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.

'FAST-forge’ process set to change UK’s high value manufacturing industry

Our researchers have developed a new process for the production of aerospace grade titanium alloys which could lead to a more cost effective and sustainable production process in the aerospace industry.

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MSc(Eng) Advanced Materials Manufacturing

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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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