The UNSW School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) is recognised as one of the leading MSE Schools in Australia, offering a broad-ranging choice of degrees to excel your career in science and engineering.
Materials Science and Engineering (Honours) is offered as either a standalone degree or as a part of one of three double degrees:
As a single degree, you'll take 30 courses (192UOC) over four years, if studying full-time. This includes the following components:
As a double degree, you'll take 26 - 28 (168UOC) from the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Materials Science and Engineering simultaneously with courses from your chosen ‘other’ degree.
There are lots of compulsory courses in the Materials Science and Engineering program:
TIP: When using the Handbook or the Undergraduate Degree Templates, always select the year you commenced studying Science at UNSW. Follow these rules throughout your degree.
The field of Materials Science and Engineering offers unlimited possibilities for innovation and development. Attention is being focused on developing and processing metals, ceramics, polymers and composites with improved properties. Explore how the Bachelor of Materials Science and Engineering (Honours) equips our students with the education.
This double degree gives students the chance to develop their skills and knowledge in two areas - a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Materials Science and Engineering degree plus an additional area leading to a Bachelor of Engineering Science in Chemical Engineering.
UNSW Science and the UNSW Business School offer a double degree program which qualifies students for two degrees after five and a half years of successful study: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Materials Science and Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce.
This double degree program is specifically designed for undergraduate students pursuing a career in either Engineering or Biomedical Engineering. It is integrated to provide fundamental engineering skills with an undergraduate focus on Materials Science and Engineering and specialist postgraduate level training in Biomedical Engineering.
Our flexible Advanced Science degree allows you to declare or change your major in Stage two of study, so you can sample several different courses before making a decision. If you’re enrolling and still unsure of your major, follow these steps:
1. Look at the list of majors available in your degree;
2. Eliminate the majors you’re definitely not interested in;
3. Choose first-year courses common to the majors that interest you. That way, you’ll be keeping your options open.