KU Leuven

Faculty of Engineering Science

Materials Engineering



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Materials are at the heart of our quality of life and economic welfare and this will continue to be the case in the foreseeable future, especially considering the need to build a sustainable world and to use our resources intelligently. Materials engineers invent, design, make and use materials for products, processes and services. They carry out these activities based on an in-depth understanding of (the intricate links between) materials processing, the structure of materials and materials properties. The programme offers three options: - Metals and Ceramics - Polymers and Composites - Materials for Nanotechnology The programme is composed of a set of core courses covering the fundamentals and principles of materials science and engineering in combination with more specialised option-specific courses and a number of electives. This is a two-year, initial Master's programme and can be followed on a full-time or part-time basis. An increased tuition fee of 6000 EUR is not applicable for students who come from countries belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA).


120 ECTS

International Student Requirements:

Admission decisions are based upon evaluation of a complete application file: - Bachelor of Engineering (or equivalent diploma). Except for native speakers, students should present proof of a test of English proficiency.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 120 ECTS

Out State Tuition (per year): 6000 EUR

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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