Advanced Materials and Selections

Advanced Materials and Selections

Interested in studying for a master degree whilst working? Or would you like to participate in a single course for Professional Development?

Study level
Continuing and further education
Closing dates
As long as there are available seats
Start up
Not defined

Target group

Master students 2. or 3 year, course participants.

What is Advanced Materials and Selections?

The purpose of the course Advanced Materials and Selections (SEPD 6202) is to give the participant the fundamental concepts of Advanced Materials. Light metals: Alloys of Aluminium, Magnesium, Titanium and copper. Polymers, Ceramics, Composites. Rules of mixture. Dislocations and surface defects. Surface science, Dispersion strengthening by phase transformation and heat treatment, Aging. Martensite and shape-memory alloys. Material Selection: General concept, Material Properties for Design. Software practice.


This course is divided into 5 individual days of lectures and course work. The days/ lectures last from 0830 to 1630. The courses are a mixture of lectures and work in groups.  Masterstudents and others taking courses for credit will work on two written assignments during the course and attend one oral exam at the end of the course.  A completed course with approved written assignments and passed oral exam will give 7.5 studypoints.  


The presentation of this course will depend on student reqruitment. If you are interested in taking this course please contact the Administrator Marianne Gimse Lie.


The price for attending a course depends on whether you take the course for credit or not.  To get credit for the course, you need to hand in a written assignment.

  • Alternative 1: Attendance only kr. 16.000,-
  • Alternative 2: Attendance and written assignment kr. 21.000,-

The price includes course material, coffee and lunch during the course. For alternative 2, the price also includes supervision and grading of the written assignment.


The registration deadline for each course is 2 weeks before course starts.

We accept registrations also after the deadline, provided there are available seats. Each course has a limited number of seats, so please sign up early. We reserve the right to cancel courses with too low participation.

Admission requirements

Bachelorgrad in engineering with an average of at least C.

Study facts

Workshops – Kongsberg


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