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BSc Materials Science and Engineering
Study new materials and tackle some of greatest challenges facing the planet.

BSc Materials Science and Engineering / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
3 years
Typical A-level offer
Grades AAB including two from Maths, Physics and Chemistry
Typical International Baccalaureate offer
35 points overall, including 6,6,5 from three subjects at Higher Level. Must include two from Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

650 applications for 100 places across all first year Materials Science and Engineering courses (2017 entry)

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
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UCAS course code
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Course overview

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  • Europe's largest and most diverse university activity devoted to Materials.
  • 3-year course provides the fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering, as well as the opportunity for specialization in the final year in topics such as metals, polymers, biomaterials, textiles and corrosion science.
  • Our BSc programme is accredited as fully meeting the academic requirements for IEng registration and partially for CEng/CSci registration. MEng programmes are accredited as fully meeting the academic requirements for CEng/CSci registration.


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be £9,250. Future inflationary increases may also be applied to each subsequent year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £22,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.


Entrance Awards are available for students achieving A Level grades A*A*A* (or equivalent)

Contact details

Academic department
School of Materials
Contact name
Tracy Bate
+44 (0)161 306 4360
Academic department overview
See: About Us

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