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Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Golden, CO, United States
The primary goal of the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines is to provide undergraduates with a fundamental knowledge base associated with materials-processing, their properties, and their selection and application.
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Overview

Metallurgical and materials engineering plays a role in all manufacturing processes which convert raw materials into useful products adapted to human needs.

Upon graduation, students of the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering program of Colorado School of Mines will have acquired and developed the necessary background and skills for successful careers in materials related industries. Furthermore, the benefits of continued education toward graduate degrees and other avenues, and the pursuit of knowledge in other disciplines should be well inculcated.

The metallurgical and materials engineering discipline is founded on fundamentals in chemistry, mathematics and physics which contribute to building the knowledge base and developing the skills for the processing of materials so as to achieve specifications requested for a particular industrial or advanced product. The engineering principles in this discipline include: crystal structure and structural analysis, thermodynamics of materials, reaction kinetics, transport phenomena, phase equilibria, phase transformations, microstructural evolution, mechanical behavior and properties of materials.

Career Opportunities

  • Ceramic engineer
  • Computer and electronic product manufacturer
  • Metal manufacturer
  • Metallurgical engineer
  • Semiconductor processing engineer
  • Product engineer
  • Research and development engineer
  • Research scientist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principles of Chemistry
  • Engineered Materials
  • Metallurgical and Materials Thermodynamics
  • Structure of Materials
  • Introduction to Phase Equilibria in Materials Systems
  • Metallurgical and Materials Kinetics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

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General Requirements

  • We will accept unofficial copies of your high school transcript in English
  • Applicants whose native language is not English (identified by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Public Affairs) must provide evidence of English language proficiency
  • Mines does not require SAT/ACT results for international students unless you are planning to play a NCAA sport
  • If you wish, you may submit a personal statement essay with your application to explain special circumstances in your life that have affected you or your education
  • Letters of recommendation are not required for admission to Mines as an undergraduate but can be included in support of your application for admission
  • Providing proof of financial resources is only required if you are admitted to Mines

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37350 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37350 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Golden

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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