The School of Materials attracts the very best talent, and our inspiring academics offer the highest quality educational experience. We rank as No.1 in the UK for research power, which means our courses are taught by international leaders in their fields and with state-of-the-art equipment.

We are well known for our friendly atmosphere, with a high level of staff-to-student contact. All students are allocated a tutor with whom they can meet on a weekly basis to discuss progress, ask questions about coursework and lectures, and turn to for advice on any matter.

Our staff

Discover more about the research and teaching of our staff in our staff spotlights. Contact details for all academic staff can be accessed through the staff directory.

Our graduates

We keep close ties with former students and have a strong network of alumni. Many of our graduates have continued into academic research, and others taking up posts in prominent companies across the globe.

You can find out more about our alumni and how their time at Manchester has shaped their careers in our alumni spotlights.

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