The interdisciplinary field of materials science is the design and discovery of new materials, particularly solids. A major branch of material science is metallurgy, which studies metals and alloys and includes technologies like extraction, casting, forging etc.
Depending on the country, undergraduate courses in this field are mostly three or four years long, with a further two years for post graduation.

Top Colleges 
Rank College/University Website Country
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States
2 Stanford University United States
3 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) Singapore
4 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
5 University of California, Berkeley (UCB) United States
6 EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne Switzerland
7 Harvard University United States
8 University of Oxford United Kingdom
9 Imperial College London United Kingdom
10 Northwestern University United States

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