M.Sc. On Campus Online

Materials and Energy Science and Engineering

12 months
28520 USD/year
28520 USD/year
12174 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Materials and Energy Science and Engineering at University of Louisville will offer advanced level training to provide students with in-depth knowledge of materials and energy science and engineering in areas such as materials science and engineering, materials chemistry and physics, processing, energy conversion and storage devices, and systems-level engineering.


About Materials and Energy Science and Engineering at University of Louisville

Student educational experiences will be enhanced by research opportunities in laboratories conducting basic and translational research on solar energy conversion, energy storage, biofuels and biomass conversion, solar fuels, materials characterization, and advanced energy materials. The MS in MESE will prepare students for career tracks in industry such as semiconductor/opto-electronics, catalysts and energy. This degree track will allow students to pursue entrepreneurialism and join government and corporate labs and provides a strong foundation for those wishing to pursue doctoral studies in their respective disciplines.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Energy Science and Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Materials Characterization: Microscopy and Diffraction
  • Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Chemistry and Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed graduate application for the Graduate School,
  • An application fee,
  • A current resume,
  • Written interest statement describing what motivated you to apply to the MESE program, including previous experience in the field and how this degree will help you fulfill your career goals.
  • At least two letters of recommendation, and
  • Official transcript(s) for all previous post-secondary coursework. All transcripts not in English must be certified as authentic and translated verbatim into English.
  • The minimum requirement for admission is the Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited program or an equivalent bachelor’s degree in Physics or Chemistry from an accredited university
  • The successful applicant will typically have an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or above (on a 4.00 scale).
  • The successful applicant will typically have a TOEFL score of 80 or higher or overall IELTS score of 6.5 or higher or a Duolingo score of 105 or higher.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28520 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28520 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12174 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12174 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Louisville

897 - 1421 USD /month
Living costs

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


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