Taught course

Materials Science and Engineering

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

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in materials, a physical science (chemistry or physics) or a related engineering subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

It is estimated 70 per cent of innovations are due to an advance in materials. This course provides a solid grounding in all types of materials, and aims to prepare you for a career in industry or research by teaching you the concepts and theories that make materials science and engineering possible.

Our research-led teaching introduces you to all the latest developments. You’ll have the option to keep your course general or tailor your degree with optional modules to specialise in the area that interests you the most. Specialist modules include functional and structural ceramics and advanced solid state chemistry.

Teaching
Working alongside students and staff from across the globe, you’ll tackle real-world projects, and attend lectures, seminars and laboratory classes delivered by academic and industry experts.

Assessment
You’ll be assessed by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.

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

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
mse.pgtadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 5941