Master of Science Program
The core aspects of the Materials Science program are:
- Cutting edge research in Materials Science
- Covers the lack of modern materials science educational programs in Russia
- interdisciplinary mix of engineering and natural sciences that is unique among universities in Russia and beyond
- Industrial immersion
- Entrepreneurship and innovation component
- Renowned faculty with international experience and collaborations
Language of instruction English
|Modes and duration
Full time:2 years
No tuition fee for the applicants who pass the selection process
Open: October 16, 2017
Master of Science in Materials Science and Technology of Materials
|Language of instruction
Program is accredited by the Russian Government, certificate № 2568 from April 14, 2017. License № 2534 from February 7, 2017.
Field of Science and Technology
22.04.01. Materials Science and Technology of Materials
Bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent in Physics, Chemistry and Materials Science.
|English language requirements
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
The curriculum of the program provides both a broad and integrated overview of materials science and the opportunity for in-depth study of a particular problem emphasizing either theory or experimentation under the guidance of a research supervisor.
MSc Program Structure
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Learning & Professional outcomes
A successful graduate of the program will know and be able to:
- Apply knowledge of fundamental science and engineering to identify, formulate and solve complex materials and devices problems;
- Design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
- Function in multi-disciplinary teams;
- Communicate effectively;
- Use the techniques, skills, and modern technological tools necessary for engineering practice;
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
- A knowledge of contemporary issues.
Career opportunities and paths
Students graduating with a Master of Science degree in Materials Science and Engineering are in great demand throughout the national and international high-tech market.
- PhD positions in academic & research institutions;
- Specialist positions in the directions of engineering, manufacturing and support in various fields (batteries, solar cells, etc.) as well as Skolkovo resident companies and startups.
Full Professor, Associate Provost, Dean of Research, Director of the Skoltech Center for Electrochemical Energy Storage and the Skoltech Center for Energy Systems
- Artem Abakumov, Full Professor, Associate Director
- Evgeny Antipov, Full Professor
- Alexei Buchachenko, Full Professor
- Alexander Korsunsky, Professor, Head of Hierarchically Structured Materials lab (HSM)
- Artem R. Oganov, Full Professor
- Alexander Shapeev, Assistant Professor
- Sergei Tretiak, Adjunct Professor
- Pavel Troshin, Associate Professor
- Andriy Zhugayevych, Assistant Professor
Main research areas:
- Materials and devices for energy conversion and storage
- Materials and devices for optoelectronics
- Materials synthesis and characterization
- Materials modeling
MSU, MIT, MIPT, Institute for Problems of Chemical Physics, Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology
Industrial partners (signed Memorandum of Understanding):
Systems for Microscopy and Analysis (SMA)
TEEM, Tagras, Kamaz, Samsung, Bosch
SMA, Nissan, Titan, InEnergy, Spectralaser, Gaspromneft NTC, Los Alamos National Lab, etc.