Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Materials (Taught)

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Course summary

From clean energy to clean water, advanced materials provide the building blocks of innovation in a vast range of sectors and applications. As a materials chemist, you may design and develop intelligent products for areas such as health, energy, mobility, and communication, as well as environment and climate management. Our MSc Advanced Materials offers the chance to get to grips with materials chemistry including the design, analysis, and characterisation of materials. With a multi-disciplinary approach, we offer a fascinating combination of chemistry and project management to develop your professional skills and prepare you to join the next generation of materials scientists. The course is suited to talented chemists and scientists with a passion for analysing and creating innovative materials. With a core interest in materials chemistry, on this course, you’ll develop an in-depth understanding of the relationship between the structure and performance of different materials, the fundamental principles driving the development of innovative products, and strategies for the design and development of novel materials. Features and Benefits

  • Cutting-edge equipment – Learn the latest analytical and materials characterisation techniques, with state-of-the-art facilities in our Department of Natural Sciences.
  • Research expertise – We’re home to PrintCity, our 3D additive and digital manufacturing centre, and Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre, which is leading the way in harnessing renewable energy.
  • Professional impact – With a mix of practical skills, research-led understanding and industry-standard project management techniques, this course offers the professional tools you’ll need for your career in the field.
  • Optional placement year (International students only) – Boost your career prospects and put theory into practice with an industry placement year.

Course details


Entry requirements

You’ll need a UK honours degree – at least a 2:2 – or the international equivalent, in a relevant materials or chemistry-related subject. We will also consider engineering graduates on an individual basis, to ensure that they have the chemistry skills required for the research project. We may also consider your application if you can demonstrate highly relevant work experience in a related field.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

For further fee information, visit: mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate
Advanced Materials at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS