To study all subjects at Oxford you need two things, a Department and a College. The Materials Department is located in the Main University Science Area.
Choosing a College
To help Materials Science applicants find the college most suited to them, the Materials Society has compiled the following information*. We suggest you first compare the colleges side-by-side in the 'at a glance' table. Even if you choose not to study Materials at Oxford, this page should give you a few things to think about and some ideas for questions to ask on department or university open-days.
Materials Science is offered as a course at seven Oxford colleges. These are (in alphabetical order):
You should choose a college based on what you think will suit you and where you would most enjoy living for 4 years. No college is 'easier' or 'harder' to get into, and all have similar interviews. For more information on Materials interviews click here.
The Seven Colleges - at a Glance
You can get more detailed information, including college contact information, at any time by clicking on the college names.
*Disclaimer: The information contained in this page has been complied by the Materials Society from the anonymous views of current or past students. It is not officially sanctioned by, nor is the opinion of, either the Deapartment of Materials or Oxford University.