Taught course

Polymers and Polymer Composite Science and Engineering

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc(Eng)

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in materials, a physical science (chemistry or physics) or a related engineering subject. Some background in polymers or composites is desired.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Fully accredited by the IoM3, graduates will have the underpinning knowledge for later professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

Polymers and polymer composites are increasingly important in our everyday life and can be found all around us. At the same time, more and more high-performance speciality polymers and polymer nanocomposites have been developed for advanced engineering, plastic electronics and biomedical applications.

Bringing together expertise from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the Department of Chemistry, and further supported by the Polymer Centre, the UK’s largest single-university academic network in the field of polymers, this course will provide you with a thorough understanding of advanced topics on polymer and composite science and engineering.

Teaching
Working alongside students and staff from across the globe, you’ll tackle real-world projects, and attend lectures, seminars and laboratory classes delivered by academic and industry experts.

Assessment
You’ll be assessed by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MSc(Eng)

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
mse.pgtadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 5941