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  MSc Polymer Materials Science and Engineering


The University of Manchester    School of Chemistry

Full time See Course MSc Full-time: 12-months
Chemistry (6) Materials Science (24)

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The MSc Polymer Materials Science and Engineering programme is a multidisciplinary course designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of polymers. You'll delve into the chemistry, properties, processing, and application of polymers, including their use in biomedicine, composites, nanotechnology, and electronics. Taught by experts in various fields, the programme offers a strong emphasis on research, allowing you to stay at the forefront of polymer advancements. With a combination of lectures, practical laboratory work, and independent research, you'll develop skills in synthesis, characterisation, problem-solving, and project management. Entry requirements include a 2.2 Honours degree or overseas equivalent in relevant fields.

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Course description

The Polymer Materials Science and Engineering (PMSE) MSc course is a multidisciplinary program with the aim of giving students a rich understanding of the chemistry, properties, processing, characterisation and application of polymers. A wide range of polymers are considered, including commodity, speciality and those with applications in biomedicine, composites, nanotechnology and electronics. We aim to bring students to the cutting-edge of polymer research, including the latest materials and techniques, with the opportunity to conduct research in world-leading research groups and facilities. 

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Entry Requirements

You will need a UK 2.2 Honours degree or overseas equivalent in the following backgrounds; Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Polymer Engineering, Composite Materials and Engineering, Biofunctional Materials, Metallurgy and Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. We can consider Biomaterials, Material Physics and other backgrounds on a case by case basis.


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