University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Engineering Materials (Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science)

This course covers the latest techniques and methods in this dynamic advanced mechanical engineering science subject. You will develop your knowledge of microstructural and surface characterisation and investigate the performance of structural materials in engineering applications.

Entry requirements

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: Introduction to Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science; Microstructural Engineering for Transport Applications; Surface Engineering; Failure of
Materials and Components; Microstructural and Surface Characterisation Optional modules: further module options are available

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.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

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

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