MEng Materials Science and Engineering with Polymers / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- MEng Honours
- 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.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
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.
- Number of places/applicants
- 1400 applications for 250 places across all first year courses
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS .
- Sustainable Development Goals
Find out how this course aligns to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including learning which relates to:
- Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
- Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
- Goal 15: Life on land
- 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.
- Ranked in the Top 5 in the UK for Materials Science by QS World University Rankings.
You can view the recent undergraduate virtual open week recorded sessions here .
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).
UN Sustainable Development Goals
The 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the world's call to action on the most pressing challenges facing humanity. At The University of Manchester, we address the SDGs through our research and particularly in partnership with our students.
Led by our innovative research, our teaching ensures that all our graduates are empowered, inspired and equipped to address the key socio-political and environmental challenges facing the world.
To illustrate how our teaching will empower you as a change maker, we've highlighted the key SDGs that our courses address.
Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Goal 15: Life on land
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
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