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.

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The University is offering 100 scholarships worth £10,000 for UK/EU students starting a taught postgraduate course in 2016.

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Materials Science and Engineering (Biomaterials)

Which materials are the best for healing damaged nerves? We will help you to become biomaterial scientists of the future, developing better materials for use in healthcare applications.

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MSc Nanomaterials and Materials Science

Brand new for 2016, the course is designed to equip students with the know-how and skills to become an expert in nanotechnology.

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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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