Welcome to the School of Materials Science and Engineering at UNSW Sydney! The School has approximately 340 undergraduate students. Being a relatively small School allows us to maintain an intimate learning environment where you will work alongside our internationally renowned academic staff to receive the highest quality teaching in an increasingly sought after field of expertise. We have an exciting range of stand-alone and combined degree programs to explore:

Spotlight on Materials Science and Engineering


There are many facilities, benefits and opportunities available to you as a student of the School and UNSW. We encourage you to explore this site and, in particular, familiarise yourself with the information provided on our Student Resources page.  The University's Student Services site is also an essential resource.

Make sure you sign up to the School's Facebook and Instagram pages to stay in touch with what's going on.

Immerse yourself in University life by joining MATSOC, the School's undergraduate student society.

Course-specific information can be found on Moodle(link is external) and in our Undergraduate Handbook, which is also available on Moodle.  

Student Contributors

In addition to their studies, some students have gone above and beyond to demonstrate their passions for student life and areas of Materials Science & Engineering that they are enthusiastic about. You can check out their contributions below:

Student contributors have gone above and beyond in their devotion to Materials Science! Not only have they excelled at their studies but they have shared this pasison by creating, videos, news stories about Materials Science & Engineering.