5th in the UK for Research Excellence

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Our world-leading staff and talented graduates help to shape the world around us, developing innovative materials to improve lives and protect the environment.

Postgraduate scholarships

If you're a UK/EU student starting a postgraduate masters course in 2015, you could receive one of 220 postgraduate scholarships worth £10,000.

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Explore the world

Engineering is a global subject. Students have the opportunity to study materials science in Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, Canada or the USA.

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Teaching in the Quarrell lab

Study with us

Our world-class staff will help you to develop as a scientist and engineer. You'll learn about the science of materials, and how to develop new materials and technologies for industry and manufacturing.

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World-class research

A world leading department, with a strong history of excellence for research. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework puts us in the UK top 10 for research output and 5th for research excellence in materials science.

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