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Materials Science and Engineering, BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons)

University of Leeds, the United Kingdom

University of Leeds

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About Materials Science and Engineering, BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons) - at University of Leeds

From aerospace, communications and medicine, right through to everyday consumer goods like TVs, technical fabrics for high-performance clothing and sports equipment, the discovery and development of new materials have impacted the world monumentally. Materials science is also at the forefront of global challenges like the move towards net zero, with new materials for energy generation and storage enabling reduced carbon emissions. This is why material scientists are highly sought after across a whole range of industries — and why it's such a relevant discipline to learn.

Studying materials science and engineering at Leeds will equip you with a thorough grounding in the concepts that underpin materials science, alongside learning a range of transferable skills to equip you for a career in this fast-moving field.

As it's a multidisciplinary course, you'll benefit from the world-class facilities, research and teachings from three separate schools: the School of Chemical and Process Engineering, the School of Physics and the School of Chemistry.

You'll be taught by academics who are leaders in this sector, many of whom are members of the Sir Henry Royce Institute for Advanced Materials and the Bragg Centre for Materials Research, giving you the chance to interact and develop professional relationships with researchers at the forefront of the industry.

You'll also have access to world-class research and specialist facilities right here on campus, alongside exciting opportunities like studying abroad and industrial work placements to ensure you have the best grounding to head out into your professional career.

Entry requirements

IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each section.

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