University of Newcastle

Master of Materials Science and Engineering

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

Delivered through the Global Innovative Centre for Advanced Nanomaterials (GICAN) and in collaboration with industry partner CSIRO, the Master of Materials Science and Engineering will develop students’ skills and prepare them to meet the global demand of this growing industry. Students will graduate with the knowledge, skills, and industry connections needed to address key challenges in fields like education, medicine, information technology, energy and environmental technologies, and space science.


In the Master of Materials Science and Engineering students will complete 160 units of which 80 units are core or compulsory courses, and 40 units are electives. Students who wish to complete a Research specialisation will instead complete 80 units of core courses and 80 units of compulsory courses.


  • chemistry
  • solid-state physics
  • ceramics
  • metallurgy
  • polymer science engineering
  • computing
  • biology
  • pharmacy
  • energy and environmental technologies.

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor Degree (AQF level 7) in a related Science and/or Engineering discipline area

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan Domestic: $64,200
International: $83,990
  • Full-time : 2 years

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