Technological advances, as well as methodological issues, have contributed to the transformation of materials and their functions. A number of challenges lie ahead, as manufacturing supply chains become global, involving companies in strategic alliances and partnerships. Materials research is of great use here, as competition can only be achieved through the development of innovative approaches to the design, development and manufacture of novel materials and their characterisation.
This long established programme provides rigorous training in both theoretical and applied research for those who wish to pursue their career as a professional materials scientist.
This programme will:
Research Methods and Experimental Techniques in Engineering
Advanced Structure-Property Relationships in Materials
Advanced Materials Characterisation Techniques
Materials Selection and Design
Data Acquisition and Processing
Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine
Environmental Properties of Polymeric Materials
Introduction to Law for Science and Engineering
Failure of Solids
Total Quality Management
Chemical and Biological Sensors
Advanced Polymer Synthesis
Foundations of Intellectual Property Law and Management
You can apply until:
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You need the following IELTS score:
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Undergraduate degree (minimum 2:2 or equivalent) in Materials Science, Engineering, Dentistry or a related discipline.
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