Masters Degree in Materials Engineering
The Master's Degree in Materials Engineering (M.EMAT) offered by FEUP is designed to train graduates for professional careers in any area of Materials Engineering. The M.EMAT course provides two specialisations (a more general one in Materials and one in Metallurgy), offering advanced training in the Science and Technology of Materials, focusing on: Product Design; Processing Technologies; and Characterisation Techniques. Complementary training is provided in Management and Transversal Skills, a factor which is considered highly important in the business world.
Graduates in Materials Engineering can pursue professional activity in Industry, in the Services or in R&D, being able to perform a professional career in any area of the Materials Engineering.
The main professional opportunities cover a large number of companies that require expert engineers in metal, polymer, ceramics, composites and biomaterials, materials production and processing, foundry, heat treatments, corrosion and coating applications, component design, inspection, system tests and certification, environmental management and waste treatments, operation management and continuous improvement.
The Materials Engineer, with sound training in Materials Science and Engineering, is fully prepared to play an important role in core Engineering areas such as Production, Project, Planning, Logistics, Commerce, Environment, Quality, Management, Continuous Improvement and R&I&I.