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Course summary

This course provides you with the expertise in advanced materials and engineering needed to design innovative and sustainable materials for today’s world. You will gain a deep understanding of the processing, nature and properties of a broad range of engineering materials, so that these materials can be truly designed for purpose. Our MSc integrates materials behaviour and materials processing relevant to a wide range of industrial sectors, providing students with specific skills suitable for a wide range of careers in materials and product development. It also provides a firm foundation for a research path in Materials Engineering. We offer a good degree of flexibility by combining compulsory modules with a range of electives – this means you can create a programme of study that reflects your individual interests, such as sustainability or knowledge management.


Core Modules Advanced Materials Research and Communication Advanced Materials Characterisation Materials Design Against Failure Advanced Engineering Research Project Organisation and Design Individual Postgraduate Project Optional Modules Engineering Sustainability - Energy, Materials and Manufacture Biomedical Applications of Biomaterials Polymer Engineering Fibre Reinforced Composites Introduction to Transport Materials Joining Technology Technologies for the Hydrogen Economy Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing Energy Storage

Entry requirements

High 2:2 (or international equivalent) in any relevant subject, usually engineering and materials, chemistry or physics. English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

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Advanced Materials MSc at University of Nottingham - UCAS