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Department of Materials

Undergraduate courses

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.

Our subjects

  • Three fashion students inspecting a garment

    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.

  • A materials science student concentrating while using a pipette

    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.

Follow the link below to explore the lists of our courses under both subject areas for 2019 or 2020 entry.