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Materials Science and Engineering (Hons)

University of Birmingham

36 months
25860 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Materials Science and Engineering (Hons) from University of Birmingham provides you with a thorough understanding of the properties of materials – from metals to plastics – essential for the development of new and improved products.


Materials Science and Engineering (Hons) from University of Birmingham will enhance your learning experience, and your project work will provide you with vital employability skills that will give you a competitive edge in applications forms, interviews and assessment tests for graduate jobs.


  • Aerospace engineer
  • Materials tester
  • Failure analyst
  • Financier
  • Lawyer
  • Marketing manager
  • Materials scientist
  • Teacher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Materials Research Project
  • High Performance Materials and Advanced Manufacturing 
  • Advanced Failure Analysis and Characterisation 
  • Materials for Challenging Environments 
  • Advanced Electronic Materials 
  • Advanced Materials in Sports Equipment 
  • Biomaterials 
  • High Toughness Ceramics
  • Process Metallurgy 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Number of A levels required: 3
  • Typical offer: AAB
  • Required subjects and grades: A level Mathematics and one A level from Physics, Chemistry or Design and Technology.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma 6,6,5 at Higher Level, including Mathematics and either Physics, Design Technology or Chemistry, with a minimum of 32 points overall. 
  • BTEC Only considered when combined with other qualifications.
  • Other qualifications are considered  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25860 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25860 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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