University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Aerospace Materials

Develop your knowledge of the manufacturing, processing and properties of the metals and composite materials used in airframes and aeroengines. You�ll also be trained in the fundamentals of thermodynamics, structure and mechanical behaviour.

Entry requirements

An honours degree in materials, metallurgy, chemistry or a related engineering subject from an approved institution. For MSc Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine, an honours degree in dentistry or medicine is also acceptable.

Course modules

Modules: aerospace metals; design and manufacture of composites; 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

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


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time £ 18,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc (Eng) Full-time £ 10,030 per Academic year (home 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