12 months
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22050 GBP/year
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About

The primary mission of the Materials Science and Engineering course at Queen's University Belfast is to develop a strong technical understanding of materials science and engineering, preparing you for a career in either materials-related industry or in academic research.

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Overview

Technical lecture information will be consolidated, using data analysis and problem-solving classes, to build critical investigative capability, badly needed in the workplace. Project management skills will also be honed through taught material, research projects and industrial placements, where appropriate.

World Class Facilities

The Materials Science and Engineering course at Queen's University Belfast is supported by well-equipped laboratories, digital network and computing facilities, library access and lecture rooms. 

The interdisciplinary nature of the subject means that you will experience materials-related activity in a number of different environments across the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, in which both fundamental and applied research is done.

Accreditation

The Materials Science and Engineering course at Queen's University Belfast will seek relevant professional accreditation once the first year of the course has been delivered.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microstructure and microstructural development;
  • Mechanical properties of materials;
  • Functional properties of materials;
  • Manufacturing and processing;
  • Polymers and composites;
  • Materials selection;
  • Materials characterisation;
  • Project management and data handling.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant physical sciences or engineering discipline, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.
  • Applicants who do not meet the above academic requirements but hold relevant professional qualifications or can demonstrate appropriate and relevant experience, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22050 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6650 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) - £6,650
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) - £6,650
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) - £7,470
  • EU Other - £22,050
  • International - £22,050

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /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.

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