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MSc by Research Metallurgy and Corrosion

MSc by Research Metallurgy and Corrosion

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Metallurgy

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Programme description

The MSc by Research degree comprises three taught 15-credit units, to be determined in collaboration with your supervisor based on your previous academic background and the proposed research project, and a substantial 135-credit research project.

The metals and corrosion research taking place at Manchester is the largest UK activity dedicated to research on the development, properties, and performance of metals and alloys for demanding environments across all applications. Find out more about this research area at .

A research degree from the department and the University is held in the highest esteem and recognised worldwide. Many of our graduates work in the most prestigious institutions and organisations throughout the world. Much of the department's research has a significant impact on society and commerce; such as the development of new welding techniques enabling more fuel-effecient jet engines, and a new class of high performance, low density magnesium alloys to improve performance and reduce fuel consumption in the aerospace and automotive industries.

The department provides first-class opportunities and facilities for our students to study specific subjects in-depth to a postgraduate research degree level.

Career opportunities

The employment prospects following graduation from our research programmes are excellent; our graduates typically go on to research and development and management/consultant positions in industry and careers in academia.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

Standard £24,500, Low £25,500, High £27,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The standard academic entry requirement for this programme is a Lower Second Class UK Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline.