12 months
31798 USD/year
31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Materials Science and Engineering is offered at University of Tennessee Knoxville.


The Materials Science and Engineering major for the MS degree from University of Tennessee Knoxville is offered through two options:

  • Thesis Option, MS degree
  • Project Option (non-thesis), MS degree
  • MSE also offers two technical areas of concentration in the MS program: (1) nanomaterials; and (2) automotive materials.

    Concentrations (Optional) and Options Available

    • Nanomaterials — Thesis, Project
    • Automotive Materials — Thesis, Project

    Programme Structure

    Courses included:

    • Maintainability Engineering
    • Mathematical and Numerical Problem Solving Skills for Materials Scientists and Engineers
    • Fundamentals of Plastic Deformation
    • Laboratory Methods in Polymer Engineering
    • Smart Materials and Structures
    • Computational Plasticity and Micromechanics

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    More details

    Domestic applicants may apply up to two weeks prior to the beginning of the desired term of entry


    30 SCH


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    3 (recommended)
    GRE admission requirements GRE®

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • The materials science and engineering program is flexible and interdisciplinary in nature. Students may be admitted from a wide range of disciplines. These include physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, materials engineering, nuclear engineering and engineering science programs.
    • Applicants for admission to the MS program in materials science and engineering are expected to have completed a bachelor’s degree in an area of engineering or science with a grade-point-average of at least 2.7 out of 4.00 (or 3.0 during the senior year of undergraduate study).
    • All applicants must submit scores from the general Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      31798 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 31798 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
    • National

      31798 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 31798 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
    • In-State

      13380 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 13380 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

    Living costs for Knoxville

    885 - 1454 USD /month
    Living costs

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


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