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MPHIL Materials Science and Engineering

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Undertake a period of intensive, supervised study as part of Sheffield Hallam's research community
  • Study at the internationally-recognised Materials and Engineering Research Institute (MERI)
  • Take the opportunity to work closely with industrial partners, including regular site work
  • Examine advanced materials, treatments and coatings for use in engineering

On this course, you'll undertake intensive study into a specific, chosen area of materials science and engineering. You'll benefit from expert tutelage, cutting-edge facilities and a supportive research community. Your finished work will stand alongside widely acclaimed MERI publications - a high proportion of which have been considered 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'.

How you learn

As this is a research course, most of your work will be carried out independently. You will benefit from the support and expertise of your supervisory team; including a Director of Studies and a second supervisor who have specific interest and expertise in your chosen subject area. These supervisors will assist you in defining your personal programme, provide direction and help you to develop your research.

You learn through

  • Independent research
  • Mentoring with your supervisory team
  • Laboratory training
  • Research training, including mandatory ethics and integrity sessions
  • Teacher training
  • Participation in the MERI Research Colloquium - presenting posters and oral presentations

Future careers

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for

  • TWI
  • Bodycote
  • Rolls Royce
  • Outokumpo
  • Arconic
  • Eisenbau Kramer
  • RWE
  • ATI Speciality Metals

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,195per year

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    100 44%

    17th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    13th

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