BSc/MEng Materials Science with an Integrated Foundation Year / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- 1 (as part of 4/5 yr integrated degree programme)
- Typical A-level offer
BBC where a student has 3 relevant subjectsBBB where a student has 2 relevant subjectsABB where a student has 1 relevant subject.
The subjects considered to be relevant are Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Statistics, Computer Science. If you are unsure whether you would be considered with your qualifications/predictions, please contact us before making an application.
- Typical contextual A-level offer
This course does not participate in the contextual offer scheme.
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- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
32 points overall with 5,5,5 at Higher Level, including at least one from Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry and Mathematics at Standard Level if not studying at Higher Level.
For this programme of study we will accept either Mathematics: analysis and approaches or Mathematics: applications and interpretation at SL or HL.
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS .
- Complete the Integrated Foundation Year and meet the specific progression criteria to guarantee a place on one of our materials science degrees.
- Take the next step in your education - on the Integrated Foundation Year you are an undergraduate at The University of Manchester.
- Improve your mathematical and scientific understanding to a level where you're able to progress to a materials science degree.
- You'll be taught at The University, by academics from The University.
You can view the recent undergraduate virtual open week recorded sessions here .
Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For entry in 2022 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2023 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).
The Foundation Year Bursary is available to UK students who are registered on an undergraduate foundation year here and who has had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance.
Details of country-specific funding available to international students can be found within our International country profiles .
The University of Manchester is committed to attracting and supporting the very best students. We have a focus on nurturing talent and ability, therefore, we want to make sure that you have the opportunity to study here, regardless of your financial circumstances.
For information about scholarships please visit our undergraduate student finance pages and the Department funding pages that you intend to progress to after successfully completing the Foundation Year.
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