BSc Materials Science and Engineering / Overview

Year of entry: 2022

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer
Grades AAB including two from Maths, Physics and Chemistry
Typical contextual A-level offer
Grades ABB including two from Maths, Physics and Chemistry
Find out more about contextual admissions.
Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.
Find out more about contextual admissions.
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.

Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021. We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from: Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.

For this programme of study we will accept Mathematics: analysis and approaches only at HL as one of the HL subject specific requirements.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

1400 applications for 250 places across all first year courses

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • Be a part of Europe's largest and most diverse activity devoted to Materials Science and Engineering.
  • Join a community at the forefront of exciting advanced materials research, including nanomaterials such as graphene.
  • Take a course accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) as fully meeting the academic requirements for Incorporated Engineer (IEng) registration, and partially for Chartered Engineer (CEng)/Chartered Scientist (CSci) status.
  • From September 2022, learn in our brand-new, £400m purpose built engineering and material science building, MECD. See more

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Open days

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You can view the recent undergraduate virtual open week recorded sessions here .

Fees

Fees for entry in 2022 have not yet been set. For entry in 2021 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2022 entry.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

The University of Manchester is committed to attracting and supporting the very best students. We have a focus on nurturing talent and ability and we want to make sure that you have the opportunity to study here, regardless of your financial circumstances.

For information about scholarships and bursaries please visit our undergraduate student finance pages and our the Department funding pages.

Contact details

Department
Department of Materials
Contact name
Tracy Bate
Telephone
+44 (0)161 543 4019
Email
Website
https://www.materials.manchester.ac.uk
School/Faculty overview

Our internationally-renowned expertise across the School of Natural Sciences informs research led teaching with strong collaboration across disciplines, unlocking new and exciting fields and translating science into reality.  Our multidisciplinary learning and research activities advance the boundaries of science for the wider benefit of society, inspiring students to promote positive change through educating future leaders in the true fundamentals of science. Find out more about Science and Engineering at Manchester .

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