Research course

Metallurgy and Materials

Institution
University of Birmingham · Department of Metallurgy and Materials
Qualifications
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

The PhD is open to candidates with an upper second-class Honours degree or its equivalent in Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics or Engineering. The MSc by Research is open to candidates with a good Honours degree or its equivalent.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

Tackle the challenges of metallurgy and materials in one of the largest centres for materials research in the UK.

Through working with internationally renowned partners and pushing the boundaries of Metallurgy and Materials, our research is at the forefront of discovery and innovation. We are ranked in the top quartile in the UK for our world-leading research, with 86% of the research ranked as internationally excellent out of which 31% was given the higher accolade of being world-leading in the Research Exercise Framework.

Our research builds upon our global reputation and we are pioneering research across a breadth of disciplines in four main themes: Alloy Processing, Characterisation and Modelling, Engineering Properties of Materials and Functional Materials Processing.

Guided by our world-leading academic staff in a supportive environment to carry a research study with us, you will have access to a wide range of the latest equipment and facilities, as well as having close industrial support to ensure that you can create links with the private sector.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Admissions
Email
metmat-phdmscadmin@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 121 414 5187