Masters Programs in Materials Science

Compare 64 Masters Programs in Materials Science

Materials Science

Materials Science is a field which is connected to both Science and Engineering. Its primary focus is on determining the relationship between the structure of materials and their macroscopic properties. With the recent developments in nanotechnology, Materials Science has become a main priority at many universities and has a need for more students educated in this field. If you are interesting in joining in this area of study, then a Master in Materials Science is the first step.

Students wishing to pursue a Master in Materials Science must have the appropriate educational background, usually a bachelor’s degree in a field of science. Continuing your education with a Master in Materials Science is a wise choice as there are some promising and rewarding career opportunities in many sectors. Masterstudies.com offers a variety of Master in Materials Science programs. Here you can find programs worldwide that will suit your academic needs. You can investigate subjects like Infrastructure, Management Information Systems, or Computer Science.

Do these degrees sound fascinating to you? Then click on the links below to follow your dream toward a Master in Materials Science!

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Advanced Materials Science & Engineering (AMASE) Master

AMASE Master
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Germany Saarbrücken Spain Barcelona France Nancy Sweden Luleå + 6 more

The AMASE Masters course has been successfully implemented over the last five years with funding from the Erasmus Mundus Programme. [+]

The AMASE Masters course has been successfully implemented over the last five years with funding from the Erasmus Mundus Programme. Scholarships are available for students from all over the world and are between 500 EUR and 1000 EUR per month. The course has demonstrated high quality throughout. In order to ensure the programme's continuity - the "non-selected status" may prove temporary and only last until the next call - the consortium delivering this Joint Masters course has been awarded by the European Commission/EACEA an Erasmus Mundus Brand Name (EMBN) by which it commits itself to maintain the requirements and level of excellence expected from an Erasmus Mundus Masters Course.... [-]


Master in Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering

National University of Science and Technology MISiS
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Russia Moscow

Master's program "Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering" is devoted to the study of new physical phenomena in nanostructured materials and quantum devices created or discovered during the last 20-30 years of research for components for quantum electronics. [+]

The Master's program Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering is devoted to the study of new physical phenomena discovered in nanostructured materials and quantum devices created last 20-30 years in the search for components for quantum electronics. At the same time, the program addresses the basic physical principles of electronic systems and devices of quantum electronics, as well as some important manufacturing techniques and measurements of physical and chemical characteristics of quantum-sized structures and materials.

The program is designed for students trained in the number of university courses in general physics and introduction to theoretical physics for a Bachelors, which includes the courses: theoretical mechanics and the theory of elasticity, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics and statistical physics. The program does not involve a starting special training of students in the condensed matter physics, because it includes basic courses in:... [-]


Master in Physics and Technology of Advanced Materials

Universitatea De Vest Din Timisoara
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Romania Timisoara

Advanced materials with sizes ranging from nano to macro are at the core of many modern technologies. Therefore, it is important to understand and control the material properties from the atomic to the macroscopic scales. The "Physics and technology of advanced materials" MSc specialization focuses on understanding and manipulating the physical properties of materials to discover new features with application relevance. The deepening in the specific domain, mentioned above, is particularly important given the need for knowledge of how to obtain monocrystalline or nano-microsystems with well-defined properties and qualities and how to characterize their properties. [+]

Advanced materials with sizes ranging from nano to macro are at the core of many modern technologies. Therefore, it is important to understand and control the material properties from the atomic to the macroscopic scales. The "Physics and technology of advanced materials" MSc specialization focuses on understanding and manipulating the physical properties of materials to discover new features with application relevance. The deepening in the specific domain, mentioned above, is particularly important given the need for knowledge of how to obtain monocrystalline or nano-microsystems with well-defined properties and qualities and how to characterize their properties.

Main subjects

The curriculum can be found on the faculty website, at:... [-]


Master Biomass and Waste for Energy and Materials (BiWEM)

IMT Mines Albi
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Albi

The objectives of BiWEM are to provide students with a sound theoretical and practical specialized knowledge in the field of biomass and waste processing. Students in the program will acquire the ability to design economically viable biological or thermochemical processes for the conversion of biomass and waste into new materials or energy carriers, within a sustainable development frame. [+]

MINES ALBI is a graduate school of engineering located in the city of Albi, a warm, lovely and affordable city near Toulouse, in the Southwest of France.

All students have an accommodation in town or on the campus where they can practice many sports activities, even in the week-end.

-> DO YOU WANT TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL THAT CONTRIBUTES TO CREATE A FAIRER WORLD?

Do you want to design technical solutions that meet energy needs while reducing the consumption of non-renewable resources and greenhouse gas emissions? If so, the Master Biomass and Waste for Energy and Materials, 100% taught in English, offers you a unique opportunity to become a major player in climate and social changes. In joining this full-time program over two years, you will acquire all the required skills to be at the forefront of decision-making in the field of Waste and Biomass Valorization to face tomorrow’s challenges.... [-]


Master in Material Physics and Chemistry

Liaoning University of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2018 China Jinzhou + 1 more

The discipline of material science and engineering consists of 3 subordinate discipline of master on material science, material processing engineering, and materials physics and chemistry. This discipline aims to study the structure, processing, and properties of one material and investigate the relationships of these factors. The mandatory core courses include material analysis and characterization, selected topics of materials physics and so on. The main research area covers valence electron structure and materials design, the theory and application of material structure control under an external field. [+]

The discipline of material science and engineering consists of 3 subordinate discipline of master on material science, material processing engineering, and materials physics and chemistry. This discipline aims to study the structure, processing, and properties of one material and investigate the relationships of these factors. The mandatory core courses include material analysis and characterization, selected topics of materials physics and so on. The main research area covers valence electron structure and materials design, the theory and application of material structure control under an external field.

Main Course:

matrix analysis, Foundations of materials science, Material analysis and characterization, Engineering Material, Modern functional material, Mechanical properties of metals.... [-]


Masters in Plastic Materials Engineering - IN FRENCH

ITECH Lyon
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 France Lyon

ITECH engineers distinguish themselves from those of other chemistry schools through advances in the manufacturing of plastic materials, on top of fundamental knowledge. [+]

ITECH engineers distinguish themselves from those of other chemistry schools through advances in the manufacturing of plastic materials, on top of fundamental knowledge. ITECH plastic manufacturing engineers complement their specialty with aspects of the other majors: coating different plastic materials (Formulation Chemistry); composite materials used in transport, sports and leisure, and geo-textiles (Textile Materials). From hygiene to aeronautics, automotive to sports, many sectors make use of plastic manufacturing engineers who can work as much with raw material suppliers, as with “formulators”.

Admission for Students outside France

1st year admission:

Graduate studies in chemistry (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 180 ECTS). A satisfying level in French: B2 CERF + interview with ITECH. ... [-]

Master in Material Science and Engineering

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 18 months September 2018 Saudi Arabia Thuwal + 1 more

The Material Science and Engineering Program is designed to equip students with fundamental and applied knowledge of materials. We prepare students to tackle grand challenges in sustainability and renewable energy, nanotechnology and nanoelectronics, biomaterials, materials characterization and low-power computing. [+]

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Material Science and Engineering Program is designed to equip students with fundamental and applied knowledge of materials. We prepare students to tackle grand challenges in sustainability and renewable energy, nanotechnology and nanoelectronics, biomaterials, materials characterization and low-power computing.

We invite you to explore our website to find out more about our graduate study program and faculty research groups.

MASTERS DEGREE

Can be a terminal graduate degree or may serve as a gateway to the Ph.D. program. The M.S. degree typically takes 18 months to complete, and is offered to both traditional full-time students and part-time students; for example, industry-sponsored students on semester-long company leaves.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Material Science & Engineering

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2018 USA College Park + 1 more

If you are interested in a career in Materials Science and Engineering or want to learn more about this exciting field at the graduate level, you have come to the right place! [+]

If you are interested in a career in Materials Science and Engineering or want to learn more about this exciting field at the graduate level, you have come to the right place! Our Doctoral and Masters degree programs in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE, MatSci) encompasses advanced education in the entire spectrum of the field of materials: organics, semiconductors, ceramics, metals, and composites. Materials are everywhere! The technology revolution of the 21st century is based on products made from new materials. There are three basic elements of the field that come to play in the development of the graduate MSE student:

Processing and synthesis: This is the key to the question that must be answered. How can I produce this product? Structure and Properties: This is the key to the question of characterizing the materials, and from which to understand the state or condition of the material. Characterizing a material involves the understanding of the ways a material is configured from atomic to macroscale. These arrangements are correlated with processing and coupled strongly with material properties. Performance: The composite of structure, properties, and processing is integrated into how the product performs. ... [-]

Master in Advanced Design of Steel and Composite Structures

Politehnica University Timisoara
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Romania Timisoara

The “Advanced Design of Steel and Composite Structures” (ADS) Master Course is a two year English taught study programme, which focuses on providing attendees with the engineering ability and know-how to design and construct safe steel, composite steel and concrete structures including environmental aspects, enhancing the sustainability and the competitiveness of the industry. [+]

General information Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) Duration: 2 years (4 semesters) Teaching language: English Form of studies: Full time Advanced Design of Steel and Composite Structures

The “Advanced Design of Steel and Composite Structures” (ADS) Master Course is a two year English taught study programme, which focuses on providing attendees with the engineering ability and know-how to design and construct safe steel, composite steel and concrete structures including environmental aspects, enhancing the sustainability and the competitiveness of the industry.

The ADS Master Course trains high-level specialists according to the needs and requirements of the international labour market. The programme builds upon and completes the prior bachelor degree studies of the students with advanced analysis and design methods applied to steel, composite steel and composite structures, addressing topics such as the robustness of structures, fire safety, or the use of new structural materials. The programme also prepares students for research activities.... [-]


International Master in Advanced Clay Science (IMACS)

University of Poitiers
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Poitiers Portugal Aveiro Brazil Porto Alegre Greece Crete + 6 more

IMACS is an integrated Master of Science designed by 4 institutions with a wide range of leadership in clay science. [+]

ENVIRONMENTS- ECONOMIC GEOLOGY-SOIL MANAGEMENT-GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING-GEOMATERIAL-NANOMATERIAL

IMACS is an integrated Master of Science designed by 4 institutions with a wide range of leadership in clay science :

the University of Poitiers (UP) in France (co-ordinator), the University of Aveiro (UA) in Portugal, the Technical University of Crete (TUC) (Chania) in Greece, the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) (Porto Alegre) in Brazil.

Why clay minerals?

Interest in clays results from their common availability, and their unique physical and chemical properties. No other minerals currently attract so great an interest.

In addition to their conventional ancient use as bricks, tiles, ceramics and for paper coating and waste management more recently, clays have found many novel applications. Clay minerals have provided a boost in technology because they are inexpensive nanomaterials, and as such, they have a huge potential for the synthesis of polymer nanocomposites with superior mechanical and thermal properties. The optimisation of adsorption, colloidal and rheological properties also opens prospects of using clay minerals for medical uses, pollution control, and environmental protection. Clay minerals play a role in economic geology (both as an important mineral resource and in energy resource exploration) and soil management. Clays also have many negative effects in geotechnical engineering, manifested in the form of landslides, mudflows, and the deterioration of clay-based construction materials.... [-]


Master in Materials Engineering

University Politehnica of Bucharest
Campus September 2018 Romania Bucharest

This specialization enables masters to improve in a versatile, high-current field of special metallic materials with applications in the industry's top ranges. The need for new materials with properties tailored to serve a well- is steadily increasing. In this context, the master "Synthesis and processing of special metallic materials" is addressed to all graduates of bachelor programs in the fields of engineering sciences and exact sciences. The main objective of this program is to provide a thorough multidisciplinary training required for the implementation of new technologies in the material industry. Obtaining a Master's degree in this specialization increases the chances of employment in the field of materials as well as in other related fields. [+]

Synthesis and processing of special metallic materials

This specialization enables masters to improve in a versatile, high-current field of special metallic materials with applications in the industry's top ranges. The need for new materials with properties tailored to serve a well- is steadily increasing. In this context, the master "Synthesis and processing of special metallic materials" is addressed to all graduates of bachelor programs in the fields of engineering sciences and exact sciences. The main objective of this program is to provide a thorough multidisciplinary training required for the implementation of new technologies in the material industry. Obtaining a Master's degree in this specialization increases the chances of employment in the field of materials as well as in other related fields.... [-]


Master of Science Product Refinement

Hochschule Kaiserslautern - University Of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 semesters March 2019 Germany Kaiserslautern

In the “Product Refinement“ program, which is unique worldwide, you will systematically gain technical expertise and develop your personal competencies. You will become fully qualified and well prepared to adjust to the various requirements you will encounter in your future career. [+]

Master of Science Product Refinement

In the “Product Refinement“ program, which is unique worldwide, you will systematically gain technical expertise and develop your personal competencies. You will become fully qualified and well prepared to adjust to the various requirements you will encounter in your future career.

Lectures, seminars, internships, and excursions will provide you with a solid knowledge of technical processes, advanced sciences and also economic aspects. Some tasks can be solved by means of teamwork, cooperating together with your fellow students.

This Master program covers three semesters and can be commenced twice a year - in the winter semester and in the summer semester. In total, 90 credit points are to be collected. In addition to the 210 credit points attained from a seven-semester Bachelor degree program, 300 points can be achieved in total, which, in turn, qualifies a Master study course graduate for Ph.D. programs.... [-]


Master in Product Development and Materials Engineering

Jönköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Jönköping

As competition between companies is getting tougher as the number of products on the market increases, many are realising the importance of product development and material knowledge as a competitive means. This programme covers the entire product development process, from conceptual engineering design to materials and manufacturing processes. [+]

As competition between companies is getting tougher as the number of products on the market increases, many are realising the importance of product development and material knowledge as a competitive means. This programme covers the entire product development process, from conceptual engineering design to materials and manufacturing processes. Making complex things simpler

The steady increase in the use of computer support makes possible new methods, which are parallel to the entire product development process. With the help of advanced computer tools in design and construction, real and virtual prototypes can be produced much faster, and the time needed for development can be shortened. In addition, a product can be studied and tested at an early stage of product development for its design, usability, durability, safety and producibility. Important aspects of work with the development of components and products include the analysis of function and performance, the choice of materials and the methods of production. This programme gives an understanding of the theory behind and the practical use of the computer-based tools needed for these tasks.... [-]


MEng in Welding Engineering

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

Wits University offers the International Institute of Welding course leading to the IWE ( International Welding Engineer -[BScEng graduates]) and IWT ( International Welding Technologist [BTech graduates]). Wits University is an Approved Training Body (ATB) for the International Institute of Welding (IIW). Successful completion of the courses (60% min/each module and a 95% attendance record) entitles the candidate to apply for IIW registration. [+]

Wits University offers the International Institute of Welding course leading to the IWE ( International Welding Engineer -[BScEng graduates]) and IWT ( International Welding Technologist [BTech graduates]). Wits University is an Approved Training Body (ATB) for the International Institute of Welding (IIW). Successful completion of the courses (60% min/each module and a 95% attendance record) entitles the candidate to apply for IIW registration.

Benefits of the programme

The intent is to equip candidates for a career in the welding industry, this implying an understanding of the practice of welding engineering underpinned by sound science.

Curriculum Outline / Modules taught

The MEng in Welding Wits is made up of 12 courses divided into four main modules. The modules are welding processes, welding metallurgy, welded joint design and fabrication, and applications and case studies.... [-]


Master in Materials and Structures in their Environment (C-ENG MSE)

Centrale Nantes
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Nantes

This Master programme aims to develop scientific and technological knowledge on materials and structures in both the public works and industrial sectors. It is characterized by a high degree of scientific specialisation. The programme focuses on the following specialised areas: numerical modelling, constitutive laws, structural reliability, advanced experimental techniques, durability, modern concrete, geomechanics and earthquake engineering. [+]

This Master programme aims to develop scientific and technological knowledge on materials and structures in both the public works and industrial sectors. It is characterized by a high degree of scientific specialisation. The programme focuses on the following specialised areas: numerical modelling, constitutive laws, structural reliability, advanced experimental techniques, durability, modern concrete, geomechanics and earthquake engineering.

The programme of study lasts two academic years - denoted by M1 and M2. M1 classes taught in English. The language of instruction for M2 is English and French.

Course Content - M1

Continuum Mechanics Physical Modelling Fluid Mechanics Constitutive Laws Programming and Algorithmics Imaging in Civil Engineering Numerical Methods Geotechnical Engineering Vibration and Differential Equations Concrete and Structures Business Environment Conferences and Initiation of Research Modern Languages ... [-]