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Materials Engineering

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - winner of the 'Postgraduate' category at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards 2017. Through the MSc Materials Engineering course you will be provided with training and experience in a broad range of topic areas, including metallurgy and materials selection, modern methods used for engineering design and analysis, the relationship between structure, processing and properties for a wide range of materials, materials and advanced composite materials, structural factors that control the mechanical properties of materials, and modern business management issues and techniques.

Entry requirements

Normally a first or second class honours degree in Engineering or a similar related discipline. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules typically include: Communication Skills for Research Engineers; Polymer Processing; Additive Manufacturing; Composite Materials; Simulation Based Product Design; Strategic Project Planning; Structural Integrity of Aerospace Metals; Aerospace Materials Engineering; Environmental Analysis and Legislation; Polymers: Properties and Design.


Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2018 9,750 (Year 1) International 2 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 3,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 6,500 (Year 1) International 3 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 2,500 (Year 1) Home/EU 3 3 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 19,500 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 7,550 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years

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