Research course

Materials

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Materials
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

The Standard requirement for a Masters programme (either taught or research) is a Lower-Second UK Honours Degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline. For a Doctorate level programme (eg PhD) it is an Upper-Second UK Honours Degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a First Degree with an additional UK Masters Degree (or international equivalent).

Months of entry

January, April, July, September

Course content

The School encompasses an exceptional breadth of research and training in materials, from design and development, to performance and protection and management and marketing. The School's activities are built on its global reputation for excellence in research and teaching, reflected in the award of a Queen's Anniversary Prize for outstanding postgraduate training and research in Corrosion and Protection. This, together with close industrial links, provides graduates with an excellent launch-pad for their future careers.

A number of specialist School research centres have been established, providing a focus on specific research areas involving nuclear science and engineering, metal/polymer and composite characterisation, aerospace technology and innovative knitted materials.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English require a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or higher (with no sub test < 5.5), TOEFL 570 or higher with 5.0 in the TWE or CBTOEFL 230 or higher with 5.0 in the TWE.

Fees and funding

Please see www.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
Email
pg-materials@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 306 3612