Not too easy. Not too difficult.
The study of materials is interesting in general. Courses like this deepen your understanding and allow you to be an authority on material selection.
I have become very capable in identifying points of failure related to material science. Selecting materials for design and basing such decisions on a multitude of variables.
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Advice for students:
Theory, Theory, Theory! You can only try apply your knowledge if you actually know it. I found that going slightly deeper than the syllabus required actually reduced my workload by giving me understanding at a deeper level.