Students pursuing M.S. degree in materials science begin their studies with a core curriculum covering the fundamentals of materials, including their structures, surfaces, fabrication, thermodynamics, and materials science laboratory techniques. They continue with elective courses offered by the curriculum or the other departments as appropriate to their area of research concentration. Graduate students engage in research under the supervision of one of the participating materials science faculty in the Department of Applied Physical Sciences.
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- Structure of Solids
- Visualization in the Sciences
- Materials Fabrication
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DisciplinesMaterials Science & Engineering View 207 other Masters in Materials Science & Engineering in United States
The M.S. degree requirements include completion of a suitable set of courses, cumulative written comprehensive exams, a research project, and a final oral exam. The general regulations of The Graduate School govern credit hour, residency, and examination requirements.
M.S. students must pass three core exams and one specialty exam.
Topics for the specialty exams will be research areas represented in the materials science program at UNC–Chapel Hill; core exams cover the fundamental knowledge of materials science. All students are required to complete the comprehensive exam by the end of their second year.
International27562 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13781 USD per semester and a duration of .
National11108 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5554 USD per semester and a duration of .
9 credits and above
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