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The award
MSc

How long you will study
12 Months

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

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About Materials Science and Engineering at Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Leeds

For graduates from a science, mathematics, technology or another engineering discipline, this course provides you with the knowledge and skills to specialise in materials science and engineering or metallurgy.

Taught by leading researchers in world-class facilities, you’ll study topics such as materials structures, processing-structure-property relationships, characterisation and failure analysis. You’ll also choose optional modules to focus your specialism to suit your own career plans and interests.

This Masters degree has been designed to meet the present needs and future challenges of advanced materials and manufacturing. You’ll gain the skills to thrive in a growing and fast-changing field, to help prepare you for a rewarding career.

Course highlights

  • Gain a view of the fundamental structure and properties of materials, and how processing can be used to enhance functionality.

  • Choose to specialise in one of our five pathways: Materials Science, Functional Materials, Polymers and Soft Solids, Metallurgy, and Nanomaterials.

  • Learn about the needs and challenges relevant to areas such as transportation, bioengineering, energy, electronics and information technology, sport and sustainable development.

  • Conduct an extensive, independent research project using our specialist facilities and laboratories – equipping you with the professional skills you’ll need for your career.

  • Our courses are shaped by our world-leading research. You’ll interact with academic staff who are members of the Sir Henry Royce Institute for Advanced Materials and the Bragg Centre for Materials Research, giving you the opportunity to develop professional relationships with researchers at the forefront of the industry.

Find out more about the course on the University of Leeds website.

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