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Masters degrees in Polymers equip postgraduates with the skills to study, extract, and process both naturally-occurring and man-made molecular compounds for a range of domestic and industrial proposes.
Related postgraduate socialisms include Polymer and Biopolymer Science, Advanced Materials and Polymer Chemistry. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree such as Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or Textiles.
Polymers are a huge part of our day-to-day lives, and essential for many of the products and services we use. Courses in Polymer Technology offer the opportunity to examine a broad range of polymers, their uses, and the processes for their extraction and development.
For example, you may undertake practical training such as laboratory work to assess the biological or chemical makeup of polymers. Alternatively, workshops might be provided on the means to process polymers for different uses, such as the production of silicone for cosmetic implants, or their uses in products such as homeware, paints and adhesives.
Careers in this field are highly varied due to the broad applications for polymers. You might wish to specialise in the production of consumer products such as toys and clothing. Or, you may branch into industries such as architecture, designing products like windows, skylights and insulation for different buildings.
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Fully accredited by the. IoM3. , graduates will have the underpinning knowledge for later professional registration as a. Chartered Engineer.
Polymer chemists are specially trained to build complex molecules that do very specific jobs. They turn the building blocks of life into useful products for business, healthcare and society at large.
The course draws upon the internationally recognised research within the school in areas such as 3D woven preforms (for use in the aerospace and other transportation sectors), nanocomposites and technical textiles.
Polymer Science and Nanotechnology are extremely rapid growing fields in advanced materials and engineering. New techniques to produce nanometer sized particles and new functional polymers are being discovered every day.
It is estimated 70 per cent of innovations are due to an advance in materials. This course provides a solid grounding in all types of materials, and aims to prepare you for a career in industry or research by teaching the concepts and theories that make materials science and engineering possible.
Do you have a keen interest in global issues like sustainability, renewable energy, and personalised healthcare? Supported by leading experts from academia and industry, this invaluable course explores the real-world application of polymers in state-of-the-art research laboratories.
In this multi-disciplinary course, you will be introduced to the field of biomaterials, and important factors in the selection, design, and development of biomaterials for clinical applications.
Engineering at Swansea University has key research strengths in materials for aerospace applications and steel technology. As a student on the Master's course in Materials Engineering, you will be provided with the depth of knowledge and breadth of abilities to meet the demands of the international materials industry.
MSc Materials Engineering brings together the latest developments in materials science and the application of new materials in manufacturing and technology.
This specialist engineering programme. will equip you with the skills required to be a modern mechanical engineer. It focuses on the latest techniques and technologies used in mechanical engineering, teaching you how to apply these to complex contemporary problems.
We’re ranked top 10 in the UK for chemistry (Guardian university league tables 2019) and top 150 in the world university for Chemistry and Natural Sciences (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018).
These exciting 12-month postgraduate Masters degrees consist of taught, advanced level, lecture courses and also provide an opportunity to conduct high-level research within one of the world class groups in the School of Chemistry.
Specialise in an area of Chemistry that will help you achieve your career goals and enhance your education with a taught masters degree from a world leading University.
The College is based at Swansea University’s brand new beachfront Bay Campus, which has four buildings dedicated to engineering, holding 30,000m2 of laboratory and office space and over £10 million of new research and teaching equipment