We offer a range of courses under the umbrella subject of materials.
Undergraduate courses in the Department of Materials are split into two distinct subject areas: fashion business and technology, and materials science and engineering.
Whichever you choose, you'll join the largest and most diverse university activity devoted to materials in Europe. You'll be taught by leading academics in their field and will have access to unique facilities, including over 20 electron microscopes, custom laboratories for all classes of materials and outstanding research centres. And you'll have chance, depending on your course, to study abroad or take a valuable year in industry.
Fashion business and technology
Studying fashion business and technology at Manchester will help you meet the growing demand for professionals who combine design awareness, technology and fashion with marketing and management skills.
Materials science and engineering
Fulfil a role in the development of existing and new materials that deliver economic and environmental benefits - ultimately enhancing lives - with a materials science and engineering degree from Manchester.
Read about the organisations that provide accreditation for the courses in the Department of Materials, and the advantages that chartered accreditation can have for your future career.
The Textile Institute
All our fashion business and technology courses are accredited by the Textile Institute.
Internationally recognised, the Textile Institute is the chartered professional body for the textile, clothing and footwear industries. Our graduates can apply for associateship of the Textile Institute when they have completed two years in industry.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing
All our fashion business courses (fashion management, marketing, buying and merchandising) are also accredited by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).
The CIM is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide and exists to develop the marketing profession, maintain professional standards and improve the skills of marketing practitioners.
Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining
All our Material Science courses are accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining for both Chartered Engineer (CEng) and Chartered Scientist (CSci) pathways.
Follow the link below to explore the lists of our courses under both subject areas for 2020 entry.