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School of Materials

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Careers and employability

Graduates from the School of Materials are recognised by employers for their relevant and up-to-date knowledge, advanced research skills and independent thought.

This course is excellent preparation for getting a job... it fully prepares you in all aspects of the industry; from the creative side and the science behind that through to the technical applications of fashion.

Katie Dryland / Fashion Textile Retailing BSc graduate

All our materials courses carry varying levels of industry-specific accreditation including Chartered Engineer, Chartered Scientist, and Chartered Institute of Marketing statuses, or recognition from the Textile Institute.

Your future matters to us - a lot. We listen to employers and shape our courses around their needs. We want you to stand out in the job market with great interpersonal skills, teamwork, self-motivation and organisation.

Our excellent and open relationships with industry and businesses mean we can offer placements and internships to students so you can build up useful contacts to benefit your future career.