University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Advanced Materials

The course is designed for science and engineering graduates who wish to develop expertise in modern high-performance materials; it develops an understanding of the properties for a wide range of engineering materials from polymer composites to light-metal alloys, the effect of processing and surface engineering on the properties of a material, and analytical techniques used for materials characterisation; it provides the knowledge and skills required for a career in materials research and product development of high-performance materials.

Entry requirements

High 2.2 (or international equivalent) in any relevant subject, usually engineering and materials, chemistry or physics. English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Core modules: advanced engineering research preparation; advanced materials characterisation; processing of engineering alloys; environmental failure of materials; advanced engineering research project; organisation and design; materials design against failure; elective modules may include: polymer engineering; high-performance ceramics and glasses; fibre reinforced composites engineering; aerospace materials; automotive materials; electron-optical and x-ray techniques; joining technology; surface engineering technology; conservation and recycling of materials; advanced materials; lean manufacturing; rapid product development.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,300 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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Postgraduate Admissions
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0115 951 4749