Department of Materials Science and Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering
First established in the early 1950s, the MMet course has produced over 1,000 graduates, with many now working in senior positions within metallurgical companies across the globe.
We teach an in-depth and up-to-date understanding of current developments in metallurgy and metallurgical engineering.
You’ll learn the fundamentals of thermodynamics, structure and mechanical behaviour, as well as the option to study the more advanced courses on engineering alloys, processing, modelling and performance in service.
Fully accredited by the IoM3. Graduates will have the underpinning knowledge for later professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
- Engineering Alloys
- Science of Materials
- Materials Processing and Characterisation
- Practical, Modelling and Digital Skills
- Metallurgical Processing
- Deformation, Fracture and Fatigue
- Advanced Materials Manufacturing
- Heat and Materials
- Research project in an area of your choice
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
I was so impressed with the work of the academics in the department that I chose to study the MMet course. In receiving the scholarship, I’m not only more secure financially but with such an honour from a world-class institution, it will help me in future career applications.
A good honours degree in materials, a physical science (chemistry or physics) or a related engineering subject.
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's a quick and easy process.
+44 114 222 5941
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.