Taught course

Advanced Engineering Materials

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Materials
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

MSc qualification: You will need a UK 2.2 Honours degree in a Science, Engineering or Technology field, or equivalent International degree. If you do not meet the minimum requirements and / or have a mix of other postgraduate or professional qualifications and relevant work experience, then your application will be considered for the progressive entry route, which means that you will be registered for the Certificate or Diploma level and you will be assessed at the end of each level before you progress to the next stage.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

The Advanced Engineering Materials programme provides you with an in-depth understanding of the key factors that govern the design and selection of materials for use in advanced engineering applications, as well as their processing, properties and stability. The course has direct relevance to the automotive and aerospace industries and encompasses materials ranging from composites and foams, for light weight structures, to advanced metallic alloys and engineering ceramics. The programme is delivered by academics, who are active researchers in the field, and complemented by strong industrial input.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will need to take and meet minimum requirements for the following recognised English language qualifications: IELTS (6.5 with no sub-test under 5.5); TOEFL (570 with 5.0 in TWE); CBTOEFL (230 with 5.0 in TWE). Contact us if you have an alternative qualification.

Fees and funding

You have the opportunity to be awarded a Manchester Materials Masters Scholarship, based on the merit of your application, against the applications of other candidates and so it is advisable to apply early.
UK/EU students: 100% scholarships plus living costs
Overseas students: part-tuition fee scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
distance learning
up to 60 months
part time
up to 60 months

PGDip

distance learning
up to 60 months
full time
9 months
part time
up to 60 months

PGCert

part time
up to 60 months
distance learning
up to 60 months
full time
6 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
pg-materials@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 306 5932