University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Ceramic Science and Engineering

This course takes you through the underpinning concepts and how they are applied to electroceramics, refractories, glasses, cements and a wide range of new ceramic materials. We cover fabrication, processing, properties and application of ceramics.

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 modules: functional and structural ceramics; glasses and cements; 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: solid state chemistry; materials for energy; nanomaterials.

Assessment methods

Lectures, workshops and laboratory classes. Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time £ 10,030 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc (Eng) 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

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