Materials Engineering, Ph.D. | Karlstad University | Karlstad, Sweden
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About

Materials Engineering is a knowledge domain within materials science and engineering subject in which the properties of structural and functional materials are described. This programme is offered at Karlstad University.

Overview

About the programme

The Materials Engineering domain focuses especially on the connection between the microstructure and mechanical properties of materials and their technical application.

There is established cooperation with other institutions of higher education, both nationally and internationally. The technical application aspect means that there are also well-established industrial partnerships at the regional, national and international levels.

At Karlstad University, the subject participates in multidisciplinary research groups in, or in related areas of, materials science. Sharing research results and subject knowledge yielded through contract research projects is encouraged and constitutes an experience-based environment for the doctoral students.

Programme Structure

Research:

  • Research in materials engineering is carried out in the form of theoretical and experimental studies, varying from basic character to industrially practicerelated applications.
  • Numerical modelling and advanced experimental equipment are important tools in doctoral studies.
  • These are used for studying the structure of materials, mechanical and tribological properties, surface modification and the use of materials in engineering applications.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

    • To meet the general entry requirements for doctoral studies, students must have completed a degree at Master’s level or at least four years of full-time studies, of which at least one year at Master’s level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 SEK per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 SEK per year during 48 months.
    • no tuition fees for PhD students

Living costs for Karlstad

4000 - 8500 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Materials Engineering.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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