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Metallurgy Degrees

Metallurgy is a field of materials science, and it doesn’t take much guesswork to figure out which material in particular it focuses on. That’s right: metals. Read on for more information about studying metallurgy at undergraduate level.

Key Skills

Common skills gained from a materials sciences degree include:

  • Ability to analyze complex data sets, and general analytical skill
  • General laboratory skills
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Numeracy and technology literacy
  • Presenting findings in written and spoken form, to an acceptable academic standard
  • An understanding of scientific literature and how to use it
  • Problem identification and resolution
  • An awareness of industrial and commercial processes and practices