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Materials Engineering

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Career opportunities

Studies prepare for:

  • taking up work / professions: material engineer, specialist in material characterization, production engineer, employee of the quality control department, constructor, specialist in composite materials
  • acquiring competences / practical skills sought in the labour market: design of machine components and parts, qualitative and quantitative verification of products, components, material treatment, including metals, polymers, composites, optical, spectroscopic and structural characterization

A bachelor’s degree entitles you to:

  • applying for admission: for second-cycle studies
  • continuing post-graduate studies in materials engineering, bioengineering

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Work placements

Compulsory work placements:

  • Professional practices related to the implementation of specialization: 120 hours

Placement: proposed institutions:

  • Huta Stalowa Wola S.A.
  • ML System S.A
  • Liugong Sp z o.o
  • BorgWarner
  • MTU
  • FibRain

Companies engaged in the production, processing and material characterization.

Optional work placements:

  • The internship and training offer available at the KUL Career Office – according to your own predispositions, interests and the need of the labour market.

Traineeships:

  • Possibility of an internship at ML System S.A under a cooperation agreement.
  • Possibility of an internship at Liugong Sp z o.o. based on a cooperation agreement.



Skills acquired by graduates

  • Ability to use engineering programs i.e. CAD
  • Ability to design engineering using computer techniques
  • Ability to perform endurance tests and tests
  • Ability to characterize biomaterials using spectroscopic methods
  • Ability to operate equipment: SEM + EDS, testing machine, DLS, optical microscope, metallography, goniometer, UV-VIS spectrometer
  • Ability to analyse measurement results
  • Ability to work in groups and human resources management

  • Using communication techniques for self-presentation
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to present the results of works using multimedia sources

  • Knowledge of the basics of economic
  • Knowledge of management systems
  • Knowledge of the materials market, including economic aspects of their use

  • Has skills in engineering design using CAD
  • He uses the Microsoft Office suite in an advanced range, with particular emphasis on MS Excel
  • Knows advanced techniques for material characterization (optical and electron microscopy, EDS, DLS. SIMS)
  • Knows and uses spectroscopic techniques to determine the parameters of engineering materials
  • Has the skill in the selection of materials and material design
  • Has the ability to use a mathematical apparatus, theorem proofing technique to solve problems in the field of material engineering (defect analysis, crystal lattices, calculation of boundary stress)

  • knowledge and ability to use the basic techniques necessary to conduct scientific research in the field of materials science, physics in the field of classical mechanics
  • planning and carrying out the processes of growth of selected layers, production of materials, including functional and passivation materials
  • the ability to carry out material characterization using techniques such as SEM, DLS, spectrometer, optical microscope, metallography, strength tests
  • ability to interpret measurement data;
  • ability to perform computer simulations in the design of selected materials and their degradation processes;

Education requirements

The result is expressed in percentage scale.

Competition on the basis of secondary school certificate – the result of the written test is scored on the one of following subjects: chemistry, mathematics, physics. If an applicant passed more than one of the above subjects, the best result is taken into consideration.

An applicant is required to submit one of the certificates confirming English proficiency at level B2:

  • matura examination in English at the advanced level in the written part only with the result 60% or higher,
  • or certificate confirming English language at level B2 (HERE you can find the LIST OF CERTIFICATES CONFIRMING ENGLISH PROFICIENCY English B2 Certificates

The result is expressed in 1-6 or 2-5 scale, you can choose whichever scale!

Competition on the basis of secondary school certificate – the result of the written test is scored on the one of following subjects: chemistry, mathematics, physics. If an applicant passed more than one of the above subjects, the best result is taken into consideration.

An applicant while registering is required to submit:

  • one of the certificates confirming English proficiency at level B2. HERE you can find the LIST OF CERTIFICATES CONFIRMING ENGLISH PROFICIENCY – English B2 Certificates

Applicants with IB diploma issued in Geneva are required to submit required documents and will receive a maximum score if the total result on the diploma is at least 28 points.