Materials Science and Engineering with a Year in Industry BEng (Hons)

Swansea University

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5) 5288 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE J502
Materials Science and Engineering explores how the properties of matter can be controlled. It includes elements of physics and chemistry, connecting closely with most other areas of engineering. 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.This course offers you the opportunity to spend a YEAR IN INDUSTRY, in the ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
1st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
35th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
10th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
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 - 95 = 5% 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
£24,000
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, November 2019

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
93%
Physics
72%
Chemistry
66%
Biology
24%
3D Design
7%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Domestic. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Other UK. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within England. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
International Students
International Fees
This is the fee you pay if you are an International student. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.

Latest Materials Science reviews

Materials Science
P
Pawida
11 Dec 19

Materials Science and Engineering BEng (Hons)

Swansea is listed as one of the UK’s Top 10* Universities for graduate job prospects. We have good academic teaching...
D
Daniel
11 Dec 19

Materials Science and Engineering BEng (Hons)

My overall experience has been enjoyable but in terms of social activities and things outside academia, studying on the...

Review breakdown

Overall rating
  • Overall Rating
  • Students' Union
  • Societies and Sports
  • Accommodation
  • Uni Facilities
  • Course and Lecturers
  • Local life
  • Job Prospects
  • Student Support

How Materials Science students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 54 reviews

5 star 73%
4 star 23%
3 star 2%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 5,288 reviews

5 star 62%
4 star 29%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Swansea University
CompUniGuide ranking
35th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
The 2019 WhatUni University of the Year winner Swansea University is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location. Established in 1920, the University is celebrating its Centenary this year. The University has two campuses and comprises seven academic colleges that offer hundreds of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees with opportunities to work and study abroad. Both University campuses have beachfront locations and are only ten minutes either side of the city centre where you can enjoy the local attractions and nightlife. The Singleton Park Campus is surrounded by leafy parkland, ideal for socialising with friends and playing sport. The Bay Campus has state-of-the-art facilities and great business partnership links.

Where you'll study

Swansea University

Fabian Way Swansea
SA1 8EN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Swansea  0.5 miles away

Other courses at this uni you might like