Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 222222
Loughborough University

Department of Materials

Undergraduate study

Microscopy Lab Class

With friendly, approachable members of staff and an 'open door' policy, our undergraduate students quickly feel part of this thriving, vibrant department. We have an undergraduate population in the region of 250 students, who come from a wide range of backgrounds. The quality of our courses and teaching has been consistently rated very highly in the National Student Survey, where we have been rated as No. 1 in the UK for materials for five of the past six years.

Our undergraduate degrees aim to provide a fundamental understanding of materials and to prepare you for future employment.

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The quality and relevance of our courses are reflected in our close links with industrial partners, who are keen to recruit Loughborough students for industrial placement years and as future employees

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General enquiries

+44 (0)1509 222527

Undergraduate brochure

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Placement video

Adam Kent industrial placement at Rolls-Royce video

Materials student Adam Kent on placement at Rolls-Royce

New £17m facilities. Opening 2017

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Student profiles

Read about our current and past students