It’s a fantastic time to be a specialist in aerospace materials. Sheffield is in the heartland of the UK aerospace industry, meaning many international aerospace companies look to the Department to discover ways to improve both materials and processes for use in their products.
You’ll develop knowledge of the manufacturing, processing and properties of the metals and composite materials used in airframes and aeroengines. You’ll also be trained in the fundamentals of thermodynamics, structure and mechanical behaviour.
Fully accredited by the IOM3, graduates will have the underpinning knowledge for later professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
Teaching and assessment
Working alongside students and staff from across the globe, you’ll tackle real-world projects, and attend lectures, seminars and laboratory classes delivered by academic and industry experts.
You’ll be assessed by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.
A good honours degree in materials, metallurgy, a physical science (chemistry or physics) or a related engineering subject.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
1 year full-time