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Masters/MScMaterials Science and Engineering

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Materials underpin almost all industrial sectors and the global challenges have increased the demand for new materials. Accordingly, there is a growing demand for materials engineers and researchers worldwide and in rapidly developing countries in particular. The School of Metallurgy and Materials has long been a centre of excellence in materials research and education.

This one-year master course comprises 12 taught modules (two-thirds of the year) taken in Semesters I and II and an individual research project (one-third of the year) carried out in Semester III & summer in a broad range of topics related to Materials Science and Engineering in any of the Research Groups within the School of Metallurgy and Materials. All students must start the MSc Course at the beginning of the academic year and finish at the end of the academic year (September)

Programme structure

This one-year master course comprises 12 taught modules (two-thirds of the year) taken in Semesters I and II and an individual research project (one-third of the year) carried out in Semester III & summer. In addition to technical modules, the course also provides training for transferable skills such as the Team Skills Development module undertaken in a residential environment to facilitate the development of the team ethos and interpersonal skills.

Research projects can be carried out in a broad range of topics related to Materials Science and Engineering in any of the Research Groups within the School of Metallurgy and Materials or in industry. The project involves full-time research for one third of the academic year. The project report (which should be a maximum of 8,000 words in length) will be internally assessed by two academic staf

Career opportunities

Examples of employers

Burhill Group Limited
BAE Systems
Softcat
Royal Air Force
Decathalon UK
Ministry of Defence
Corona Technology Limited
BP
KBR

Examples of occupations

Applications Engineer
Engineering Officer Cadet
Mechanical Engineering
Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
Junior Accounts Manager
Graduate Consultant Engineer
Teaching Assistant
School Sports Partnerships Coach
Product Development Engineer

Further study – examples of courses

MSc Advanced Materials
MSc Material Science
MSc Diagnostic Radiography
MSc Energy Engineering
MRes Science and Engineering
PhD Metallurgy and Materials

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States