This course is for practising engineers or graduates who want to become technical specialists or managers in industrial and manufacturing companies. It increases your career potential by improving your:
-Knowledge and experience of materials engineering.
-Technical and problem solving skills.
-Ability to take on greater responsibility.
You also develop your understanding of current best practice in the theory and application of leading edge technologies, processes and systems in materials engineering.
-Two management modules
-Five technical modules
-One optional module (option modules include: advanced manufacturing technology; CAD/CAM; engineering for sustainability; equipment engineering and design; finite element / finite difference analysis)
The international product development module involves working in multidisciplinary teams to develop a new product within a global market. This develops much sought after advanced technical and business skills. The project provides a supported environment to develop your ability in an area of your interest.
Accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of partly meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer; graduates who have a BEng (Hons) accredited for CEng will be able to show that they have satisfied the further learning requirement for CEng accreditation.
For more information, see the website: https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/find-a-course/msc-advanced-materials-engineering
Full time – 12 to 18 months.
Part time – typically 3 years, maximum 6 years.
Starts September and January.
Core management modules
-Finance and marketing
-Project and quality management
Core technical modules
-Fatigue and fracture mechanics
-Advance investigatory techniques for materials engineers
-Advanced metallic materials
-Competitive materials technology
-Group project – international product development
Option modules (one from)
-Advanced manufacturing technology
-Sustainability energy and environmental management
-Project and dissertation (60 credits)
Assessment: examination, coursework, project reports.
Other admission requirements
Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.
-A first class BE in an relevant discipline, or a good second class BE with a strong performance in mechanical and manufacturing subjects.
-A four year Bachelors degree in an relevant discipline, with an overall average of at least 80 per cent or equivalent.
-A good honours degree or equivalent in an relevant subject.