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
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.
- Functional and Structural Ceramics
- Glasses and Cements
- Science of Materials
- Materials Processing and Characterisation
- Materials Selection, Properties and Applications
- Technical Skills Development
- Heat and Materials
- Research project in an area of your choice.
Examples of optional modules
- Solid State Chemistry
- Materials for Energy
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.