Materials Science and Engineering

Materials Science (MS76)

Materials Science and Engineering is concerned with the structure, properties and applications of materials. The university-wide Materials Science and Engineering Program at UC San Diego aims to provide fundamental knowledge for understanding of materials with the objective of predicting, modifying, and tailoring the properties of materials to yield enhanced material performance.

Program Info

Area of Study Jacobs School of Engineering
Specializations

A broad spectrum of areas spanning the mechanical, chemical, magnetic, electronic and optical behavior or materials as well as their synthesis and processing.

Department Materials Science and Engineering
Major Materials Science
Degree Master of Science
Admissions Terms Fall
Application Deadlines January 4, 2018 (Fall 2018)
 

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

GRE General Test is required.

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
PTE (Pearson Test of English)

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

If an application has less than three letters the application will not be reviewed

Statement of Purpose

Required

Prefers the online Statement of Purpose limited to 1 page.
Include the following information in your statement:


  1. Areas of interest: Materials Synthesis and Processing, Materials Structural Characterization, Materials Property Characterization, Materials Functionality or specify other interest.

  2. Classes of materials of interest: Structural, Electronic, Magnetic, Optical, Multi-Functional, Smart or Composites.

  3. Who are you interested in working with?
  4. Resume/CV

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    Contact Info

    Website http://matsci.ucsd.edu
    Email kahamilton@ucsd.edu
    Campus Office Engineering Bldg 2, Room 181
    Phone (858) 534-7715
    Fax (858) 822-1129
    Mailing Address
    University of California, San Diego
    Materials Science and Engineering
    9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0418
    La Jolla, CA, 92093-0418

    Program Info

    Area of Study Jacobs School of Engineering
    Specializations

    A broad spectrum of areas spanning the mechanical, chemical, magnetic, electronic and optical behavior or materials as well as their synthesis and processing.

    Department Materials Science and Engineering
    Major Materials Science
    Degree Doctor of Philosophy
    Admissions Terms Fall
    Application Deadlines January 4, 2018 (Fall 2018)
     

    Basic Requirement

    Admissions Tests

    GRE General Test is required.

    English Proficiency Exams

    (international applicants only)

    A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

    The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
    IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
    PTE (Pearson Test of English)

    Letters of Recommendation

    Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

    If an application has less than three letters the application will not be reviewed

    Statement of Purpose

    Required

    Prefers the online Statement of Purpose limited to 1 page.
    Include the following information in your statement:


    1. Areas of interest: Materials Synthesis and Processing, Materials Structural Characterization, Materials Property Characterization, Materials Functionality or specify other interest.

    2. Classes of materials of interest: Structural, Electronic, Magnetic, Optical, Multi-Functional, Smart or Composites.

    3. Who are you interested in working with?
    4. Resume/CV

      Recommended

      Contact Info

      Website http://matsci.ucsd.edu
      Email kahamilton@ucsd.edu
      Campus Office Engineering Bldg 2, Room 181
      Phone (858) 534-7715
      Fax (858) 822-1129
      Mailing Address
      University of California, San Diego
      Materials Science and Engineering
      9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0418
      La Jolla, CA, 92093-0418

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