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Materials Science and Engineering

University of Arizona

48 months
Duration
37116 USD/year
36600 USD/year
12600 USD/year
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About

Materials scientists study the structure, properties and behavior of metals, ceramics, glasses, polymers, semiconductors, and composites. They strive for a deeper understanding of existing materials and work to develop new ones. Join the Materials Science and Engineering program from University of Arizona to become one of them.

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Overview

In the Materials Science and Engineering  program from University of Arizona , students work with glass, ceramics, plastics, polymers, composites, metals and other materials to create the devices and systems essential for solar energy production, information technology and medicine. From integrated circuits and chip carriers to turbine engines and optical waveguides, become an expert in materials properties, failure analysis, manufacturing techniques and quality assurance.

Career Paths

UA material science students and graduates are working in diverse fields for employers including

  • Aerospace and defense - Honeywell, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman and Boeing
  • Semiconductor manufacturing - Texas Instruments, Samsung and Intel
  • Optics - Newport (Spectra-Physics), NP Photonics, and Edmund Optics
  • Energy: Sion Power, General Plasma, Tucson Electric Power
  • Mining, Minerals and Metallurgy Climax, Phelps Dodge, Steel Dynamics
  • Biomedical: W. L. Gore & Associates, CR Bard
  • Engineering service firms - Aker Solutions, Kleinfelder

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Materials properties
  • Failure analysis
  • Manufacturing techniques
  • Quality assurance

    In class, UA materials science engineering students don’t just learn about materials -- they handle them, in glassblowing, smelting, casting and composite manufacturing.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a 3.00 recalculated grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school. Please note: GPA recalculation occurs during the admissions evaluation process. 
  • Have three years of high school work. Please note: If you are currently in high school, UA needs to see 9–11 grade work. If you have completed high school then UA needs to see 10–12 grade work. 
  • Have and present a completed high school diploma or certificate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37116 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    36600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12600 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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