Make a difference with your degree
Congratulations on your offer of a place on a Materials Science course at Manchester.
Choose Manchester and you'll join the university with the largest and most diverse materials activity in Europe.
You'll also unlock numerous opportunities to connect with potential employers to shape your future and make a difference with your degree.
Strong industrial links ensure courses are wide-ranging and relevant to industrial needs.
Top five in the UK for Materials Science (QS World University Rankings, 2020).
Your next steps
Careers and employability
Supporting your future
Our graduates are recognised by employers for their knowledge, advanced research skills and independent thinking. You will also benefit from our award-winning Careers Service, which will support your first steps towards your dream job.
- Employability rate: 100% (15 months after the course, source Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019)
- Average salary: £28,400 (15 months after the course, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019)
Our Alumni: Working in the technology sector
Read about Biomaterial Science graduate Aiswarya, who was able to land a job at pioneering technology company ARM.
VIDEO: My time in industry
Graduate Ella Podmore talks about her placement with McLaren and her time on the MEng Materials Science and Engineering course.
Our Alumni: Graduate Engineer at WMG
Discover how Ben Hunt used the University's Careers Service to find and secure his position on a graduate scheme.
VIDEO: Science Alumni Panel - Undergraduate open day
Watch the recent Alumni Panel where Materials Science and Engineering graduate Molly Ward, shared her experiences working as a Supply Chain Strategist.
Learning and support
Your learning experience
Our teaching is delivered using a blended approach, with ‘on demand’ content combined alongside real-time activity.
Online content such as lectures, podcasts, presentations and quizzes will allow you to work at your own pace. Face-to-face activities such as classes and tutorials enable you to apply your understanding.
VIDEO: Discover our Department
Staff and students introduce the fantastic facilities, industry links and teaching environment.
What to expect in September
How the University is preparing for your start in September
Professor Peter Green talks to student Umber about the practical steps being taken to prepare you for study in September.
Your Manchester community
Umber and Peter discuss the benefits of a strong student community and look at how we will continue to support our students next year.
Developing our blended learning
As we develop our blended learning offering, Peter explains what this means and how it will benefit your student experience.
Support on your course
Our student PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions) scheme focuses on providing help that complements the staff-led teaching.
We're proud of our innovative PASS and Peer Mentoring schemes. It's entirely voluntary and second, third and fourth-year students help first years to tackle problems throughout their student learning.
Welcome to MECD
A new home for engineering in the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
The new Manchester Engineering Campus Development will be the single largest home for engineering in any UK university. Within the walls of this new campus, you will be able to enjoy innovative learning spaces and modern facilities that will enhance your university experience.
COVID-19 and your course
Providing high quality education
We know the last few months have been challenging and uncertain for us all.
Whatever happens next, you can rest assured that we'll adjust to any changes to public health guidelines while still providing a quality learning environment.
Events for offer-holders
Parents and carers event
We will be hosting a dedicated session for parents/carers and supporters in 2021.
In December 2020 we held an event where parents/carers and supporters asked questions they had about the Manchester offer. If your parents/carers missed this, or want to attend again, we will be hosting a second session in 2021.
Once details have been confirmed, we will send you booking details via email, which you can pass on to your parents/carers and supporters.
On demand content from previous events
Explore our Materials Science and Engineering online sessions, including student experience and alumni panels.
Taster lecture series
We will be running more sessions about the teaching and student experience for our offer-holders next year.
Courses within this subject area
Remind yourself how much your course at Manchester has to offer you.
Follow the relevant link for details about the course you have an offer for:
- Materials Science and Engineering BSc
- Materials Science and Engineering MEng
- Materials Science and Engineering with Biomaterials MEng
- Materials Science and Engineering with Corrosion MEng
- Materials Science and Engineering with Metallurgy MEng
- Materials Science and Engineering with Nanomaterials MEng
- Materials Science and Engineering with Polymers MEng
- Materials Science and Engineering with Textiles Technology MEng
Beyond your subject
Visit our offer-holder guide to university life
Your university experience is about more than your degree.
Find out where you could live, how we'll support you, what financial packages are available and how we'll help you develop the distinctive attributes of a Manchester graduate.
Accept your offer
This is your future
Log on to UCAS Track to accept or keep track of your offer.
This is how we'll keep in contact with you about what stage your offer is at. It's also where you can accept your offer and make Manchester your first choice for your future.