Master of Materials Technology

Study Area


Study Level



The University of New South Wales



Course Detail



Intake Time

February, June, September

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

The Master of Materials Technology is a one- to two-year degree which provides you with a comprehensive yet flexible study of the full range of materials, including ceramics, composites, metals and polymers. It also offers graduate education for professionals to broaden their knowledge in these areas. This degree covers a broad spectrum of materials science and engineering, emphasising the application of the basic sciences to the understanding of the structure, properties and processing of materials. You will take compulsory courses in the fundamentals of materials processing and design, presentation skills for materials technology and materials industry management, as well as nine electives covering everything from process metallurgy and phase transformations to thermodynamics, kinetics and polymer science. You will also complete a component of experimental or design project work, and an original research project in an area of your choice.Recognition of Prior Learning in Materials subjects may be granted, reducing the program duration of the program to one or one and a half years.


Average Score

at least 65%


6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

Background Requirements


The University of New South Wales

Institute Ranking

#44 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #4 in Australia

Program Ranking

#1 in Australia for Materials Sciences, #42 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020