Research in Materials Engineering
With our main research strengths of aerospace materials, environmental materials and steel technology, Swansea University provides an excellent base for your research as a MSc by Research student in Materials Engineering.
The entry requirements for the MSc by Research Materials Engineering is a first or upper second class honours degree in Engineering or similar relevant discipline.
We welcome applications by prospective students from around the world and look for evidence of previous study that is equivalent to the entry requirements stated above. The Postgraduate Admissions Office are happy to advise you on whether your qualifications are suitable for entry to the course you would like to study.
If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification to make sure you get the full benefit from studying at Swansea. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 5.5 in each component).
Typically one year full-time, two to three years part-time. This is an individual research project written up in a thesis of 30,000 words.
A thesis of no more than 30,000 words is submitted, which demonstrates original research that contributes significantly to the subject area. This is then assessed by viva voce examination by both an internal and external examiner.
Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.
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