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MSc in Materials Engineering with Industry

Swansea University
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates
September 2023

September 2024

September 2025

About this program

MSc in Materials Engineering with Industry

Our MSc Materials Engineering with Industry course is only open to International students.

Gain two years' experience in the UK and the opportunity to work in collaboration with industry on a real-life challenge.

This new MSc is an extension of our MSc Materials Engineering and includes a second year allowing you to undertake either an industry placement or an industry-focused project with an industrial partner.

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Admission requirements

  • This course is only available to international students.
  • Usually the entry requirements for the MSc Materials Engineering with Industry course is a 2:1 honours degree (or above) in Engineering, or a similar related discipline.
  • If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification to make sure you get the full benefit from studying at Swansea. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 5.5 in each component).

Swansea University English Language Training

Swansea University's English Language Training services offer a variety of English courses including pre-sessionals, year round English, exam preparation and short courses. If you hold an offer from Swansea University you are able to take the Swansea English Language Test (SWELT) to fulfil your English language entry requirement. This is a 3 hour test which includes Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

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Program content

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

Compulsory Modules

  • Polymer Processing
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Simulation Based Product Design
  • Strategic Project Planning
  • Structural Integrity of Aerospace Metals
  • Aerospace Materials Engineering
  • Environmental Analysis and Legislation

Optional Modules

  • Communication Skills for Research Engineers
  • Composite Materials
  • Ceramics
  • Polymers: Properties and Design
  • Physical Metallurgy of Steels
  • Group Project (Mechanical & Materials)
  • Business Leadership for Engineers
  • Power Generation Systems

Year 2 (Level 7 PGT)

Compulsory Modules

  • MSc Dissertation - Materials Engineering
  • MSc Industrial Experience

Scholarships & funding

International Excellence Scholarships are available to both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students. Other scholarships are available, please see our website for more information including eligibility criteria and closing dates.


The full tuition fees for UK and international students vary, please see our website for more details

Career paths

Materials Engineering with Industry Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Materials Engineering MSc degree at Swansea are well placed for rewarding employment.

Your future could lie in any of the following roles:

  • Materials engineer
  • Metallurgist
  • Product development scientist
  • Research scientist
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Manufacturing systems engineer
  • Process development scientist

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Swansea University

Founded in 1920 and just three hours from London by train, Swansea University is an established university with a long history of academic success, excellent facilities, and high standards of teaching. When students choose to study at Swansea University, they...

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Swansea University

Singleton Park
SA2 8PP Swansea
United Kingdom

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