Metallurgy Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 71% 5% 3% - - 158 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 71% 5% 3% £2250 - 158 Manchester On campus Part-time
The University of Sheffield 71% 5% 3% - - 158 Sheffield On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Metallurgy

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28226 £28557 £33910
25-75 percentile range £25823 - £31871 £21257 - £36814 £23872 - £41359

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Metallurgy

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 Metallurgy who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Metallurgy

  • Mining Companies
  • Steel Companies
  • Semi- conductor Companies
  • Automobile Manufacturing Companies

Specialisations within Metallurgy

  • Geometallurgy
  • Metallurgy and Mineral Processing
  • Extraction Metallurgy
  • Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Metallurgy who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Metallurgy (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Metallurgy at Imperial College of Science

40% Engineering professionals
15% Information Technology Professionals
15% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
10% Finance Professionals
10% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
10% Protective service occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Metallurgy

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Metallurgy studies:
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Engineering (Honours) - MEng (Hons)
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Master of Meteorology - MMet

Materials Science and Engineering with Metallurgy at The University of Manchester received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 71 out of 100 among 36 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Metallurgy was £28226 15 months after graduation, £28557 3 years after graduation and £33910 5 years after graduation.