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MSc (Eng)Ceramic Science and Engineering

Tuition fee £20,470 per year
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The sheer scope of applications for ceramics engineering is mind-blowing. This discipline has the potential to revolutionise everything from computing to space travel. Our MSc introduces you to the theories and concepts that make it all possible.

This course takes you through the underpinning concepts and how they are applied to electroceramics, refractories, glasses, cements and a wide range of new ceramic materials.

We cover fabrication, processing, properties and application of ceramics.

Through group work, presentations and report writing, you’ll develop skills that provide a solid foundation for your professional development.

We’ll give you training in professional research methods and you’ll carry out a project of your own, supervised by an academic. This project gives you the chance to apply what you’ve learnt. It also provides the basis for your dissertation.

Programme structure

Core modules

Functional and Structural Ceramics
Glasses and Cements
Science of Materials
Materials Processing and Characterisation
Materials Selection, Properties and Applications
Technical Skills Development
Heat and Materials
Research project in an area of your choice

Optional modules

Solid State Chemistry
Materials for Energy


Laboratory classes


Formal exams
Coursework assignments

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States