Taught course

Materials Engineering

Institution
Swansea University · College of Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the MSc Materials Engineering course is a first or second class honours degree in Engineering or a similar related discipline. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

Engineering at Swansea University has key research strengths in materials for aerospace applications and steel technology. As a student on the Master's course in Materials Engineering, you will be provided with the depth of knowledge and breadth of abilities to meet the demands of the international materials industry.

Through the MSc Materials Engineering course you will be provided with training and experience in a broad range of topic areas, including metallurgy and materials selection, modern methods used for engineering design and analysis, the relationship between structure, processing and properties for a wide range of materials, materials and advanced composite materials, structural factors that control the mechanical properties of materials, and modern business management issues and techniques.

Taught modules on the MSc Materials Engineering will allow you to specialise in one of these areas to a certain degree.

The MSc Materials Engineering course is an excellent route for those who have a first degree in any scientific or technical subject and would like to become qualified in this field of materials engineering.

Modules on the MSc Materials Engineering course can vary each year but you could expect to study:

  • Composite Materials
  • Polymer Processing
  • Environmental Analysis and Legislation
  • Communication Skills for Research Engineers
  • Simulation Based Product Design
  • Aerospace Materials Engineering
  • Structural Integrity of Aerospace Metals
  • Ceramics
  • Environmental Analysis and Legislation
  • Polymers: Properties and Design
  • Physical Metallurgy of Steels
  • MSc Research Project

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
College of Engineering
Email
engineering@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295514