University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Materials Science and Engineering

It is estimated 70% of innovations are due to an advance in materials. This course provides a solid grounding in all types of materials, and aims to prepare you for a career in industry or research by teaching you the concepts and theories that make materials science and engineering possible. Our research-led teaching introduces you to all the latest developments; you'll have the option to keep your course general or tailor your degree with optional modules to specialise in the area that interests you the most. Specialist modules include ceramic science and advanced solid state chemistry.

Course modules

Core modules: science of materials; materials processing and characterisation; materials selection, properties and applications; technical skills development; heat and materials; research project in an area of your choice. Optional modules: functional and structural ceramics; design and manufacture of composites; materials for energy applications; metals processing case studies; glasses and cements; metallurgical processing; nanomaterials.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 21,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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