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Top rating for Materials Science

Published: 22nd February 2010

STUDENTS of Materials Engineering have a huge chance of success by choosing Manchester Metropolitan University, according to The Guardian.

The University is one of only seven to offer postgraduate research opportunities in Materials Engineering, attracting nearly 60 part and full-time students to Manchester.

In the Guardian's Postgraduate Guide published this week, MMU is listed as having a 97% completion rate.

Postgraduate study by research opportunities are with MMU’s Dalton Research Institute at the Centre for Materials Science Research.


The Centre’s expertise spans polymer science and technology, photochemistry, surface engineering, tribology, microbiology, advanced materials and food technology.

See :
- Organic Polymer Materials Group
- Surface Engineering Group
- Nano Technology Group.

Fees are £3,420 pa for Home and EU students and £9,065 for Overseas students.

- Research published this month by the British Library and the Higher Education Policy Institute found that three years after graduation 94% of postgraduates were working in a professional job compared to 78% of undergraduates.

For more information go to the Guardian Postgraduate Guide at and MMU Postgraduate Courses guide