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4.2.10.2    Degree Requirement

To graduate, a student needs to accumulate a total of no less than 40 MCs and obtain a minimum Cumulative Average Point (CAP) of 3.00 (equivalent to an average of Grade B-) for the best modules equivalent of 40 MCs, inclusive of the two core modules. Of the 40 MCs, at least 30 MCs must be from the approved list of core and elective graduate level modules, the remaining credits may be from other levels in the same or other disciplines subject to the approval of the Department.

The following modules are offered for the MSc (Materials Science and Engineering):

Core Modules
MST5001    Structures and Properties of Materials
MST5002    Materials Characterisation

Elective Modules
MLE5102    Mechanical Behaviours of Materials
MLE5104    Physical Properties of Materials
MLE5210    Modelling and Simulation of Materials
MLE6101    Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Materials
MLE6103    Structures of Materials
MLE6205    Magnetic Materials and Applications
MLE6206    Nanomaterials: Science and Engineering
BN5201    Advanced Biomaterials
CE5604    Advanced Concrete Technology
CM5212    Crystal Engineering
CM5237    Advanced Optical Spectroscopy and Imaging
CM5262    Contemporary Materials Chemistry
CM5268    Advanced Organic Materials
CN5161    Polymer Processing Engineering
CN5162    Advanced Polymeric Materials
CN5251    Membrane Science and Technology
CN6163    Inorganic Nanomaterials for Sustainability
EE5431R    Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics
EE5434    CMOS Processes and Integration
EE5502    MOS Devices
EE5508    Semiconductor Fundamentals
EE5517    Optical Engineering
ME5161    Optical Techniques in Experimental Stress Analysis
ME5506    Corrosion of Materials
ME5513    Fracture and Fatigue of Materials
ME5516    Emerging Energy Conversion and Storage Technologies
ME5611    Sustainable Product Design & Manufacturing
ME6303    Advanced Fluid Dynamics
ME6504    Defects and Dislocations in Solids
ME6505    Engineering Materials in Medicine
ME6604    Modelling of Machining Processes
MT5002    Management of Industrial R&D
MT5007    Management of Technological Innovation
PC5204    Special Topics in Physics
PC5205    Topics in Surface Physics
PC5212    Physics of Nanostructures

All modules are of 4 MCs each.

Not all modules listed are necessarily available in any one year and the curriculum is subject to changes.