Materials lab

Key facts

Total expected intake
100 (2020 entry)

Applications : Admissions ratio
4 : 1 (based on 2018 entry data)

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
4th in the UK

About the Department

Materials scientists develop and investigate materials for applications across the full range of engineering disciplines, from aerospace and nuclear engineering to solar cells and medical devices.

Our reputation in this discipline is reflected in our outstanding research record*, with expertise in bio- and soft materials, ceramics and glasses, engineering alloys, functional materials, nanotechnology, and theory and simulation of materials.

You will join a Department that offers outstanding specialist guidance and facilities, regardless of which of these directions you ultimately take. We also maintain extensive contacts with industry and other leading universities around the world.


Three-year courses (180 ECTS):

Four-year courses (240 ECTS):

If you are an international student, transferring to a different course could have an impact on your Tier 4 visa. Please visit our International Student Support webpage for further information.