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Aerospace Materials

It's a fantastic time to be a specialist in aerospace materials. Sheffield is in the heartland of the UK aerospace industry, meaning many international aerospace companies look to the Department to discover ways to improve both materials and processes for use in their products.

You'll develop knowledge of the manufacturing, processing and properties of the metals and composite materials used in airframes and aeroengines. You'll also be trained in the fundamentals of thermodynamics, structure and mechanical behaviour.

Fully accredited by the IOM3, graduates will have the underpinning knowledge for later professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in materials, metallurgy, chemistry 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.

Course modules

Core modules
Aerospace Metals; Design and Manufacture of Composites; Science of Materials; Materials Processing and Characterisation; Materials Selection, Properties and Applications; Technical Skills Development; Heat and Materials with Application; Advanced Materials Manufacturing; Deformation, Fracture and Fatigue; Research project in an area of your choice.

Assessment methods

You'll be assessed by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) England 12 12 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 21,450 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 12 12 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Scotland 12 12 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Wales 12 12 Months

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