A good honours degree in materials, metallurgy, a physical science (chemistry or physics) or a related engineering subject.
A significant part of the course involves completing a research project. This project will need to be done in the workplace under the day to day supervision of a manager. A company working in a relevant sector will need to sponsor your project. This could be your current employer or a company for which you will perform a research project.
Months of entry
This degree programme is fully accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3)
The MMet Advanced Metallurgy is available to study by distance learning, over 2 years. The course content is similar to the face-to-face version of the course, and the end qualification is the same; it’s just the method of delivery that is different.
The distance learning version of the course is only available to individuals either directly working in, or with the support of a metals/materials related industry. This is important as your 60 credit project module will be directly related to this industry, and will require the necessary facilities to carry out the research.
Information for international students
English language requirements
Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
For more information about entry requirements for international students, please visit https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applying/postgraduate-taught
Fees and funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time24 months
- Distance learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Materials Science and Engineering