About the Department of Materials
We are the largest Department of Materials in Europe, excelling in both materials science and engineering, and fashion business and technology.
Material scientists are shaping our world and in the Department of Materials you will develop a true understanding of the science behind the fashion - in practical subjects that meet the needs of an ever-changing industry.
We attract the best research talent from across the globe, offering invaluable hands-on experience in custom laboratories and digital design studios. We are the home of graphene and our continued investment in materials includes the creation of our £235 million Henry Royce Institute and our £60 million Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre.
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The Department of Materials has a proud, long and varied history.
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