Part time Master's Degree in Materials Science in Portugal

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Materials Science

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

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.

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.

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International Master in Advanced Clay Science (IMACS)

University of Poitiers
Campus 2 years September 2018 Portugal Aveiro

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

Atlântica University
Campus Part time 2 years October 2018 Portugal Barcarena

The 2nd cycle in Engineering Materials, specialty in Materials for Aeronautics aims to respond to the needs of the labor market and has the goal to train professionals with skills and advanced knowledge in materials for aeronautics or related areas, essential to the exercise of engineering activities in a growing industry try in expansion in Portugal. [+]

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The 2nd cycle in Engineering Materials, specialty in Materials for Aeronautics aims to respond to the needs of the labor market and has the goal to train professionals with skills and advanced knowledge in materials for aeronautics or related areas, essential to the exercise of engineering activities in a growing industry try in expansion in Portugal.

The Master has the goal to train students to show technical and professional leadership as well as the necessary adaptability in a society in constant change.

The industry needs specialists in Materials who can master and implement this knowledge in practical applications. In order to meet the goals set for this study, the cycle was elaborated the curricular plan in consultation with the industry, ensuring the interest of future employers, and faculty from other institutions of the Portuguese Higher Education.... [-]