Materials Engineering Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Biomaterials Engineering MEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology 94% 0% 5% £9250 £27250 179 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Biomaterials Engineering BEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology 94% 0% 5% £9250 £27250 179 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering BEng (Hons) The University of Sheffield 91% 0% 0% £9250 £29110 150 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering MEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology 95% 0% 5% £9250 £27250 179 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering (with placement year) MEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology 95% 0% 5% £9250 £27250 179 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering BEng (Hons) Imperial College of Science 70% 0% 5% £9250 £40940 200 London On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering BEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology 100% 5% 0% £9250 £27250 165 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering MEng (Hons) Imperial College of Science 80% 0% 2% £9250 £40940 204 London On campus Full-time
Biomaterials Engineering (with placement year) MEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology 94% 0% 5% £9250 £27250 179 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Biomaterials Engineering (with placement year) BEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology 94% 0% 5% £9250 £27250 179 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering (with placement year) BEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology 100% 5% 0% £9250 £27250 165 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering MEng (Hons) The University of Sheffield 86% 0% 0% £9250 £29110 173 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering BEng (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 76% 0% 0% £9250 - 136 London On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with a Year Abroad BEng (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 76% 0% 0% £9250 - 118 London On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering MEng (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 76% 0% 0% £9250 - 118 London On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with Industrial Experience MEng (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 76% 0% 0% £9250 - 118 London On campus Full-time
Materials Engineering with Foundation Year BEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology 94% 0% 5% £9250 - 179 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with a Year Abroad MEng (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 76% 0% 0% £9250 - 118 London On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with Industrial Experience BEng (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 76% 0% 0% £9250 - 118 London On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with a Year in Industry BEng (Hons) Swansea University 95% 5% 0% - - 152 Swansea On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with Textile Technology MEng (Hons) The University of Manchester 90% 15% 6% - - 165 Manchester On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering BSc (Hons) The University of Manchester 91% 5% 3% - - 191 Manchester On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with Biomaterials MEng (Hons) The University of Manchester 70% 15% 6% - - 165 Manchester On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with Metallurgy MEng (Hons) The University of Manchester 90% 15% 6% - - 165 Manchester On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Leeds 100% 5% 5% - - 168 Leeds On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with a Year Abroad BEng (Hons) Swansea University 95% 5% 10% - - 113 Swansea On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with Corrosion MEng (Hons) The University of Manchester 90% 15% 6% - - 165 Manchester On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering MEng (Hons) The University of Manchester 79% 20% 10% - - 195 Manchester On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with a Year in Industry MEng (Hons) Swansea University 95% 5% 10% - - 113 Swansea On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with Polymers BEng (Hons) The University of Manchester 90% 15% 6% - - 165 Manchester On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with Nanomaterials MEng (Hons) The University of Manchester 87% 15% 6% - - 165 Manchester On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Leeds 100% 5% 5% - - 168 Leeds On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with a Year Abroad MEng (Hons) Swansea University 95% 5% 10% - - 113 Swansea On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering MEng (Hons) Swansea University 95% 0% 10% - - 113 Swansea On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with a Foundation Year BEng (Hons) Swansea University 95% 10% 15% - - 113 Swansea On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering BEng (Hons) Swansea University 95% 15% 0% - - 119 Swansea On campus Full-time
Materials Engineering MSc Swansea University - - - £10450 £10950 £22350 £23450 - Swansea On campus Full-time
Materials Engineering with Industry MSc Swansea University - - - £22350 £23450 - - Swansea On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering MSc The University of Sheffield - - - - - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering MSc University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering MSc University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Advanced Materials Science and Engineering MSc Queen Mary University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Polymer Materials Science and Engineering MSc The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Advanced Engineering Materials MSc The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Chemical and Materials Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering MSc Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Full-time
Chemical and Materials Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Materials Science and Engineering with Professional Internship MSc Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
85 /100
421 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Materials Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29682 £29847 £35333
25-75 percentile range £27125 - £33625 £22796 - £37622 £27667 - £44431

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28277 £30939 £37262
25-75 percentile range £26447 - £36426 £26833 - £36773 £30034 - £42376

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Materials Engineering

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Materials Engineering who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Materials Engineering

  • Factories
  • Research and Development Laboratories

Specialisations within Materials Engineering

  • Biomaterials Modeling
  • Polymers Modeling
  • Optical Materials Modeling
  • Materials Modeling

Jobs of graduates of Materials Engineering (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Materials Engineering at Imperial College of Science

30% Teaching Professionals
30% Business and Financial Project Management Professionals
15% Design occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Caring personal services

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Materials Engineering

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Materials Engineering, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Materials Engineering is the study of the development, processing, enhancement/modification and application of engineering materials.

The median salary of graduates of Materials Engineering was £29682 15 months after graduation, £29847 3 years after graduation and £35333 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Materials Engineering studies:
  • Master of Engineering (Honours) - MEng (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - BEng (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc