The development of new and improved materials is at the heart of a huge range of technologies, from the objects we use every day, such as food packaging, to novel batteries and fuel cells to power electric vehicles, through to more advanced materials for biomedical applications, such as implants.

Our courses

Why choose Loughborough?

Professional accreditation

Our courses are accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), providing a route to Chartered Engineer status following graduation.

Career prospects

Our graduates are sought by high-profile engineering companies who know Loughborough graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to make a positive contribution to their organisation. Our courses will give you a diverse and varied set of skills that are applicable to a variety of career paths, including project management, teamwork, leadership, business acumen and people management, as well as technical expertise, setting you up for a successful future.

Outstanding facilities

Materials students enjoy hands-on practical work which involves a lot of specialist equipment and laboratory spaces. Take a look around some of the facilities you will learn in: