University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Advanced Aerospace Materials Engineering

The course is an industrially relevant programme, developed at a time of great change within the aerospace industry; the move from aluminium airframes to carbon fibre reinforced polymers, the continuous drive to improve aero-engine efficiency and drive down cost, and the movement of the supply chain up the skills ladder are all driving dramatic change and creating demand for new skills, which this programme provides.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or equivalent in a science or engineering subject; IELTS (6.5 with no sub-test under 5.5); TOEFL (570 with 5.0 in test of written English); computer based TOEFL (230 with 5.0 in test of written English).

Course modules

Modules inlcude: Concepts of metals and ceramics; mechanical properties of metals and ceramics ; composites, principles and practice; deformation processing; engineering alloys; engineering ceramics and glasses; joining materials.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by research project.

Sponsorship information

There are School of Materials Scholarships available for this degree; UK/EU students can be awarded up to 100% of their tuition fee, and Overseas students can be awarded a part-tuition fee scholarship.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 18,400 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 9,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc (Res) Part-time - 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 4740