Join TSR now and get answers to all your questions about uniSign up now

Uni for material science

    • Thread Starter

    My predicted grades will be A*A*A probably plus an a for as further maths after dropping a b in biology and a c in global perspectives so I'm going to apply to oxbridge although I know I'm getting rejected because my average best 3 ums was 86-87%, but I have to apply by the 15th of october anyway so it might be worth applying even if it's just to appease my parents. I know I'm definitely applying to imperial, birmingham, manchester and probably oxford or cambridge but I'm not sure about my fifth choice. Should i put exeter, liverpool, loughborough or southampton(for mechanical and materials) as my fifth choice? Any advice

    It depends what you are looking for if it is a worst case insurance try looking at Sheffield Hallam and Loughborough is a lovely campus uni however if you want a city uni it's not for you Southampton doesn't do a course which is just material science/engineering so that might not be the best choice, exerter I don't really know about but they are 10th on th eleauge tables, Liverpool again doesn't do materials science/engineering by itself. I would advise looking at the good university guide, which university and ucas before making your choice though.

    Best of luck!
Which party will you be voting for in the General Election 2017?
Applying to uni

All the essentials

The adventure begins mug

Student life: what to expect

What it's really like going to uni

Graduates celebrate

How to write a good personal statement

Expert PS advice from the people who will read it

Uni match

Uni match

Can't decide where to apply? Our tool will help you find the perfect course

Two students working together

A-Z of universities

Read our guides to unis and colleges from around the UK

A student working on a computer

Personal statement help

Use our tool to get your ideal PS quickly!

Hands typing

Degrees without fees

Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

A student looking down a microscope

Planning open days

Find upcoming open days and get advice on preparing.

Help out other students

These questions still need an answer

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.