2nd in the UK for Materials Science and Engineering

The Times Good University Guide 2018

The Times Good University Guide 2018 Ranks The University of Sheffield 2nd in the UK for Materials Technology courses.

The Times Good University Guide 2018

We're 2nd in the UK for Materials Science and Engineering!

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An extraordinary student experience

We're the number one university in the Russell Group for student experience. Our Students' Union came top for the ninth year running.

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Giving you 100%

When you study Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Sheffield, we want you to value your time with us. In the National Student Survey of 2016/7 final year students, every one of our students who responded said that they were satisfied with the course.

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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 4th for research excellence in materials science (based on proportion of internationally leading outputs).

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