About the course

The objective of the course is for the student to further develop the knowledge, understanding and the skills needed to work with problems in the area of materials science, where physical, chemical and computational models, as well as experimental methods, are used. This involves developing the ability to independently plan, carry out and present a project which contributes to research in the area.

This course is offered as part of a programme:

Computational Materials Science, Master's Programme (Two-Year)

Course content

Entry requirements and selection

Entry requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, chemistry or equivalent. The degree must be equivalent to at least 180 higher education credits.
  • At least 22.5 higher education credits in mathematics
  • The equivalent of English 6/English B at Swedish secondary school
  • At least 60 higher education credits within the Master’s programme Computational Materials Science

Course literature

Course evaluation

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