Research course

Materials Science and Metallurgy

Institution
University of Cambridge · Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK Masters (Pass).

Months of entry

January, April, October

Course content

Through completion of a PhD in Materials Science and Metallurgy, students will have:

  • gained a comprehensive understanding of techniques, and a thorough knowledge of the literature, applicable to their own research;
  • demonstrated originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how research and enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in their field;
  • shown abilities in the critical evaluation of current research and research techniques and methodologies;
  • demonstrated some self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems, and acted autonomously in the planning and implementation of research;
  • followed a comprehensive transferable skills training programme to develop skills and attributes for future careers and;
  • produced a dissertation for examination.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    60-84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
remw2@cam.ac.uk