Master's Program in Materials Science

Top 62 Master's Programs in Materials Science 2017/2018

Materials Science

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

The field of materials science combines disciplines, including engineering, chemistry, biochemistry and other technologies, in order to research and develop new materials for use in manufacturing. This growing field prepares students to work towards solving problems on a global scale as natural resources become threatened.

Master Degree in Materials Science

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Master in Sustainable Materials (SUMA)

KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Leuven

The SUMA master programmes aim to train tomorrow’s industrial engineers in collaborative work in a global world and gather some of the best educational programmes in the field of sustainable materials engineering in Europe. [+]

Master Degrees in Materials Science . The SUMA master programmes are labelled by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology) and funded by EIT RawMaterials. The SUMA master programmes aim to train tomorrow’s industrial engineers in collaborative work in a global world and gather some of the best educational programmes in the field of sustainable materials engineering in Europe. They stimulate innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership and focus on circular (eco)design, materials substitution, life cycle engineering and circular economy design, materials processing and recycling, manufacturing, and innovation. They involve studies in two different institutions, an internship in a company and and a master thesis in collaboration with a company. Master programme The Sustainable Materials (SUMA) master programmes are two year master programmes embedded in the engineering programmes of the participating universities (120 ECTS). They combine a high level of expertise in materials with competences in sustainable materials engineering and sustainability to educate responsible materials oriented entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders for the future. Structure The backbone of the master programs is a solid technical basis broadly covering aspects of materials and processing, sustainability and recycling, circular (eco)design and life cycle engineering, materials substitution and manufacturing (60 ECTS). This is completed with courses on entrepreneurship and innovation (30 ECTS), an internship (6 ECTS), and the master thesis (24 ECTS). The internship and thesis are positioned in companies strongly related to the field of sustainable and raw materials. Selected students can chose one of ten different options and study one full year at... [-]

Master in Macromolecular Materials

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The Master’s programme in Macromolecular Materials provides students with the comprehensive tools needed to develop future materials for advanced health care, energy production, green packaging, surface coatings and many other applications. [+]

Master in Macromolecular Materials The Master’s programme in Macromolecular Materials provides students with the comprehensive tools needed to develop future materials for advanced health care, energy production, green packaging, surface coatings and many other applications. Programme outlineStudents will learn of design, synthesis, characterisation, production and development of polymer and fiber-based materials throughout the duration of the degree programme. The material group includes plastics, rubber, composites, paper, wood and other biological materials; students will be able to handle questions pertaining to the choice of raw materials (renewable versus fossil), and the choice of production processes, material combinations and manufacturing methods to achieve the desired characteristics in the finished product. Great emphasis is placed on environmental issues, such as environmentally-friendly material production and development of sustainable materials.The programme provides a solid base in the chemistry and physics of organic materials, as well as their connection to real-life applications. A broad range of courses allows students to customise their own degree profile enabling them to focus on individual areas of interest. The programme also establishes excellent laboratory skills and is closely linked to research at the Department of Fibre and Polymer Technology. Skills such as problem-solving and project work are developed and enhanced in many of the courses, as well as oral and written presentations.Degree projectThe degree project and Master’s thesis are the culmination of the academic programme and are usually undertaken at KTH, in a company setting, or abroad. The thesis topic may be chosen from a list of available projects at... [-]


International Master Degree Programme in Applied Materials Science (IAMS)

National Central University
Campus Full time September 2017 Taiwan Taoyuan

IAMS aims to nurture expertise in research and development in material science and technology. The research topics include the practical and theoretical aspects of materials, their utilization, and their physical and chemical properties in relation to the structures. [+]

Master Degrees in Materials Science . IAMS aims to nurture expertise in research and development in material science and technology. The research topics include the practical and theoretical aspects of materials, their utilization, and their physical and chemical properties in relation to the structures. IAMS is a fully English-lectured program and consists of about 20 faculty members from College of Science and College of Engineering, including physics, chemistry, mechanical engineering & chemical and materials engineering; all of them are very active in a wide range of research. Students in this program will receive a “Master of Science” degree after graduation. Requirements for Graduation Required credits : 24 credits (including 9 credits for required courses & 4 credits for Seminars) Duration of Study : 1~4 years Other requirements : Pass an oral defense of thesis. Journal Review Elective Courses Research Facilities & Lab HRTEM  Field Emission Scanning Electro Microscope Single-crystal X-ray diffractometer TGA, DSC, DTA Auger-ESCA Solution and solid state NMR spectrometers High resolution mass spectrometer. …..etc. Admission Documents Autobiography Two Letters of Recommendation TOEFL or Other Evidence of English Proficiency [-]

Advanced Materials Science & Engineering (AMASE) Master

AMASE Master
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Saarbrücken Spain Barcelona France Nancy Sweden Luleå + 6 more

The AMASE Masters course has been successfully implemented over the last five years with funding from the Erasmus Mundus Programme. [+]

The AMASE Masters course has been successfully implemented over the last five years with funding from the Erasmus Mundus Programme. Scholarships are available for students from all over the world and are between 500 EUR and 1000 EUR per month. The course has demonstrated high quality throughout. In order to ensure the programme's continuity - the "non-selected status" may prove temporary and only last until the next call - the consortium delivering this Joint Masters course has been awarded by the European Commission/EACEA an Erasmus Mundus Brand Name (EMBN) by which it commits itself to maintain the requirements and level of excellence expected from an Erasmus Mundus Masters Course. The common Advanced Materials Science and Engineering (AMASE) Master Programme is offered by four European Universities. ... [-]

Master Biomass and Waste for Energy and Materials (BiWEM)

IMT Mines Albi
Campus Full time September 2018 France Albi

The objectives of BiWEM are to provide students with a sound theoretical and practical specialised knowledge in the field of biomass and waste processing. Students in the program will acquire the ability to design economically viable biological or thermochemical processes for the conversion of biomass and waste into new materials or energy carriers, within a sustainable development frame. [+]

Master Degrees in Materials Science . MINES ALBI is a graduate school of engineering located in the city of Albi, a warm, lovely and affordable city near Toulouse, in the Southwest of France. All students have an accommodation in town or on the campus where they can practice many sport activities, even in the week-end. -> DO YOU WANT TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL THAT CONTRIBUTES TO CREATE A FAIRER WORLD? Do you want to design technical solutions that meet energy needs while reducing the consumption of non-renewable resources and greenhouse gas emissions? If so, the Master Biomass and Waste for Energy and Materials, 100% taught in English, offers you a unique opportunity to become a major player in climate and social changes. In joining this full time program over two years, you will acquire all the required skills to be at the forefront of decision-making in the field of Waste and Biomass Valorization to face tomorrow’s challenges. In joining the BiWEM Master, you will experience a challenging learning environment: · The BiWEM program is boosted by the research department RAPSODEE CNRS UMR 5302 with an outstanding national and international recognition. You will meet highly qualified and internationally recognized teachers since RAPSODEE, whose Director is the renowned Professor Ange NZIHOU, collaborates with many top universities around the world · You will have access to our impressive and up-to-date on-site pilot-scale facilities. RAPSODEE has been granted by the French government as a research center of excellence in Science for Energy Conversion (label... [-]

Master in Modern Metallurgical Technologies

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

The Master's Study Branch Modern Metallurgical Technology is designed as a modern study branch aimed at training professionals for current and highly sophisticated metallurgical technologies, covering in detail the issues of theory and technology of production, casting and processing of iron and steel or their forming, including the forming of non-ferrous metals and/or foundry of alloys based on both iron and non-ferrous metals. [+]

Study Branch Metallurgical Engineering Branch Profile The Master's Study Branch Modern Metallurgical Technology is designed as a modern study branch aimed at training professionals for current and highly sophisticated metallurgical technologies, covering in detail the issues of theory and technology of production, casting and processing of iron and steel or their forming, including the forming of non-ferrous metals and/or foundry of alloys based on both iron and non-ferrous metals. In addition to these specialization areas, all graduates receive knowledge from the field of technical materials, industrial furnaces, preparation of non-ferrous metals and alloys, methods of planning and quality enhancement as well as managerial economics. Theoretical knowledge is complemented with a number of additional laboratory and computing practical exercises, in which the current laboratory technology is applied, and which address tasks related to metallurgical processes and their modelling. Theses are mainly focused on the selected study branches, or also partially extend to related study branches, such as Thermal Engineering and Ceramic Materials, or Materials Engineering. The study branch has a unique position in the structure of study fields at Czech universities. Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge Graduates can characterize advanced and contemporary technologies of iron and steel production, foundry technology and forming technology of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. They have a good command of the technological principles of the iron and steel production, foundry technology and technology of materials forming. Based on their professional specialization, consisting of an appropriate choice of study courses, graduates are able to demonstrate a more profound knowledge... [-]

ME Materials Science & Engineering

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The ME in Materials Science and Engineering provides engineers with a specialist education and training in the area of metals, ceramics, polymers and composites for industrial engineering applications from biomedical device manufacture to future energy solutions. [+]

Master Degrees in Materials Science . ME Materials Science & Engineering Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 120) The ME in Materials Science and Engineering provides engineers with a specialist education and training in the area of metals, ceramics, polymers and composites for industrial engineering applications from biomedical device manufacture to future energy solutions. This Masters is accredited by both Engineers Ireland and the IOM3 (UK). Graduates from this programme will be fully qualified professional engineers, capable of working anywhere in the world at an advanced technical level. Focus on real-world materials used for the manufacture of advanced engineered components and systems such as biomedical implants. Integrated theoretical, conceptual and practical knowledge. Technical research project in collaboration with world leading research groups and researchers. Who should apply? Full Time option suitable for: Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes A bachelors degree with a minimum upper second class honours (NFQ level 8) or international equivalence in a relevant Engineering programme. Engineering or science graduates from any cognate discipline who are seeking to specialise in materials science and engineering at postgraduate level Course Description Materials Scientists and Engineers are at the centre of virtually every area of technology from optoelectronics to space materials and from automotive and aeromotive manufacturing to biomedical devices. Graduates from this programme will be fully qualified professional engineers, capable of working anywhere in the world at an advanced technical level or as a professional engineering manager. Graduates will also... [-]

University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Nanoscience, Materials and Processes: Chemical Technology at the Frontier Master Programme

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Tarragona Portugal Tomar France Bordeaux Barcelona + 5 more

The aim of this programme is to train new professionals specialised in the field of Nanotechnology, Materials and Chemical Engineering (coming from undergraduate degrees in any of the branches of experimental sciences and technologies: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Physics, Quantum Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Microbiology,...) with a clear orientation towards research... [+]

Nanoscience, Materials and Processes: Chemical Technology at the Frontier Master Programme The aim of this programme is to train new professionals in the field of nanotechnology, materials and chemical engineering. It is of particular interest for graduates in any of the branches of the experimental sciences and technologies (chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, biotechnology, physics, quantum chemistry, biological chemistry, microbiology, etc.) and it clearly prepares them for future research. The students will acquire the skills required for them to join universities, research institutes, industry and services with a strong sense of innovation, development and entrepreneurial vision. Career opportunities Graduates in the University Master's Degree in Nanoscience, Materials and Processes: Chemical Technology at the Frontier are capable of working in: Research at universities and research institutes. The master's degree is a requirement for being admitted to a PhD programme and the key to a future career as a researcher. Research, development and innovation in industries based on new scientific and technical knowledge (biotechnology, microelectronics, telecommunications, energy storage, new materials, etc.) and traditional industries (chemical, pharmaceutical, biomedical, ceramics, textiles, etc.) interested in innovation. Management, control and strategic planning of nanotechnological techniques, products and processes in the electronics industry, telecommunications, biomedicine, biotechnology, pharmacology, etc. Language English Student Profile The Master’s Degree is designed for candidates holding a bachelor’s degree in any of the branches of the experimental sciences and technologies: chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, biotechnology, physics, materials, quantum chemistry, biological chemistry, microbiology, etc.). It clearly prepares students for future careers in research. FIRST YEAR:... [-]

Master in Complex Materials: Thermal Analysis and Rheology

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Ferrol

Study Structure Module 2. UDC Introduction to complex materials Vicoelasticity of materials Thermo-mechanical properties of materials. Fundamental Methods [+]

Master Degrees in Materials Science . Study Structure Module 2. UDC Introduction to complex materials Vicoelasticity of materials Thermo-mechanical properties of materials. Fundamental Methods Termomechanics of Materials Properties. Advanced Methods Statistical data analysis Applications to environmental protection Thermal treatments and analysis by laser Thermo-mechanical fatigue Module 1. U Paris 7 Rheophysics of complex fluids Structured materials. Nanomaterials Physical-chemistry of polymers Statistics of Polymer Physics, Light scattering techniques. Microscopy Physics of Soft Matter, Interfaces Mechanics of continuous media Acoustic Waves Module 3. TFM Master Thesis [-]

Master's Degree In Science, Technology And Applications Of Ceramic Materials

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Castellón

The Master in Science, Technology and Applications of Ceramic Materials is proposed as an option for graduate degree holders in Chemical Engineering or a related degree. But in addition, this degree is designed so that its contents are equally useful to provide [+]

This master is presented as an option for graduate degree holders in Chemical Engineering or a related degree. But it has also been designed so that its contents are useful to provide current graduates and engineers trained in complementary and cutting-edge ceramic technology. With the contents of master specialization in ceramic engineering, highly demanded in the largest industrial sector in the vicinity of the UJI, with which it aims to achieve the following objectives conferred: prepare technically to understand, analyze and solve the problems of processing of ceramics; provide essential knowledge for engineering practice applied to ceramics; instruction in the rigor that requires professional engineering practice applied to ceramics. Coordination: Juan Carlos Jarque and Antonio Barba Juan Fonfría. Department of Chemical Engineering. UJI. Number of credits: 60 ECTS credits Duration: one academic year (October 2017 / September 2018) Mode: (October 2017 / May 2018) Language of teaching: Spanish Price: pending publication (2016: € 46.20 / credit) [-]

Master in Physics and Technology of Advanced Materials

Universitatea De Vest Din Timisoara
Campus Full time September 2017 Romania Timisoara

The Image morphology and visual art experiment Masters Programme, taught în English, offers the frame for researching and developing contemporary art conceptions and to experiment inter-medium forms of visual expression and comunication through creativity, theoretical and technical skills, inbetween instalation, graphic arts, sculpture and painting areas. [+]

Master Degrees in Materials Science . The Faculty of Physics offers a Bachelor's programme (with three specializations: physics, medical physics and informatics-physics) and three Master's programmes tightly connected to the research performed by the faculty members. Two of the masters programms are given completely in english. These programms are designed to prepare students not only for advanced studies in physics, but also for employment upon graduation in physics and other disciplines related to science and technology. Talented students can continue the Master's program with a doctoral project in the Doctoral school of the faculty which is focused on three main topics: materials physics, theoretical and computational physics and medical physics. The Masters in Physics and Technology of Advanced Materials, taught în English, focuses on understanding and manipulating the physical properties of materials to discover new features with application relevance. Main course titles Complements of theoretical physics Complements of molecular and atomic physics Magnetism of nanosystems Physics of crystallization processes Plastic sign and object Complements of the material physics What Core Skills are Developed? General Skills: Creative application of research methods and problem solving; Elaborating studies and reports for application for publication; Capacity to take creative and independent action in solving problems, critical evaluation and demonstrative communications; Leadership skills and clear orientation skills to further develop professional growth. Professional Skills: Capacity to obtain materials with defined properties; Capacity to characterize specific materials properties in relation with their applications; Skills in using laboratory equipment for obtaining crystals and nano-microsystems; Capacity to use... [-]

MTech in Extraction Metallurgy (Research - based)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

At this level, a qualifying student will be is competent in applying specialised knowledge and research methodology in a metallurgical environment,thus contributing to the research and development needs of the metallurgic industry and mining community. The qualified student will be able to register with ECSA as a Professional Technologist. [+]

At this level, a qualifying student will be is competent in applying specialised knowledge and research methodology in a metallurgical environment,thus contributing to the research and development needs of the metallurgic industry and mining community. The qualified student will be able to register with ECSA as a Professional Technologist. Qualification outcomes The qualifying student should have the ability to: Initiate and execute applied research in a range of metallurgical activities to full completion. Function at middle to upper management level in a metallurgical environment. Admission requirements and selection criteria A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Extraction Metallurgy, or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Conferment of the degree The MTech: Extraction Metallurgy will be conferred on students who have completed the dissertation successfully. [-]

MPhil/PhD in Materials Research and Innovation specialisms

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 - 4  August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The MPhil/PhD in Materials Research and Innovation specialisms is particularly suitable for graduates in the materials science, engineering and technology sectors or for scientists and technologists working in these sectors. As a research student you will have access to the University’s resources and research expertise to support your personal development or your work within your organisation... [+]

Master Degrees in Materials Science . Materials Research and Innovation specialisms - MPhil / PhD The MPhil/PhD in Materials Research and Innovation specialisms is particularly suitable for graduates in the materials science, engineering and technology sectors or for scientists and technologists working in these sectors. As a research student you will have access to the University’s resources and research expertise to support your personal development or your work within your organisation. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, general engineering research at the University, which includes work carried out by IMRI, was assessed as 'world-leading'. Subject overview IMRI is a multi-disciplinary centre designed to cultivate research and innovation activities in collaboration with industry and other academic institutions. The institute leads the UK, and is internationally known, for its strong applied materials science and engineering applications through the development of new, designer and novel smart and multifunctional materials (fibres, films, foams and particles) at nano and micro levels, as well as associated processing technologies. There are dedicated laboratories in the institute and state-of-the-art materials fabrication, characterisation and testing laboratories, complemented by a suite of materials modelling capabilities. IMRI also regularly carries out consultancy work for national as well as international clients. Staff also serve on technical advisory boards, international scientific panels and hold honorary appointments in overseas universities. IMRI is currently funded by the UK government (EPSRC and Technology Strategy Board), local industry consortia (DIUS), the EU (FP7) and international industry collaborations. Research topics Skills and expertise within IMRI include: medical and... [-]

MSc in Mesoscopics and Advanced Materials

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Campus Full time September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

The Programme MSc in Physics is tailored to BSc graduates who aspire to deepen their knowledge of physics and to pursue a research career within a university, industrial or research laboratory. [+]

Objective of the Programme

The Programme MSc in Physics is tailored to BSc graduates who aspire to deepen their knowledge of physics and to pursue a research career within a university, industrial or research laboratory. The programme provides professional knowledge and practical skills in the prospective areas of modern physics: mesoscopics and physics of advanced materials with unique properties. Upon graduation students will have acquired the qualification needed for a successful career in the field of design and application of novel optical materials, including metamaterials and heterogeneous nanomaterials, as well as R&D in nanotechnologies.

Key Advantages fundamental background in the top of modern physics excellent analytical, critical and problem solving skills communication and learning skills: the ability to write coherent and consistent science papers and documents, the ability to manage your own learning and make use of primary research sources and reviews transferable skills necessary for the further professional career: the initiative, decision making and motivation to undertake further professional training  scholarships to study abroad in English in one of the European partner universities (a semester or a summer school). Program Partners The Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, FIAS (Germany) The University of Iceland (Iceland) Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) The University of Tennessee (USA) Teaching Methods ... [-]

Master of Engineering: Mechanical-Materials

University of Windsor, Graduate
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5  September 2017 Canada Windsor + 1 more

In order to graduate with an MEng degree, a student must successfully complete eight graduate-level courses, including five from their area of specialization plus one more engineering course (from any department) and no more than two non-engineering courses. [+]

Master Degrees in Materials Science . MEng Program Information In order to graduate with an MEng degree, a student must successfully complete eight graduate-level courses, including five from their area of specialization plus one more engineering course (from any department) and no more than two non-engineering courses. Alternatively, a student may choose to complete all eight courses within their area of specialisation. Engineering Materials The Vision Statement for the Engineering Materials Graduate Program is: The Engineering Materials Graduate Program recognizes the close relationship between advanced level education and the advancement of knowledge, and is committed to excellence in graduate teaching and research. The Mission statement for the Engineering Materials Graduate Program is to provide an outstanding learning environment for productive graduate research to maintain state-of-the-art research laboratories equipped with the most modern research equipment to offer students with opportunities for a rewarding education to keep self-sustained growth by a high output of student co-authored peer-reviewed research publications, and strengthening collaborative research with other universities and industry to expose students to challenging industrial problems that are studied using a sound scientific methodology and experimental/theoretical research skills to prepare students for careers in teaching and/or research in academia or in industry to train students to acquire autonomy in conducting innovative research The Engineering Materials (EM) graduate program is fully accredited by the Council on Quality Assurance of Ontario Universities (previously, Ontario Council on Graduate Studies (OCGS)). The high caliber of the research activity within the Engineering Materials Program has been a traditional... [-]