Successful innovation depends on the selection and performance of key materials. From cars, aeroplanes and cruise ships, to sports equipment and musical instruments, the right materials can help to define technological progress.
The (Hons) Materials Science and Engineering programme at Swansea University explores how the properties of matter can be controlled. It includes elements of physics and chemistry, connecting closely with most other areas of engineering.
As you progress, your developing analytical abilities will combine with hands-on experience of advanced equipment, establishing skills which are vital to securing employment in the wider industry.
Graduates of Materials Science and Engineering at Swansea are set on course for a range of exciting career opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles:
Accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3)
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