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

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Materials are fundamental to any engineering activity and lie at the heart of research and development aiming to improve performance, efficiency, sustainability and profitability. Studying Materials leads to wide choice of well-paid jobs and careers.Covering the fundamentals, our Materials Science and Engineering degree will give you the opportunity to explore - while deepening your knowledge and understanding of the scientific, engineering and design aspects of materials, their structure, properties, processing, in-service behaviour and environmental impact.Our Materials Science and Engineering degree is an established and proven Materials course, meeting the specific requirements of industry and relevant professional bodies. It is a varied and interesting programme which is consistently highly rated by our students.Materials advancements are identified as strategically important to the UK and world economies. Materials engineers and scientists are involved with developments in high technology engineering such as aerospace, power generation and automotive, as well as across many industry sectors and consumer goods manufacturing.**What's the difference between MEng and BEng?**The first two years of a BEng or MEng share the same content, format and structure, with a good mix of theory, application and practical content from day one. The MEng differs from the BEng course by offering the opportunity to study technical and management topics at a more advanced level.It is possible to transfer from a BEng to an MEng from the commencement of the course up to the end of the second year providing that the transfer progression criteria have been met.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 23,100per year

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University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports making it easier to explore more of Europe.
The university is home to over 21,500 students and staff from more than 130 different countries.
Loughborough University has been in the Complete University Guide’s top 10 for five years in a row.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 20 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    152 67%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.44 89%

    1st

    1

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