University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Advanced Solid State Chemistry and its Applications

Solid State Chemistry covers the latest advances in advanced inorganic materials with applications ranging from energy storage systems, electronic materials and sensors to the more traditional, but increasingly hi-tech materials and industries that include glass, cement and refractories. This course is specifically designed to give students a broad overview of the synthesis, structure and properties of inorganic materials together with in-depth coverage of the main groups of ceramic materials and allows you further specialisation when it comes to choosing your personal research project.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in materials, metallurgy, chemistry or a related engineering subject from an approved institution. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules
Solid State Chemistry; 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.

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) 1 years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Eng) 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

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.