MEng Materials Science and Engineering with Biomaterials / Overview

Year of entry: 2022

Degree awarded
MEng Honours
Duration
4 years
Typical A-level offer
Grades AAA including two from Maths, Physics or Chemistry
Typical contextual A-level offer
Grades AAB including two from Maths, Physics or Chemistry
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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

36 points to include 6,6,6 at Higher level to include 2 from Maths, Physics and 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 the largest and most diverse university activity devoted to materials in Europe. 
  • Take a course accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).
  • You'll study topics such as tissue and stem cell engineering, drug delivery and biosensors, and clinical applications of biomaterials.
  • A six-month project and optional industrial placement will give you the chance to work at the cutting edge of biomaterials research.
  • From September 2022, learn in our brand-new, £400m purpose built engineering and material science building, MECD. See more
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Gabriele tells us why she chose to study Materials at Manchester.

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 see our undergraduate fees pages and check the Department's funding pages .

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Materials
Contact name
Tracy Bate
Website
https://www.materials.manchester.ac.uk
School/Faculty overview
See: About Us

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