M.Sc. Polymer Materials Science and Engineering

  • On Campus, Online
  • 12 months
  • GBP20500 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP9000 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| 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. The full range of issues, from fundamental polymer science, through polymer processing, to manufacturing are all covered.

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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.

Coursework and assessment

The taught part of the programme is based on discrete compulsory and optional taught course units.

Career opportunities

The majority of graduates of this programme go on to fill key posts as materials scientists, engineers, managers and consultants in academia, industry and research and development. Some advance to PhD programmes within the School.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP20500 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP9000 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )

MSc (full-time)

UK/EU students (per annum): £9,000

International students (per annum): £20,500

Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus, Online
Educational variant Full-time
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

Courses Included:
  • Control and Design of Polymerisations
  • Polymer Characterisation
  • Structure and Mechanical Properties of Polymers
  • Polymer Processing
  • Surface Engineering and Materials Design
  • Technical Textiles (option)

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
6.5
TOEFL paper-based test score (read more)
570
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
90

IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

Requirements

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.

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 (Internet based): speaking - 20, reading - 20, writing - 20, listening - 20, overall - 90).

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
Search all Pre-Masters

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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