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Materials Science and EngineeringEdgbaston Campus
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Location: Edgbaston Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £21690
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University of Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
New materials underpin development and progress across a wide variety of sectors. New technologies, from planes to batteries, from hip implants to electronic devices, are made possible, and often limited by, the materials we currently know and use.Materials Scientists and Engineers work hard to understand how and why materials behave the way they do, and exploit this knowledge to develop new materials with amazing properties.This one-year master course comprises 12 taught modules (two-thirds of the year) taken in Semesters I and II and an individual research project (one-third of the year) carried out in Semester III and summer in a broad range of topics related to Materials Science and Engineering in any of the Research Groups within the School of Metallurgy and Materials.
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UK/EU: Obtaining 2.2 or above in engineering/technical subjects (eg, physics, chemistry, materials science, engineering, mathematics or any physical sciences subject). International students: Obtaining your degree with a final grade average of at least 80%. We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. Standard English language requirements apply.
IELTS: 7.0 (All over 6.5)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Birmingham.
About this university
The International Students Advisory Service (ISAS) is available for all international students attending the university to provide support and advice across a number of areas. These include matters such as visas and immigration, living and working in the UK and workshops for students outside the classroom. They are also available to help with matters such as students bringing families with them and organising social events around the country to make the most of their time in Birmingham. The University of Birmingham Guild of Students is the students union of the university, which has its origins in the guild of undergraduates dating back to the 1870s. It supports some 180 clubs and societies across a range of subjects and interests from sports and arts to volunteering as well as representing students in various ways. The university ranks in the top five in the BUCS league of British universities.