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Materials Technology

University of New South Wales

24 months
44640 AUD/year
31200 AUD/year
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The Materials Technology program from University of New South Wales is a one- to two-year full-time degree which provides you with a comprehensive yet flexible study of the full range of materials, including ceramics, composites, metals and polymers. It also offers graduate education for professionals to broaden their knowledge in these areas.


This degree covers a broad spectrum of materials science and engineering, emphasising the application of the basic sciences to the understanding of the structure, properties and processing of materials. You will take compulsory courses in the fundamentals of materials processing and design, presentation skills for materials technology and materials industry management, as well as nine electives covering everything from process metallurgy and phase transformations to thermodynamics, kinetics and polymer science. 

You will also complete a component of experimental or design project work, and an original research project in an area of your choice.Recognition of Prior Learning in Materials subjects may be granted, reducing the program duration of the program to one or one and a half years.

Why choose this Materials Technology program from University of New South Wales?

This degree will provide you with skills, attributes and knowledge in the materials sciences. You will graduate having received training in research, analytical skills and communication. 

Who should choose this degree?

Graduates from cognate disciplines, such as the physical sciences or engineering, who want to acquire expertise in the design, selection, use and performance of modern materials choose this degree. The program is also suitable for materials graduates who want to deepen their knowledge of advanced materials.

Career opportunities

  • Manufactoring of aerospace, communications or biomedical and electronic devices.
  • Technical sales
  • Project management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Materials Processing
  • Fundamentals of Materials Design
  • Presentation Skills for Materials Technology
  • Materials Industry Management
  • Engineering in Process Metallurgy
  • Phase Transformations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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96 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 085912A

The entry requirement for the Masters of Materials Technology is one of the following:

  • A Bachelor degree with a minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65 in a cognate science or engineering discipline OR a WAM of 50-65 PLUS approximately five years professional experience in a relevant field such as in the materials processing or testing industry.
  • An Honours degree at a recognised university;
  • A Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in the Materials Sciences with a minimum WAM of 65;

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44640 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44640 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    31200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31200 AUD per year during 24 months.


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