MSc(Eng) Ceramic Science and Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Our one year postgraduate taught courses provide an innovative programme of study in which students are challenged to achieve their best; developing specialist skills and knowledge sought after by employers, as well as establishing an ideal background for PhD research.
About the course
|September 2016 start||
Course description 2016
The sheer scope of applications for ceramics engineering is mind-blowing. This discipline has the potential to revolutionise everything from computing to space travel. Our MSc introduces you to the theories and concepts that make it all possible.
This course takes you through the underpinning concepts and how they are applied to electroceramics, refractories, glasses, cements and a wide range of new ceramic materials.
We cover fabrication, processing, properties and application of ceramics.
Through group work, presentations and report writing, you'll develop skills that provide a solid foundation for your professional development.
We'll give you training in professional research methods and you'll carry out a project of your own, supervised by an academic. This project gives you the chance to apply what you've learnt. It also provides the basis for your dissertation.
There may be some changes to these modules before you start your course. For the very latest module information, check with the department.
1 year full-time
|September 2017 start||
Course description 2017
Ceramic materials range from new electroceramics and high-temperature materials for aerospace, as well as other engineering applications, to the more traditional refractories and cements where new systems are being developed.
Our course introduces you to the theories and concepts that make it all possible.
Examples of optional modules
Teaching and assessment
Working alongside students and staff from across the globe, you’ll tackle real-world projects, and attend lectures, seminars and laboratory classes delivered by academic and industry experts.
You’ll be assessed by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.
1 year full-time
A good honours degree in materials, metallurgy, chemistry, physics or a related engineering subject from an approved institution.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.