University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Advanced Metallurgy

First established in the early 1950s, the MMet course has produced over 700 graduates, with many now working in senior positions within metallurgical companies across the globe. You'll receive an in-depth and up-to-date understanding of current developments in metallurgy and metallurgical engineering. You'll learn the fundamentals of thermodynamics, structure and mechanical behaviour. As well as the option to study the more advanced courses on engineering alloys, processing, modelling and performance in service. Fully accredited by the IoM3 graduates will have the underpinning knowledge for later professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in materials, metallurgy, chemistry or a related engineering subject from an approved institution. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Metals; Metallurgical Processing; Science of Materials; Materials Processing and Characterisation; Materials Selection, Properties and Applications; Technical Skills Development; Heat and Materials with Application; Advanced Materials Manufacturing; Deformation, Fracture and Fatigue; Research Project in an area of your choice.

Assessment methods

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

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MMet Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MMet Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MMet Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MMet Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MMet Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Engineering
Telephone number: 
0114 222 5941