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Advanced Materials Science and Engineering

12 months
26500 GBP/year
11900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Advanced Materials Science and Engineering MSc at Loughborough University will provide you with the expertise in advanced materials and engineering needed to design innovative and sustainable materials for today’s world.


Our master's in advanced material science and engineering encompasses all aspects of materials: their selection, manufacture, testing, use and applications, as well as environmental impact both during production and at the end of life. You’ll be equipped with a core knowledge of materials science and engineering that can be applied to a range of materials-based careers, giving you flexibility within the job market.


Typical careers span many industrial sectors including aerospace, power generation, automotive, construction, transport, medical equipment and implants and consumer goods. Possible roles include technical and project management, research and development, technical support to manufacturing, as well as sales and marketing.

Many of our Advanced Materials Science and Engineering MSc at Loughborough University students continue their studies with us, joining our thriving community of PhD students engaged in materials projects of real-world significance.

Recent graduate destinations include:

  • Beijing Huafu Engineering (China), Commercial Manager
  • Commercial Aircraft China, Project Administrator
  • Common Technology Research Institute, Materials Engineer
  • Exp Global, Project Engineer.
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, Materials Engineer


The programme is accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), allowing you to progress towards professional chartered status (CEng) after a period of relevant graduate-level employment.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Materials Characterisation
  • Research Methods
  • Clean Energy, Materials and Sustainability
  • Nanomaterials and Composites
  • Advanced Joining Methods
  • Group Design Project
  • Advanced Processing of Materials
  • Materials Modelling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a science or engineering subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11900 GBP per year during 12 months.


Living costs for Loughborough

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


British Marshall Scholarships

  • Awards are open to US citizens who are graduates of US universities, to undertake study in any subject leading to a degree at a UK university.

Dean’s Award for Enterprise Scholarship

  • The Dean's Award for Enterprise offers 90% off the full cost of tuition fees, for UK, EU and international students with an inspiring business idea.

Loughborough Sports Scholarship

  • To support the sporting and academic development of talented student athletes. The level of support varies by sport and performance level.

Alumni Bursary

Academic Excellence Scholarship

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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