M.Sc. On Campus

Materials and Manufacturing Science

24 months
4165 USD/year
4165 USD/year
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The Division of Materials and Manufacturing Science at Osaka University offers both basic education and field leading research into the physical and chemical properties of materials, the development of new structural/smart materials and for their processing, and into advanced design/manufacturing systems that respond to the various social requirements noted above.


About the Materials and Manufacturing Science program

The Division of Materials and Manufacturing Science at Osaka University fosters engineers and scientists who have a clear perception of the engineering flow from the development of materials to the manufacture of products.These systems open new frontiers for emerging industries.

In today's world it is necessary for society to realize a sustainable recycling environment, that will provide members safety and happiness with the harmony of an affluent yet environmental-friendly life.Given the above social requirement, it is incumbent on us to develop advanced materials and manufacturing processes for high-end products that support modern key industries for transportation equipment, for example, cars, trains, vessels, and airplanes, infrastructural constructions such as buildings, bridges and, plants, and electronic products such as computers, mobile information terminals and internet equipment.

Programme Structure

The division has two courses:

  • Materials Science and Engineering; wide areas of materials science and engineering are studied. Physical and chemical properties of materials, development of new structural/smart materials and materials processing are mainly focused on.
  • Manufacturing Science; material manufacturing processes, advanced design and integration of production systems are mainly focused on.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prior to entering the graduate school, the majority of the international students spends from one half to one full year as a research student, and then takes an entrance examination for the graduate level degree program.
  • The admission process varies from department to department. For further details, please contact the administrative office of the specific graduate school. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4165 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4165 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4165 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4165 USD per year during 24 months.
  • 535,800 JPY/year

Living costs for Osaka-shi

105816 - 158424 JPY /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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