Materials Science and Engineering Beng (Hon)

Course Overview - Materials Science and Engineering Beng (Hon)

Material Science and Engineering is at the heart of many of the more well know engineering, science, and design subjects. Everything is made of something by something and therefore materials are involved. Material science explores how the structure of a material at the micro, or even atomic scale can influence the final properties of product or component and how materials respond to external influences such as mechanical loading or environment.

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

22/09/2025

Campus

Bay Campus

Course Address
Fabian Way
Swansea
SA1 8EN

Application Details

Course Code

J500

Institution Code

S93

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

Access to HE Diploma

Considered on an individual basis.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

To include 5 at Higher Level or 6 at Standard Level Mathematics or, if following the new Maths Curriculum, 5 at HL (or 6 at SL) “Mathematics: analysis and approaches”, or 5 at HL (or 7 at SL) “Mathematics: applications and interpretation”. Plus 4 at Higher Level or 5 at Standard Level English Language.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*D*D*

D*D*D

To include B at A Level Mathematics. Must be in relevant subject. If student is not taking A Level Mathematics, they must achieve a minimum D in ‘Mathematics for Technicians’ and D in ‘Further Mathematics for Technicians’ modules of the BTEC. Students are also required to have minimum two A grades at GCSE, to include a minimum grade B in Mathematics and two other Science subjects.

Extended Project

We recognise the EPQ as an excellent indicator of success. If you are predicted a Grade B or above in the EPQ, you will receive an offer with a one grade reduction, to include your EPQ with a grade B.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

Accepted in lieu of one non-subject specific grade at A Level.

A level

B,B,B

A,B,B

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