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Master's Degree in Materials Engineering

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ABOUT THE

Program

The Master’s Degree in Materials Engineering is oriented to the training of professionals of the highest academic and scientific quality in the knowledge of materials, their properties and their methods of obtaining. The Master’s degree will be able to lead research activities in both industry and academia, with the ability to create, adapt and apply new knowledge in the area of Material Engineering. The Curriculum includes a group of compulsory subjects in the basic field of Material Engineering, a group of elective subjects of deepening in one of the lines of research offered by the program, and a practical component of developing original and relevant research in the subject of interest of the Student. The total duration of the program is four academic semesters.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 53059| Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 016783 of 27 December 2019 and N.° 009908 of 17 June 2020.

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DEGREE:

Master in Materials Engineering

DURATION:

4 Semesters

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CAMPUS

Bucaramanga Main Campus

DEGREE:

Master in Materials Engineering

DURATION:

4 Semesters

MODALITY:

In Person

CAMPUS:

Bucaramanga Main Campus

APPLICANT

Profile

The Master's Degree in Materials Engineering is aimed at professionals in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry and Geology, with demonstrable knowledge in the area of materials, who have an interest and aptitude for research, knowledge of a foreign language and whose interests are oriented to the solution of problems in the area of materials engineering, scientific, industrial and technological development.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduate of the  Master's Degree in Materials Engineering, will be a person with a solid integral training, able to generate, adapt and apply new knowledge that enrich the scientific advancement in the area of Materials Engineering, coming from his professional performance as a teacher and researcher. Thegraduate will be distinguished by its competences in production, characterization, selection and inspection of materials, control of chemical and physical properties and fault analysis.

LABOR

Field

The Master in Materials Engineering of the UIS will serve as a teacher and researcher in the academy, in programs of Materials Engineering, Metallurgical, Mechanical, Mines and Chemistry, since he has deepened his knowledge, in synthesis, characterization and evaluation of advanced and conventional materials. He will also be able to work as a researcher in R&D departments in the materials, steel, metalworking, mining, service evaluation and advisory industries.

OUR

Acreditations

High quality accreditation Resolution No. 3977 of April 12, 2019 – Effective for 8 years.

More info: Click here

APPLICANT

Profile

The Master’s Degree in Materials Engineering is aimed at professionals in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry and Geology, with demonstrable knowledge in the area of materials, who have an interest and aptitude for research, knowledge of a foreign language and whose interests are oriented to the solution of problems in the area of materials engineering, scientific, industrial and technological development.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduate of the  Master’s Degree in Materials Engineering, will be a person with a solid integral training, able to generate, adapt and apply new knowledge that enrich the scientific advancement in the area of Materials Engineering, coming from his professional performance as a teacher and researcher. Thegraduate will be distinguished by its competences in production, characterization, selection and inspection of materials, control of chemical and physical properties and fault analysis.

LABOR

Field

The Master in Materials Engineering of the UIS will serve as a teacher and researcher in the academy, in programs of Materials Engineering, Metallurgical, Mechanical, Mines and Chemistry, since he has deepened his knowledge, in synthesis, characterization and evaluation of advanced and conventional materials. He will also be able to work as a researcher in R&D departments in the materials, steel, metalworking, mining, service evaluation and advisory industries.

OUR

AcreditaTions

High quality accreditation Resolution No. 3977 of April 12, 2019 – Effective for 8 years.

More info: Click here

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Academic

Curriculum

Code: 23894               Credits: 5 - Advanced Materials


Code: 28927               Credits: 5 - Characterization of materials


Code: 28928               Credits: 4 - Degree work proposal


Code: 2--                   Credits: 5 - Elective Group Emphasis


Code: 23854             Credits: 10 - Research work I


Code: 28929               Credits: 3 - Seminar I


Code: 23856             Credits: 10 - Research work II


Code: 28930              Credits: 3 - Seminar II


Code: 28931             Credits: 10 - Research work III


 

Code: 23880          Credits: 5 - Advanced Transport Phenomena


Code: 23864          Credits: 5 - Applied Quantum Mechanics


Code: 23865          Credits: 5 - Solid State Transformations and Phase Diagrams


Code: 23866         Credits: 5 - Structures and Properties of Matter


Code: 23868         Credits: 5 - Ceramic Material Structures


Code: 23869         Credits: 5 - Behavior of Ceramic Materials


Code: 23870         Credits: 5 - Structures and Properties of Polymeric Materials


Code: 23871           Credits: 5 - Behavior of Polymeric Materials


Code: 23872          Credits: 5 - Composite Materials


Code: 23873          Credits: 5 - Biomaterials


Code: 23874          Credits: 5 - Powder metallurgy


Code: 23875          Credits: 5 - Tribology of Materials


Code: 23876          Credits: 5 - Special Topics in Materials


Code: 23878          Credits: 5 - Surface Physicochemistry


Code: 23879          Credits: 5 - Diffusion in Solids and Liquids


Code: 23863          Credits: 5 - Quantum Physics


Code: 23881          Credits: 5 - Advanced Electrochemistry


Code: 27164          Credits: 5 - Materials Chemistry


KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga      

2nd Semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Registration oppening  

Registration closing  

Knowledge test  

Interview  

Classes start  

 

2022 february 22

2022 july 15 (deadline for registration payment July 11)

2022 july 22-25

2022 july 27

2022 august 11

  

Requirements list 

  • Fill out the respective registration form.
  • Resume in UIS format.
  • Photocopy of the identity document (on both sides, enlarged to 150%).
  • Photocopy of the diploma and undergraduate degree certificate.
  • Certificate of qualifications for applicants who completed the undergraduate at another university.
  • Three photos 3x4 cm white background.
  • Receipt or proof of payment of the registration.
  • Carry out online registration.

Additional requirements for master's degrees

  • Two letters of academic reference.
  • Letter of endorsement for the completion of the degree work by a company, business plan or research group, as the case may be.
  • Foreign language requirement.

Additional requirements for master's degrees in research

  • Payment receipt for the pisicotechnical test.
 

NOTE 1:  All documents listed above must have a digital PDF version in order to complete the online registration process.

NOTE 2: All documents must be delivered physically. To submit the documents, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you want to study the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement.

NOTA 3:  When the documents are delivered in physical form, you may attach additional documents that you consider relevant for your admission process to the graduate program.

NOTE 4: On the "Start registration process" page you will find the forms to fill out the requested documentation.

Inscription

0.5 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester

10 S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration start

2022

Registration deadline

2022

Knowledge test

2022

Interviews

2022

Classes start

2022

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 1: The cost of the certification or test is not included in the registration fee for the graduate program.
  • For research master’s degrees, certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Institute of Languages.
    • Notice 2: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment, issued by the UIS treasury, for the current value of the psycho-technical test (if required) or receipt of consignment in the authorized accounts.
  • Two (2) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Research Master’s Degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.
  • In-depth master’s degrees: endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a company or organization, signed by the legal representative of the same, presenting the applicant to the postgraduate program and expressing that in such group or entity the application work may be proposed or carried out.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

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  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,5 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

10 S.M.M.L.V.


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

PROGRAM

Professors

Darío Yesid Peña Ballesteros

Doctor of Corrosion

Elcy María Córdoba Tuta

Doctor of Materials Science and Technology

Sandra Judith García Vergara

Doctor of Corrosion

Ana Emilse Coy Echeverria

Doctor of Materials Science and Technology

Ángel Manuel Meléndez Reyes

Doctor of Sciences (Chemestry)

Mauricio Rincón Ortiz

Doctor of Science and Technology, Material Mention

Pedro Luis Delvasto Angarita

Doctor of Materials Science and Technology

Cristian Camilo Viáfara Arango

Doctor of Mechanical Engineering

Andrés Giovanni González Hernández

Doctor of Engineering

Sergio Ismael Blanco Vásquez

Doctor of Materials Engineering

Viviana Raquel Güiza Argüello

Doctor of Chemical Engineering

Ana María Pérez Ceballos

Doctor of Engineering

Oscar Andrés Vargas Ceballos

Doctor of Chemestry

Fernando Viejo Abrante

Doctor of Materials Science and Technology

Ricardo Alfredo Cruz Hernández

Doctor of Technical Sciences

José Antonio Henao Martínez

Doctor of Applied Chemistry Materials Study Option

Dionisio Laverde Cataño

Doctor of Industrial Engineering.

Enrique Mejía Ospino

Doctor of Chemical Sciences

Rafael Cabanzo Hernández

Doctor of Natural Sciences (Physics)

AGREEMENTS

and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

Do you want more information?

Contact Us

Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science School

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension. 1329 / 2498

Direct: +57 (607) 6320471

Mail:

posgrados.materiales@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address:

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga. Piso 2, Oficina 208

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science School

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 1329 / 2498

Direct: +57 (607) 6320471

Mail:

posgrados.materiales@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address:

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga. Piso 2, Oficina 208

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science School

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 1329 / 2498

Direct: +57 (607) 6320471

Mail:

posgrados.materiales@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address:

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga. Piso 2, Oficina 208

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.