University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Advanced Metallurgy

This course will give you 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. We also offer more advanced courses on engineering alloys, processing, modelling and performance in service.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in materials, metallurgy, chemistry or a related engineering subject from an approved institution. For MSc Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine, a good honours degree in dentistry or medicine is also acceptable. English language requirements- Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core module: 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 parts 1 and 2; research project in an area of your choice.

Assessment methods

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


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MMet Full-time £ 10,300 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MMet Full-time £ 18,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Faculty of Engineering
Telephone number: 
0114 222 5941