MEng Materials Science and Engineering with Polymers / Overview

Year of entry: 2023

Degree awarded
MEng Honours
Duration
4 years
Typical A-level offer

AAA including two from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. If you are not taking A-level Mathematics, Grade 7/A at GCSE/iGCSE Mathematics is required.

Typical contextual A-level offer

AAB including two from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. If you are not taking A-level Mathematics, Grade 7/A at GCSE/iGCSE Mathematics is required.

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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.

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Typical International Baccalaureate offer

36 points overall with 6,6,6 at Higher Level, including two subjects from Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

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.
  • Learn about the huge range of applications of polymers, from traditional commodity plastics to specialist polymers used increasingly in pharmaceutical, electronic, and nanotechnology sectors.
  • Take advantage of our Faculty's generous scholarship scheme for high-performing students.
  • Learn in our brand-new Home of Engineering and Materials . A purpose-built space for innovation and creativity that is transforming the way our students study, research and shape the world.

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Fees

Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2023 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £33,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

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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