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Materials Science and Engineering MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Materials Science Materials Engineering & Technology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is to develop a strong technical understanding of materials science and engineering, preparing you for a career in either materials-related industry or in academic research. Technical lecture information will be consolidated, using data analysis and problem-solving classes, to build critical investigative capability, badly needed in the workplace. Project management skills will also be honed through taught material, research projects and industrial placements, where appropriate. The course will seek relevant professional accreditation once the first year of the course has been delivered. Advanced, specialist understanding (beyond BSc level) of how materials properties underpin existing and new commercial activities is key to maintaining the health of these companies and their presence on the island in the future. Equally, materials-based industries act as major employers throughout the rest of the world, so there is no limitation to career location. Careers in materials-related research in both academia and industry may be pursued.

Different course options

Full time | Queen's University Belfast | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Mechanical properties of materials
Manufacturing and processing
Functional properties of materials
Polymers and composites
Materials selection
Materials characterisation
Microstructure and microstructural development
Project management and data handling

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants shoule have a 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant physical sciences or engineering discipline, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Applicants who do not meet the above academic requirements but hold relevant professional qualifications or can demonstrate appropriate and relevant experience, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Department profile

A warm Belfast welcome to the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Queen's University! Our Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences spans disciplines that impact on lives today and will shape our future. With strength in traditional engineering disciplines, the Faculty - through its seven individual Schools - brings together diverse topics, such as carbon-dating and astrophysics, to create a dynamic multidisciplinary setting...more