Material Science

What is Material Science?
Material scientist study the relationship between the composition and properties of a material. Students will stand at the forefront of new technology, where new materials are produced to meet the demands of modern technology. Students will study and analyse new materials and devise processes for their production.


You will be tasked with developing the best material for an engineering task. Due to a strong emphasis placed on experimental work, students will have the chance to spend time in the industry and engage in practical hands on learning.

 Pursue Your Dream in the field of Material Science

Careers in Material Science

Graduates with a degree in material science will have an array of job opportunities.


The following are possible career options with a degree in Material Science:

Design Engineer

Materials Engineer

Product Development Scientist

Technical Sales Engineer




There are a plethora of institutions offering accredited course in Material Science.

Here are the Top 10 institutions In the UK offering Material Science:

  1. University of Cambridge
  2. University of Oxford
  3. University of Surrey
  4. Imperial College London
  5. University of Birmingham
  6. University of Exeter
  7. University of Leeds
  8. University of Sheffield
  9. Loughborough University London
  10. University of Nottingham

Ranked fifth, the University of Birmingham offers a three-year course in Materials Science and Engineering BEng. Students will be taught by a variety of professor, hence receiving a blend of academic knowledge and experience from different experts in the field.


The University of Leeds also a three or four-year BEng in Chemical and Materials Engineering. Over the course, students will be given plenty of hands-on experience of project work.


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