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About Glass Technology
Masters degrees in Glass Technology involve the critical analysis and technical development of the mineral compounds which form glass and glass derivatives.
Ceramics and Glasses Research are just two related postgraduate specialisms. Entry requirements usually include an undergraduate degree in an appropriate subject, such as Ceramics, Materials Science or Design Technology.
Glass is a huge factor of our everyday lives: it’s in the technology we use, the vehicles we drive, and the buildings that we live and work in. As such, study opportunities are almost endless within this field, with numerous specialisations available for future careers within different industries.
For example, you might want to specialise in smart glass technologies, exploring the ways in which the properties of glass can be developed to achieve different transmission effects. This would be used, for example, to create tinted windows for buildings, vehicles and spectacles.
Alternatively, you might branch into the design of glass for different interfaces, such as human-computer interaction, including mobile technology, or even the ergonomics of automobiles and aircraft.
Careers may involve the manufacture and distribution of products such as windows, homeware, and mobile technology. Other possibilities include regulation or policy-making for industrial authorities.
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The University of Sunderland has the largest glass and ceramics department in Europe. This programme is for individuals who wish to develop both their practice and critical understanding with regards to glass and ceramics. Read more
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 the concepts and theories that make materials science and engineering possible. Read more
The spirit of Ceramics & Glass at the RCA springs from the heart of those media, and a belief in the transformative power of material thinking, research and making to enrich our world in imaginative and meaningful ways. Read more
Skoltech is a new global research university created in collaboration with MIT. The new campus, designed by Herzog de Meuron, is home to 40 world-class labs with best-in-class equipment, globally renowned professors and students from 40+ countries. Read more
This new Master’s degree aims to train future leaders in the role of materials in resilient and sustainable built infrastructure. Read more
Based both on Russian academic traditions and global best practices, Skoltech offers world-class interdisciplinary training and research, industrial and entrepreneurial experience.