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  Materials Engineering - MPhil


Newcastle University    School of Engineering

Full time & Part time September, January Research Only, MPhil 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Engineering (12) Materials Science (24)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Materials Engineering MPhil programme at Newcastle University. Delve into cutting-edge research areas such as ceramics, polymers, metals, and composites, honing your expertise in material performance and property modelling. Develop innovative materials for diverse engineering applications, from microelectronics to sustainable energy solutions. Benefit from state-of-the-art equipment and interdisciplinary support to explore mechanical responses at high spatial resolutions. The programme's focus on sustainable development underscores its commitment to addressing global challenges through research excellence. To qualify, you need a 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant field or equivalent international qualification. However, the programme considers various backgrounds, including work experience and postgraduate qualifications. Enjoy a comprehensive researcher development programme and access a wide array of workshops covering research skills, professional development, and wellbeing. With world-class facilities and a strong research reputation, Newcastle University equips you for a successful career in Materials Engineering.

About the course

Our research areas within Materials Engineering include

  • kinetics and formation mechanisms of new materials
  • predictive modelling based upon mechanistic understanding

Work covers the production, property measurement and performance assessment of:

  • ceramics
  • polymers
  • metals
  • composites

Your research will focus on understanding the physical and chemical descriptions that underlie material's performance. You'll also work towards developing property and performance models of materials

We focus on developing new materials for advanced engineering applications. This includes microelectronics, optics and power transmission

Current research projects include:

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject. However, combinations of the following can be taken into consideration:

- undergraduate qualifications
- masters qualifications
- relevant work experience

Please contact us if you wish to discuss your individual circumstances.


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