University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Engineering Materials (Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science)

Our MSc in Engineering Materials provides exposure to modern issues in advanced mechanical engineering science and is suitable for graduates of engineering, mathematics or physical science. On our course you will have the opportunity to specialise in material properties, their limitations and engineering context. We offer a sound understanding of the relevant fundamental science, methods, analysis and engineering applications.

Entry requirements

MSc: Upper second class honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) in Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences or a related subject. Those candidates with relevant employment experience will be considered if they do not meet the requirements. Applications are assessed individually, and any candidates who do not match the standard profile but who have appropriate academic qualifications and/or industry experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Compulsory modules include: Introduction to Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science; Microstructural Engineering for Transport Applications; Surface Engineering; Failure of Materials and Components; Microstructural and Surface Characterisation; MSc Research Project Optional modules include: Manufacturing and Materials; Biomaterials; Finite Element Analysis in Solid Mechanics; Composites Engineering Design and Mechanics; Experimental Mechanics; Aircraft Structural Design; Advanced Electrical Systems; Bio, Nano and Modelling Aspects of Tribology; Aircraft Propulsion; Fuel Cells and Photovoltaic Systems I; Fuel Cells and Photovoltaic Systems 2; Advanced Management.

Assessment methods

Written examinations and coursework.

Sponsorship information

The School of Engineering Sciences offers 20 entry scholarships of £1000 each to reward excellence; there are also 40 annual scholarships of £1000 for excellence in academic performance during the degree; the maximum possible award is £4000 over the duration of all programmes.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 21,578 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
General Admissions
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02380595500