technologies; net shape manufacturing; polymer science and soft matter; sensors and composites; surface engineering.

Sponsorship information



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,110 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 17,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 2,055 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5005