In our high-tech society there is a great need for advanced knowledge about materials, as the materials to a high degree are crucial to a products capacity. Do you want to participate in the development of the materials of the future?
In that case Materials Technology is the right programme for you. You will obtain an understanding of the problems that industrial production companies, consulting engineering companies, certification companies and research institutions meet in connection with the production and use of materials. And you will be able to transform this knowledge to practice.
This Materials Technology programme is offered by the Aalborg University. During the masters programme, you will gain a profound knowledge of different engineering materials such as plastic, composite materials, alloys and steel, while you also gain a solid competence profile in the fields of solid mechanics.
With a masters degree in Materials Technology you will be able to work in private or public companies where a central part of the job is a profound knowledge of the properties of materials, knowledge of manufacturing and processing methods, and the interaction between these. You can work as for instance:
You can work in both Danish and international industrial production companies, consulting engineering companies, certification companies, and research institutions.
Materials Technology is a two-year master's programme which gives you 120 ECTS credits. The structure of the programme is outlined below:
During 3 semester you work with Industrial development and Morphological modelling and characterisation. Alternatively, you have the opportunity to study one semester abroad or to do an internship in Denmark or abroad.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
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The following Bachelor's degrees qualify you for enrolment in Materials Technology:
Students with another Bachelor’s degree may upon application to the Board of Studies be admitted following a specific academic assessment if the applicant is considered as having comparable educational prerequisites.
Please make sure you send your application form and further documentation via post to the International Office by the required deadline.
Furthermore please note the official language requirements for international students applying to Aalborg University are:
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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