Taught course

Advanced Composites and Polymers

Institution
Ulster University · Faculty of Computing and Engineering
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

PgDip - Normally, an Honours or non-Honours degree or postgraduate diploma/certificate in a relevant engineering, technology or science discipline. In exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant working/industrial experience, a portfolio of written evidence may be considered as an alternative entrance route. It is possible to transfer onto the MSc version of the course after successfully completing the PGDip. MSc - Specific details on the admission criteria can be found at the course webpage provided below. Normally, a second class honours degree or better in a relevant engineering, science, physics or technology discipline. Or a postgraduate diploma/certificate in a relevant engineering or technology discipline. In exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant working/industrial experience, a portfolio of written evidence may be considered as an alternative entrance route.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme provides education and training in advanced composites and polymers and their intelligent application in industry.

Core modules • Composite engineering • Polymer technology • Process product optimisation • Research Methods & Facilities Students can then tailor the course to their needs and interests by selecting from a wide range of optional modules.

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. The team which delivers the course also has a wealth of industrial experience built from collaborations with key companies including Rolls Royce, Bombardier and Airbus.

Information for international students

The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Dorian Dixon
Email
compeng@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)28 9036 6305