Research course

Polymer Science and Engineering

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Materials
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

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

Course content

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.

Department specialisms

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

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Materials
Email
pg-materials@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 306 3559
Fax
+44 (0) 161 306 4865