This is a broad-based, flexible modular programme, giving you a thorough understanding of advanced engineering materials, their manufacture, and the techniques used for their characterisation. This programme is a springboard for career development, new employment opportunities and postgraduate research. It provides a strong platform for workplace-based continuing education with many part-time students funded by their employers.
Example module listing: Introduction to materials science; research methods; research project planning; project; introduction to composite materials science; characterisation of advanced materials; introduction to physical metallurgy; polymers: science, engineering and applications; structural ceramics and hard coatings; surface analysis: XPS, auger and sims; materials under stress; the science and technology of adhesive bonding; composite materials technology; corrosion engineering; nanomaterials; advanced materials independent study (part-time only); advanced materials project (part-time only); project (part-time only).
Assessment methods include a final project or a 10,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||GBP 2,200 (Credit)||International||60 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||GBP 1,600 (Credit)||Home/EU||60 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 20,500 (Year 1)||International||12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 9,800 (Year 1)||Home/EU||12 Months|
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