The University of Twente is well-known and recognised in the field of Materials Science and engineering.
Materials science research and development forms an important cornerstone in the improvement and development of new materials and processes. Advances in materials have paved the way for interesting and ground-breaking changes in many fields of science and technology.
At the University of Twente, a large amount of top-level research and education in the field of materials science and engineering is available as part of different study and research programmes.
Do you want to learn and work across disciplines within the field of materials science? Do you want to benefit from top facilities, such as the world-famous Nanolab and MESA+ institute? And do you want to learn from the best scientists in the field of materials science?
Then the multidisciplinary master programme Materials Science and Engineering might be the right fit for you. This programme has a strong emphasis on the development of materials science and engineering skills at the interface of chemistry, applied physics and mechanical engeering. This is where fundamental and more applied research meet.
With a Bachelor’s in Applied Physics, Chemical Science & Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, you are generally directly admissible to this programme. You register for the Master that corresponds to your bachelor's degree.
So: if you have a bachelor's degree in Applied Physics, you sign up for the Master Applied Physics. Upon enrolment, you opt for the multidisciplinary programme Materials Science & Engineering.
With this multidisciplinary programme you will be an asset to all kinds of industries looking for experts at designing and developing new materials or products. UT alumni with a degree in Materials Science & Engineering currently work in various sectors, such as the chemical, metals, sustainable energy, water purification, cosmetics or pharmaceutical sector.
Instead of pursuing a professional career in materials science and engineering right away after obtaining your master’s, you can opt to follow a PhD programme at Twente Graduate School (TGS). This involves spending four years studying a particular research area in-depth at one of our research institutes. Obtaining your PhD will earn you the title of Doctor (Dr).