Master's Degree in Materials Science in Braga in Portugal

Compare Masters Programs in Materials Science 2017 in Braga in Portugal

Materials Science

The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

By focusing on research and development, materials science is able to provide new materials for use in industries. Materials science relies on several scientific and engineering departments to work together to problem-solve for the future.

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located in Southwestern Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal is 900 years old, and even though it has a relatively small area, it played a crucial role in world history. Universidade do Porto is most popular by foreigners which consist of 11% international students.

Braga is one of the oldest cities in the northwest Portugal and has the oldest catholic archdiocese in the country. Being a large city in the municipality, two main universities have their headquarters here. These are Minho University and the Universidade Catolica Portuguesa.

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Integrated Master's in Textile Engineering

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 Portugal Braga

The great diversity and applicability of textile materials turn Textile Engineering into a broad domain which applies knowledge relating materials composition, structure and processing to their properties. [+]

Masters in Materials Science in Braga in Portugal. Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) Master's degree ECTS: 300 Duration: 5 curricular years Regime: Normal Place: Azurém Campus, Guimarães Main Scientific area: Textile Engineering INTEGRATED MASTER’S | 5 YEARS NORMAL + POST-LABOUR The enormous diversity and applicability of the used textiles make textile engineering a domain of knowledge of broad spectrum that relates the composition, structure and processing of materials with their properties. This professionals carry out their activity in companies and research institutions linked to the textile row and clothing in the area of materials and textile processes with high added value, including R & D on new materials, technologies and advanced technical textiles. The work areas are centred in the sector of technical textiles - ropes, filters, upholstery, fabrics for tires, structures and parts for aircraft, satellites, spacecraft, cars, boats, bicycles, etc.); and in complementary areas to the industrial sector - distribution, manufacturers / representatives of textile machinery, dyes and auxiliary products, consultancy, research and development, laboratories, etc. Careers The course focuses on areas from the technical textiles sector (ropes, filters, stuffing and coating, tires, structures and parts for airplanes, satellites, spaceships, automobiles, boats, bicycles, sails, parachutes, etc.) and also on areas which are complementary to the industrial sector (distribution, manufacturers of textile equipment, dying and auxiliary products, consulting, research and development, laboratories, etc.). [-]

Integrated Master's in Polymer Engineering

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 Portugal Braga

The course grants university level training in a domain of great economic relevance and technological development. The strategic importance of training and development in the area of Polymeric Materials is particularly visible in a large number of products surrounding us in our daily activities and that allow us to use them more easily (automobile, sports, electronics, computers, mobile phones and packages). [+]

Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) Master's degree ECTS: 300 Duration: 5 curricular years Regime: Normal Place: Azurém Campus, Guimarães Main Scientific area: Polymer Engineering and Science INTEGRATED MASTER’S | 5 YEARS The strategic importance of training and development in the field of polymeric materials is particularly visible in most of the products that surround us and provide ease of use - automotive, sports, electronics, computers, mobile phones, packaging, etc. This Integrated Master is based on a solid background in engineering, the knowledge of plastic materials, its main processing techniques and design principles, and seeks to develop critical thinking and innovativeness. It aims to train professionals in Polymer Engineering with appropriate skills to industries and related services to the industrial sector of plastic, able to join the national and international labour markets. The laboratories of the Polymer Engineering Department are the most complete and advanced in Europe. Careers The graduates will be able to enter both national and international labour markets. The laboratories available at the Department of Polymer Engineering are some of the most advanced and better equipped in Europe. [-]

Integrated Master's in Materials Engineering

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 Portugal Braga

The course aims at training engineers with a thorough knowledge of the properties of several materials, their manufacturing methods and technologies and the ?structure-property-processing? relationships. [+]

Masters in Materials Science in Braga in Portugal. Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree), Master's degree ECTS: 300 Duration: 5 curricular years Regime: Normal Place: Azurém Campus, Guimarães Main Scientific area: Material Science and Engineering INTEGRATED MASTER’S | 5 YEARS Materials Engineering is a multidisciplinary and cross course a key area for the development of new materials and technologies. Trains engineers with a vast knowledge of the properties of materials, characterization techniques, methods and manufacturing technologies. The goal is acknowledge the structure-processing-property relationships that determine products’ performance. The materials engineer is able to analyse the raw material, understand and manipulate their properties for the development of new materials. It is also able to select materials, design and build more innovative products and technologies. Graduates will be able to work in various industries and services, as in the production of raw materials, product development industry, processing industry, micro and nanotechnology industry or aviation, consulting and sales, quality control and research. Careers The graduates will be able to take on the role required by telecommunications operators of various kinds, by companies working with computer networks, by companies which develop telecommunications equipment and applications and also by content suppliers, bearing in mind the research and development centres which develop their activities within this domain. [-]