MSc in Advanced Materials Science

General

Program Description

The material sciences form the foundations that allow technological innovation and the development of pioneering technologies. In the interdisciplinary, NAWI Graz degree program Advanced Materials Science, offered in the English language, you gain an understanding of materials and their properties. You learn the physical and chemical fundamentals as well as the engineering skills needed to develop new materials. As a trained material scientist, you are able to tackle a wide variety of complex tasks in industry and research.

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Content

  • You will learn about the production, processing, characterization, modeling, and application of materials in an interdisciplinary way.
  • You will learn how to apply complex scientific methods used in the fields of physics, chemistry and materials science.
  • You may choose one of the following areas of specialization:
    • Metallic and ceramic materials
    • Semiconductor process technology and nanotechnology
    • Bio-based materials
  • You learn to work together in project teams in an interdisciplinary and problem-solving oriented way.
  • You document and present your results and strategies using state-of-the-art communication and presentation techniques.

Career Options

Graduates work nationally and internationally in:

  • industrial research and development, for example, in the materials, chemical, and semiconductor industries,
  • high-tech areas such as sustainable technologies, process innovation, and information technology, and
  • research and teaching facilities at universities and other research institutions.
Last updated Jul 2018

About the School

In world-wide competition with comparable institutions, Graz University of Technology pursues top teaching and research in the fields of science and engineering. An integral part of putting together e ... Read More

In world-wide competition with comparable institutions, Graz University of Technology pursues top teaching and research in the fields of science and engineering. An integral part of putting together excellent education and training programs is knowing about the needs of society and the economy. Ultimately, the quality of the education and training at Graz University of Technology is carried by the strength of its knowledge-oriented and applied research. Numerous competence centres, the Christian-Doppler laboratories, special research fields, research focuses, and large EU projects are only a few examples of the University’s extremely active and successful research. Read less