24 months
7000 EUR/year
1063 EUR/year
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Students who complete the Integrated Master in Materials Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico will have a training that allows them to face several challenges throughout their professional life in the area of ​​Materials Engineering, involving Production Technologies and Methods, Product Characterization, Materials Testing, Quality Assurance and Control, Recycling and Sustainable Development

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The Integrated Master in Materials Engineering at  Instituto Superior Técnico  has as main objective to train Material Engineers with the capacity to design and integrate knowledge in the area of ​​Materials. It consists of two five-year training and learning cycles: 1st Cycle Objectives (3 years): Provide a solid background that enables students to monitor the evolution of knowledge and technologies throughout their professional life. Objectives of the 2nd Cycle (2 years): To provide students with advanced training in Science, Technology and Materials Engineering, allowing them to intervene as specialists and engines of innovation and wealth creation in the various areas of activity of Materials Engineering.


The Masters in Materials Engineering find their place in a wide range of economic sectors related to Materials Engineering, which include engineering companies, new technologies, metallurgical and metallomechanical companies, polymer industry, ceramics and glass industry, building materials industry, certification and quality assurance, materials for electronics, advanced materials and biomaterials.

Material Engineers trained at IST have great ease of integration into the labor market, taking into account the prestige of the course and the school. They are integrated in very diversified areas of development, research and production, which include certification and quality assurance companies, product and equipment production, project evaluation, quality control laboratories in companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Additive Manufacturing Techniques
  • Advanced Microscopy Techniques
  • Biomaterials
  • Cell and Tissue Engineering
  • Functional Materials
  • Industrial Control and Automation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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IELTS or TOEFL needed


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you have completed an undergraduate or an integrated masters (1st study cycle) at Instituto Superior Técnico, even though with no scientific consistency with the course of the 2nd study cycle that you wish to apply to;
  • Hold an undergraduate degree (1st study cycle) in the field of Science and Technology (except in the case of the 2nd study cycle in Architecture which requires a 1st study cycle programme in Architecture);
  • Hold either an academic, scientific or professional curriculum verifying the capability to complete the master’s programme you are applying to.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1063 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1063 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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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