M.Sc. Polymer Materials Science and Engineering (online)

  • On Campus, Online
  • 12 months
  • GBP3750 Module (International)
  • English (IELTS accepted)
The University of Manchester | Manchester, United Kingdom
The masters course in Polymer Materials Science and Engineering, offered in partnership with the School of Chemistry, is multi-disciplinary: it provides Chemists, Materials Scientists and Engineers with a rich understanding of both traditional commodity plastics and speciality polymers with increasing applications in the biomedical and pharmaceutical fields, and in electronics and nanotechnology.

Description of Polymer Materials Science and Engineering

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The masters course in Polymer Materials Science and Engineering, offered in partnership with the School of Chemistry, is multi-disciplinary: it provides Chemists, Materials Scientists and Engineers with a rich understanding of both traditional commodity plastics and speciality polymers with increasing applications in the biomedical and pharmaceutical fields, and in electronics and nanotechnology. The full range of issues, from fundamental polymer science, through polymer processing, to manufacturing are all covered.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 3750 Module (International)
  • GBP 3750 Module (EEA)

MSc (full-time)

UK/EU students (per annum): £8,400

International students (per annum): £18,450

MSc (part-time)

UK/EU students (per annum): £2,450 per 15 credits, dissertation £3,750

International students (per annum): £2,450 per 15 credits, dissertation £3,750

MSc (part-time distance learning)

UK/EU students: £2,450 per 15 credits, dissertation £3,750

International students: £2,450 per 15 credits, dissertation £3,750

Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On CampusOnline
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Part-time variant Flexible
Structure Fully structured
Student interaction Online group works/assignments
Attendance No Attendance, Regular mandatory meetings
Teacher support Continuous support with feedback on request

Course Content

The full MSc programme is made up of six taught course units and a five month research project. The taught units are:

- Control and Design of Polymerisations

- Polymer Characterisation

- Structure and Mechanical Properties of Polymers

- Polymer Processing

- Surface Engineering and Materials Design

- Soft Matter and Nanotechnology (option)

- New Directions in Polymerisation (option)

- Technical Textiles (option)

English Language Requirements

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6.5
TOEFL paper-based test score
570

IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

Requirements for Polymer Materials Science and Engineering

You will need a UK 2.2 Honours degree in a Science, Engineering or Technology field, or equivalent International degree.

If you do not meet the minimum requirements and / or have a mix of other postgraduate or professional qualifications and relevant work experience, then your application will be considered for the progressive entry route, which means that you will be registered for the Certificate or Diploma level and you will be assessed at the end of each level before you progress to the next stage.

Work Experience for Polymer Materials Science and Engineering

No work experience is required.

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