Department of Materials

At the heart of engineering

For nearly 50 years Materials Science and Technology has been a core strength here at Loughborough, contributing to the advancement of the field through teaching, research and enterprise activities.

Find out more
  • No. 1 in the UK for Overall Satisfaction National Student Survey 2020, Materials Technology
  • 2nd in the UK for Materials and Mineral Engineering The Guardian University Guide 2021
  • Top 10 in the UK for Materials Technology The Complete University Guide 2022
  • Top 5 in the UK for Materials Technology The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
  • Top 10 in the UK for Graduate Prospects The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
  • £27,750 Average graduate starting salary Graduate Outcomes Data 2018 graduates - UK domiciled
  • Over 1,800 students on year-long placements with more than 1,280 companies (2019/20 academic year)
  • Awarded 5* for employabilityInternational QS Stars Scheme 2020

Contact us

+44 (0)1509 222527

Department of Materials
Loughborough University
Leicestershire
LE11 3TU