100 Best Materials Science schools in the United Kingdom

Below is the list of best universities in the United Kingdom ranked based on their research performance in Materials Science. A graph of 7.22M citations received by 229K academic papers made by 101 universities in the United Kingdom was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

For Materials Science

#1 in the United Kingdom
#1 in Europe
#9 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1209

For Materials Science

#2 in the United Kingdom
#3 in Europe
#30 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,565
Founded
1907

For Materials Science

#3 in the United Kingdom
#4 in Europe
#39 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

For Materials Science

#4 in the United Kingdom
#6 in Europe
#54 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1096

For Materials Science

#5 in the United Kingdom
#9 in Europe
#69 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Materials Science

#6 in the United Kingdom
#16 in Europe
#114 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1905

For Materials Science

#7 in the United Kingdom
#18 in Europe
#123 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Materials Science

#8 in the United Kingdom
#21 in Europe
#135 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For Materials Science

#9 in the United Kingdom
#26 in Europe
#144 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Materials Science

#10 in the United Kingdom
#29 in Europe
#158 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For Materials Science

#11 in the United Kingdom
#30 in Europe
#166 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
23,590
Founded
1909

For Materials Science

#12 in the United Kingdom
#41 in Europe
#204 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
18,857
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1966

For Materials Science

#13 in the United Kingdom
#46 in Europe
#212 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

For Materials Science

#14 in the United Kingdom
#51 in Europe
#233 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Materials Science

#15 in the United Kingdom
#61 in Europe
#256 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Materials Science

#16 in the United Kingdom
#62 in Europe
#262 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
16,900
Founded
1966

For Materials Science

#17 in the United Kingdom
#63 in Europe
#264 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Founded
1832

For Materials Science

#18 in the United Kingdom
#67 in Europe
#274 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

For Materials Science

#19 in the United Kingdom
#76 in Europe
#301 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1413

For Materials Science

#20 in the United Kingdom
#79 in Europe
#307 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For Materials Science

#21 in the United Kingdom
#83 in Europe
#330 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1964

For Materials Science

#22 in the United Kingdom
#85 in Europe
#335 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

For Materials Science

#23 in the United Kingdom
#88 in Europe
#345 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1583

For Materials Science

#24 in the United Kingdom
#95 in Europe
#362 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

For Materials Science

#25 in the United Kingdom
#96 in Europe
#364 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1993

For Materials Science

#26 in the United Kingdom
#103 in Europe
#375 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Materials Science

#27 in the United Kingdom
#114 in Europe
#400 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For Materials Science

#28 in the United Kingdom
#130 in Europe
#444 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

For Materials Science

#29 in the United Kingdom
#136 in Europe
#457 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Materials Science

#30 in the United Kingdom
#140 in Europe
#470 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

For Materials Science

#31 in the United Kingdom
#151 in Europe
#487 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1954

For Materials Science

#32 in the United Kingdom
#162 in Europe
#523 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1920

For Materials Science

#33 in the United Kingdom
#171 in Europe
#543 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

For Materials Science

#34 in the United Kingdom
#191 in Europe
#590 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Materials Science

#35 in the United Kingdom
#197 in Europe
#612 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Materials Science

#36 in the United Kingdom
#202 in Europe
#627 in the World
Enrollment
17,319
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1961

For Materials Science

#37 in the United Kingdom
#215 in Europe
#664 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

For Materials Science

#38 in the United Kingdom
#220 in Europe
#674 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

For Materials Science

#39 in the United Kingdom
#223 in Europe
#681 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1967

For Materials Science

#40 in the United Kingdom
#227 in Europe
#695 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
24,409
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1957

For Materials Science

#41 in the United Kingdom
#243 in Europe
#746 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1964

For Materials Science

#42 in the United Kingdom
#246 in Europe
#753 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Materials Science

#43 in the United Kingdom
#253 in Europe
#777 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1967

For Materials Science

#44 in the United Kingdom
#256 in Europe
#788 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1966

For Materials Science

#45 in the United Kingdom
#293 in Europe
#909 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For Materials Science

#46 in the United Kingdom
#294 in Europe
#911 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#47 in the United Kingdom
#295 in Europe
#920 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1968

For Materials Science

#48 in the United Kingdom
#312 in Europe
#976 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#49 in the United Kingdom
#328 in Europe
#1026 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1966

For Materials Science

#50 in the United Kingdom
#330 in Europe
#1031 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Materials Science

#51 in the United Kingdom
#333 in Europe
#1045 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1893

For Materials Science

#52 in the United Kingdom
#336 in Europe
#1052 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#53 in the United Kingdom
#340 in Europe
#1068 in the World
Acceptance Rate
94%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1872

For Materials Science

#54 in the United Kingdom
#344 in Europe
#1086 in the World
Enrollment
11,270
Founded
1884

For Materials Science

#55 in the United Kingdom
#350 in Europe
#1110 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Materials Science

#56 in the United Kingdom
#351 in Europe
#1120 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#57 in the United Kingdom
#353 in Europe
#1128 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#58 in the United Kingdom
#356 in Europe
#1141 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1890

For Materials Science

#59 in the United Kingdom
#374 in Europe
#1209 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#60 in the United Kingdom
#383 in Europe
#1249 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
22,980
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#61 in the United Kingdom
#391 in Europe
#1282 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#62 in the United Kingdom
#396 in Europe
#1299 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#63 in the United Kingdom
#398 in Europe
#1303 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#64 in the United Kingdom
#400 in Europe
#1307 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#65 in the United Kingdom
#405 in Europe
#1324 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Materials Science

#66 in the United Kingdom
#414 in Europe
#1378 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#67 in the United Kingdom
#437 in Europe
#1479 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2004

For Materials Science

#68 in the United Kingdom
#466 in Europe
#1581 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1823

For Materials Science

#69 in the United Kingdom
#477 in Europe
#1643 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#70 in the United Kingdom
#481 in Europe
#1668 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#71 in the United Kingdom
#482 in Europe
#1672 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#72 in the United Kingdom
#484 in Europe
#1681 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
15,555
Founded
1897

For Materials Science

#73 in the United Kingdom
#486 in Europe
#1685 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1993

For Materials Science

#74 in the United Kingdom
#497 in Europe
#1769 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1967

For Materials Science

#75 in the United Kingdom
#499 in Europe
#1780 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2006

For Materials Science

#76 in the United Kingdom
#501 in Europe
#1792 in the World
Enrollment
30,732
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#77 in the United Kingdom
#502 in Europe
#1794 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1841

For Materials Science

#78 in the United Kingdom
#530 in Europe
#1919 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1865

For Materials Science

#79 in the United Kingdom
#533 in Europe
#1930 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#80 in the United Kingdom
#534 in Europe
#1937 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1849

For Materials Science

#81 in the United Kingdom
#541 in Europe
#1974 in the World
Acceptance Rate
22%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#82 in the United Kingdom
#547 in Europe
#1996 in the World
Enrollment
14,293
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#83 in the United Kingdom
#571 in Europe
#2096 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#84 in the United Kingdom
#592 in Europe
#2194 in the World
Enrollment
19,090
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#85 in the United Kingdom
#598 in Europe
#2218 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
19,000
Founded
1838

For Materials Science

#86 in the United Kingdom
#623 in Europe
#2379 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1848

For Materials Science

#87 in the United Kingdom
#649 in Europe
#2492 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#88 in the United Kingdom
#651 in Europe
#2501 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#89 in the United Kingdom
#696 in Europe
#2698 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1973

For Materials Science

#90 in the United Kingdom
#702 in Europe
#2725 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1994

For Materials Science

#91 in the United Kingdom
#705 in Europe
#2735 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1791

For Materials Science

#92 in the United Kingdom
#712 in Europe
#2772 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1990

For Materials Science

#93 in the United Kingdom
#734 in Europe
#2862 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2005

For Materials Science

#94 in the United Kingdom
#742 in Europe
#2906 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1858

For Materials Science

#95 in the United Kingdom
#750 in Europe
#2952 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2008

For Materials Science

#96 in the United Kingdom
#751 in Europe
#2957 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#97 in the United Kingdom
#755 in Europe
#2980 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2005

For Materials Science

#98 in the United Kingdom
#763 in Europe
#3007 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1992

For Materials Science

#99 in the United Kingdom
#855 in Europe
#3419 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
1932

For Materials Science

#100 in the United Kingdom
#873 in Europe
#3523 in the World
Acceptance Rate
28%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1896

The best cities to study Materials Science in the United Kingdom based on the number of universities and their ranks are Cambridge, London, Manchester, and Oxford.