University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Ceramic Science and Engineering

Ceramic materials range from new electroceramics and high-temperature materials for aerospace, as well as other engineering applications, to the more traditional refractories and cements where new systems are being developed. Our course introduces you to the theories and concepts that make it all possible.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in materials, metallurgy, chemistry or a related engineering subject from an approved institution. 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

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

Qualifications

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