Materials Science is an interdisciplinary subject, spanning the physics and chemistry of matter, engineering applications and industrial manufacturing processes. Modern society is heavily dependent on advanced materials, for example, lightweight composites for faster vehicles, optical fibres for telecommunications and silicon microchips for the information revolution. Materials scientists study the relationships between the structure and properties of a material and how it is made. They also develop new materials and devise processes for manufacturing them. Materials Science is vital for developments in nanotechnology, quantum computing, batteries and nuclear fusion, as well as medical technologies such as bone replacement materials. For more information on this course please visit ox.ac.uk/ugmatsci.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
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Oxford is one of the most international universities in the world. Today, one third of its students, including 17% of undergraduates, are international citizens, and come from over 140 countries. For more information visit ox.ac.uk/int.
GCSE-level Chemistry, or an equivalent, is also required. It is highly desirable to have Chemistry to A-level or equivalent, and if it is not studied to this level it is strongly recommended that it is studied to AS-level or equivalent. Further Mathematics (FM) can be helpful to students completing this degree programme but is not required for admission. For candidates studying Maths, Physics, Chemistry and FM to A-level, normally our conditional offer will require A*AA in the first three (the A* in any of these) and an expectation that you continue to study FM; an analogous offer will apply if instead of FM you are studying a different A-level in addition to the first three. We expect you to have taken and passed any practical component in your chosen science subjects. A range of other international qualifications is also acceptable for entry. Please see ox.ac.uk/intquals for further information.
Additional entry requirements
Physics Admissions Test (PAT)
The PAT is a 2-hour paper-based test. It consists of questions on both Mathematics (including algebra, formulae and mathematical concepts), and Physics. Calculators meeting certain requirements are permitted. The PAT must be taken on a set date which can be found at ox.ac.uk/pat. All applicants must register in plenty of time and before the registration deadline, 18.00 BST on 30 September. See ox.ac.uk/pat for further information, including the specification for permitted calculators.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7.5||Minimum 7.0 per component|
|TOEFL (iBT)||110||Minimum component scores: Listening: 22 Reading: 24 Speaking: 25 Writing: 24|
|Cambridge English Advanced||Overall score of 191 or above, with at least 185 in each component|
|Cambridge English Proficiency||Overall score of 191 or above, with at least 185 in each component|
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