The Materials and Manufacturing Academy (M2A) is a Swansea University initiative which provides industry led postgraduate research training in the areas of Advanced Materials and Manufacturing. The ca. £15m operation, fully funded by the European Social Fund via the Welsh Government, EPSRC and industry, is able to offer 24 EngD places and 8 MSc research places per year along with part-time PhD and masters. Over the course of the operation a total of 158 high calibre graduates will be trained producing leading research for multi-national and SME industries. The graduates will be perfectly positioned to take on middle management roles and become the future leaders of high skilled, high value added industry.
Swansea University has been supporting industry ever since its creation in 1920. The College of Engineering is still perfectly placed to support industry