This course allows you to select from a broad range of options in years 3 and 4 specifically tailored to meet the needs of the biomaterials sector. Units such as tissue and stem cell engineering, drug delivery and biosensors, and clinical applications of biomaterials give you an in depth understanding of biomaterials and their interactions with the body from cellular level upward. A six-month project and optional industrial placement will give you the chance to work at the cutting edge of biomaterials research.
- Provide a broad and balanced curriculum in Materials Science and Engineering, meeting the requirements for accreditation with the professional body, in order to equip students with the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding to pursue successful careers in both industrial and research environments.
- Provide a teaching environment in which undergraduate students can interact with academic staff at the forefront of research in Materials Science and Engineering, through advanced course units and project work.
- Foster subject-specific and transferable skills, including experience of materials processing and characterisation methods, oral and written communication, group work and IT skills.
- Provide students with effective academic and pastoral support, to cater for students from a wide range of educational backgrounds and enable all students to achieve their full potential.
- Monitor, review and enhance educational provision to ensure that it remains relevant to the needs of student progression and to current developments in research and industry.
- The course is accredited by the Institute of Materials (IOM 3 ) and counts as academic training towards the professional qualification of Chartered Engineer.
- A high staff to student ratio means students receive excellent individual attention and frequent tutorial sessions.
- A final year research project enables students to gain an in-depth experience of working in a research team conducting a cutting-edge project., providing a grounding for working in R&D or going on to study at PhD level.
- On-site facilities and equipment that students are both allowed and encouraged to use.
- The average salary of our graduates 6-months after graduation is in excess of Â£20,000, which is significantly above the sector value.
- The School of Materials has excellent Research ratings.
Application deadline details:
For a great student experience Manchester is the place to be, the main student halls only a ten minute magic bus ride from uni, be out of bed and in lectures within half an hour (great after a night out!) With the biggest students union in the UK there is always something to do, try out a 'Why Not Wednesday?' or join a society, there's more than 400 to choose from, including Quidditch! The city centre has all sorts of surprises, loads of opportunity for shopping, sightseeing and eating out. The Northern Quarter is somewhere to be explored for newcomers will a whole host of quirky bars, pubs and restaurants. The city centre is again only a 20 minute magic bus ride from halls. Manchester is is where you want to be!
Set for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for International at £23,000
The atmosphere at Manchester is unbeatable. You'll never feel more comfortable or at home in such a big city. The university offer so much support that the transition to uni life is easier.
there is so much to get involved in socially, just don't get wrapped up in it too much. Remember your at one of the top university's in the UK and you work load and the required work ethic will reflect that so be prepared.
Connect with other students interested in this course
Stay ahead of the uni application process by connecting with students who are applying to this uni. Keep up to date with who is getting interviews, when they receive offers and if they have accepted a place.