Department of Materials

Undergraduate study

Our Courses

We are regarded as one of the UK's leading departments to come to study Materials. We bring together outstanding facilities, superb teaching and strong links with industry to make sure you're completely ready for your future career.

Read more about our courses in the online Prospectus

Materials science and engineering

Materials Science and Engineering covers all the fundamental scientific, engineering and design aspects of Materials, their structure, properties, processing, in-service behaviour and environmental impact. (Competitive merit-based scholarships are available for this course for 2020 entry)

Automotive materials 

Backed by all sectors of the automotive and transport industries, these are the definitive courses to prepare you for a career in an important industrial world market. (Competitive merit-based scholarships are available for this course for 2020 entry)


Biomaterials engineering

Biomaterials Engineering are exciting new courses delivered within the family of Materials courses here at Loughborough. (Competitive merit-based scholarships are available for this course for 2020 entry)



Bioengineering is the application of engineering to biology and medicine. Bioengineers apply engineering techniques and innovative technology to solve real world complex biological and medical problems.


Foundation courses

These courses are primarily for candidates who for some reason have not had the opportunity to study the pre-requisite subjects needed for first year entry.

Further information