The Times Good University Guide 2020 ranks The University of Sheffield 1st in the Russell Group of UK universities for Graduate Prospects of Materials Technology students.

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Study Materials Science and Engineering

Bring together the best bits of Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Biology and Engineering, and find out how they interact.

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What's it like to study Materials at Sheffield?

Find out what it's like to study Materials Science and Engineering at The University of Sheffield.

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

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