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Materials Science and Engineering with a Year Abroad BEng (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

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.

We also offer you the option to spend a YEAR ABROAD) at a partner university which enriches the degree, giving you a valuable cultural experience which can broaden your horizons when seeking employment.

This degree will prepare you for a rewarding career across engineering sectors including aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, sports, and energy generation. As you progress, your developing analytical abilities will combine with hands-on experience of advanced equipment, establishing skills which are vital to securing employment in the wider industry.

Graduates of Materials Science and Engineering at Swansea are set on course for a range of exciting career opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles: Metallurgist, Product Development Scientist, Biomedical Engineer, Manufacturing Systems Engineer, Patent Examiner, Quality Manager, Process Development Scientist.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 32 2

    10th out of 20 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    170 77%

    8th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    7th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    113 50%

    15th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    10th

    5

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