Masters Programs in Metallurgy

Compare 4 Masters Programs in Metallurgy

Once students graduate with an undergraduate degree, they have the opportunity to apply for a master’s program in their field of study. Master’s programs often allow students to concentrate on a specific aspect of an industry or field and further their education. They also help students to successfully master their area of interest.

What is a Master in Metallurgy? This program focuses on mineral processing and the chemistry behind extracting impurities from metals, glasses and crystals. Students learn how to use these purified product forms, alter their strength and make them resistant to corrosion. These ideas can be implemented in a number of industries, such as recycling, product development and waste management. Students can formulate and solve problems, modify existing methods and evaluate current process. Ultimately, these processes help to improve products and simplify people's’ lives.

In addition to learning how to improve natural substances as well as manmade materials, scholars learn essential skills that help them function in the workplace. Working with a team, meeting deadlines and being accountable can help students earn larger salaries and qualify for more prestigious positions upon graduation.

The cost of tuition may vary from university to university, depending on the specifics of the program as well as where the school is located. Students should do their research before applying to a university to ensure they pick one that is right for them.

The field of metallurgy offers a wide range of opportunities to master’s degree holders. A professional may find employment in small and large corporations working as a steelmaking process engineer, materials research scientist, failure analyst or design and quality analyst. Graduates may also find employment in teaching, management and project engineering. With a competitive salary and many added benefits, this degree often affords success to students who have a Master in Metallurgy.

Students who live in remote places, work or have families may wish to take program courses online. A number of institutions offer these options. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master in Advanced Metallic Materials and Engineering

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

The MS program “Advanced Metallic Materials and Engineering” offers high-quality postgraduate education in non-ferrous physical metallurgy and mechanical and aerospace engineering. [+]

Master in Advanced Metallic Materials and Engineering

An MS program “Advanced Metallic Materials and Engineering” offers high-quality postgraduate education in mechanical and aerospace engineering and non-ferrous physical metallurgy.

Total amount of Academic Credits: 120 credits.

Academic Credits for R&D work and dissertation: 45 credits.

Academic Credits for educational courses: 75 credits.

The medium of instruction for this program is English.

Program’s content

During their study, students will actively use technical equipment that will help them test their theoretical knowledge in an experimental setting. The educational process is based on the modular system, which allows students to choose the courses they deem necessary and beneficial for their future career from a total number of courses offered by the program.... [-]


Master in Modern Metallurgical Technologies

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

The Master's Study Branch Modern Metallurgical Technology is designed as a modern study branch aimed at training professionals for current and highly sophisticated metallurgical technologies, covering in detail the issues of theory and technology of production, casting and processing of iron and steel or their forming, including the forming of non-ferrous metals and/or foundry of alloys based on both iron and non-ferrous metals. [+]

Study Branch

Metallurgical Engineering

Branch Profile

The Master's Study Branch Modern Metallurgical Technology is designed as a modern study branch aimed at training professionals for current and highly sophisticated metallurgical technologies, covering in detail the issues of theory and technology of production, casting and processing of iron and steel or their forming, including the forming of non-ferrous metals and/or foundry of alloys based on both iron and non-ferrous metals. In addition to these specialization areas, all graduates receive knowledge from the field of technical materials, industrial furnaces, preparation of non-ferrous metals and alloys, methods of planning and quality enhancement as well as managerial economics. Theoretical knowledge is complemented with a number of additional laboratories and computing practical exercises, in which the current laboratory technology is applied, and which address tasks related to metallurgical processes and their modeling. These are mainly focused on the selected study branches, or also partially extend to related study branches, such as Thermal Engineering and Ceramic Materials, or Materials Engineering. The study branch has a unique position in the structure of study fields at Czech universities.... [-]


MTech in Extraction Metallurgy (Research - based)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

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.... [-]


MTech in Metallurgy Engineering (Research - based)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

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

Qualification outcomes and assessment criteria

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 ... [-]