=55 th
World University Rankings 2020
=3 rd
University Impact Ranking 2019
51–60 th
World Reputation Rankings 2019
Oxford Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M13 9PL, United Kingdom

Materials Science and Engineering with Polymers - University of Manchester

Polymeric materials find a huge range of applications, from traditional commodity plastics to specialist polymers used increasingly in pharmaceutical, electronic, and nanotechnology sectors. This course provides specialist options covering the production, processing and applications of polymeric materials, taught by research specialists in the field. A six-month research project and optional industrial placement will provide you with further opportunity to explore your interests in depth. **Aims** - Provide a broad and balanced curriculum in Materials Science and Engineering, meeting the requirements for accreditation with the professional body, in order to equip students with the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding to pursue successful careers in both industrial and research environments. - Provide a teaching environment in which undergraduate students can interact with academic staff at the forefront of research in Materials Science and Engineering, through advanced course units and project work. - Foster subject-specific and transferable skills, including experience of materials processing and characterisation methods, oral and written communication, group work and IT skills. - Provide students with effective academic and pastoral support, to cater for students from a wide range of educational backgrounds and enable all students to achieve their full potential. - Monitor, review and enhance educational provision to ensure that it remains relevant to the needs of student progression and to current developments in research and industry. **Special Features** - The course is accredited by the Institute of Materials (IOM 3 ) and counts as academic training towards the professional qualification of Chartered Engineer. - A high staff to student ratio means students receive excellent individual attention and frequent tutorial sessions. - A final year research project enables students to gain an in-depth experience of working in a research team conducting a cutting-edge project., providing a grounding for working in R&D or going on to study at PhD level. - On-site facilities and equipment that students are both allowed and encouraged to use. - The average salary of our graduates 6-months after graduation is in excess of £20,000, which is significantly above the sector value. - The School of Materials has excellent Research ratings.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,ManchesterUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £23,000