M.Sc. On Campus

Materials Science

Uppsala University

24 months
13813 EUR/year
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The Master's Programme in Materials Science from Uppsala University prepares you to become a materials scientist of the future with a broad and cutting-edge knowledge of the role of materials science in society as well as the structure and properties of materials.


Studying in the Master's Programme in  Materials Science from Uppsala University means that you get to delve into how materials are built from scratch, what properties they have, how they are used, and how you design, modify and manufacture materials in different research labs. 

In many courses, you will have teachers with both physics and chemistry backgrounds, which gives you the best conditions to get the interdisciplinary foundation required to succeed as a materials scientist. Unique to the programme are the two project courses, which will give you the opportunity to connect with top researchers in the part of materials science that interests you.


With a Master's degree in materials science from Uppsala University, you will be attractive to both national and international research groups, both within a University environment or in industry. 

Depending on which courses you choose, your studies will prepare you for a promising career as a researcher and specialist or as a materials expert, with a broad knowledge of materials and sustainability. The flexibility for you to tailor your studies provides you the opportunity to create a career in various areas as you want.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Materials Science
  • Materials Synthesis and Characterisation
  • Chemical Bonding in Molecules and Materials
  • Materials for Sustainability
  • Interdisciplinary Project Course in Materials Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.
  • Also required is 75 credits in physics or 75 credits in chemistry.
Language requirements
  • All applicants need to verify English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("English 6"). 
Selection: Students are selected based on:
  • an overall appraisal of previous university studies; and
  • a statement of purpose (1 page).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13813 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27627 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

    • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 72,500
    • Tuition fee, total: SEK 290,000


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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