University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Aerospace Materials

A fantastic time to be a specialist in aerospace materials, Sheffield is in the heartland of the UK aerospace industry, meaning many international aerospace companies look to the Department to discover ways to improve both materials and processes for use in their products. You'll develop 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. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core 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; Deformation, Fracture and Fatigue; Research project in an area of your choice.

Assessment methods

You'll be assessed 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 (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
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

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