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.

2nd in the UK for Materials

We are ranked 2nd for Materials in the Guardian University Guide 2020

Study with us because

  • Top Ranking Courses 

    Ranked 2nd in the UK for Materials in the Guardian University Guide 2020.

  • Oustanding Employability 

    98% of Loughborough materials graduates were in work or further study 6 months after graduating of which 98% of those employed were in professional, managerial or graduate level roles, in addition materials graduates were earning an average starting salary of £26,500 (DLHE figures for 2017 graduates).

  • A great place to study 

    Ranked TOP 10 in the UK for Overall Satisfaction in Materials – National Student Survey 2019, Materials and Minerals subject area.

  • Unrivalled industry links 

    We send 15% more engineering students on engineering placements than any other UK institution (HESA UG Student Record 2016/17: Engineering & Technology).