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MSc by Research Materials / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Master of Science (Research)
Duration
12 Months. [Full-Time]
Entry requirements

The standard academic entry requirement for this programme is a Lower Second Class UK Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
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Programme description

The MSc by Research degree comprises three taught 15-credit units, to be determined in collaboration with your supervisor based on your previous academic background and the proposed research project, and a substantial 135-credit research project.

The School encompasses an exceptional breadth of research and training in materials, from design and development, to performance and protection and management and marketing. Our multidisciplinary research activity covers broad, socially relevant materials themes that allow us to meet the needs of industry and society.

Our research is organised into eight research themes, although research projects often involve researchers in other groups, other schools, other universities and industry. See more about our research themes at https://www.materials.manchester.ac.uk/research/themes/ .

A research degree from the School and the University is held in the highest esteem and recognised worldwide. Many of our graduates work in the most prestigious institutions and organisations throughout the world. Much of the School's research has a significant impact on society and commerce; such as the development of new welding techniques enabling more fuel-effecient jet engines, and a new class of high performance, low density magnesium alloys to improve performance and reduce fuel consumption in the aerospace and automotive industries.

The School provides first-class opportunities and facilities for our students to study specific subjects in-depth to a postgraduate research degree level.

Open days

Our Open Days provide a great opportunity to take a look at the School, discover more about our courses and research, and find out what Manchester has to offer you.

International students - if you are based overseas and can't make our Open Days, please visit the  international section of our website to see if a member of our International Team will be visiting your country soon.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc by Research (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,327
    International students (per annum): Standard £23,000, Low £24,000, High £26,000

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Materials
Contact name
Lizzy Jefferies
Email
Website
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/materials/
School/Faculty
See: About Us

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