Studyportals
M.Sc. On Campus

Materials Science and Engineering

24 months
Duration
1114 EUR/credit 20052 EUR/year
1114 EUR/credit 20052 EUR/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Materials Science and Engineering MSc program offered at Khalifa University is awarded for successfully completing the requirements of a program of study, which includes taught courses as well as thesis. 

Overview

The thesis is an independent investigation of specialized areas within the general field of materials science and engineering and associated disciplines. The M.Sc. degree gives candidates the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in the broad field of MSEN and contribute to the process of discovery and knowledge creation through the conduct of original research. 

Candidates for this degree are taught and supervised by experienced faculty and are expected to demonstrate initiative in their approach and innovation in their work. In addition to successfully completing the taught course component of the program, candidates prepare and present a thesis on their chosen area. Research may be undertaken in several topics corresponding to the areas of focus identified by the University.

Program Goals

The Materials Science and Engineering MSc program offered at Khalifa University aims to produce graduate students with the disciplinary preparation that meets the following goals:

  • An ability to identify and address current and future needs in various aspects of materials and devices (both active and passive) for all sorts of applications towards a sustainable and improved human well-being.
  • An ability to apply a multi-disciplinary approach to conceive, plan, design, and implement innovations and solutions to problems and challenges that involve materials and their properties and applications.
  • An understanding of the potential impact of materials based technologies and innovations on the social, economic, environmental aspects.
  • An understanding of the value of intellectual approach, technical scholarship, service to society, leadership, best practice, and life-long learning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Structure and Properties of Polymers
  • Materials Processing and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Photovoltaic Technologies: Materials, Devices and Systems
  • Crystallography and Diffraction
  • Electrical, Optical and Magnetic Properties of Amorphous Materials
  • Selected Topics in MSEN

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 out of 4.0, or equivalent (e.g. an upper second-class honors in a UK-style degree, from a reputable accredited institution)
  • A minimum level of English proficiency
  • A minimum quantitative score of 150 in the general Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required. Applicants for all programs should attempt all three sections of the GRE.
  • A minimum of two referee recommendations (provided via online form)
  • Statement of purpose (500-1,000 words)
  • Admission interview

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20052 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1114 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    20052 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1114 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  •  AED 5,000 per credit hour 

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

5000 - 8600 AED /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

Our partners

Materials Science and Engineering
-
Khalifa University

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!