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The information on this page relates to the 2023 intake of this specialisation.

Our Materials Science and Engineering specialisation will provide you with a greater understanding of the relationship between properties of materials and their relationship to engineering design.

This specialisation is designed to cover many important concepts related to this field, including mechanical properties, fracture and fatigue mechanics, composite materials, ceramics and glasses, as well as structure-property relationships and the selection of materials.

Graduate opportunities

As a graduate of the Material Science and Engineering specialisation, you will have the technical skills to investigate the properties of metals, ceramics, polymers, plastics and other materials, and develop and assess their commercial and engineering applications.

You will be able to pursue a career shaping and fabricating materials, joining materials, improving existing materials and evaluating new advanced materials in a vast number of industries.

Career pathways
Courses that offer this specialisation

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The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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