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.

Undergraduate placements

Your future starts here

We help you to gain experience working in industry and research, putting your learning into context, giving you a head start in the careers market.

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Supporting your studies

We recognise that studying overseas is a major undertaking, both personally and financially, and aim to assist you through scholarships and awards.

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What is materials science?

What is materials science?

To make any engineered device, structure or product you need the right material.

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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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