Course Overview

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

There is a selection process for this course - see the 'how to apply' section on this page.

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.

Why Materials Engineering with Industry at Swansea?

Did you know?

Swansea is one of the UK’s leading centres for materials teaching and research. The internationally leading materials research conducted at Swansea is funded by prestigious organisations including Rolls-Royce, Airbus, The European Space Agency and Tata Steel.

Our Materials Science and Engineering departments were recently ranked 4th in the UK for its Research Quality by The Complete University Guide 2020.

Your Materials Engineering with Industry Experience

Your experience of the Materials Engineering with Industry MSc is defined by expert training across a range of subject areas.

These include metallurgy and materials selection, modern methods for engineering design and analysis, polymers, and modern business management issues and techniques.

Your studies will be nourished by an international community of over 500 postgraduate students and 120 research staff at the College of Engineering.

Further study support comes in the form of 24-hour access to our on-site library, advanced laboratories, a year-round programme of guest lectures, and dedicated postgraduate workrooms.

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

Entry 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. Please note that there are a limited number of places on this programme – please see ‘How to apply’ for further information regarding requirements.

The Postgraduate Admissions Office are happy to advise you on whether your qualifications are suitable for entry to the course you would like to study.

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).

Careers and Employability

Careers and Employability Swansea Employability Academy (SEA) will support you at each stage of your career journey helping you build a bright future.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs.
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers.
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities.
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics.
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Program taught in:
  • English

See 39 more programs offered by Swansea University »

Last updated September 22, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2020
2 years
19,500 GBP
Aug 9, 2020
By locations
By date
Start Date
Sep 2020
End Date
July 2022
Application deadline
Aug 9, 2020

Sep 2020

Application deadline
Aug 9, 2020
End Date
July 2022