What is a Materials Engineer
Getting in and Qualifications
With a wide range of industries requiring the services of Materials Engineers, there are multiple paths to successful employment.
Useful subjects include:
- Design and Technology
For S5/6 pupils, the Foundation Apprenticeship in Engineering may be helpful as a starting point for potential Materials Engineers.
Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.
The Engineering: Design and Manufacture Graduate Apprenticeship could kick-start your career with a job while you complete a degree.
HNC, HND or degree qualifications in Materials Engineering, Applied Chemistry or Polymer Science can be valuable for this career.
Engineering UK is an industry membership organisation that encourages young engineers.