Your next steps
Learning and support
Your learning experience
VIDEO: Discover our Department
Staff and students introduce the fantastic facilities, industry links and teaching environment.
VIDEO: Discover Materials
Discover what Materials Science and Engineering is, what skills are needed to work in it and the global issues it addresses.
Meet our incredible alumni
In this video IET President Prof Danielle George interviews Materials Engineer Ella Podmore and asks what it's like to be a women engineer at McLaren Automotive.
A playground for engineers and material scientists
The largest UK university engineering building in the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
Welcome to your new home of engineering and materials. 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, in time for our full opening in September 2022.
VIDEO: Where ideas come to life
"Connect, collaborate and create"
Discover how our engineering and materials sciences disciplines come together and bring ideas to life!
VIDEO: Inspiring future engineers
Professor Daneille George
Danielle tells us what the University is doing to attract the next generation of engineers and talks to some of our female students to find out what inspired them.
Meet the architect
Otto Diesfeldt, one of the architects behind MECD gives us his first impression of the completed building.
The future of learning
Find out about our revolutionary blended learning facilities and study spaces
The student perspective
Students share their impressions of what blended learning looks like and the benefits they feel will help them during their studies.
Student life at Manchester
Student life at Manchester
Explore what student life is like when you study at The University of Manchester.
The city of Manchester has an amazing student social scene, there truly is something for everyone here. There are also plenty of student societies to get involved with to explore your interests and make new friends. Get a flavour for student life at Manchester below.
VIDEO: Why Study at Manchester?
Gabriele describes why she chose to study at Manchester, and shares her experiences.
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 2020)
- Average salary: £28,356 (15 months after the course, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020)
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.
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: 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.
Events for offer-holders
Parents and carers event
Watch a recording of our recent parents / carers and supporters session for courses within the School of Natural Sciences.
This session was directed at parents/carers and supporters to find out more information and ask questions about your chosen course and the University.
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