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Science and Engineering of Materials MRes

Science and Engineering of Materials MRes

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Full time | Edgbaston Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Materials Science Materials Engineering & Technology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Metallurgy and Materials Science at Birmingham is a major research centre with world class facilities. Our research is at the leading edge of Materials Science and Engineering, and we work closely with a range of industrial partners to ensure that the potential of our discoveries are maximised. 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. Materials Scientists and Engineers work hard to understand how and why materials behave the way they do, and exploit this knowledge to develop new materials with amazing properties. The research project can be taken full-time or part-time and can be carried out in the University or by industrial collaboration with a company. We will provide the research supervisor and will arrange for all necessary facilities and resources. Alternatively, the research project can be carried out in an industrial research laboratory with both academic and industrial supervisors. This route is suitable for candidates seconded from industry. Preparation for your career should be one of the first things you think about as you start university. Whether you have a clear idea of where your future aspirations lie or want to consider the broad range of opportunities available once you have a Birmingham degree, our Careers Network can help you achieve your goal.

Modules

This module will develop oral and written communication skills including planning a research thesis, writing a scientific paper, producing posters, structuring visual aids, making an effective poster/oral presentation, summarising reports, achieving focus, using language effectively, and working towards speaking excellence. Lectures will discuss how to: correctly structure a scientific paper; make presentations appropriate to the occasion and to the audience; represent data in different forms; and plan a research thesis.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,380

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£22,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:1 Honours degree in a physical science or engineering subject.

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more