Taught course

Advanced Metallurgy (Distance Learning)

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MMet

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Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

Our online version of the full-time course offers you an in-depth and up-to-date understanding of developments in metallurgy and metallurgical engineering.

Course description

We teach an in-depth and up-to-date understanding of current developments in metallurgy and metallurgical engineering.

You’ll learn the fundamentals of thermodynamics, structure and mechanical behaviour, and study more advanced topics like engineering alloys, processing, physical metallurgy, modelling and performance in service.

Many of our graduates go on to senior positions within their current employers or in the wider metallurgical community. The course also provides the ideal background for pursiuing a PhD degree in engineering materials.

Accreditation

This degree programme is fully accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3).

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MMet
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Materials Science and Engineering
Email
mse.pgtadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk