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MSc MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Queen's University

RANKED IN THE TOP 170 IN THE WORLD FOR GRADUATE PROSPECTS

QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022

MSc Materials Science and Engineering at Queen’s University is designed to take graduates from a science, engineering or mathematics background and provide the skills and knowledge to develop a strong technical understanding of materials science and engineering. Preparing you for a career in either materials-related industry or academic research.  

Materials Science and Engineering provides the world with progress. From more environmentally-friendly batteries to polymer alternatives and even hip replacements. Understanding the materials we currently know and use is crucial in order to help develop new materials with world-changing properties.

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MASTERS IN MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

This programme is truly interdisciplinary. You will be taught by experts across the spectrum of chemistry, physics and engineering in fields such as nanoscale functional and photonic materials, mechanochemistry, composite structures and metallurgy. Through theory and practical application, you will develop fundamental materials insight, enabling you to excel in a career in materials science and engineering

“Understanding and controlling the properties of materials is crucial for driving technology forward. This has always been the case: throughout human history, societal developments have relied on the materials used from stone to bronze, to iron and finally to silicon ages. This course will take graduates who have been educated in the physical sciences or engineering and build their knowledge of the fundamental and applied aspects of materials science.” Prof Marty Gregg 

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Why Choose Queen's

Top 170 in the world for graduate prospects

(QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022)
World-class university

‘One of the world’s most beautiful universities’ (Huffington Post), Queen’s is the 9th oldest university in the UK, established in 1845 with over 170 years of teaching excellence.

The UK's Best Value Student City

Belfast has the lowest cost of living in the UK (Mercer Cost of Living City Ranking 2023)

Employment potential

Queen's offers opportunities for work placements, industry-led programmes and ground breaking research projects. 94.4% of Queen’s graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduation

State-of-the-art facilities

Be taught by world-leading researchers and experts in their field in state-of-the-art facilities. 19 Queen’s subjects in the top 200 in the world (QS World Rankings by subject 2024)

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