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Students registered for courses offered by the Department will find all the relevant resources and materials on Moodle (links below). A valid Raven ID and password will be required to log-in, as will membership of the relevant course site.  The Teaching Office will enrol you automatically.  If you find that you cannot access the required Moodle course, then you should make contact via teaching-office@msm.cam.ac.uk.

Summaries of the topics covered by each cohort are found via the relevant links in the left navigation (and on Moodle).  Other more general Department information is found on the Intranet.

Part IA

Students will be expected to attend lectures and weekly practical sessions (NST Part IA: Materials Science).

Part IB

Students will be expected to attend lectures and weekly practical sessions (NST Part IB: Materials Science).

Part II

In addition to attending lectures, students will be expected to attend a small number of practical sessions, complete a Literature review assignment, complete a group Techniques project (based on an introduction to modern methods for the structural and chemical characterisation of materials), participate in the Business & Industry course, and undertake a transferable skills options (languages, computing, eduction/outreach). Finally, there is a Vacation Report which must be submitted at the beginning of Part II or Part III (NST Part II: Materials Science).

Part III

In addition to attending lectures, students will undertake an Individual Research Project. Also, if a Vacation Report was not submitted at the start of Part II then it must be submitted at the start of Part III (NST Part III: Materials Science).