Swansea is one of the UK’s leading centres for materials teaching and research. It is rated in the Top 4 by The Times 2006. It gained top rating of 'Excellent' in the national Teaching Quality Assessment, and has won two Institute of Directors' Prizes for innovative teaching in materials. It offers a 3-year BEng in Materials Science and Engineering, and the MEng in Materials Science and Engineering.

Top 20 UK universities for Materials Technology:

Rank, Name, Overall score
1 Cambridge 100
2 Oxford 97.7
3 Imperial Col 92.9
4 Swansea 87.8
5 Sheffield 81.5
6 Manchester Metropolitan 78.7
7 Bolton 77.7
8 Surrey 76.9
9 Liverpool 74.5
10 Manchester 73.4
11 Nottingham 72.1
12 Birmingham Hallam 71.7
13 Sheffield 71
14 Northampton UC 70.2
15 Loughborough 67.1
16 Queen Mary 65.3
17 Leeds 61
18 Newcastle 59.2
19 De Montfort 56.1
20 Uni of the Arts 55.4

Source: Times 2006

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