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Polymer Science and Engineering

Loughborough University

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
23500 GBP/year
10950 GBP/year
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About

The Polymer Science and Engineering programme at Loughborough University is designed to give you a broad understanding of polymer science and technology with a focus on the underlying properties of polymers in relation to their utilisation in industrial applications.

Overview

Polymer science and engineering is a fast-moving field that has a major impact on the way we live. It allows us to develop ever more sophisticated materials to suit the needs of society and the planet.

The programme has gained an international reputation as one of the most comprehensive and in-depth programmes specializing in this subject area. Taught by a team of international experts, the programme covers the latest science and engineering of plastics, rubbers and composites including aspects of nanotechnology, biomaterials, recycling and sustainability. Lectures are supplemented by an extensive variety of laboratory exercises, including those within our new polymer processing laboratory (recently refurbished in a £4M development) and the world-leading Loughborough Materials Characterisation Centre.

The MSc Polymer Science and Engineering programme at the Loughborough University has been designed to meet the requirements of industry and allow progression towards professional chartered status(CEng). It is fully accredited by the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining. (IOM3).

What makes this programme different?

  • One of the most comprehensive courses of its kind
  • Taught by international experts
  • Fully accredited by IOM3

Careers

Plastics and Polymers is a huge global industry sector and our graduates are highly sought after and work within roles including process and technology engineering, packaging, recycling and sustainability development, research, technical support and sales across a diverse range of companies.

Many of our master’s degree students continue their studies with us, joining our thriving community of PhD students engaged in materials projects of real-world significance.

Graduate destinations

Recent graduate destinations include:
  • Unilever
  • Nestlé
  • P&G
  • BEWG Environmental Group
  • REC Solar Energy
  • Morgan Advanced Materials
  • Intel Corp.

Accreditation

The MSc Polymer Science and Engineering programme has been designed to meet the requirements of industry and allow progression towards professional chartered status(CEng). It is fully accredited by the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining. (IOM3).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Polymer Science 
  • Polymer Process Engineering 
  • Plastics and Composites Applications 
  • Polymer Properties 
  • Polymerisation and Polymer Blends 
  • Polymer Characterisation 
  • MSc Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in a science or engineering subject.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

 

Funding

British Marshall Scholarships

  • Awards are open to US citizens who are graduates of US universities, to undertake study in any subject leading to a degree at a UK university.

Dean’s Award for Enterprise Scholarship

  • The Dean's Award for Enterprise offers 90% off the full cost of tuition fees, for UK, EU and international students with an inspiring business idea.

Loughborough Sports Scholarship

  • To support the sporting and academic development of talented student athletes. The level of support varies by sport and performance level.

Alumni Bursary

Academic Excellence Scholarship

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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