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Department of Materials

Student ambassador talking to woman at open day

Open days

Our open days give you and your family a glimpse of Manchester life and a real feel for our friendly, family-like atmosphere.

This is the best way to find out more about the Department of Materials, quiz us on the details of our courses and discover what you can expect to gain from studying here.

Undergraduate open days

Our undergraduate open days give you the chance to attend talks about our courses and enjoy some taster lectures. You'll have opportunities to talk to current students and academics and find out what they love about working and studying in Materials. You can even get to grips with our interactive demonstrations and exhibits.

Find out about dates and book your place through the main University website:

Visit days

Once you've made an application to the Department of Materials via UCAS, you may be invited to a more Materials-focused visit day at the Department. These days offer a great opportunity to find out all you need to know about studying in Manchester.

Our admissions department will be in contact to arrange a visit day.

Postgraduate open days

Meeting us to talk through your options is a great way to get advice on your own situation and aspirations for a postgraduate programme; it is also a good chance to find out more about the Department, University and the city of Manchester.

Find more information about postgraduate open days on the University website.