University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Materials Science and Engineering

It is estimated 70 per cent of innovations are due to an advance in materials. This course provides a solid grounding in all types of man-made materials, and aims to prepare you for a career in industry by teaching you the concepts and theories that make materials science and engineering possible. Our research-led teaching introduces you to all the latest developments, and you'll have the option to specialise in the area that interests you the most.

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in chemistry, physics 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. The 3 advanced manufacturing courses and nuclear science and tech require overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: 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: functional and structural ceramics; design and manufacture of composites; materials for energy applications; metals processing case studies; glasses and cements; metallurgical processing; nanomaterials.

Assessment methods

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

Qualifications

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

Campus details

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

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