The UNSW Master of Materials Technology is the leading Australian post-graduate degree for students interested in working at the edge of engineering and research into greener, lighter and stronger materials.

This is a 2-year full-time program (or equivalent part-time) for graduate local and international students who want to build on their knowledge and understanding of materials.

The degree is comprehensive and flexible. Students with science, engineering, technology or related backgrounds will broaden their knowledge of the design, selection and performance of materials for innovation in areas such as environmental sustainability organ implants.

Flexible Study Options

The Master of  Materials Technology program focuses on materials processing, design, technology and industry management.

You’ll complete eight electives, studying a wide range of topics from process metallurgy and phase transformations to thermodynamics, kinetics and polymer science.

This degree also includes a component of experimental or design project work and an original research project in a specialisation of your choice.

Learn With the Best

The School of Materials Science and Engineering at UNSW is recognised as the leading MSE program in Australia and is one of the best in the world.

We’re leading the way in innovative research and we’re committed to providing an exceptional education to all our students.

Students at the School of Material Science and Engineering study advanced computing, thermal analysis, mechanical testing and materials processing in purpose-built facilities.

The school's strong industry partner links give you great opportunities to develop valuable relationships with Australian materials engineering enterprises.

Your Career

Materials Science and Engineering qualifications can take you to work in a range of industries all over the world.

You’ll have exciting career opportunities in emerging fields such as nanomaterials, biomedical, electronic and advanced materials.

You’ll also be equipped to lead research in:

  • manufacturing and materials processing
  • quality and safety
  • business and finance
  • environmental impact of materials
  • commercialisation of new materials.

What Our Students Say

“What’s really great about UNSW [teaching staff] is that you can approach them one-to-one. There’s such an intimate relationship where it’s easy to approach a problem, to approach other people, and that makes everything work so smoothly.”

Karl Shamlye, Material Science graduate

Find Out More

You can find more information on this degree including entry requirements on the UNSW Degree Finder.