University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Materials Science and Engineering

It is estimated 70 per cent 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 functional and structural ceramics and advanced solid state chemistry. Working alongside students and staff from across the globe, you'll tackle real-world projects, and attend lectures, seminars and laboratory classes delivered by academic and industry experts. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Entry requirements

MSc: A good honours degree in materials, a physical science (chemistry or physics) or a related engineering subject. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Assessment methods

You'll be assessed by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 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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