M.Sc. On Campus

Advanced Engineering Materials

University of Limerick

12 months
15044 EUR/year
6538 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Advanced Engineering Materials programme offered at University of Limerick is designed to produce Masters graduates who have an in-depth knowledge of instrumentation involved in Materials analysis and characterisation together with a detailed knowledge of Materials Science, Materials Processing, and Surface Technology.


The specialist modules will allow students to become fully briefed in the material science and engineering associated with high strength materials used in the aero-industry or with techniques for materials and coatings selection design, together with the materials selection methods typically employed by engineering consultants. From this knowledge base, graduates could expect to work in many manufacturing sectors or consultancy or, to continue their education to PhD level.


The objectives of the Advanced Engineering Materials programme at University of Limerick are:

  • To provide science, engineering and technology graduates with a competitive edge for a career in high technology manufacturing industries
  • To provide graduates with analytical skills and knowledge which prepare them for careers in manufacturing, R & D or product / process design
  • To develop graduates with excellence in Materials Science and Engineering capability to underpin National and International Industrial development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Structure of Materials
  • Advanced Characterisation of Materials 
  • Advanced Materials Processing
  • Management Systems
  • Electives (Choose One)
  • Aerospace Metallic Materials
  • Composite Materials

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable)
  • English language qualification(s) (if English is not your first language)
  • A copy of your birth certificate (long document)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15044 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15044 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6538 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6538 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Taught Postgraduate Programme Funding

  • Funding information for Taught Postgraduate Programmes 2014/15 and additional postgraduate funding within the faculties is available by visiting the Faculty websites

Applying for a Scholarship

  • The University of Limerick is offering taught postgraduate scholarships to potential applicants for the 2014/15 academic year. The value of each scholarship is €2,000. The successful candidates will receive the scholarship in the form of a reduced fee. The Scholarships will be allocated by the faculties on the basis of financial need and personal statement from the applicants.

Research Postgraduate Funding

  • The following bursaries/scholarships for the Research Postgraduate students are administered by the Graduate School. The funding is provided with assistance from the UL Foundation, Campus Life Services and UL Graduate School. The busaries/scholarships are advertised on an annual basis.

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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