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Materials Science Specialisation

Undergraduate specialisation

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    Materials Science Specialisation
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Advanced Chemistry and material characterisation instrumentation prepares you for project work across the materials research spectrum; microstructure using X-ray diffraction and electron microscopy, graphitisation, Hydrogen storage research.

What you'll learn

  • have demonstrated further and expanded knowledge and understanding in physics that is typically at a level that, whilst supported by advanced textbooks, includes some aspects that will be informed by knowledge of the forefront of materials science, GC1
  • can apply their further and expanded knowledge and understanding in a manner that indicates a professional approach to physics, and have competencies typically demonstrated through devising and sustaining arguments (to both specialist and non-specialist audiences) and solving problems within materials science, including using digital technologies, GC2, GC3
  • can gather and interpret relevant data within physics to inform judgements that include reflection on relevant social, scientific, or ethical issues, including being aware of the diversity of international perspectives associated with physics, and how these impact upon the practice of physics, GC4, GC5
  • display a high standard of professional behaviour, including effective time management, both independently and as a team member, GC6
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