MSc Advanced Engineering Materials / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- Full-time: 12-months
- Entry requirements
The standard entry requirement for this course is a UK 2.2 Honours degree or overseas equivalent in Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Metallurgical Engineering, Biomaterials or a related subject. A first degree in Chemistry with a 2.1 classification is also accepted. Other backgrounds may also be considered, such as Mathematics. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- How to apply
As there is high demand for this course we operate a staged admissions process with selection deadlines throughout the year. Due to the competition for places, we give preference to students with grades above our minimum entry requirements. If we make you an offer, you will have 6 weeks in which to accept. Any offers not accepted within 6 weeks will be withdrawn so that an offer can be made to another candidate.
Stage 1: Application received by 29 October 2021 ; Decision by 17 December 2021
Stage 2: Application received by 7 January 2022 ; Decision by 18 February 2022
Stage 3: Application received by 4 March 2022 ; Decision by 29 April 2022
Stage 4: Application received by 6 May 2022 ; Decision by 1 July 2022
You need to ensure that you submit your supporting documents with your application as it may delay us processing your application before the decision deadline.
Whilst we aim to give you a decision on your application by the deadline date, in some instances due to the competition for places and the volume of applications received, it may be necessary to roll your application forward to the next deadline date. If this is the case we will let you know after the deadline date.
Applications received after our final selection deadline will be considered at our discretion if places are still available.
Please note: All places are subject to availability and if you apply at one of the later stages, some courses may already be closed. We therefore recommend that you apply early in the cycle to secure your place with us.
Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place must demonstrate that they have met all the conditions of their offer by 31st July 2022.
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During the course you will:
- Develop your skills and knowledge in materials selection and design.
- Gain in-depth understanding of key factors shaping the design and selection of materials used in advanced engineering applications, their processing, properties and stability.
- Develop valued research, team working, data analysis and communication skills.
- Study at a university ranked 4 th in the UK and among the top 30 in the world for Materials Science (QS World University Rankings 2021).
- Accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), leading to Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2022, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £12,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £26,000
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
We offer a number of postgraduate taught scholarships and awards to outstanding UK and international students each year.
If you're a current or recent student at The University of Manchester and plan to start a master's course in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, you may be eligible for our Manchester Alumni Scholarship Schemes .
The University of Manchester is committed to widening participation in master's study, and allocates £300,000 in funding each year. Our Manchester Master's Bursaries are aimed at widening access to master's courses by removing barriers to postgraduate education for students from underrepresented groups.
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