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MSc Polymers for Advanced Technologies

University of Sheffield    Department of Chemistry

Full time September MSc One year

About the course

This specialist course in polymer science is designed to train and expose you to the most modern aspects of polymer science. This course is excellent preparation for a career in industry or continued academic studies at the forefront of polymer science.

Laboratory training covers a range of polymer synthesis methods and analytical techniques including size-exclusion chromatography, viscosity analysis, and IR and NMR spectroscopy. Other modules highlight how polymer chemistry overlaps with other areas of science, by focusing on concepts from physics that explain polymers’ unique physical properties, and engineering principles to look at the effects that polymer microstructures have on polymer performance.

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Entry Requirements

A good honours degree or relevant experience in chemistry, chemical physics, chemical engineering, materials or a related subject.

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

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"I chose this course because of its popularity among the scientific community worldwide. We can participate in the academics' research during the research project part of our dissertation. I would like to work in research and development in the polymers industry."

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