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Materials Engineering, MPhil

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-APR-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

With our main research strengths of aerospace materials, environmental materials and steel technology, Swansea University provides an excellent base for your research as a PhD or MPhil student in Materials Engineering.

To find out more about the world-leading research that we do visit the Materials Research Centre website.

Recent PhD theses supervised in the area of Materials Engineering at Swansea University include:

  • Bioinspired investigation via x-ray computed micromography
  • Characterisation of Compressor Abradable Systems
  • Validation of a high integrity/repair process for aerospace materials
  • Constitutive behaviour in turbine disc alloys
  • Investigating the dwell crack growth and creep resistance behaviour of next generation nickel disc alloys
  • Addressing the scale up challenges of solid state mesoscopic solar cells
  • Low cost dye sensitized solar cells on metal substrates
  • Role of environment and its effects on high temperature corrosion-fatigue life in nickel based superalloys

Welsh Provision

If you are a Welsh speaker our dedicated academy, Academi Hywel Teifi, is here to support you throughout your time at Swansea University. We offer you:

  • An interview through the medium of Welsh when applying for a place.
  • The option to receive your personal correspondence in Welsh - we will then communicate with you in your language of choice.
  • The option to write and submit your coursework or exams through the medium of Welsh (even if you have chosen to study in English), and every effort will be made to mark your work in its original language.
  • A Welsh-speaking personal tutor.
  • One-to-one support to improve your academic Welsh language skills.

Since 2011, there has been a 40% increase in the number of students studying through the medium of Welsh at Swansea University and our TEF* data over the last two years shows that Welsh-medium students are high achievers in regards to employability (*Swansea University TEF return 2017 and 2018).

Tuition fees

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£ 20,150per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 20 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    113 50%

    15th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    10th

    5

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