Postgraduate taught masters degrees

90% of graduates are employed or in further study 6 months after graduating.

*Known employment of full time home and overseas postgraduates 2015.


We provide an innovative programme of study in which students are challenged to achieve their best; developing specialist skills and knowledge sought after by employers.

Which course is right for you?

We have designed our courses for graduates and professionals who wish to develop their knowledge and skills further in a chosen specialism to enhance their future careers. Our courses are suited to those from the following backgrounds:

  • metallurgy
  • materials
  • biology
  • chemistry
  • physics
  • any related engineering discipline

All our taught masters courses are one year, full time and either MMET, MSc or MSc(Eng).

MSc(Eng) Advanced Materials Manufacturing

Advanced Materials Manufacturing

A new course designed to enhance the skill set of graduates from physics, chemistry and other engineering disciplines who have existing skills and experience which are of direct interest to industry.

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MSc(Eng) Advanced Solid State Chemistry and its Applications

Advanced Solid State Chemistry and its Applications

Covering the latest advances in inorganic materials, you'll gain a broad overview of applications such as energy storage systems and electrical materials and sensors.

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MMet Advanced Metallurgy

Advanced Metallurgy

First established in the early 1950's, this course has produced over 700 graduates with many now working in senior positions within metallurgical companies.

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MSc(Eng) Aerospace Materials

Aerospace Materials

This course is specifically designed to give you both the breadth and depth in the fundamentals of aerospace materials and how they can be applied to industrial problems.

 Pursue a career in aerospace Download our course flyer

MSc Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine

Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine

A multi-disciplinary course of particular interest to students interested in gaining insight in the field of biomaterials and their use in medical and dental fields.

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MSc(Eng) Ceramic Science and Engineering

Ceramic Science and Engineering

Ceramic materials are used in mobile phones, smart windows for temperature control, and high-temperature materials for aerospace. Our course introduces you to the theories and concepts that make it all possible.

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MSc Materials Science and Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Our research-led teaching introduces you to all the latest materials developments, providing a solid grounding for a career in industry or academia.

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MSc Nanomaterials and Materials Science

Nanomaterials and materials science

A new inter-disciplinary course, you'll be equipped with the know how and skills to become an expert in materials science with nanotechnology specialisation.

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MSc(Eng) Nuclear Materials Engineering and Science

Nuclear Materials Engineering and Science

Home to the NucleUS Immobilisation Science Laboratory, you'll be taught by world leading staff and industrial partners giving you an excellent grounding in materials science.

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MSc Nuclear Science and Technology

Nuclear Science and Technology

You'll have access to a one-stop shop of postgraduate training in nuclear science and technology, unparalleled in the UK.

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MSc(Eng) Polymers and Polymer Composite Science and Engineering

Student in the laboratory

With combined expertise from the Department and Department of Chemistry, this course provides access to the UK's largest single-university academic network in the field of polymers.

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Further information

If you would like to receive further information about our postgraduate taught courses, or would like to speak directly with a Course Director, please contact our Admissions Administrator. 

Andrew KeatingAndrew Keating
Administrator for Taught Masters Courses

Telephone: +44 (0)114 222 5941
Email: a.keating@sheffield.ac.uk