The School encompasses an exceptional breadth of research and training in materials, from design and development, to performance and protection and management and marketing.
The School's activities are built on its global reputation for excellence in research and teaching, reflected in the award of a Queen's Anniversary Prize for outstanding postgraduate training and research in Corrosion and Protection. This, together with close industrial links, provides graduates with an excellent launch-pad for their future careers.
A number of specialist School research centres have been established, providing a focus on specific research areas involving nuclear science and engineering, metal/polymer and composite characterisation, aerospace technology and innovative knitted materials.
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European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
Career opportunitiesTraditionally, the first destination of our materials science graduates was manufacturing industry, although approximately one third continued their education for a higher degree . In recent years, increasing numbers have found employment in IT companies, management consultancies and banking. Our degree programmes now span metallurgy, ceramics, polymeric materials, composites and biomaterials. All these materials themes are represented in the companies in which our graduates have found employment in recent years.
Academic entry qualification overviewThe standard academic entry requirements for a Masters programme is a Lower Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline.
English languageStudents will need to be able to demonstrate competency in the English language and students who do not already possess a recognised English Language qualification will need to take a test such as IELTS or TOEFL and attain a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (with no sub test
English language test validitySome English language test results are only valid for two years. Your English language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.
Other international entry requirementsWe accept a range of qualifications from different countries. For these and general requirements including English language see entry requirements from your country .
Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:
No work experience is required.
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