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About Materials Science
Masters degrees in Materials Science investigate the properties of natural and artificial materials. They develop expertise in the production and use of everyday components as well as advanced products and high-tech resources.
A diverse range of specialisms are available, with courses in Ceramics, Paper Technology or Metallurgy. Individual degrees may examine the inherent properties of these materials, or look more closely at their use and manufacture. Many programmes are wholly or partly interdisciplinary, drawing on other sciences such as Chemistry or on specific Engineering techniques.
Courses may be delivered through taught units, or based on more extensive research projects. A range of MSc, MPhil and MRes programmes are available, along with appropriate Postgraduate Certificates and Diplomas.
Various employers will value the skills and experiences you gain with a Materials Science Masters. Obvious opportunities exist wherever a focus exists on the design and use of advanced materials.
This includes companies producing common consumer textiles as well as heavy goods manufacturers. Careers are also available with medical and pharmaceutical companies seeking to develop new equipment or dressings. Or you might work for environmental organisations focussing on the development of future renewable and sustainable materials.
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For graduates from a science, mathematics, technology or another engineering discipline, this programme provides the knowledge and skills to convert to a specialism in materials science and engineering or metallurgy. Read more
Our Materials Science and Technology MSc is designed to meet the requirements of industry, where qualified materials scientists and engineers are highly sought after. 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
With a growing world population, there is increasing need for scientific experts and entrepreneurs who can develop novel materials with advanced properties - addressing critical issues from energy to healthcare - and take scientific discoveries to the commercial world. Read more
The Molecular Modelling and Materials Science MRes programme provides training in the key area of the application of state-of-the-art computer modelling and experimental characterisation techniques to determine the structure, properties and functionalities of materials and complex molecules. Read more
Materials Science and Nanoengineering focuses on developing synthetic and biological polymers, ceramics and metals. Students enrolled within the B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. Read more
Materials Science and Engineering offers interdisciplinary programs leading to the degrees of master of science and doctor of philosophy. Read more
New materials underpin development and progress across a wide variety of sectors. New technologies, from planes to batteries, from hip implants to electronic devices, are made possible, and often limited by, the materials we currently know and use. Read more
The master of science degree in materials science and engineering, offered jointly by the College of Science and the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, is designed with a variety of options to satisfy individual and industry needs in the rapidly growing field of materials. Read more
The College is based at Swansea University’s brand new beachfront Bay Campus, which has four buildings dedicated to engineering, holding 30,000m2 of laboratory and office space and over £10 million of new research and teaching equipment
Our School of Computing, Science and Engineering is home to a range of stimulating postgraduate courses and research programmes that explore engineering, acoustics, computing, and robotics.
The Graduate School of the Environment at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is a community of people with a commitment to sustainability and specialist knowledge of architecture, low impact building, renewable energy engineering, climate change and environmental science. For the last 40 years CAT has pioneered sustainability practice and theory in the UK, and it promotes an integrated understanding of environmental solutions.
We’re ranked top 10 in the UK for chemistry (Guardian university league tables 2019) and top 150 in the world university for Chemistry and Natural Sciences (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018).
Synergy of engineering, natural, social sciences, humanities and arts makes Kaunas University of Technology graduates the sought-after employees in the job market.
These exciting 12-month postgraduate Masters degrees consist of taught, advanced level, lecture courses and also provide an opportunity to conduct high-level research within one of the world class groups in the School of Chemistry.
GW School of Engineering & Applied Science is a rising world-class center for engineering research, learning, and innovation in Washington, DC
As the UK’s only exclusively postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are helping create future technology leaders today.
Based both on Russian academic traditions and global best practices, Skoltech offers world-class interdisciplinary training and research, industrial and entrepreneurial experience.