Polymer Science & Engineering Msc by Research, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 19000
    Tuition (Year)
    9000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Our Polymer Science and Engineering research programmes have a long and esteemed history and today span a diverse range of themes and topics that have relevance to industrial needs worldwide.

Focus for polymer research

Our polymer research is closely integrated and encompasses the research of several members of academic staff, both individually and in collaboration. The research is built around fundamental studies of structure-property relationships for polymer materials of current and future importance.

Active areas of polymer research include:

  • Biopolymers
  • Coatings and Films
  • Composites
  • Deformation Micromechanics
  • Fibres
  • Multiphase Polymers
  • Polymer Colloids
  • Polymerisation
  • Polymer Processing
  • Responsive Polymers

Programme Structure

Industry impact

Many of our polymer research projects are carried out in collaboration with industry and have important implications for the polymer materials sector.

Disability support

Practical support and advice for current students and applicants is available from the Disability Support Office. Email: dso@manchester.ac.uk

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Started in

      • There is no deadline for this start date.

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

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Academic Requirements

Academic entry qualification overview

You will need to be a science and engineering graduate with at least a 2.2 Honours degree, or equivalent. Subject to satisfactory progress, it is possible to transfer to PhD at the end of the degree, requiring a further two years full-time study, or four years part-time.

English language

If English is not your first language, you will need to take and meet minimum requirements for the following recognised English language qualifications: IELTS (6.5 with no sub-test under 5.5); TOEFL (570 with 5.0 in TWE); CBTOEFL (230 with 5.0 in TWE). Please contact us if you have an alternative qualification and we will make an individual assessment.

English language test validity

Some English language test results are only valid for two years. Your English language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 19000 International
  • GBP 9000 EEA
  • MSc by Research (full-time); UK/EU students (per annum): £9,000;
    International students (per annum): Standard £19,000, Low £20,000, High £22,000;
  • MSc by Research (part-time)UK/EU students (per annum): £4,500;
    International students (per annum): Standard £9,500, Low £10,000 High£11,000
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