The Standard requirement for a Masters programme (either taught or research) is a Lower-Second UK Honours Degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline. For a Doctorate level programme (eg PhD) it is an Upper Second UK Honours Degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline or a First Degree with an additional UK Masters Degree (or international equivalent).
Months of entry
January, September, July, April
Our Polymer Science and Engineering research programmes have a long and esteemed history and today span a diverse range of themes and topics that have relevance to industrial needs worldwide.
Biopolymers; Coatings and Films; Composites Deformation Micromechanics; Fibres; Multiphase; Polymers; Polymer Colloids; Polymerisation; Polymer Processing; Responsive Polymers
Information for international students
If English is not your first language, you will need to meet minimum requirements for the following recognised English language qualifications: IELTS (6.5 with no sub-test under 5.5); TOEFL (570 with 5.0 in TWE); CBTOEFL (230 with 5.0 in TWE). including those offered by the University's Language Teaching Centre.
Fees and funding
Please see www.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding.
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Course contact details
- School of Materials
- +44 (0) 161 306 3559
- +44 (0) 161 306 4865