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Materials Engineering with an International Foundation Year BEng (Hons)

Loughborough University

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Course info

UCAS CODE J5FY
This course is primarily designed for high-calibre international students who have not studied the pre-requisite subjects needed for first year entry or those that have successfully completed 12 years of school education, and need an extra year of study.Completing a foundation year will enable you to progress onto the main Materials Engineering degree programmes, provided the relevant progression criteria are met. Our foundation course is taught in-house by University staff including specialist ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
1st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
7th

Start date and duration

Start date
03-OCT-22
Full Time
4 Years

Materials Technology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Materials Technology graduate salary at this uni
£27,000
UK Materials Technology graduate salary
£26,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Materials Technology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
87%
Physics
63%
Chemistry
58%
Biology
25%
Further Mathematics
13%

Tuition fees

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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£19,750 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£19,750 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Materials Engineering (General) reviews

Materials Engineering (General)
J
Judith
15 Jan 20

Materials Science and Engineering (with placement year) MEng (Hons)

amazing, I feel very at home and included, but also my course is very interesting and I am really motivated to be the...
M
Melvin
11 Dec 19

Materials Science and Engineering (with placement year) BEng (Hons)

Lecturers, students and university staff have been extremely nice. Have enjoyed my life in the UK/ university so...

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How Materials Engineering (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.7) 11 reviews

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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 1,925 reviews

5 star 64%
4 star 31%
3 star 5%
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Where you'll study

Loughborough University

Ashby Road Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 3TU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Loughborough  1.1 miles away

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