Taught course

Advanced Polymer Science and Engineering

Queen Mary, University of London · Materials

Entry requirements

A good 2:2 or above at undergraduate level in Materials, Engineering, Chemistry or a related discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc programme is aimed at students with a materials or engineering background who want to work in the fast-expanding field of polymer science.

This Polymer Science and Nanotechnology MSc capitalises on the School of Engineering and Materials Science’s research strengths in the innovative area of polymers and composites. You’ll be immersed in our research culture, joining one of our research teams to complete an independent research project related to these areas.

Your modules will prepare you for your research project, while also increasing your knowledge of the structure and behaviours of different polymer materials. You can explore elective modules that range from Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine to the Foundations of Intellectual Property Law. You’ll also learn how to decide what materials are most suitable for the design of different products and how to take the environmental impact of these materials into account.

Not only is this MSc’s curriculum closely aligned to current industry needs, you can gain significant practical experience in our world-class processing facilities, including the NanoVision Centre for Advanced Microscopy, which combines high resolution imaging with structural, chemical and mechanical analysis.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Engineering and Materials Science