24 months
16385 GBP/year
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Embark upon a detailed study of plasma surface engineering, in the cutting-edge facilities of the Materials and Engineering Research Institute (MERI). We offer a master degree in Plasma Surface Engineering at Sheffield Hallam University.


On this Plasma Surface Engineering course at Sheffield Hallam University, you'll undertake intensive study into a specific, chosen area of plasma surface engineering. You'll benefit from expert tutelage, cutting-edge facilities and a supportive research community. 

Your finished work will stand alongside widely acclaimed MERI publications - a high proportion of which have been considered 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • Research
  • Coating technology development engineering
  • Sales
  • Management of coating centres
  • Work for surface engineering companies

Programme Structure

  • As this is a research course, most of your work will be carried out independently. You will benefit from the support and expertise of your supervisory team; including a Director of Studies and a second supervisor who have specific interest and expertise in your chosen subject area. 
  • These may include HIPIMS plasma chemistry, study of thin growth mechanisms and the development of specific coatings to serve applications.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Where English is not your first language, you must also show evidence of English language ability.
  • All applicants must submit a completed postgraduate application form including a 1500 word research proposal.
  • You are encouraged to find out more about our staff and their current research to inform the development of your research proposal and to ensure it aligns with our research themes. 

Tuition Fee

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    16385 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16385 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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