Taught course

Materials Engineering with Management

University of Exeter · Engineering

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in any discipline from a recognised university.

We recognise that engineers come from a variety of undergraduate backgrounds and welcome applications from students in numerate non-engineering subjects.

We also consider all applications where you can show significant relevant work experience or professional qualifications.

Months of entry


Course content

This exciting programme brings together the latest developments in materials science and their application into new technology, providing you with specialist knowledge and skills which will enhance your engineering career.

Alongside the core engineering modules, you will also study three management modules taught by the Business School which will help you develop transferable professional management skills that will enhance your study experience and improve your career prospects.

It focuses on the theory and computational simulation of material structures for application into automotive, aerospace, technology and energy sectors. You will gain a strong understanding of the properties and behaviours of different substances, from raw materials to finished products, identifying their strengths and limitations, enabling you to find solutions to complex contemporary problems.

Our particular research strengths are drawn into the programmes, in areas including functional materials (those with extra functionality such as electro-magnetic screening, self-sensing and active materials, and materials with negative thermal expansion and Poisson’s ratios), polymers, composites and bio-materials.

MSc Materials Engineering with Management will prepare you for an exciting and rewarding career, whether you have a desire to lead and manage teams, or wish to progress in a technical materials engineering role.

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.


Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Cambridge English: Advanced & Proficiency

Overall score 176. No less than 169 in any section.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,000 (full-time) £5,000 (part-time)
International students
£23,000 (full-time)

We are delighted to offer Global Excellence Scholarships for students of outstanding academic quality applying to postgraduate Taught programmes starting in autumn 2018.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-48 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Taught Admissions
+44 (0) 1392 724061