24 months
16385 GBP/year
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Undertake supervised study in the Materials and Engineering Research Institute (MERI), with exceptional facilities and expert support. We offer a master degree in Materials Science and Engineering at Sheffield Hallam University. 


On this course, you'll undertake intensive study into a specific, chosen area of materials science and engineering. You'll benefit from expert tutelage, cutting-edge facilities and a supportive research community. 

Future careers

Previous graduates of this Materials Science and Engineering course at Sheffield Hallam University have gone on to work for

  • TWI
  • Bodycote
  • Rolls Royce
  • Outokumpo
  • Arconic
  • Eisenbau Kramer
  • RWE
  • ATI Speciality Metals

Programme Structure

Course Overview:

  • As this is a research course, most of your work will be carried out independently. You will benefit from the support and expertise of your supervisory team; including a Director of Studies and a second supervisor who have specific interest and expertise in your chosen subject area. 
  • These supervisors will assist you in defining your personal programme, provide direction and help you to develop your research.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Where English is not your first language, you must also show evidence of English language ability.
  • All applicants must submit a completed postgraduate application form including a 1500 word research proposal.
  • You are encouraged to find out more about our staff and their current research to inform the development of your research proposal and to ensure it aligns with our research themes.

Tuition Fee

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    16385 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16385 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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