12 months
7227 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Civil and Materials Engineering (CME) at the University of Illinois at Chicago offers a program leading to the Master of Science. 

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Overview of the  Materials Engineering program at the  University of Illinois at Chicago

 Study and research is available in the areas of metallurgy, ceramics, nanomaterials, electronic materials, composites, welding and joining, solidification, corrosion, and processing. 

The department offers a program leading to degrees in Civil Engineering at both the master’s and doctoral levels.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Crystallography and X-Ray Diffraction
  • Welding Metallurgy
  • Ceramic Materials Engineering 
  • Physical and Mechanical Properties of Materials 
  • Advanced Thermodynamics of Materials 
  • Corrosion Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are considered on an individual basis. Complete transcripts for all undergraduate and any graduate work must be submitted.
  • Baccalaureate Field Engineering or a related field.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7227 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

7,227 - 17,714 USD


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