Department of Materials

Undergraduate study

We offer a comprehensive range of fascinating and challenging undergraduate degrees, strongly supported by world-leading companies and all with the option of a placement year in industry. Our highly rated courses offer a great mix of science, engineering, design and hands-on practical work, with strong demand for our graduates from employers.

3rd for Materials

We are ranked 3rd for Materials in the Guardian University Guide 2018

Study with us because

  • Top Ranking Courses 

    Ranked 3rd for Materials in the Guardian University Guide 2018.

  • Oustanding Employability 

    100% of employed materials graduates are in professional, managerial or graduate level roles (DLHE, 2016 graduates), in addition to materials graduates earning an average starting salary of £27,000 (DLHE, 2016 graduates).

  • A great place to study 

    Top 5 in UK for Overall Satisfaction in Materials and Minerals Technology. National Student Survey 2017.

  • Unrivalled industry links 

    We send 30% more students on engineering placements than any other UK institution (HESA UG Student Record 2015/16: Engineering & Technology).