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

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    21000
    Tuition (Year)
    9250
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

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.

Industry impact

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

Programme Structure

Active areas of polymer research include:

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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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.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 21000 International
  • GBP 9250 EU/EEA
  • MSc by Research (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,250 
    International students (per annum): Standard £21,000, Low £22,000, High £24,000
  • MSc by Research (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,625 
    International students (per annum): Standard £10,500, Low £11,000, High £12,000

Funding

  • School of Materials Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Doctoral Training Account (DTA) Award

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