University of Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Materials Science with an Integrated Foundation Year

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Course summary

Materials Science with an Integrated Foundation Year is a one year programme designed to improve your mathematical and scientific understanding and skills to a level where you will be able to start a degree in the Department of Materials in one of the following subject areas:

  • Materials Science and Engineering, BSc
  • Materials Science and Engineering, MEng
  • Materials Science and Engineering with Biomaterials, MEng
  • Materials Science and Engineering with Corrosion, MEng
  • Materials Science and Engineering with Metallurgy, MEng
  • Materials Science and Engineering with Nanomaterials, MEng
  • Materials Science and Engineering with Polymers, MEng
  • Materials Science and Engineering with Textiles Technology, MEng
On the Foundation Year you will study mathematics, physics and chemistry. In addition, you will take modules in Academic Skills and ICT (Information and Communications Technology). You will also complete a group project, related to your intended degree programme and supervised by an academic from your future Department.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
F013
Institution code:
M20
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in each subtest.

All applicants to the University (from the UK and Overseas) are required to show evidence of English Language proficiency. Home students to achieve GCSE/iGCSE in English Language Grade C/4 or equivalent. International Students to achieve a UKVI for IELTS score of no less than 5.5 in each and every component with a score of 6.0 overall.


Unistats information

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87%
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For entry in 2022 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2023 entry.

Sponsorship information

The Foundation Year Bursary is available to UK students who are registered on an undergraduate foundation year here and who has had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance. Details of country-specific funding available to international students can be found within our International country profiles.

Materials Science with an Integrated Foundation Year at University of Manchester - UCAS