The Department of Materials at Oxford is regularly graded top against all other materials departments in the UK (The Times league table 2005, The Guardian league tables 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 and the Good University Guide 2007). In the 2008 and 2009 Times league tables we are ranked 2nd. We were awarded one of the highest gradings for research and 23 out of 24 for teaching in the government's most recent assessment exercises, and we continue to make outstanding progress in the pursuit of our objectives.
The objectives of the Department of Materials at Oxford University are to produce world class graduate materials scientists and engineers, and to conduct world class research into the manufacture, structure, properties and applications of materials, for the benefit of the UK and world community.
Find out more by reading our course brochure 'Studying Materials Science at Oxford University' which contains all the information we think you will need.
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