Materials Science and Engineering - MSc


University of Leeds    School of Chemical and Process Engineering

Full time September MSc 1 year full time

About the course

For graduates from a science, mathematics, technology or another engineering discipline, this course provides you with the knowledge and skills to specialise in materials science and engineering or metallurgy.

Taught by leading researchers in world-class facilities, you’ll study topics such as materials structures, processing-structure-property relationships, characterisation and failure analysis.

This Masters degree has been designed to meet the present needs and future challenges of advanced materials and manufacturing. You’ll gain the skills to thrive in a growing and fast-changing field, to help prepare you for a rewarding career.

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) in engineering, a physical science or mathematics discipline.

Applicants must have strong marks across a breadth of relevant modules, including mathematics and physical sciences.

Relevant professional qualifications and experience may also be considered.


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Ibrahim Hashim

I decided to study this course because it offers the opportunity to further my career by extending my skillset. Most of the modules are very relevant to my previous study and my current work as an Inspector Engineer at an oil refinery. Additionally, I chose this course because I am looking to diversify my knowledge in materials science by studying advanced subjects such as nanomaterials and functional materials which are involved in this course.

Most of the modules are supported by practicals, case studies and group assignments which improves my research and team working skills. This is enhanced by the friendly and supportive atmosphere in the university. The staff are very helpful and you can find clear guidance in your learning at any point.

Read the full case study here - https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/chemical-engineering-masters/dir-record/student-alumni-profiles/3207/ibrahim-hashim

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