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MScAdvanced Materials

University of Surrey
United Kingdom, Guildford, Surrey
Tuition fee £19,000 per year
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Frequently updated, with strong industrial input and personal attention to each student, this is probably the broadest-based and most flexible modular Masters programme in materials.

The aim of the programme is to:

Increase and update the knowledge of those with some years’ experience in materials
Be a conversion course for graduates in other subjects who are moving into materials
Equip graduates with a thorough understanding of a wide range of advanced engineering materials and the techniques used for their characterisation
Full-time and part-time students study seven modules, taught as one-week short-course modules (from 13 currently available). These cover metals, polymers, ceramics, composites, nanomaterials, analytical techniques, bonding, surfaces, corrosion, fracture, fatigue and general research methods, as well as a research project planning module. Each module is followed by an open book assessment of approximately 120 hours. Generally, the assessment is to be completed within six months of the end of the short-course week by part-time students, and within six weeks by full-time students.

A substantial materials-based research project is also undertaken, which is assessed by a thesis and viva voce examination. There are no formal written examinations.

This MSc has led to promotions, new jobs, PhDs and EngDs. It is excellent for career development and continuing education. Many part-time students are funded by their employers.

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