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Materials Science and Engineering - Materials Engineering

12 months
25504 USD/year
25504 USD/year
12176 USD/year
Tuition fee
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At Materials Science and Engineering - Materials Engineering from University of Wisconsin  Madison you can choose from two focus areas.  


At Materials Science and Engineering - Materials Engineering from University of Wisconsin Madison taking the nanomaterials and nanoengineering path, you can develop a unique understanding of innovative applications such as thin film deposition, polymeric materials, crystallography and X-ray diffraction. The engineering materials and processes path offers in-depth knowledge of phase transformation, deformation, corrosion and heat treatment, among others. Both focus areas include techniques for X-ray scattering, atomistic modelling, molecular dynamics and more.

Students at Materials Science and Engineering - Materials Engineering from University of Wisconsin Madison will:

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of mathematical, scientific, and engineering principles in the field.
  • Demonstrate an ability to formulate, analyze, and solve advanced engineering problems.
  • Demonstrate creative, independent problem solving skills.
  • Apply the latest scientific and technological advancements, advanced techniques, and modern engineering tools to these problems.
  • Recognize and apply principles of ethical and professional conduct.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Materials Science
  • Thin-Film Deposition Processes
  • Crystallography and X-Ray Diffraction
  • Electronic, Optical, and Magnetic Properties of Materials
  • Advanced Polymer Materials
  • Thermodynamics of Solids
  • Properties of Solid Surfaces
  • Advanced Materials Science: Phase Transformations
  • Structure and Properties of Advanced Electronic Materials

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants normally are expected to have a B.S. in the physical sciences or engineering. Undergraduate studies normally would include mathematics through differential equations, at least one year each of general physics and chemistry, a course in physical chemistry or modern physics, and an elementary course in properties of materials. 
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 is required.
  • Non-native English speakers must have a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and score above graduate school minimum
  • 2 letters of recommandation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25504 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25504 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12176 USD per year during 12 months.

Minnesota Resident $19,292.00

Living costs for Madison

1015 - 1752 USD /month
Living costs

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