Part time Master's Degree in Materials Science

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Materials Science

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

The field of materials science combines disciplines, including engineering, chemistry, biochemistry and other technologies, in order to research and develop new materials for use in manufacturing. This growing field prepares students to work towards solving problems on a global scale as natural resources become threatened.

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

Centrale Nantes
Campus 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 ... [-]

Master Biomass and Waste for Energy and Materials (BiWEM)

IMT Mines Albi
Campus 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 Part time 3 years September 2018 China Jinzhou

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 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 Product Development and Materials Engineering

Jönköping University
Campus 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.... [-]


Master of Science Product Refinement

Hochschule Kaiserslautern - University Of Applied Sciences
Campus 3 semesters March 2018 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.... [-]


MTech in Extraction Metallurgy (Research - based)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

At this level, a qualifying student will be is competent in applying specialised knowledge and research methodology in a metallurgical environment, thus contributing to the research and development needs of the metallurgic industry and mining community. The qualified student will be able to register with ECSA as a Professional Technologist. [+]

At this level, a qualifying student will be is competent in applying specialised knowledge and research methodology in a metallurgical environment,thus contributing to the research and development needs of the metallurgic industry and mining community. The qualified student will be able to register with ECSA as a Professional Technologist.

Qualification outcomes

The qualifying student should have the ability to:

Initiate and execute applied research in a range of metallurgical activities to full completion. Function at middle to upper management level in a metallurgical environment. Admission requirements and selection criteria

A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Extraction Metallurgy, or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard.... [-]


Master in Advanced Design of Steel and Composite Structures

Politehnica University Timisoara
Campus 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.... [-]


MEng in Welding Engineering

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus 1 year February 2018 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 Mathematical Modeling and Informational Technologies in Photonics

Samara National Research University
Campus 2 years September 2018 Russia Samara

The purpose of the Program is to train highly qualified specialists within the following areas: Photonics, Diffractive Nanophotonics, Nanooptics and Diffractive Optics. [+]

Brief Description of the Master’s Program

The Master’s program is focused on the project-oriented activity (Applied Master’s program – the Program). The volume and content of the Program comply with the requirements of the Federal State Educational Standards (FSES) of higher education for program 010900.62 Applied Mathematics and Physics (Master’s Degree), as approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, dated March 6, 2014, # 171.

The purpose of the Program is to train highly qualified specialists within the following areas: Photonics, Diffractive Nanophotonics, Nanooptics and Diffractive Optics.

Areas of the professional activity for graduates with the Master’s Degree include:... [-]


Master in Materials Science

University of Turin
Campus 2 years October 2018 Italy Turin

The Master's degree in Materials Science aims to provide a firm grounding in the chemical, physical and technological behavior of a vast range of materials with emphasis on modern advances in the field. Students are trained to understand the properties of materials in current use and encouraged to develop original ideas for creating new materials which satisfy the requirements of society and world markets (i.e. cheap, safe, recyclable and with minimum negative impact on the environment). The course delivers advanced and integrated theoretical and practical training across the following interdisciplinary areas: chemistry and physics of solids, materials production, manufacturing, and testing, with special attention to the characterization and modeling of material structures and properties. All lectures and examinations for the Master's degree are conducted in English. [+]

The Master's degree in Materials Science aims to provide a firm grounding in the chemical, physical and technological behavior of a vast range of materials with emphasis on modern advances in the field. Students are trained to understand the properties of materials in current use and encouraged to develop original ideas for creating new materials which satisfy the requirements of society and world markets (i.e. cheap, safe, recyclable and with minimum negative impact on the environment).

The course delivers advanced and integrated theoretical and practical training across the following interdisciplinary areas: chemistry and physics of solids, materials production, manufacturing, and testing, with special attention to the characterization and modeling of material structures and properties. All lectures and examinations for the Master's degree are conducted in English.... [-]


Master in Complex Materials: Thermal Analysis and Rheology

Universidade da Coruña
Campus 1 year September 2018 Spain Ferrol

Study Structure Module 2. UDC Introduction to complex materials Viscoelasticity of materials Thermo-mechanical properties of materials. Fundamental Methods [+]

Study Structure

Module 2. UDC

Introduction to complex materials Viscoelasticity of materials Thermo-mechanical properties of materials. Fundamental Methods Thermomechanics of Materials Properties. Advanced Methods Statistical data analysis Applications to environmental protection Thermal treatments and analysis by laser Thermo-mechanical fatigue

Module 1. U Paris 7

Rheophysics of complex fluids Structured materials. Nanomaterials Physical-chemistry of polymers Statistics of Polymer Physics, Light scattering techniques. Microscopy Physics of Soft Matter, Interfaces Mechanics of continuous media Acoustic Waves

Module 3. TFM

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Master's Degree In Science, Technology And Applications Of Ceramic Materials

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus 1 year September 2018 Spain Castellón

The Master in Science, Technology and Applications of Ceramic Materials is proposed as an option for graduate degree holders in Chemical Engineering or a related degree. But in addition, this degree is designed so that its contents are equally useful to provide [+]

This master is presented as an option for graduate degree holders in Chemical Engineering or a related degree. But it has also been designed so that its contents are useful to provide current graduates and engineers trained in complementary and cutting-edge ceramic technology. With the contents of master specialization in ceramic engineering, highly demanded in the largest industrial sector in the vicinity of the UJI, with which it aims to achieve the following objectives conferred: prepare technically to understand, analyze and solve the problems of processing of ceramics; provide essential knowledge for engineering practice applied to ceramics; instruction in the rigor that requires professional engineering practice applied to ceramics.... [-]


Master of Engineering: Mechanical-Materials

University of Windsor, Graduate
Campus Part time 3 - 5 semesters September 2018 Canada Windsor

In order to graduate with an MEng degree, a student must successfully complete eight graduate-level courses, including five from their area of specialization plus one more engineering course (from any department) and no more than two non-engineering courses. [+]

MEng Program Information

In order to graduate with an MEng degree, a student must successfully complete eight graduate-level courses, including five from their area of specialization plus one more engineering course (from any department) and no more than two non-engineering courses. Alternatively, a student may choose to complete all eight courses within their area of specialization.

Engineering Materials

The Vision Statement for the Engineering Materials Graduate Program is: The Engineering Materials Graduate Program recognizes the close relationship between advanced level education and the advancement of knowledge, and is committed to excellence in graduate teaching and research.... [-]


Master in Thermal Engineering and Ceramic Materials

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus 2 years September 2018 Czech Republic Ostrava

Master's degree course in Thermal Engineering and Ceramics follows the bachelor's program of the same name. Qualification subjects, compared to a bachelor's field, put more emphasis on the theoretical basis of the issues discussed, and a thorough elucidation of mutual connections of acquired knowledge. [+]

Study Branch

Metallurgical Engineering

Branch Profile

Master's degree course in Thermal Engineering and Ceramics follows the bachelor's program of the same name. Qualification subjects, compared to a bachelor's field, put more emphasis on the theoretical basis of the issues discussed, and a thorough elucidation of mutual connections of acquired knowledge. A part of the field, besides components in the field of thermal technology and ceramic materials, are courses in the metallurgy of steel and non-ferrous metals, steel materials, foundry, material engineering, economics and quality management. The aim of the study is the education of experts, who are capable of dealing with the acquisition, use and management of energy, mostly thermal ones, even from non-traditional sources. In parallel, the aim of the study programme is the specialization of experts in the field of ceramic materials that are able to innovate the preparation technology and decide about the application of materials in different conditions. Graduates are prepared to propose heat-technical equipment, especially in terms of energy savings and material composition with regard to environmental and economic aspects.... [-]